2021-2022 Season

Name
Days
Location
Pre-Ballet 3
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Monday
1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Monday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Monday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 2
Musical Theatre 2 students (ages 8+) are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of MTR (not including Broadway Babies) and be placed by an instructor. Students will focus on technique, vocals, and choreography in this hour and a half class. Students will perform in a separate show in spring! 
Monday
4:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8A/8B
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
M 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Ballet
Primary Ballet for 6 year olds introduces students to “ballet barre” work where they begin their study of concepts like placement and turn out as well strength and flexibility and center exercises
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 3
Tap 2 & 3 is for students with at least one year of recent experience in the same style and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in level 1. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 6
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Monday
4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 1
Hip Hop 1 is for beginners with no experience.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 1
Jazz 1 is for beginners with no experience.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 2
Jazz 2 is for students with one year of recent experience in the same style and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in level 1. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Pointe
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 5
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 2
Hip Hop 2 is for students with one year of recent experience in the same style and build upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in level 1. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 3
Jazz 3 is for students with at least two years of recent experience in the same style and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in levels 1 and 2. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 4
Tap 4: Conservatory Levels require at least 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Ballet
Students who are placed into the Pre-Professional Division demonstrate a commitment to excellence in participation, attendance, etiquette, and work ethic. This rigorous program requires students take class four days a week. Participation in the school's performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 6
Tap 6: Conservatory Levels require at least 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Monday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Hip Hop
Hip Hop Teen - Teen classes are for beginning students age 10 and older who may want to explore a new style of dance, or have no dance experience at all! Teen classes are designed so that students can learn with their peers without the difficulties of sharing a class with much younger students. Teen Division students often audition to be placed into a Conservatory level after mastering their fundamentals.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Jazz
Teen classes are for beginning students age 10 and older who may want to explore a new style of dance, or have no dance experience at all! Teen classes are designed so that students can learn with their peers without the difficulties of sharing a class with much younger students. Teen Division students often audition to be placed into a Conservatory level after mastering their fundamentals.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Tap
Teen classes are for beginning students age 10 and older who may want to explore a new style of dance, or have no dance experience at all! Teen classes are designed so that students can learn with their peers without the difficulties of sharing a class with much younger students. Teen Division students often audition to be placed into a Conservatory level after mastering their fundamentals.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 5
Hip Hop 5 - Conservatory Levels require at least 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Monday
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 is for beginners with little to no experience.
Tuesday
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Broadway Babies
A fun, upbeat class open to our youngest performers who love singing, dancing, acting, and the spotlight! 
Tuesday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 5
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Pointe
This is an open level conservatory pointe class for those looking to strengthen and gain more pointe experience. Must already be placed on pointe by a Barriskill instructor to enroll in this class.
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Tuesday
4:20 PM to 5:05 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of ballet (not including Pre-Ballet) and requires teacher recommendation. Participation in two classes each week is strongly encouraged but not required. Students who take class twice each week advance more quickly than once a week attendees.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Introduction to Acting for TV/Film
Have you ever considered working in the TV/Film industry? Getting an agent? Then this is the class for you. Students will learn the difference between theatre and acting for the camera.  Primary focus is on method acting and learning the basics of Meisner and Stanislavski technique.  Students will work on: commercials, scene study, monologues, hosting, newscasting...all on camera.  Students are filmed every class so they may see their work.  This course also covers the business side of acting:  how to get an agent, resumes, headshots, unions and more. Ages 12- adult
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 5
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8B
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Musical Theatre
Pre Professional Musical Theatre For the serious performers. Students will have demonstrated strength in all 3 disciplines: vocals, acting, and dancing for stage. Students will audition for and perform in two full productions during the school year. Invitation only. Requires at least one additional dance class in either MTR technique, ballet, or jazz. 
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hippity Hop
Hippity Hop is a beginning Hip Hop class where students will learn the fundamentals of Hip Hop style, rhythm and movement while dancing to age-appropriate music. 
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 1
Contemporary 1 is for beginners with no experience.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 1
Musical Theatre 1 is for 6-8 year olds with no experience. A more in-depth look at musical theatre to include staging, blocking, vocals, and choreography. Students have their own show in recital! 
Tuesday
6:10 PM to 7:10 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 7
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 3
Contemporary 3 (Simultaneous Ballet Required) Students will continue to work on technique as well as performance quality.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Beginner Tap
This class is geared towards tap beginners and those who haven’t tapped in a while. We will learn tap technique, history, classic and modern choreography, and fun combinations that will keep you dancing all week long. Relaxed workout attire and tap shoes required.
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Advanced/Masters Acting for TV/Film
This is for the more serious, established actor.  Students in this class should have representation or have previously taken Acting for TV/Film. Method acting with a focus on Meisner and Stanislavski techniques will be explored. Students are filmed every class and will learn how to critique themselves in a positive way in order to improve their technique for auditions and performances.  Students will continue to work on monologues and will get in-depth feedback on their scenes performed in class. Ages 13-adult
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Boys Ballet
(Ages 8+) Taught by Devin Sweet, class will focus on strengthening, jumps, turns, and building community.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre Technique
Musical Theatre Technique (Ages 10-18) This hour technique based class has a strong focus on dance and vocal technique. This class is for the student who wants to develop themselves as a strong stage performer. Students are welcome to take this class individually or along with another MTR class. Performance in a winter showcase and recital in the spring. 
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Contemporary
Teen Contemporary - Teen classes are for beginning students age 10 and older who may want to explore a new style of dance, or have no dance experience at all! Teen classes are designed so that students can learn with their peers without the difficulties of sharing a class with much younger students. Teen Division students often audition to be placed into a Conservatory level after mastering their fundamentals.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3/4
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Wednesday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dance with Me!
For younger dancers accompanied by a grown-up. This class offers an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms.
Wednesday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Yoga
Students should bring their own yoga mat to class.
Wednesday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Creative Movement
Creative movement classes offer an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms. 
Wednesday
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 1
Musical Theatre 1 is for 6-8 year olds with no experience. A more in-depth look at musical theatre to include staging, blocking, vocals, and choreography. Students have their own show in recital! 
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 is for beginners with little to no experience.
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 4
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of ballet (not including Pre-Ballet) and requires teacher recommendation. Participation in two classes each week is strongly encouraged but not required. Students who take class twice each week advance more quickly than once a week attendees.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Intermediate Pointe
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Musical Theatre
Primary Musical Theatre is for beginning 5-7 year olds with no experience. Does your child love to perform? Singing, dancing, acting...this class has it all. Children will learn basic choreography and to memorize lines and music.
Wednesday
4:40 PM to 5:40 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 6
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 2
Contemporary 2 students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques. Instructor Recommendation required
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8B/Pre Pro
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 3
Musical Theatre 3 students (ages 9+) requires teacher recommendation. This two hour class focuses on vocals, choreography, and character development in separate segments. Students will perform in a separate show in spring! Strong readers preferred.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Jazz
Combo classes offer an introduction to ballet and jazz dancing and include technique, choreography and free dance time. Jazz & Ballet shoe and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8A
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
W 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 4
Hip Hop 4 is for students with at least one year of recent experience in the same style and build upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in levels 1-3. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 1
Hip Hop 1 is for beginners with no experience.
Wednesday
6:35 PM to 7:35 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 4
Contemporary 4 (Simultaneous Ballet Required)
Students may be invited to enroll in this class once they rise into Ballet 5 or higher. This intermediate-advanced class is fast paced and will focus on technique and performance.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 3
Hip Hop 3 is for students with at least one year of recent experience in the same style and build upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in levels 1 and 2. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 7
Tap 7: Conservatory Levels require at least 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Ballet
BDTS is pleased to offer ballet classes for beginning teens and tweens who have no or little experience in ballet. Classes meet for one hour each week and include barre and center work. Beginning teens are also allowed to take Adult Ballet classes at the appropriate level.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 6
Jazz 6 - Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 4 Section 1
Ballet 4 requires students to take class twice each week. Students must be placed into these levels by a Barriskill instructor.
Monday Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 3 Section 1
Ballet 3 requires students to take class twice each week. Students must be placed into these levels by a Barriskill instructor.
Monday Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Creative Movement
Creative movement classes offer an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms. 
Thursday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 4
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Thursday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Musical Theatre 4
Conservatory Musical Theatre 4 (Ages 10-18) Building on vocals, stage presence, and dance technique to continue their growth in musical theatre. Students will perform in a winter showcase and a full production in the spring. Requires at least one additional dance class in either MTR Technique, Ballet, or Jazz. Invitation only.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Musical Theatre 5
Conservatory Musical Theatre 5 (Ages 10-18) Building on vocals, stage presence, and dance technique to continue their growth in musical theatre. Students will perform in a winter showcase and a full production in the spring. Requires at least one additional dance class in either MTR Technique, Ballet, or Jazz. Invitation only.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Ballet
Primary Ballet for 6 year olds introduces students to “ballet barre” work where they begin their study of concepts like placement and turn out as well strength and flexibility and center exercises
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 7/8A
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hippity Hop
Hippity Hop is a beginning Hip Hop class where students will learn the fundamentals of Hip Hop style, rhythm and movement while dancing to age-appropriate music. 
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 1
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 is for beginners with little to no experience.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of ballet (not including Pre-Ballet) and requires teacher recommendation. Participation in two classes each week is strongly encouraged but not required. Students who take class twice each week advance more quickly than once a week attendees.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 5
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 6
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 4
Jazz 4 - Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Ballet
Students who are placed into the Pre-Professional Division demonstrate a commitment to excellence in participation, attendance, etiquette, and work ethic. This rigorous program requires students take class four days a week. Participation in the school's performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 2
Tap 1 is for beginners with no experience.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 5
Jazz 5 - Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult All Levels Ballet
Dancers of all levels are welcome to take this adult ballet class for ages 18+. Students should wear athletic clothing and ballet shoes.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 5
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 5
Contemporary 5 (Simultaneous Ballet Required)
Students invited to join this advanced class must be able to pick up and retain new choreography quickly, as the class is very fast paced and will cover new topics every week.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 3 Section 2
Ballet 3 requires students to take class twice each week. Students must be placed into these levels by a Barriskill instructor.
Tuesday Thursday
4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 4 Section 2
Ballet 4 requires students to take class twice each week. Students must be placed into these levels by a Barriskill instructor.
Tuesday Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Music & Movement
This class will use a variety of instruments to explore rhythm, increase body awareness, and develop motor skills and coordination. Young dancers will be introduced to the dance studio space and class structure.
Friday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dance & Tumble
This class is designed to increase student flexibility, body awareness, and comfort with new forms of movement. 
Friday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 7
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Friday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Ballet
Students who are placed into the Pre-Professional Division demonstrate a commitment to excellence in participation, attendance, etiquette, and work ethic. This rigorous program requires students take class four days a week. Participation in the school's performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Friday
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 6
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8A/8B
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
F 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 is for beginners with little to no experience.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hippity Hop
Hippity Hop is a beginning Hip Hop class where students will learn the fundamentals of Hip Hop style, rhythm and movement while dancing to age-appropriate music. 
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 4
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Absolute Beginner Adult Ballet
This class is designed for students who are interested in trying ballet or who have taken some time off from ballet. Students will be introduced to ballet technique and vocabulary as well as build strength and flexibility. Students should wear athletic clothing and ballet shoes. Ages 18+
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of ballet (not including Pre-Ballet) and requires teacher recommendation. Participation in two classes each week is strongly encouraged but not required. Students who take class twice each week advance more quickly than once a week attendees.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory/Pre-Professional Ballet
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory and Pre-Professional division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are longer and require attendance three days a week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Creative Movement
Creative movement classes offer an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms. 
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 5
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Ballet
Primary Ballet for 6 year olds introduces students to “ballet barre” work where they begin their study of concepts like placement and turn out as well strength and flexibility and center exercises
Saturday
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Beginner/Intermediate Ballet
For dancers who have some experience with ballet or have taken a couple of years off. Class will include barre work, center adagio, petite and grande allegro. Students should wear athletic clothing and ballet shoes. Ages 18+
Saturday
11:45 AM to 1:15 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School


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