Dance Institute

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Ballet II-III

Ballet II-III is a beginner – intermediate level ballet class that builds on all of the foundational technique and focuses on phrasing, clarity, proper articulation of the foot, and proper development of epaulment, as well as increasing technical proficiency & difficulty of turns, allegro (jumps) and preparedness for pointe and performance.  A placement class evaluation is required for new/incoming students.

It is encouraged to complete a year of pre-pointe or supplement beginning pointe with pre-pointe to improve metatarsal , ankle strength & supporting leg strength  and prevent injury or premature damage to the foot.

| Ballet II-III Minimum Class Requirement is 2 technique Classes per week (3 hrs) &
| 30 – 60 minutes of pre-pointe work per week
| Approved Summer classes are required to advance to Level III

  • Pre-Requisites: Placement is required for this level.  This level is based on both age and ability.   This class builds on Ballet II. A student enrolling in Ballet II should be able to demonstrate the following satisfactorily or exemplary:
    At least 1 year of Ballet classes
    Familiar with Ballet vocabulary/terminology
    Improved strength & flexibility, ability to put concepts together.
    Proper use of 1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Position (Turnout)
    Proper use of  strength and Turnout of the leg en’lair 90 degrees
    Proper use of the core and legs/ feet in Center Tendus & Adagio Practice
    Balance in Sous Sous for 8 counts
    Balance on one leg in coupe or passe for 8 counts
    Proficiency in petite allegro exercises: glissades, assembles, jetes, sissones
    Proficiency in spotting across the floor: Ex Chainne Turns
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Ballet II-III w/ Pre-Pointe: Wednesday | 5:00 – 6:45 PM
Ballet II-III w/ Pre-Pointe: Saturday | 11:45 AM – 1:30 PM
Schedules Subject to Change

Dress Code

Ballet II-III Girls
Merlot (Burgundy/Wine) leotard, Footed Pink Tights or Dance Socks, Pink Ballet Slippers
Optional: Approved Ballet Wrap Sweater
Hair neatly secured from face in Ballet Bun.
Performance: Nude Camisole & requires tights/shoes.



White T-Shirt, Black Shorts, White Ballet Socks, Ballet Slippers
Hair: Neatly Groomed.