YOUTH PROGRAMS
2016/2017 Academic Year: August 22, 2016 - June 10, 2017

Ballet Classes at Bay Pointe Ballet School NOW ENROLLING!

Bay Pointe Ballet School has three youth divisions; Primary, General and Curriculum Division. Our Primary Division is where the young dancer begins and the foundations of Classical Ballet are laid. Our Primary Division is completed at our Level 1B - from which students are then able to choose to enter our General Division or our Curriculum Division. Our General Division is catered to young dancers wishing to explore dance at a once a week pace. The Curriculum Division is tailored for dancers who endeavor to reach their maximum potential and study at a pace in line for a professional career in dance. The Curriculum Division is structured to increase every determined and hard-working student’s technical skills, artistry, stamina and strength. All classes at Bay Pointe Ballet School seek to instill a deeper understanding of ballet as an art form.

Contact school@baypointeballet.org for more information or schedule a free trial class today!




Primary Division
Ballet Classes at Bay Pointe Ballet School Our Primary Division begins at age 3. Each level introduces the foundations of classical ballet in a gentle and structured environment. Classes guide the young dancer to discover the joy of dancing through the use of imagery and imagination. Musicality and rhythm is explored and simple ballet movements and positions are taught. Each level includes stretching and strengthening exercises. Level 1B requires a faculty recommendation or trial class placement. Primary students may expect to spend 1 - 2 years in each level.

Age Guide:
Creative Movement - Age 3 by August 1, 2016.
Pre Ballet 1 - Age 4 / Entering Kindergarten Fall 2017
Pre Ballet 2 - Age 5 / Entering Kindergarten Fall 2016
Level 1 A - Age 6+
Level 1 B - Level 1A Prerequisite.
Level Age Group Day & Time Instructor
Creative Movement 3 Wednesday 3 pm – 3:45 pm Salvadalena
Saturday 9 am – 9:45 am Bakane
Saturday 10 am – 10:45 am Bakane
Pre-Ballet 1 4 Thursday 3 pm – 4 pm Hix
Saturday (full) 9 am – 10 am Torrano
Saturday 11 am – 12 pm Bakane
Pre-Ballet 2 5 Tuesday 3 pm – 4 pm Hix
Wednesday 3 pm – 4 pm Torrano
Saturday (full) 10 am – 11 am Torrano
Level 1a 6+ Tuesday 4 pm – 5 pm Hix
Thursday 4 pm – 5 pm Hix
Saturday (full) 9 am – 10 am Hix
Level 1b 6+ Wednesday 4 pm – 5 pm Neal
Thursday 5 pm – 6 pm Hix
Saturday 11 am – 12 pm Torrano
General Division
Ballet Classes at Bay Pointe Ballet School Our General Division offers once per week classes for dancers having completed Level 1B or equivalent. This division is perfect for dancers who are seeking a limited time commitment. All General Division ballet classes include barre, center work, stretching and strengthening exercises. Level Placement is based on faculty recommendation or trial class placement. General Division Students may expect to spend 2 - 3+ years in each level.

Age / Level Guide:
Boy’s Dance Class - Ages 7 - 10+
Elementary - Level 1B Prerequisite
Intermediate - Elementary Prerequisite
Ballet 101 for Teens - Ages 11+
Mini Hip Hop - Ages 6 - 7
Hip Hop 1 & 2 - Ages 8+
Fusion 1 - Ages 8+, teaches both Jazz and Contemporary dance styles.
Fusion 2 - Ages 10+, teaches Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary dance styles.
Class Age Group Day & Time Instructor
Boy's Dance Class 7 + Saturday 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lepe
Elementary Ballet 7 + Wednesday 4 pm – 5 pm Torrano
Intermediate Ballet 8 + Wednesday 5 pm – 6 pm Neal
Ballet 101 for Teens 13 + Wednesday 5 pm – 6 pm Torrano
Hip Hop 1 6 + Monday 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Vieira
Hip Hop 2 8 + Thursday 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Vieira
Teen Hip Hop 13 + Monday 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Vieira
Fusion 1 8 + Monday 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Vieira
Fusion 2 10 + Friday 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Vieira
Stretch Class 7 + Tuesday (full) 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Hix
Curriculum Division
Our Curriculum Division is for dancers pursuing a focused study of classical ballet. The Curriculum Division is tailored for dancers who endeavor to reach their maximum potential and study at a pace in line for a professional career in dance. The Curriculum Division is structured to increase every determined and hard-working student’s technical skills, artistry, stamina and strength. Level Placement is based on faculty recommendation or trial class placement. Curriculum Division Students may expect to spend 2 - 3+years in each level.

Level Guide:
Level 2 - Must enroll in all Level 2 Classes
Level 3 - Must enroll in all Level 3 Classes
Level 4 - Must enroll in all Level 4 Classes
Level 5 - Must enroll in a minimum of 3 of 4 ballet technique classes.
Level 6 - Must enroll in a minimum of 4 of 6 ballet technique classes.
Advanced Variations and Pas de Deux classes are special invitation only.
Level 2 Day & Time Instructor
Technique Tuesday & Thursday 4 pm – 5:30 pm
Armendariz
Stretch Class (Recommended) Tuesday (full) 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Hix

Level 3 Day & Time Instructor
Technique Tuesday & Thursday (full) 4 pm – 5:30 pm
Salvadalena
Stretch Class (Recommended) Tuesday (full) 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Hix

Level 4 Day & Time Instructor
Technique Monday, Wednesday & Friday
4 pm – 5:30 pm
Hix/Armendariz
Stretch Class (Recommended) Tuesday (full) 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Hix

Level 5 Day & Time Instructor
Technique Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Saturday
4 pm – 5:30 pm
10 am – 11:30 am
Salvadalena
Hix
Pre-Pointe / Pointe Monday & Friday 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Salvadalena
Character Wednesday 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Dunsmore
Intermediate Variations Saturday 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hix

Level 6 Day & Time Instructor
Technique Mon, Wed & Thur
Saturday
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
10 am – 11:30 am
Hix/Armendariz
Hix
Pointe Monday & Thursday
Tuesday
Friday
7 pm – 8 pm
5:30 pm – 7 pm
4 pm – 5:30 pm
Hix/Armendariz
Salvadalena
Salvadalena
Pas de Deux
(Invitation Only)
Tuesday 7 pm – 8 pm Dunsmore
Character Wednesday 7 pm – 8 pm Dunsmore
Advanced Variations
(Invitation Only)
Friday 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Armendariz
Classes for Boys

Boys are offered special classes to focus on men's jumps, turns and variations. These classes are taken in conjunction with regular curriculum level classes.
Level Day & Time Instructor
Boy's Dance Class
(Ages 7-10)
Saturday 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lepe
Men's Class Tuesday
Friday
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
4 pm – 5:30 pm
Dunsmore
Pas de Deux
(Invitation Only)
Tuesday 7 pm – 8 pm Dunsmore
Men's Variations Friday 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Dunsmore
Calendar and Tuition

Bay Pointe Ballet School details for 2016/2017: Tuition is per hour. Discounts are available for quarterly, biannual, and annual payments. An annual registration fee of $50 applies.