LEVELS

Creative Movement & Intro

These classes meet once a week and are designed to explore music and movement, while developing dance related motor skills. Minimum age is 3.

Ballet 2

Students in Ballet 2 attend 2 days of technique classes per week. The general age range is between 7 to 10 years old.

Ballet 5

Students in Ballet 5 attend classes 3 days per week which includes technique and pre-pointe. The minimum age for this level is 10.

Ballet 8

Students in Ballet 8 attend classes 5 days per week. This includes technique, pointe, variations and conditioning classes.

Contemporary Choreography Lab

This class is designed to provide students the opportunity to explore contemporary movement and the choreographic process. It is open to ages 12 and up.

Pre Ballet

Pre Ballet students attend class once a week. This level introduces the more formal structure of a ballet class. The minimum age for this level is 5. 

Ballet 3

Students in Ballet 3 attend 2 days of technique classes per week. The general age range is age 8 and up.

Ballet 6

Students in Ballet 6 attend classes 3 days per week which includes technique and pointe. Eligible students will be evaluated for pointe work.

Modern

CBA offers 3 levels of modern technique classes. Students may enroll in modern in addition to their ballet technique or as a stand alone class.

Adult Classes

CBA offers Beginning Ballet classes for adults. These classes are open to the community. Drop ins are welcome. 

Ballet 1

Students in Ballet 1 attend 2 days of technique classes per week. The general age range for this level is 6 to 9 years old.

Ballet 4

Students in Ballet 4 attend 2 days of technique classes per week. The general age range is age 9 and up.

Ballet 7

Students in Ballet 7 attend classes 4 days per week which includes technique, pointe, variations (with approval) and conditioning.

Performance Ensembles

CBA is home to two performing ensembles which are open to students enrolled in Ballet 4-8. Ensembles provide students with additional rehearsal and performance opportunities.

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