SUMMER 2019

Location Name Class Days
Studio 2 Summer
back.to.ballet primary & 1
Ballet Intensive training in preparation of the annual Gala, Nutcracker, Spring Showcase and repertoire for 2019-20 dance season. (required for Youth Ballet Company dancers & TEAM Performers) -Summer Showcase -Feature Nutcracker Roles -Youth Ballet Company Auditions -CTD Team Performers Auditions
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 3 to Sep 19
Studio 3 Summer
back.to.ballet 2 & 3
Ballet Intensive training in preparation of the annual Gala, Nutcracker, Spring Showcase and repertoire for 2019-20 dance season. (required for Youth Ballet Company dancers & TEAM Performers) -Summer Showcase -Feature Nutcracker Roles -Youth Ballet Company Auditions -CTD Team Performers Auditions
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 3 to Sep 19
Studio 1 Summer
(5-8yrs) CAMP wk5 Aug 5-9 AM
5 half days of FUN summer classes including dance and art!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Aug 5 to Aug 9
Studio 1 Summer
(5-8yrs) CAMP wk5 Aug 5-9 full day
5 days of FUN summer classes including dance and art!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Aug 5 to Aug 9
Studio 2 Summer
(7-10yrs) CAMP wk5 Aug 5-9 AM
5 half days of FUN summer classes including dance and art!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Aug 5 to Aug 9
Studio 2 Summer
(7-10yrs) CAMP wk5 Aug 5-9 full day
5 days of FUN summer classes including dance and art!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Aug 5 to Aug 9
Studio 3 Summer
TEAM Kickoff choreo day
Choreography kick off!
Friday Saturday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Aug 20 to Aug 23

Fall 2019

Location Name Class Days
Studio 1 Academy
Acro int/adv
Learn the basics or work on advancing your skills in this flexible Acro class! Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. Our experienced acro instructor will guide the class towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique, teaching such skills as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks, all each student's individual level of experience. And it's fun, too!
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Hip Hop 2 MON
Try this fun class! current music and exciting pop, lock & fun!
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 1 Academy
Acro beg/int
Learn the basics or work on advancing your skills in this flexible Acro class! Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. Our experienced acro instructor will guide the class towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique, teaching such skills as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks, all each student's individual level of experience. And it's fun, too!
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 21 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Hip Hop BOYZ only MON
Try this exciting class: current music and exciting pop, lock & fun!
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Lyrical - 3
Expressive form of dance including ballet technique, jazz and contemporary.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Dancer Workout
Class begins with intensive stretching to elongate and warm-up muscles. Dancers then develop strong core strength with a modern technique workout!
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Hip Hop 1 MON
Try this fun class! current music and exciting pop, lock & fun!
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Lyrical - 2
Expressive form of dance including ballet technique, jazz and contemporary.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 21 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet TUES 2:15-3:00
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Tuesday
2:15 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Jazz - 3 Tues
Jazz technique and choreography
Tuesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Primary Ballet TUES
A pivotal year in ballet training, this in an introduction to a full length traditionally structured classical ballet class. Specific techniques covered will include a thorough warm-up, body alignment, musical rhythms, correct and safe execution of steps, center floor combinations, and diagonal floor patterns. We utilize a traditional ballet curriculum to properly strengthen the dancers’ bodies while building their self-confidence. As we encourage a nurturing and warm environment, we still include many creative dance games and exercises to keep the class engaging and interesting, while the dancers are developing their centers and muscles. The American Academy of Ballet syllabus is introduced. We incorporate an introduction to tap dance to keep the dancers moving, engaged and energized. Prerequisites: Completion of Storybook Ballet and Pre-Ballet programs or be evaluated and recommended for Primary Ballet by the Director.
Tuesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet 3|4 TUES
Ballet 3 & 4: Dancers must enroll in 3 ballet classes per week to dance at this level - they may take a combination of ballet 1, 2, 3 & Company. (1 of 3) Ballet 3, 3x tech & 2x repertoire per week - please add THUR tech and REPERTOIRE to your sign-up! Dancers in this level are asked to commit to a 2-year program intended for the serious minded dance student and experience extended training of a traditional classical ballet class concentrating on advanced French terminology and more complicated techniques and exercises. Dancers enjoy grande jumps and diagonal movements. Challenging center floor work and turns are introduced. Pantomime and theatrical techniques associated with this performing art are introduced. A ballet journal is required for this class for note taking. Acceptance at this level is based on a combination of physical maturity, self-control and mastery of the concepts that are given in our Ballet I through Ballet 2/pre-pointe curriculum. This class consists of a 60-minute technique class 3 times per week, 30 minute repertoire two times per week and two 30-minute pointe classes per week. Attendance is strictly enforced. Pointe class will only be allowed with required attendance three times per week. Summer ballet is also a requirement to remain in Ballet 3. Dancers are required to participate in the Performance Awards. Pointe Pointe is offered to our Level 3 & 4 dancers. This class focuses on strengthening and understanding the proper placement and turn-out necessary for pointe. Pointe is only an option with consistent, regular class attendance and when proper placement, strength and technical ability have been achieved. Medium strength therabands are required and can be purchased in the Boutique. Pointe is by teacher recommendation only.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 1 Academy
Jazz 1/Primary Tues
A beginner class in jazz training, this in an introduction to a full length jazz class. Prerequisites: Ballet class
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Jazz 2 Tues 5:30-6:15
A beginner class in jazz training, this in an introduction to a full length jazz class. Prerequisites: Ballet class
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet 1 Tues
Ballet 1: 2x per week, please add the THURSDAY class to your sign-up! Dancers begin to experience a full length, traditionally structured ballet classes concentrating on listening, concentration, body alignment, and proper posture. Imaginative directive, inspiring music and creative explanations of technique keep dancers engaged in their ballet studies. Dancers begin to understand the organization of a classical ballet lesson: thorough warm-up, center floor combinations, and diagonal floor patterns. The ballet bar is introduced as a tool for developing strength, flexibility and coordination. Summer ballet is required to advance into Ballet II. Dancers are strongly encouraged to participate in the American Academy of Ballet Performance Awards. Prerequisites: A minimum of one year in a pre-dance program. The child’s capacity to receive constructive criticism is important and a more mature attention span is necessary.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Ballet 2 Tues
(1 of 2) Ballet 2, 2x tech & repertoire per week - please add THUR tech and REPERTOIRE to your sign-up! This pivotal level focuses on incorporating strength, alignment and ballet knowledge to support the dancers’ preparation for pointe work. Pre-pointe work is introduced and practiced at this level. Muscle memory through repetitive conditioning in anticipation of pre-pointe is a focus. Dancers enjoy a full length, traditionally structured classical ballet class concentrating on introduction to French terminology, positions and technique. Understanding the regime of a traditional ballet class, dancers may now begin to focus on enjoying the execution of technique. We encourage dancers to express emotions and musicality through the execution of their movements. Dancers now begin to utilize the ballet barre and center combinations as an integral part of their warm-up, muscle strengthening, and stretching. A ballet journal is required for this class for note taking. Summer ballet is also a requirement to remain in Ballet II. Dancers are required to participate in the Performance Awards. Pre-Pointe Pre-pointe is offered to our Level II dancers and is designed to prepare them for the study of pointe work. This class focuses on strengthening and understanding the proper placement and turn-out necessary for pointe. The teacher evaluates each student individually and addresses any issues that may be a potential problem for future pointe work. Each student is carefully evaluated before acceptance onto pointe. Pointe is only an option when proper placement, strength and technical ability have been achieved. Medium strength therabands are required and can be purchased in the Boutique. Progressing to pointe is by teacher recommendation only.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet WED 1:30-2:15
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Wednesday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Theater Dance 1 - WED
SPECIAL class developed for MUSICAL THEATER actors! Enhance your skills in dance for musical theater and Broadway jazz productions learning technique, tips and tricks to be a total triple threat!
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
TEAM - Jazz
CTD TEAM required class; warm-up, technique & choreography for group dances. This includes a separate $450 TEAM Membership.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
TEAM - ELITE
CTD TEAM required class; warm-up, technique & choreography for group dances. This includes a separate $450 TEAM Membership.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
TEAM - MINI
CTD TEAM required class; warm-up, technique & choreography for group dances. This includes a separate $450 TEAM Membership.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Theater Dance 2 - WED
SPECIAL class developed for MUSICAL THEATER actors! Enhance your skills in dance for musical theater and Broadway jazz productions learning technique, tips and tricks to be a total triple threat!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Theater Dance 3 - WED
SPECIAL class developed for MUSICAL THEATER actors! Enhance your skills in dance for musical theater and Broadway jazz productions learning technique, tips and tricks to be a total triple threat!
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Sing & Dance THUR 11:00-11:45
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Thursday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Primary Ballet THUR
A pivotal year in ballet training, this in an introduction to a full length traditionally structured classical ballet class. Specific techniques covered will include a thorough warm-up, body alignment, musical rhythms, correct and safe execution of steps, center floor combinations, and diagonal floor patterns. We utilize a traditional ballet curriculum to properly strengthen the dancers’ bodies while building their self-confidence. As we encourage a nurturing and warm environment, we still include many creative dance games and exercises to keep the class engaging and interesting, while the dancers are developing their centers and muscles. The American Academy of Ballet syllabus is introduced. We incorporate an introduction to tap dance to keep the dancers moving, engaged and energized. Prerequisites: Completion of Storybook Ballet and Pre-Ballet programs or be evaluated and recommended for Primary Ballet by the Director.
Thursday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Tap 3 Thur
An advancing class in tap training, focusing on technique, stage direction, auditions and performance quality. Prerequisites: Ballet class
Thursday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet 3|4 THUR
Ballet 3 & 4: Dancers must enroll in 3 ballet classes per week to dance at this level - they may take a combination of ballet 1, 2, 3 & Company. (2 of 3) Ballet 3, 3x tech & 2x repertoire per week - please add TUES tech and REPERTOIRE to your sign-up! Dancers in this level are asked to commit to a 2-year program intended for the serious minded dance student and experience extended training of a traditional classical ballet class concentrating on advanced French terminology and more complicated techniques and exercises. Dancers enjoy grande jumps and diagonal movements. Challenging center floor work and turns are introduced. Pantomime and theatrical techniques associated with this performing art are introduced. A ballet journal is required for this class for note taking. Acceptance at this level is based on a combination of physical maturity, self-control and mastery of the concepts that are given in our Ballet I through Ballet 2/pre-pointe curriculum. This class consists of a 60-minute technique class and a mandatory 30-minute pointe class. Attendance is strictly enforced and required three times per week. Summer ballet is also a requirement to remain in Ballet 3. Dancers are required to participate in the American Academy of Ballet Performance Awards. Pointe Pointe is offered to our Level 3 & 4 dancers. This class focuses on strengthening and understanding the proper placement and turn-out necessary for pointe. Pointe is only an option when proper placement, strength and technical ability have been achieved. Medium strength therabands are required and can be purchased in the Boutique. Pointe is by teacher recommendation only.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 1 Academy
Tap 1 Thur
A beginner class in tap training, this in an introduction to a full length tap class. Prerequisites: Ballet class
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Tap 2 Thur
An intermediate class in tap training, focusing on technique and fun! Prerequisites: Ballet class
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet 1 Thur
Ballet 1: 2x per week, please add the TUES class to your sign-up! Dancers begin to experience a full length, traditionally structured ballet classes concentrating on listening, concentration, body alignment, and proper posture. Imaginative directive, inspiring music and creative explanations of technique keep dancers engaged in their ballet studies. Dancers begin to understand the organization of a classical ballet lesson: thorough warm-up, center floor combinations, and diagonal floor patterns. The ballet bar is introduced as a tool for developing strength, flexibility and coordination. Summer ballet is required to advance into Ballet II. Dancers are strongly encouraged to participate in the American Academy of Ballet Performance Awards. Prerequisites: A minimum of one year in a pre-dance program. The child’s capacity to receive constructive criticism is important and a more mature attention span is necessary.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Ballet 2 Thur
(2 of 2) Ballet 2, 2x tech & repertoire per week - please add TUES tech and REPERTOIRE to your sign-up! This pivotal level focuses on incorporating strength, alignment and ballet knowledge to support the dancers’ preparation for pointe work. Pre-pointe work is introduced and practiced at this level. Muscle memory through repetitive conditioning in anticipation of pre-pointe is a focus. Dancers enjoy a full length, traditionally structured classical ballet class concentrating on introduction to French terminology, positions and technique. Understanding the regime of a traditional ballet class, dancers may now begin to focus on enjoying the execution of technique. We encourage dancers to express emotions and musicality through the execution of their movements. Dancers now begin to utilize the ballet barre and center combinations as an integral part of their warm-up, muscle strengthening, and stretching. A ballet journal is required for this class for note taking. Summer ballet is also a requirement to remain in Ballet II. Dancers are required to participate in the Performance Awards. Pre-Pointe Pre-pointe is offered to our Level II dancers and is designed to prepare them for the study of pointe work. This class focuses on strengthening and understanding the proper placement and turn-out necessary for pointe. The teacher evaluates each student individually and addresses any issues that may be a potential problem for future pointe work. Each student is carefully evaluated before acceptance onto pointe. Pointe is only an option when proper placement, strength and technical ability have been achieved. Medium strength therabands are required and can be purchased in the Boutique. Progressing to pointe is by teacher recommendation only.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Tap Audition Prep!
An intermediate/advancing class in tap, focusing on audition preparation by improving technique, stage direction, and performance quality. Prerequisites:musical theater classes
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Ballet 3|4 Repertoire Tues/Thur
Ballet 3 & 4: Dancers must enroll in 3 ballet classes per week to dance at this level - they may take a combination of ballet 1, 2, 3 & Company. (3 of 3) Ballet 3, 3x tech & 2x repertoire per week - please add TUE & THUR tech and REPERTOIRE to your sign-up! Repertoire: utilizing their strength and fundamental training from weekly technique classes, advancing dancers learn and perfect choreography & variations for performances, shows and special events.
Tuesday Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet 3|4 Pointe Tues/Thur
Pointe 3|4 Develop proper spine alignment, ankle strength, foot-pointing technique, ability to hold turn out from the hips, a well-elevated releve’ on demi-pointe with straight knees, and correct distribution of body weight both on two legs and on one. Pointe will include exercises en demi-pointe to strengthen calf muscles, ankles, and arches of the feet. Exercises en pointe will begin at the barre for safety and stability. Students will progress to exercises in the centre to practice their balance and increase their strength. Pointe Prerequisites: Teacher recommendation, minimum of 3 ballet classes per week, and emotional maturity necessary for the hard work and commitment that pointe entails.
Tuesday Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet 3|4 Conservatory Tues/Thur
Ballet Conservatory: by invitation only, this exclusive training prepares advancing dancers to showcase their ballet talent at special events including the CT Classic and YAGP.
Tuesday Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Ballet 2 Repertoire Tues/Thur
(3 of 3 )Ballet 2 Repertoire: utilizing their strength and fundamental training from weekly technique classes, advancing dancers learn and perfect choreography & variations for performances, shows and special events.
Tuesday Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet Intro 5-8yrs
Intro to Ballet 1: Dancers begin to experience a full length, traditionally structured ballet classes concentrating on listening, concentration, body alignment, and proper posture. Imaginative directive, inspiring music and creative explanations of technique keep dancers engaged in their ballet studies. Dancers begin to understand the organization of a classical ballet lesson: thorough warm-up, center floor combinations, and diagonal floor patterns. The ballet bar is introduced as a tool for developing strength, flexibility and coordination.
Friday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Hip Hop 2 FRI
Try this fun class! current music and exciting pop, lock & fun!
Friday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet Intro 9-14yrs
Intro to Ballet 2: Dancers begin to experience a full length, traditionally structured ballet classes concentrating on listening, concentration, body alignment, and proper posture. Imaginative directive, inspiring music and creative explanations of technique keep dancers engaged in their ballet studies. Dancers begin to understand the organization of a classical ballet lesson: thorough warm-up, center floor combinations, and diagonal floor patterns. The ballet bar is introduced as a tool for developing strength, flexibility and coordination.
Friday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Hip Hop 1 FRI
Try this fun class! current music and exciting pop, lock & fun!
Friday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Hip Hop BOYZ only FRI
Try this exciting class: current music and exciting pop, lock & fun!
Friday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Improv/Choreo 2|3 SAT
CTD Dancers will have the opportunity to move in ways of expressing themselves. This is a challenge class to help grow the artistry while using their trained technique.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Hip Hop int/adv
Try this exciting class: current music and exciting pop, lock & fun!
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Turns, Tricks, Leaps - 1|2
CTD Advantage: turns, tricks, leaps & partnering to enhance dancers' abilities to perform and perfect special choreography; required class for CTD Ballet Company & Team.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Turns, Tricks, Leaps - 3|4
CTD Advantage: turns, tricks, leaps & partnering to enhance dancers' abilities to perform and perfect special choreography; required class for CTD Ballet Company & Team.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Primary Ballet SAT
A pivotal year in ballet training, this in an introduction to a full length traditionally structured classical ballet class. Specific techniques covered will include a thorough warm-up, body alignment, musical rhythms, correct and safe execution of steps, center floor combinations, and diagonal floor patterns. We utilize a traditional ballet curriculum to properly strengthen the dancers’ bodies while building their self-confidence. As we encourage a nurturing and warm environment, we still include many creative dance games and exercises to keep the class engaging and interesting, while the dancers are developing their centers and muscles. The American Academy of Ballet syllabus is introduced. We incorporate an introduction to tap dance to keep the dancers moving, engaged and energized. Prerequisites: Completion of Storybook Ballet and Pre-Ballet programs or be evaluated and recommended for Primary Ballet by the Director.
Saturday
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet 1|2 SAT Ballet Co
Ballet 1|2, 2x tech & repertoire per week - this is an auditioned class to be a member of the CTD Youth Ballet Company This pivotal level focuses on incorporating strength, alignment and ballet knowledge to support the dancers’ preparation for pointe work. Pre-pointe work is introduced and practiced at this level. Muscle memory through repetitive conditioning in anticipation of pre-pointe is a focus. Dancers enjoy a full length, traditionally structured classical ballet class concentrating on introduction to French terminology, positions and technique. Understanding the regime of a traditional ballet class, dancers may now begin to focus on enjoying the execution of technique. We encourage dancers to express emotions and musicality through the execution of their movements. Dancers now begin to utilize the ballet barre and center combinations as an integral part of their warm-up, muscle strengthening, and stretching. A ballet journal is required for this class for note taking. Summer ballet is also a requirement to remain in Ballet II. Dancers are required to participate in the Performance Awards. Pre-Pointe Pre-pointe is offered to our Level II dancers and is designed to prepare them for the study of pointe work. This class focuses on strengthening and understanding the proper placement and turn-out necessary for pointe. The teacher evaluates each student individually and addresses any issues that may be a potential problem for future pointe work. Each student is carefully evaluated before acceptance onto pointe. Pointe is only an option when proper placement, strength and technical ability have been achieved. Medium strength therabands are required and can be purchased in the Boutique. Progressing to pointe is by teacher recommendation only.
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Ballet 3|4 SAT Ballet Co.
Ballet 3 & 4: Dancers must enroll in 3 ballet classes per week to dance at this level - they may take a combination of ballet 1, 2, 3 & Company. This is an auditioned class to be a member of the CTD Youth Ballet Company Dancers in this level are asked to commit to a 2-year program intended for the serious minded dance student and experience extended training of a traditional classical ballet class concentrating on advanced French terminology and more complicated techniques and exercises. Dancers enjoy grande jumps and diagonal movements. Challenging center floor work and turns are introduced. Pantomime and theatrical techniques associated with this performing art are introduced. A ballet journal is required for this class for note taking. Acceptance at this level is based on a combination of physical maturity, self-control and mastery of the concepts that are given in our Ballet I through Ballet 2/pre-pointe curriculum. This class consists of a 60-minute technique class and a mandatory 30-minute pointe class. Attendance is strictly enforced and required three times per week. Summer ballet is also a requirement to remain in Ballet 3. Dancers are required to participate in the American Academy of Ballet Performance Awards. Pointe Pointe is offered to our Level 3 & 4 dancers. This class focuses on strengthening and understanding the proper placement and turn-out necessary for pointe. Pointe is only an option when proper placement, strength and technical ability have been achieved. Medium strength therabands are required and can be purchased in the Boutique. Pointe is by teacher recommendation only.
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
YBC Repertoire 1|2 SAT - by audition
As a CTD Youth Ballet Company Dancer, you do not pay for this class and all the extra rehearsal hours! Ballet Company dancers attend repertoire to learn, rehearse and perfect current season choreography. The ending time will change weekly, depending on the production and cast, so please confirm each week at drop-off. Dues are $350 to be a member of the CTD Youth Ballet Company. Every dancer must re-audition each season during danceFEST and Back.to.Ballet.
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
YBC Repertoire 3|4 SAT by audition
As a CTD Youth Ballet Company Dancer, you do not pay for this class and all the extra rehearsal hours! Ballet Company dancers attend repertoire to learn, rehearse and perfect current season choreography. The ending time will change weekly, depending on the production and cast, so please confirm each week at drop-off. Dues are $350 to be a member of the CTD Youth Ballet Company. Every dancer must re-audition each season during danceFEST and Back.to.Ballet.
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Mommy & Me TUES
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May Children love to dance and learn while spending quality time with their parents and adult caregivers! You will enjoy your child’s first dance class together. This class has been specially created with age appropriate themes & techniques to offer a unique, creative ballet curriculum using quality costumes, colorful props, inspiring music, educational story books, and puppetry to inspire your little dancer’s imagination. We invite you to experience the JOY of dance with your little one as they take a magic carpet ride over an enchanted land, pick stars while sitting on a cloud, and wave to feathered friends as we walk through a woodland meadow! These classes also provide parents and adult caregivers an opportunity to share ideas and information with each other. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Tuesday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet TUES 10:15-11:00
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Tuesday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Sing & Dance TUES 11:00-11:45
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Tuesday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet TUES 1:30-2:15
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Tuesday
1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Mommy & Me WED
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May Children love to dance and learn while spending quality time with their parents and adult caregivers! You will enjoy your child’s first dance class together. This class has been specially created with age appropriate themes & techniques to offer a unique, creative ballet curriculum using quality costumes, colorful props, inspiring music, educational story books, and puppetry to inspire your little dancer’s imagination. We invite you to experience the JOY of dance with your little one as they take a magic carpet ride over an enchanted land, pick stars while sitting on a cloud, and wave to feathered friends as we walk through a woodland meadow! These classes also provide parents and adult caregivers an opportunity to share ideas and information with each other. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Wednesday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet WED 10:15-11:00
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Wednesday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Sing & Dance WED 11:00-11:45
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Wednesday
1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet WED 2:15-3:00
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Wednesday
2:15 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Mommy & Me THUR
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May Children love to dance and learn while spending quality time with their parents and adult caregivers! You will enjoy your child’s first dance class together. This class has been specially created with age appropriate themes & techniques to offer a unique, creative ballet curriculum using quality costumes, colorful props, inspiring music, educational story books, and puppetry to inspire your little dancer’s imagination. We invite you to experience the JOY of dance with your little one as they take a magic carpet ride over an enchanted land, pick stars while sitting on a cloud, and wave to feathered friends as we walk through a woodland meadow! These classes also provide parents and adult caregivers an opportunity to share ideas and information with each other. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Thursday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet THUR 10:15-11:00
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Thursday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet THUR 1:30-2:15
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Thursday
1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
StoryBook Ballet THURS 2:15-3:00
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Thursday
2:15 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Sing & Dance 1 Fri
Wonderfully FUN for young dancers to SING and Dance to Broadway tunes.
Friday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 3 Academy
Sing & Dance 2 Fri
Wonderfully FUN for young dancers to SING and Dance to Broadway tunes.
Friday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 Academy
Mommy & Me SAT
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May Children love to dance and learn while spending quality time with their parents and adult caregivers! You will enjoy your child’s first dance class together. This class has been specially created with age appropriate themes & techniques to offer a unique, creative ballet curriculum using quality costumes, colorful props, inspiring music, educational story books, and puppetry to inspire your little dancer’s imagination. We invite you to experience the JOY of dance with your little one as they take a magic carpet ride over an enchanted land, pick stars while sitting on a cloud, and wave to feathered friends as we walk through a woodland meadow! These classes also provide parents and adult caregivers an opportunity to share ideas and information with each other. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 2 FLEX
StoryBook Ballet SAT 10:15-11:00
FLEXdance - 24 sessions from Sept-May We welcome you to join this award-winning, imaginative and unique dance class that combines an introduction to traditional ballet concepts with uninhibited fun creative movement! Each class incorporates enchanted stories, thematic costumes and special props, while we introduce a classical ballet technique. Dance games, interactive songs, and coordinated music and are used to inspire the dancers in this stimulating class. Dancers learn about spatial awareness, practice locomotive skills such as jumping, leaping, turning, hopping, walking, and discover body awareness by coordinating bending, stretching and balancing. Dancers express themselves creatively using our dress-up costumes and discover the joy of dance in their own way. This energetic class develops healthy and strong body alignment while dancers gain valuable skills that provide a strong foundation for life-long learning. ** please note - these classes are NOT every week! we do not meet over holidays, school closings, vacations. There are 24 SET lesson dates that begin in September and end in May. Performing is the Nutcracker and the spring ballet, are both OPTIONAL for an additional fee.
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 to May 22
Studio 1 FLEX
Sing & Dance Sat
Wonderfully FUN for young dancers to SING and Dance to Broadway tunes.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Sep 23 to May 22


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