Curriculum

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Experience a proven curriculum developed by Marcia Dale Weary that focuses on fundamental technique and foundations of classical ballet. As a summer student, you will participate in a comprehensive curriculum of 16 or more ballet classes per week that bring together the finest in technique and artistry.

Course work includes Ballet Technique, and for those who qualify: Pointe, Variations, Partnering, Men’s class, Character and Modern. Optional supplemental classes including hip hop, Pilates, yoga and more give you the opportunity to experience other forms of dance and wellness.

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What does a typical day of classes look like?
The sample schedules below provide a snapshot of what a day of classes may look like. NOTE: These are samples only. Actual classes and times may vary depending on level placement. Placement is based solely on ability, not age.

SAMPLE schedule for an intermediate student:

9-10:30 a.m. Ballet technique
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Break/lunch
12-1:30 p.m. Ballet technique
1:30-3 p.m. Break
3-4 p.m.  Ballet technique
4-6:45 p.m. Break/dinner
6:45-8 p.m. Ballet technique

SAMPLE schedule for an advanced student:

10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Ballet technique
12-1:30 p.m. Break/lunch
1:30-3 p.m.  Ballet technique
3-4 p.m. Break
4-5:15 p.m. Pointe
5:15-6:45 p.m. Break/dinner
6:45-8 p.m Partnering or ballet technique

SAMPLE schedule for an advanced male student:

10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Ballet technique
12-1:30 p.m. Break/lunch
1:30-3 p.m.  Ballet technique
3:15-4:15 p.m. Men's class
4:15-6:45 p.m. Break/dinner
6:45-8 p.m Partnering or ballet technique

 

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