Children’s Division (Ages 1.5+)

Expose your child to the joy, expression and discipline of ballet.

As they explore the foundations of dance, students exercise both their bodies and imaginations under the guidance of instructors who specialize in early childhood education.

Fall-Spring 2016-17 Classes

Grown-up & Me (18-24 months)

Grown-up & Me classes offer an introduction to the art of ballet in a nurturing environment. Children begin to explore the world of dance through movement, music and rhythm.

Pre-Ballet (Ages 2-6)

Using descriptive imagery, instructors encourage imagination and self-expression while helping students develop a foundation for academic ballet technique.

Pre-Ballet Boys (Ages 4-5)

This lively class introduces young male dancers to movement and music while emphasizing alignment, coordination and athleticism.

Pre-Ballet Boys (Ages 6-8)

This lively class introduces young male dancers to movement and music while emphasizing alignment, coordination and athleticism.

Ballet Foundations 1 (Ages 7+)

Instructors introduce students to the fundamentals of ballet through barre and floor exercises, French terminology and other basic ballet concepts. Designed for students with little or no prior ballet experience.

Ballet Foundations 2 (ages 7+)

Continuing in the fundamentals of ballet, students expand beyond the previous level through barre and floor exercises, French terminology and other basic ballet concepts. Requires prior ballet training.

Registration & Tuition

Registration

  • Download a 2016-2017 registration form here.
  • Classes start the week of September 6, 2016.
  • Children should be registered based on their age as of September 1, 2016.
  • With the exception of Ballet Foundations, placement classes are not required for the Children’s Division.

Register here

Tuition

Tuition may be paid in full or in payments according to the payment schedule listed below. Payment options include automatic credit card deduction, which permits an automatic credit card charge based on the installment plan chosen. Please check the applicable box on the registration form.

Pro-rated tuition will go into effect as of October 1. Please contact the School Office at 412-281-6727 for a proper tuition quote after this date.

Class/Level Tuition Deposit Annual Tuition Due Aug. 31 Due Dec. 1 Due Jan. 22 Due March 1
Grown-up & Me/Pre-Ballet 2 $50 $480 $240 $ – $240 $ –
Pre-Ballet 3-6 $50 $700 $350 $ – $350 $ –
Pre-Ballet Boys (ages 6-8) $50 $356 $178 $ – $178 $ –
Pre-Ballet Boys (ages 4-5) $50 $240 $120 $ – $120 $ –
Ballet Foundations 1 & 2 (age 7+) $100 $696 $348 $ – $348 $ –

Schedule

Schedule

Class/Level Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Grownup & Me A (18-24 mo.) 9:30-10 a.m.
Grownup & Me B (18-24 mo.) 8:30-9 a.m.
Pre-ballet 2 – A (2 yrs.) 3:45-4:15 p.m.
Pre-ballet 2 – B (2 yrs.) 9-9:30 a.m.
Pre-ballet 3 – A (3 yrs.) 4:15-5 p.m.
Pre-ballet 3 – B (3 yrs.) 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Pre-ballet 4 – A (4 yrs.) 10-10:45 a.m.
Pre-ballet 4 – B (4 yrs.) 10:15-11 a.m.
Pre-ballet 5 – A (5 yrs.) 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Pre-ballet 5 – B (5 yrs.) 11-11:45 a.m.
Pre-ballet 6 – A (6 yrs.) 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Pre-ballet 6 – B (6 yrs.) 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Pre-ballet Boys (4-6 yrs.) 12:45-1:15 p.m.
Pre-ballet Boys (6-8 yrs.) 12-12:45 p.m.
Ballet Foundations 1 (7+ yrs.) 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Ballet Foundations 2 (7+ yrs.) 6:30-7:30 p.m.