Fall 2023 Season

Name
Days
Location
Ballet 1-M
The basics of ballet barre and center are developed with emphasis on the details of proper alignment, technique, and musicality.

Dress Code: Light Blue Leotard with cap sleeves, white tights, white ballet slippers
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 5 - M
Dress Code: Black Leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 3 with Pointe - M
*Pointe shoes are not to be purchased until given approval by the teacher. *

Dancers going into Ballet 3 will be evaluated during Q1 and Q2 to determine if they are ready to go on pointe. Starting in Q3 (January), the last 15-30 minutes of this class are dedicated to pre-pointe or pointe. Dancers not yet on pointe will take the entire class in their ballet slippers in order to build the strength and alignment necessary to safely go on pointe in the future.

Dress Code: Navy Blue Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Pointe 3
Dress Code: Black Leotard with pink or white tights
Monday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Advanced Ballet - M
* Dancers must have approval from the Director and take a minimum of 2 ballet classes per week to enroll in this class.

Dress Code: Black Leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Monday
6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 4 with Pointe - M
The last 15-30 minutes of class are dedicated to pre-pointe or pointe. Dancers not yet on pointe will do the entire class in ballet slippers as it will help to strengthen their legs, particularly their ankles and feet, for the possibility of future pointe work.

Dress Code: Black Leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Monday
6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Intermediate Modern
Dress Code: Solid color leotard with footless tights
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Intro to Ballet - T
The basics of ballet barre are taught with development of center and across the floor work, focusing on proper alignment and strength.

Dress Code: Light Pink Leotard with cap sleeves, white tights and white ballet slippers
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Advanced Ballet - T
* Dancers must have approval from the Director and take a minimum of 2 ballet classes per week to enroll in this class.

Dress Code: Black Leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
PreBallet 1 - T
Creative movement encompassing stretching, motor coordination, and music appreciation along with an introduction to the basic positions of ballet.

*PreBallet students must be 3 years old and potty trained to begin classes. No exceptions.

Dress Code: Light Pink Leotard with cap sleeves, white tights and white ballet slippers
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 3 with Pointe - T
*Pointe shoes are not to be purchased until given approval by the teacher. *

Dancers going into Ballet 3 will be evaluated during Q1 and Q2 to determine if they are ready to go on pointe. Starting in Q3 (January), the last 15-30 minutes of this class are dedicated to pre-pointe or pointe. Dancers not yet on pointe will take the entire class in their ballet slippers in order to build the strength and alignment necessary to safely go on pointe.

Dress Code: Navy Blue Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Academy 1 Repertory
Dress Code: Repertory Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
PreBallet 2 - W
Creative movement encompassing stretching, motor coordination, and music appreciation. Introduction of ballet positions, steps, and vocabulary.

Ages 5 and 6

Dress Code: Light Pink Leotard with cap sleeve, white tights and white ballet slippers
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 5 - W
Dress Code: Black Leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Beginning Modern
Dress Code: Solid color leotard with footless tights
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 3/4 with Pointe
*Pointe shoes are not to be purchased until given approval by the teacher. *

Dancers going into Ballet 3 will be evaluated during Q1 and Q2 to determine if they are ready to go on pointe. Starting in Q3 (January), the last 15-30 minutes of this class are dedicated to pre-pointe or pointe. Dancers not yet on pointe will take the entire class in their ballet slippers in order to build the strength and alignment necessary to safely go on pointe.

Dress Code: Navy Blue Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Pointe 2 - W
Dress Code: Black leotard with pink or white tights
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Jr & Sr Academy Repertory
Dress Code: Repertory Leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 2 - Th
The basics of ballet barre and center work are taught with emphasis on proper alignment, technique, and musicality.

Dress Code: Light Blue Leotard with cap sleeves, white tights and white ballet slippers
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Pointe 1
* This class requires instructor approval to enroll.

Dress Code: Black leotard with pink or white tights
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Pointe 4
* Dancers must have approval from the Director and take a minimum of 2 ballet classes per week to enroll in this class.

Dress Code: Black leotard with pink or white tights
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Jr. Company Repertory
Dress Code: Repertory Leotard with pink or white tights
Tuesday Thursday
6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Pilates
Friday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Sr Academy & Jr Company Ballet
Dress Code: Black leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Advanced Modern
Dress Code: Solid Color Leotard with footless tights
Friday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 2 - S
Saturday
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 3 with Pointe - S
*Pointe shoes are not to be purchased until given approval by the teacher. *

Dancers going into Ballet 3 will be evaluated during Q1 and Q2 to determine if they are ready to go on pointe. Starting in Q3 (January), the last 15-30 minutes of this class are dedicated to pre-pointe or pointe. Dancers not yet on pointe will take the entire class in their ballet slippers in order to build the strength and alignment necessary to safely go on pointe.

Dress Code: Navy Blue Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Saturday
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 1 - S
Dress Code: Light Blue Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 4 with Pointe - S
The last 15-30 minutes of class are dedicated to pre-pointe or pointe. Dancers not yet on pointe will do the entire class in ballet slippers as it will help to strengthen their legs, particularly their ankles and feet, for the possibility of future pointe work.

* Dancers not yet on pointe should not purchase pointe shoes until approved to do so by their teacher.

Dress Code: Black leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
PreBallet 1 - S
Dress Code: Light Pink Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
PreBallet 2 - S
Dress Code: Light Pink Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Sa 11:15 AM-12:00 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Ballet 5 - S
Dress Code: Black leotard with pink or white tights and white ballet slippers
Saturday
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Intro to Ballet-S
Dress Code: Light Pink Leotard with white tights and white ballet slippers
Saturday
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Pointe 2 - S
Dress Code: Black leotard with pink or white tights
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet

Adult Ballet Series (Winter 2024)

Name
Days
Location
Adult Ballet (Beg/ Int) - Wed (Winter Series 1)
This series of classes can be an introduction to classical ballet or an opportunity to refine the fundamentals. Barre and center work will help you stretch and strengthen for improved mobility and posture. Have fun while moving gracefully to beautiful music!
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Adult Ballet (Beg/ Int) - Wed (Winter Series 2)
This series of classes can be an introduction to classical ballet or an opportunity to refine the fundamentals. Barre and center work will help you stretch and strengthen for improved mobility and posture. Have fun while moving gracefully to beautiful music!
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Adult Ballet (Beg/ Int) - Sat (Winter Series 1)
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Adult Ballet (Beg/ Int) - Sat (Winter Series 2)
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet

Feb Break Classes

Name
Days
Location
2/20 Open Class
Single Class for Intermediate and Advanced dancers (Ballet 4 and up), ages 12 and up.

Academy 1 dancers are also invited.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
2/22 Open Class
Single Class for Intermediate and Advanced dancers (Ballet 4 and up), ages 12 and up.

Academy 1 dancers are also invited.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Grand Kyiv Ballet Collaboration (Giselle)
Tuesday through Thursday, Feb 20-22, dancers will take the Open Class from 5-6:30pm and rehearse from 6:30-8pm.

Dancers will be called to the Palace Theater on Wednesday, February 28th between 3 and 4 pm (exact time tbd by the Grand Kyiv Ballet) to join GKB for company class and have a stage rehearsal. The performance is at 7pm and dancers will have the opportunity to get autographs from and take photos with the professional dancers after the performance.

A Registration Form from the Grand Kyiv Ballet will be emailed upon enrollment and must be handed in by February 20th.

The $270 includes all classes and rehearsals at SABB as well as GKB's registration and costume fees. The purpose of their tour goes beyond the performance of great art. GKB's mission is to promote solidarity with Ukrainian artists and unite the artistic communities around the world through the beauty of dance. A portion of the fee will function as a donation to help restore the Kyiv State Ballet College.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet

Academy & Jr. Company Audition

Name
Days
Location
Academy & Jr Company Audition
Saturday
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet

Summer 2024

Name
Days
Location
Open Ballet - Tuesday (June Mini-Session)
Open class for Intermediate and Advanced dancers (Ballet 3 and up), ages 10 and up.

Dancers may register for individual days ($27 per class).
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Open Ballet - Thursday (June Mini-Session)
Open Class for Intermediate and Advanced dancers (Ballet 3 and up), ages 10 and up.

Dancers may register for individual days ($27 per class).
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Elementary Ballet (June Mini-Session)
For dancers who have completed Intro to Ballet as well as dancers in Ballet 1 & 2 (ages 7-11).
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
PreBallet (June Mini-Session)
Creative movement for dancers age 3.5-6 years old encompassing stretching, motor coordination and music appreciation along with an introduction to and development of the basic positions and movements of ballet.

*PreBallet students must be 3.5 years old and potty trained to begin classes. No exceptions.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Adult Ballet - Thursday (June Mini-Session)
This class can be an introduction to classical ballet's positions and movements or an opportunity to refine those fundamentals. Barre and center work will help you stretch and strengthen for improved mobility and posture, nurturing your body and soul, as you move to beautiful music!

Dancers may register for individual days ($21 per class).
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Adult Ballet - Tuesday (June Mini-Session)
This class can be an introduction to classical ballet's positions and movements or an opportunity to refine those fundamentals. Barre and center work will help you stretch and strengthen for improved mobility and posture, nurturing your body and soul, as you move to beautiful music!

Dancers may register for individual days ($21 per class).
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Dancing Through Fairyland Dance Camp (Ages 4-6)
Miss Nancy will lead her dancers through stretches, creative movement, and crafts. No dance experience necessary - you will learn! Bring a healthy snack and water.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Under the Sea Dance Camp (Ages 7-10)
Miss Nancy will teach a ballet class followed by crafts, snack time, and learning a dance! Bring a healthy snack and water.

For dancers who have taken Intro to Ballet, Ballet 1 or 2.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
PreBallet 1 (Weekly Class)
Creative movement for dancers 3-5 years old encompassing stretching, motor coordination and music appreciation along with an introduction to the basic positions of ballet.

*PreBallet students must be 3 years old and potty trained to begin classes. No exceptions.For dancers ages 3-5.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
PreBallet 2 (Weekly Class)
Creative movement for dancers 6-7 years old encompassing stretching, motor coordination and music appreciation in addition to developing the foundational positions and movements of ballet.
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Int/Adv Ballet (Weekly Class)
For dancers in Ballet 5 or Adv Ballet

Dancers may register for individual days ($27 per class).
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Elementary Ballet (Weekly Class)
For dancers who have completed Intro to Ballet or are in Ballet 1 & 2, Ages 8-11.

The basics of ballet barre and center work are taught and developed with emphasis on proper alignment, technique, and musicality.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Open Modern (Weekly Class)
This class is open to dancers interested in continuing their modern dance training through the summer as well as those interested in trying a new genre to supplement their ballet training.

Dancers may register for individual days ($21 per class).
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Int Ballet with Pointe (Weekly Class)
For dancers in either Ballet 3 or 4, or Pointe 1.

This class incorporates 20-30 minutes of pointe or pre-pointe work for students to maintain their strength and alignment over the summer. Dancers must already be on pointe to participate with pointe shoes. Dancers not yet on pointe will take the whole class in ballet slippers to continue building the strength and alignment necessary for pointe work.

Dancers may register for individual days ($27 per class).
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Int/Adv Pointe (Weekly Class)
For dancers in Pointe 2-4.

Dancers may register for individual days ($21 per class).
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Adult Ballet - Thursday (Weekly Class)
This class can be an introduction to classical ballet's positions and movements or an opportunity to refine those fundamentals. Barre and center work will help you stretch and strengthen for improved mobility and posture, nurturing your body and soul, as you move to beautiful music!

Dancers may register for individual days ($21 per class).
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Adult Ballet - Tuesday (Weekly Class)
This class can be an introduction to classical ballet's positions and movements or an opportunity to refine those fundamentals. Barre and center work will help you stretch and strengthen for improved mobility and posture, nurturing your body and soul, as you move to beautiful music!

Dancers may register for individual days ($21 per class).
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Intensive Week #1
Intermediate and Advanced levels (SABB Ballet 3+), Ages 10 and up.


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Intensive Week #2
Intensives include ballet class followed by pointe and repertory.

Intermediate and Advanced levels (SABB Ballet 4+), Ages 12 and up.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Intensive Week #3
Intensives include ballet class followed by pointe and repertory.

Intermediate and Advanced levels (SABB Ballet 4+), Ages 12+.



Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Intensive Week #4
Intensives include ballet class followed by pointe or pre-pointe and repertory.

Intermediate and Advanced levels (SABB Ballet 3+), Ages 10 and up.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Intensive Week #5
The SABB Faculty will welcome you back and get you ready for the new school year! Each evening will begin with a ballet class which may be followed by pointe, modern, Pilates, and/ or yoga.

Intermediate and Advanced levels (SABB Ballet 4 and up), Ages 12 and up.
*Dancers who have competed a year in Academy 1 are also invited.

Dancers may register for individual days ($65 per day).
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet