Ballet

Classes and times

Pre Primary Ballet

Saturday 

10.45am

A fun 45 minute class, once a week for kids aged 5 - 6 years. Children will be taught the basics of Ballet in a creative environment, the fundamental steps of classical ballet are taught through the ISTD syllabus. Exercises focus on developing basic technique, style and performance.

Pre Primary children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of Pink leotard, elastic waist skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $130

Primary Ballet

Thursday

3.45pm

Saturday 

11.30am

A fun 45 minute class, once a week for kids aged 6 - 7 years. Children will be taught the fundamental steps of classical ballet through the ISTD syallbus. Exercises focus on developing basic technique, style and performance.

Primary children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of Pink leotard, elastic waist skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $130

Grade 1 ballet

Thursday

4.30pm

Saturday 

10.15am

A 45 minute class, once a week for kids aged 7 - 9 years. Children will develop their knowledge of ballet, including learning barre exercises to strengthen technique. 

Ballet 1 children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of red leotard, red wrap skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $130

Grade 2 Ballet

Tuesdays

3.45pm

and

Saturday 

11.30am

A 45 minute class, twice a week for kids aged 8 - 10 years. Children will continue to develop their knowledge of Ballet building on previously learnt steps. Exercises focus on developing strength in classical technique, style and performance.

Ballet 2 children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of red leotard, red wrap skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $225

Grade 3 ballet

Tuesday

5.15pm

and

Saturday 

12.15pm

A 45 minute class, twice a week for kids aged 9 - 11 years. Children will

develop their knowledge and understanding of classical technique, music and performance which is reflected in their ability to co-ordinate simple movements.

Ballet 3 children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of light blue leotard, light blue wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $225

Grade 4 ballet

Tuesday

4.30pm

and

Saturday 

9.00am

A 45 minute class, twice a week for kids aged 10 years upwards. Children will build upon skills, knowledge and understanding in relation to increasing their vocabulary of movement and artistic understanding.

Ballet 4 students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of light blue leotard, light blue wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $225

Grade 5 ballet

Wednesday

6.15pm

and

Saturday 

1.00pm

A 45 minute class, twice a week for kids aged 11 years upwards. Students will work towards consolidating their Classical technique, working on increased range of movements in sequences of greater length and complexity and developing the appropriate sense of style and quality within their movement.

Ballet 5 students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of navy leotard, navy wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $225

Grade 6 ballet

Tuesday

7.00pm or Wednesday 6.15pm
 

and 

Saturday

1.00pm

and 

Pointe 

Wednesday 7.15pm or

Saturday

12.15pm

A one hour class, twice a week for kids aged 11 + years.

 

Students will continue to develop a sound knowledge and understanding of the classical technique, while further developing their vocabulary of steps and artistic awareness.

At this level students are also given the opportunity to start Pointe work, this will be taught in an additional 45 minute class once a week.

Ballet 6 students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of navy leotard, navy wrap skirt, tights and Ballet shoes.

Term fees $270 plus additional $100 per term for Pointe work class.

Grade 6 pointe

Wednesday

7.15pm

 

or

 

Saturday

12.15pm

A 45 minute class, once a week for students aged 11 + years.

 

Students will focus purely on gaining the strength and technique to go up onto Pointe. Initially starting with barre exercises to learn how to dance safely in pointe shoes, with the correct technique. 

Uniform consists of navy leotard, navy wrap skirt, tights and Pointe shoes.

Term fees $100.

Grade 7 and 8 ballet

Tuesday

6.00pm

and 

Saturday

2.00pm

A one hour class, twice a week for students aged 12 + years.

Candidates will build upon skills, knowledge and understanding in relation to an increasing vocabulary of movement and artistic understanding showing increased confidence and assurance.

 

Students will develop their strength and technique whilst working on set variations.

Students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD class examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $270 plus additional $100 per term for Pointe work class.

Grade 7 and 8 pointe

Saturday

1.00pm

A 45 minute class, once a week for students aged 12 + years.

Students will continue to develop strength and technique at the barre and also progress to more demanding exercises in the centre. Working to develop confidence with basic steps in the centre whilst learning simple combinations.

 

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $100

Inter  ballet

Monday

6.30pm

and 

Saturday

2.00pm

A one hour class, twice a week for students 13+ years.

 

Students will build on their established knowledge and understanding of the classical technique and work to develop their musical and artistic awareness.

Students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD Major examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $270 plus additional $100 per term for Pointe work class

Inter  pointe

Saturday

1.00pm

A 45 minute class, once a week for students 13+ years.

Pointe class will work on developing strength whilst focusing on turns on the diagonal and set variations.

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $100

Advanced 1 ballet

Monday

8.30pm

and 

Saturday

3.00pm

A one hour class, twice a week for students aged 14+ years. 

Students will work to develop an extensive vocabulary of movement and personal performance style. Building upon a range of skills. knowledge and understanding necessary for a dance professional.

Advanced students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, ISTD Major examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $270 plus additional $100 per term for Pointe work class

Advanced 1 pointe

Saturday

1.45pm

A one hour class, once a week for students aged 14+ years. 

Pointe class will work on developing strength and technique whilst focusing on pirouettes and set Advanced variations.

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $100

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