2019/2020 Season

Name
Days
Location
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
Tap/Modern I & II
This package combines our Modern, and Tap classes into one affordable bundle.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
Open Intermediate Ballet/Lyrical
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
Musical Theatre/Jazz
Class is geared to prepare students to audition for local musical theatre productions
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone
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
Cornerstone


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