2021 - 2022 School Season

Name
Days
Location
Musical Theater (Ages 9+)
A performance based class that will focus on Broadway styles of dancing and music. Classes will incorporate styles of dancing from all genres of Broadway and off-Broadway musicals. Each class will focus on proper warm-up, new dance moves and combinations, and performance skills such as audience connection and facial expression. Though this class is mostly dance-based, there will be opportunity and direction for singing for students interested in incorporating those elements.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Level 4 Technique (Intermediate Level)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST TWO BALLET 4 CLASSES PER WEEK.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Sawyers Village
Pointe 4 (Intermed Level) **TEACHER PLACEMENT REQUIRED
MUST BE ENROLLED IN TWO BALLET 4 CLASSES PER WEEK. ONE OF YOUR CLASSES MUST BE THE BALLET CLASS IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THIS CLASS.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Level 2/3 Technique (Begin/Intermed Level)
Ballet 2-3 Technique - Students will concentrate on graceful movements, expression, and musical understanding. They will build strength, coordination, and technique. They will also learn assemblé, ronds de jambe á terre, battement fondue, changement de pieds, jeté in croisé and éfface, battement frappé, and ronds de jambe en l’air. Center work will consist of an adagio, a tendu combination, jumps – including petit allegro and batterie, and pirouette preparations and turns. Corner work will consist of jumps, waltz, and various traveling combinations, including grande allegro, kept in time to the music.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Pre-Pointe (Intermed Level) **TEACHER PLACEMENT REQUIRED**
Pre-Pointe 4 - This class is for Pre-pointe and Beginner Pointe students. Pre-pointe students will execute all exercises on demi-pointe to strengthen calves, ankles, and arches and will learn how demi-pointe steps will be executed once on pointe. Exercises for students will begin at the barre and progress to the center to master balance and increase strength.
Monday
8:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Dragonflies Combo Class (Ages 5-7 Year Old)
In this class we will add more to our dance vocabulary, while continuing to work on coordination with across the floor movements. In ballet and jazz we'll be skipping, leaping, and twirling along to fun music, and using fun props to add to the fun. In tap we'll learn basic steps while practicing rhythm and sounds. We'll also learn the basics of class etiquette such as listening, following directions, and respecting others.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Tumbleweeds Combo Class (3 - 5 Year Olds)
In this introduction to dance we will learn very basic vocabulary, the importance of stretching, and work on coordination. In ballet we'll be skipping, leaping, and twirling along to fun music, and using fun props to add to the fun. In tap we'll learn basic steps while practicing rhythm and sounds. We'll also learn the basics of class etiquette such as listening, following directions, and respecting others. At the end of each class we will expend some fun energy and do some tumbling to work on coordination and motor skills.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Jazz Level 4/5/6 (Intermed/Advanced Level) **TEACHER PLACEMENT REQUIRED**
Jazz Intermediate/Adv (Levels 4-6) - This high energy class includes warm-ups, core strengthening, stretches, center work & across the floor turn and jump exercises. Proper alignment, balance & technique are taught in a fun, encouraging environment. Students study jazz technique and learn to build complex combinations and routines. Class includes across the floor patterns. These classes are great for dancers who like precision and rhythm, physical challenges, and personal style and expression.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Level 5/6 Technique (Advanced Level)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST TWO BALLET 5/6 CLASSES PER WEEK. If new to the Academy, you must have teacher approval to enroll in this class.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Level 5/6 Pointe (Advanced Level)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST TWO BALLET 5/6 CLASSES PER WEEK AND MUST BE ENROLLED IN THE BALLET CLASS IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THIS CLASS.
Tuesday
8:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Contemporary Level 4/5/6 (Intermed/Adv Level) **TEACHER PLACEMENT REQUIRED**
ADVANCED LEVEL - TEACHER PLACEMENT REQUIRED.
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet 4 Technique (Intermediate Level)
Ballet Level 4 Technique - Dancers will start class at the barre to work on classical technique, artistic movements, executing combinations at different musical tempos and on different musical counts. They will build strength and learn how to put several steps together while smoothly transferring their weight and holding correct posture and body placement. Focus will be on building core strength. Center work will consist of an adagio, a tendu combination, jumps – including petit allegro and batterie, and pirouette preparations and turns. Dancers will work on attitude positions, as well as, develop their grande rond de jambe and rond de jambe en l’air. Corner work will consist of jumps, waltz, and various traveling combinations, including grande allegro, kept in time to the music.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Contemporary/Lyrical Level 1/2/3 (Beginning/Intermed - Must be in Ballet 1 or higher)
Contemporary Beg/Intermediate (Level 1/2/3) - Built upon the foundations laid by Modern dance, this form focuses on self-expression. Classes emphasize rhythm, design, shape & motion in space, with deliberate use of gravity. Dancers often use their body weight to enhance movement. Students will learn how to express a wide range of emotions through their dance based on musical interpretation. Contemporary combinations will consist of abstract movements that combine modern and classical ballet elements. Students will learn how to quickly change tempo and create sharp and clean transitions. **MUST BE ENROLLED IN BALLET 1 or HIGHER**
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Level 5/6 (Advanced Level)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST TWO BALLET 5/6 CLASSES PER WEEK
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Level 5/6 Pointe (Advanced Level)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST TWO BALLET 5/6 CLASSES PER WEEK AND MUST BE ENROLLED IN THE BALLET CLASS IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THIS CLASS.
Wednesday
8:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Tumbleweeds Combo Class (3 - 5 Year Olds)
In this introduction to dance we will learn very basic vocabulary, the importance of stretching, and work on coordination. In ballet we'll be skipping, leaping, and twirling along to fun music, and using fun props to add to the fun. In tap we'll learn basic steps while practicing rhythm and sounds. We'll also learn the basics of class etiquette such as listening, following directions, and respecting others. At the end of each class we will expend some fun energy and do some tumbling to work on coordination and motor skills.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Pre-Ballet (Beginning Level Ages 7-9)
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Level 1 Technique (Beginning Ages 9+)
Ballet Level 1 - (Generally ages 9 and up) In Ballet 1, young dancers will learn the fundamentals of classical ballet. Class will focus on basic ballet technique, proper body alignment, French terminology and musicality. The first half of the class will be spent at the barre where young dancers will learn introductory ballet barre exercises. In the second half of class, dancers will move away from the barre and learn stretching exercises to increase flexibility. Dancers will then learn port de bras, transition steps (to learn how to shift weight from one foot to another and to change direction within a combination) and basic petite allegro and grand allegro. The class will end with a Révérance.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Ballet Level 2/3 Technique (Beg/Intermed)
This class is generally for those who have had around 2-3 years of ballet experience at Level 1. Generally around the ages of 10+. MUST BE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST TWO BALLET 2/3 CLASSES PER WEEK.

In studio classes will be limited to 4 dancers each week. If more than 4 dancers sign up for the "In Studio" option, we will assign students rotating weeks to be in the studio and they will take off weeks online via Zoom.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sawyers Village
Dragonflies Combo Class (Ages 5-7 Year Old)
In this class we will add more to our dance vocabulary, while continuing to work on coordination with across the floor movements. In ballet and jazz we'll be skipping, leaping, and twirling along to fun music, and using fun props to add to the fun. In tap we'll learn basic steps while practicing rhythm and sounds. We'll also learn the basics of class etiquette such as listening, following directions, and respecting others.
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sawyers Village
Tumbleweeds Combo Class (3 - 5 Year Olds)
In this introduction to dance we will learn very basic vocabulary, the importance of stretching, and work on coordination. In ballet we'll be skipping, leaping, and twirling along to fun music, and using fun props to add to the fun. In tap we'll learn basic steps while practicing rhythm and sounds. We'll also learn the basics of class etiquette such as listening, following directions, and respecting others. At the end of each class we will expend some fun energy and do some tumbling to work on coordination and motor skills.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sawyers Village
Dragonflies Combo Class (Ages 5-7 Year Old)
In this class we will add more to our dance vocabulary, while continuing to work on coordination with across the floor movements. In ballet and jazz we'll be skipping, leaping, and twirling along to fun music, and using fun props to add to the fun. In tap we'll learn basic steps while practicing rhythm and sounds. We'll also learn the basics of class etiquette such as listening, following directions, and respecting others.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sawyers Village

2021 Nutcracker Extras Auditions

Name
Days
Location
2021 Nutcracker Extras Auditions - (Ages 5-18) Dance Experience Not Required. For younger than 4 and older than 18, please email misskim@ebtballet.org for audition times.
Ages 5+ no dance experience needed

1:00 - 2:00 All ages with no dance experience
2:00 - 3:00 Dancers currently enrolled in a Level 1+ dance class

Be part of our 2021 Nutcracker cast! No dance experience needed. Come perform with our ballet company. Must be available for weekend rehearsals starting the third weekend in October until the first weekend in December and performance on Sunday, December . Mandatory parent meeting while dancers are in auditions. Dancers will be dismissed as their age group finishes their audition - the audition will not last a full 2 hours for most dancers.
Sunday
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sawyers Village


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