2019/2020 Season

Location Name Class Days
Beginning Ballet I
This marks the start of formalized classical ballet training. Emphasis is on learning proper alignment, use of turn out, classroom etiquette, developing agility and strength of the feet, and developing students’ movement vocabulary. While students need only attend once a week at this level, we encourage students to attend twice a week to help with muscle memory and strength building.
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Ballet II Tap/Modern
Our Ballet II Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Tap/Modern I & II
This package combines our Modern, and Tap classes into one affordable bundle.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Advanced Jazz
Advanced Open Program Our Advanced Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Ballet II Ballet Technique
Our Ballet II Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Music and Movement (Tuesday)
Music and Movement focuses on development of coordination, musicality, rhythm, and so much more. Based off a curriculum for young children, parents are encouraged to participate in the class with their young ones!
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Advanced Ballet Technique
Advanced Open Program Our Advanced Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Intermediate Ballet Technique
Intermediate Open Program Our Intermediate Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Dance Discovery (Tuesday)
This class uses elements of ballet, creative games and exploratory exercises to introduce children to the basic ideas of dance, while engaging a greater sense of body and special awareness, personal expression and musicality.
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Advanced Modern
Advanced Open Program Our Advanced Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance. (Students who wish to take this class are required to take ballet technique before hand)
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Pre Ballet (Tuesday)
An introduction to classical ballet technique. Curriculum may vary weekly and focus on developing fundamental motor skills, strength, rhythm, French vocabulary, and coordination. Children learn self-expression, self-discipline and respect for others.
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Ballet III Ballet/Lyrical/Musical Theater
Our Ballet III Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance. This class will alternate weekly--one week will be ballet and lyrical and the next week will me musical theater styles geared to prepare students to audition for local musical theatre productions.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Int/Adv Ballet/Lyrical/Musical Theater
Intermediate and Advanced Open Program Our Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance. This class will alternate weekly--one week will be ballet and lyrical and the next week will me musical theater styles geared to prepare students to audition for local musical theatre productions.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Intermediate Ballet/Lyrical
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Intermediate Tap
Intermediate Open Program Our Intermediate Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Intermediate Ballet & Lyrical
Intermediate Open Program Our Intermediate Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Tuesday
6:35 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Advanced Tap
Advanced Open Program Our Advanced Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Music and Movement (Wednesday)
Music and Movement focuses on development of coordination, musicality, rhythm, and so much more. Based off a curriculum for young children, parents are encouraged to participate in the class with their young ones!
Wednesday
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Ballet Basics
This marks the start of formalized classical ballet training. Emphasis is on learning proper alignment, use of turn out, classroom etiquette, developing agility and strength of the feet, and developing students’ movement vocabulary. While students need only attend once a week at this level, we encourage students to attend twice a week to help with muscle memory and strength building.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Musical Theatre/Jazz
Class is geared to prepare students to audition for local musical theatre productions
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Ballet III Musical Theatre/Jazz
Our Ballet III Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Intermediate Musical Theatre/Jazz
Intermediate Open Program Our Intermediate Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Advanced Ballet Technique
Advanced Open Program Our Advanced Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Ballet III Beg/Int Tap
Our Ballet III Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Ballet III Intermediate Jazz
Our Ballet III Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Intermediate Jazz
Intermediate Open Program Our Intermediate Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Dance Discovery (Saturday)
This class uses elements of ballet, creative games and exploratory exercises to introduce children to the basic ideas of dance, while engaging a greater sense of body and special awareness, personal expression and musicality.
Saturday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Advanced Conditioning
Advanced Open Program Our Advanced Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Ballet III Conditioning
Our Ballet III Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Intermediate Conditioning
Intermediate Open Program Our Intermediate Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Pre Ballet (Saturday)
An introduction to classical ballet technique. Curriculum may vary weekly and focus on developing fundamental motor skills, strength, rhythm, French vocabulary, and coordination. Children learn self-expression, self-discipline and respect for others.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Ballet III Ballet Technique
Our Ballet III Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Saturday
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Open Intermediate Ballet Technique
Intermediate Open Program Our Intermediate Open program is designed for students who only wish to come and take classes at their leisure while still receiving the best dance training. Students in the open program are welcome to participate in our annual Nutcracker as well as The Little Mermaid, our end of the year performance.
Saturday
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Ballet II Performance Program
Ballet II Performance Program 2.75 Hours per week $140 per month ($12.75 per class) *Students who choose to commit to this level are required to take two ballet technique classes and Tap/Modern. Performance Requirements: Nutcracker and Little Mermaid. Monday 5:15-6:15pm Tap/Modern Monday 6:15-7:30pm Ballet Technique Saturday 10:00-11:15am Ballet Technique
M 5:15 PM-7:30 PM
Sa 10:00 AM-11:15 AM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Ballet III Performance Program
Ballet III Performance Program 3.75 Hours per week $165 per month ($11 per class) *Students who choose to commit to this level are required to take 2 ballet technique classes and Conditioning. Performance Requirements: Nutcracker and Little Mermaid. Phantom and Great Gatsby are optional. Monday 4:30-6:00pm Ballet technique Saturday 10:30-11:15am Conditioning Saturday 11:30-1:00pm Ballet Technique
Th 12:00 PM-12:00 PM
Sa 10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Ballet II Professional Program
Ballet II Professional Program 5 Hours per week $175 per month ($8.75 per class) *Students who choose to commit to this level are required to take 3 ballet technique classes, Tap/Modern, and Pre-pointe. Performance Requirements: Nutcracker and Little Mermaid. Monday 5:15-6:15pm Tap/Modern Monday 6:15-7:30pm Ballet Technique Thursday 4:30-6:00pm Ballet Technique Thursday 6:00-6:30pm Pre-pointe Saturday 10:00-11:15am Ballet Technique
M 5:15 PM-6:15 PM
Th 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Sa 10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Ballet III Professional Program
Ballet III Professional Program 6.5 Hours per week $190 per month ($7 per class) *Students who choose to commit to this level are required to take 3 ballet technique classes, Conditioning, Tap, and Pre-pointe. Performance Requirements: Nutcracker and Little Mermaid. Phantom and Great Gatsby are optional. Monday 4:30-6:00pm Ballet technique Thursday 4:30-6:00pm Ballet technique Thursday 6:00-6:30pm Pre-Pointe Thursday 6:30-7:15pm Beg/Int Tap Saturday 10:30-11:15am Conditioning Saturday 11:30-1:00pm Ballet Technique
M 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Th 4:30 PM-7:15 PM
Sa 10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Intermediate Performance Program
Intermediate Performance Program 8.25 Hours per week $245 per month ($7 per class) *Class Requirements: 3 Technique classes, 1 pointe class, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Conditioning, Performance Requirements: Phantom of the Opera, Nutcracker, The Little Mermaid, Great Gatsby is optional. Tuesday 4:00-5:30pm Ballet technique Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Modern Tuesday 6:30-7:15pm Intermediate Tap Thursday 4:30-6:00pm    Ballet Technique Thursday 6:00-6:30pm Intermediate Pointe Thursday 7:00-7:45pm Intermediate Jazz Saturday 9:00-10:30am Ballet Technique Saturday 10:30-11:15am Conditioning
Tu 4:00 PM-7:15 PM
Th 4:30 PM-7:45 PM
Sa 9:00 AM-11:15 AM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Advanced Performance Program
Advanced Performance Program 11 Hours per week $305 per month ($6.86) per class Schedule  Students refine ballet technique, pointe, lyrical, and contemporary techniques.  Students become fluent in the French vocabulary. Students gain an in depth understanding of anatomy and its importance to dance especially in the prevention of injury.  Students also learn ballet theory, explore musicality, expression, and artistic freedom of movement. The Cornerstone faculty and artistic staff provide the highest caliber training while emphasizing a universal approach to insure that each dancer is prepared for the ever evolving dance world.  *Requirements: 4 Ballet Technique classes, Pointe/Variations, Modern, Conditioning, Jazz/Lyrical, and perform in all Central Illinois Ballet main stage performances. Monday       4:30-6:15pm   Ballet Technique Monday       6:15-7:15pm  Advanced Jazz/Lyrical Tuesday       4:00-5:30pm   Ballet Technique Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Modern Tuesday 7:15-8:00pm Advanced Tap Thursday      4:15-6:00pm  Ballet Technique Thursday      6:15-7:15pm  Pointe/Variations Saturday       9:00-10:30am  Ballet w/ Pointe Saturday       10:30-11:15am Conditioning
M 4:30 PM-7:15 PM
Tu 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Th 4:15 PM-7:15 PM
Sa 9:00 AM-11:15 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Intermediate Professional Program
Intermediate Professional Program 10.25 Hours per week $295 per month ($7.50 per class) *Class Requirements: 4 Technique classes, 2 pointe classes, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Conditioning, Performance Requirements: Phantom of the Opera, Nutcracker, The Little Mermaid, Great Gatsby. Tuesday 4:00-5:30pm Ballet technique Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Modern Tuesday 6:30-7:15pm Intermediate Tap or Advanced Tap Wednesday 6:30-8:00pm Ballet Technique Wednesday 8:00-8:30pm Pointe Thursday 4:30-6:00pm    Ballet Technique Thursday 6:00-6:30pm Intermediate Pointe Thursday 7:00-7:45pm Intermediate Jazz Saturday 9:00-10:30am Ballet Technique Saturday 10:30-11:15am Conditioning
Tu 4:00 PM-7:15 PM
W 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Th 4:30 PM-7:45 PM
Sa 9:00 AM-11:15 AM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Advanced Professional Program
Advanced Professional Program  14.5 Hours per week $350 per month ($6.00) per class Schedule  Students refine ballet technique, pointe, and men’s techniques.  Students become fluent in the French vocabulary. Students gain an in depth understanding of anatomy and its importance to dance especially in the prevention of injury.  Students also learn ballet theory, explore musicality, expression, and artistic freedom of movement. The Cornerstone faculty and artistic staff provide the highest caliber training while emphasizing a universal approach to insure that each dancer is prepared for the ever evolving dance world.  *Requirements: 5 Ballet Technique classes, Pointe/Variations, Modern, Jazz, Conditioning, Jazz and perform in all Central Illinois Ballet main stage performances. Monday       4:30-6:15pm   Ballet Technique w/pointe Monday       6:15-7:15pm  Advanced Jazz/Lyrical Monday 6:15-7:15pm Pas De duex (By invitation only) Tuesday       4:00-5:30pm  Ballet Technique Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Modern Tuesday 7:15-8:00pm Advanced Tap Wednesday 6:30-8:00pm Ballet Technique Wednesday 8:00-8:30pm Pointe Thursday      4:15-6:00pm  Ballet Technique Thursday      6:15-7:15pm  Pointe/Variations Saturday       9:00-10:30am  Ballet w/ Pointe Saturday       10:30-11:15am Conditioning Saturday 11:30-1:00pm Company class
M 4:30 PM-7:15 PM
Tu 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
W 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Th 4:15 PM-7:15 PM
Sa 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Company Trainee Track
Company Trainee Track   19.25 Hours $390 per month ($5.06 per class) Schedule  Students who wish to obtain a career as a professional ballet dancer are exposed to taking classes with our professional company members. While available during the day, students interact with professional dancers, our Artistic Director and understudy company roles as well as perform side by side with our company members in mainstage performances. Students gain an in depth understanding of the daily rigorous schedule for a professional dancer. This experience allows students to gain priceless knowledge needed in order to join the larger world of dance, either in ballet, modern, contemporary or even on Broadway. The Cornerstone faculty and artistic staff provide the highest caliber training while emphasizing a universal approach to insure that each dancer is prepared for the ever evolving dance world.  *Requirements listed below, and students perform in all Central Illinois Ballet main stage performances. Students should also be available for Outreach performances, and Lecture Demonstrations (When needed) Monday 10:00-11:30am Company Class Monday       4:30-6:15pm   Ballet Technique Monday       6:45-7:45pm  Advanced Jazz/Lyrical Monday 6:45-7:45pm Pas De duex Tuesday 10:00-11:30am Company Class Tuesday      4:00-5:30pm  Ballet Technique w/ Pointe Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Modern Tuesday 7:15-8:00pm Advanced Tap Wednesday 3:45-5:15pm Company Class Wednesday 6:30-8:00pm Ballet Technique Wednesday 8:00-8:30pm Pointe Thursday      4:30-6:15pm  Ballet Technique Thursday      6:15-7:15pm  Pointe/Variations Saturday       9:00-10:30am  Ballet w/ Pointe Saturday       10:30-11:15am Conditioning Saturday 11:15-1:00pm Company Class
M 10:00 AM-7:45 PM
Tu 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
W 3:45 PM-8:30 PM
Th 4:30 PM-7:15 PM
Sa 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7
Professional Student Trainee Track
Professional Student Trainee Track   16 Hours per week $375 per month ($5.80 per class) Schedule  Students refine ballet technique, pointe, Pas de duex and men’s techniques while also exposed to taking classes with our professional company members.  Students become fluent in the French vocabulary. Students gain an in depth understanding of anatomy and its importance to dance especially in the prevention of injury.  Students also learn ballet theory, explore musicality, expression, and artistic freedom of movement. The Cornerstone faculty and artistic staff provide the highest caliber training while emphasizing a universal approach to insure that each dancer is prepared for the ever evolving dance world.  *Requirements: 5-6 Ballet Technique classes, Pas de duex, Pointe/Variations, Lyrical/Contemporary, Conditioning, Jazz/Tap and perform in all Central Illinois Ballet main stage performances. Monday       4:30-6:15pm   Ballet Technique Monday       6:15-7:15pm  Advanced Jazz/Lyrical Monday 6:15-7:15pm Pas De duex Tuesday      4:00-5:30pm  Ballet Technique w/ Pointe Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Modern Tuesday 7:15-8:00pm Advanced Tap Wednesday 3:45-5:15pm Company Class Wednesday 6:30-8:00pm Ballet Technique Wednesday 8:00-8:30pm Pointe Thursday      4:30-6:15pm  Ballet Technique Thursday      6:15-7:15pm  Pointe/Variations Saturday       9:00-10:30am  Ballet w/ Pointe Saturday       10:30-11:15am Conditioning Saturday 11:15-1:00pm Company Class
M 4:30 PM-7:15 PM
Tu 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
W 3:45 PM-8:30 PM
Th 4:30 PM-7:15 PM
Sa 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sep 3 to Jun 7


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