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FALL CLASSES

September 10th Fall Semester Commences

Fall Semester Concludes January 26th

Dates & times are subject to change with availability of studios

If you do not see a suitable class in your age group please contact us so we can accommodate you

 

MONDAY - Creative Cultural Center - West Village

3:30pm-4:15pm  Fairy Ballet 3 years  Register for this Class

4:15pm-5:00pm  Fairy Ballet 2.5 years - NEW STUDENTS ONLY -  Register for this Class

5:00pm-6:30pm  Intermediate  Register for this Class

6:30pm-8:00pm  Advanced Foundation  Register for this Class

 

TUESDAY - Gibney Dance Studios - Tribeca

4:00pm-4:45pm  Primary 6 years  Register for this Class

4:45pm-5:45pm  Grade 1 & 2  (8 + years)  Register for this Class

5:45pm-6:50pm  Intermediate  Register for this Class

6:50pm-8:00pm  Advanced Foundation  Register for this Class

 

WEDNESDAY Imagine School of Swimming - Tribeca

3:15pm-4:00pm  Fairy Ballet  2.5 - 4 years  Register for this Class

4:00pm- 4:45pm  Pre School 4 - 5 years  Register for this Class

4:45pm-5:30pm  Pre Primary 5 - 6 years  Register for this Class

 

THURSDAY - Imagine School of Swimming - Tribeca

3:15pm-4:00pm  Fairy Ballet  One 2.5 - 4 years  Register for this Class

4:00pm-4:45pm  Fairy Ballet Two 2.5 - 4 years  Register for this Class

4:45pm-5:45pm  Grade 1 & 2  (8 + years)  Register for this Class

 

FRIDAY - Seward Park - Lower East Side

3:15pm-4:00pm  Fairy Ballet One 3.5 - 4 years  Register for this Class

4:00pm-4:45pm  Pre School 4 - 5 years  Register for this Class

4:45pm-5:30pm  Pre Primary 5 - 6 years  Register for this Class

 

SATURDAY - Imagine School of Swimming Flagship

10:15am-11:00am  Fairy Ballet  2.5 - 4 years  Register for this Class

11:00am-11:45pm  Pre School 4 - 5 years  Register for this Class

11:45pm-12:30pm  Pre Primary 5 - 6 years  Register for this Class

 

NO CLASS DAYS

No Classes: September 11th

Columbus Day:  October 8th

Thanksgiving:  November 21st - November 24th

Winter Break:  December 18th - January 1st

Martin Luther King Day:  January 21st

 

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

Fairy Ballet (Age 2 - 3.5)

This class is structured to stimulate coordination skills, listening skills, balance, music interpretation, creative movement and motor development in the youngest dancers, ages 2 -3.5  years. This program is an excellent introduction to the world of dance and lots of fun.

Pre School (Age 4 - 5)

In this class exercises promote early childhood development with a focus on body awareness, gross motor skills and individual expres­sion through Creative Movement. The program includes basic ballet steps, balance, rhythm, flexibility, coordination, and creativity. Simple stretches and isolation exercises help to develop flexibility and body awareness. A favorite segment of class deals with traveling steps across the floor to encourage coordination and musicality. Listening skills and classroom etiquette are emphasized. This class meets once a week for 45 minutes.

Pre Primary (Age 5 & 6)

The Pre-Primary class is the first year in which students are introduced to the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Syllabus. Students will gain a basic understanding of ballet technique and ballet posture. Improved coordination of the body and teamwork will be cultivated as students learn a variety of dance steps and challenging dance patterns. This class meets once a week for 45 minutes.

Primary (Age 7+)

As the next progression from Pre Primary, Primary is the first introduction to Royal Academy of Dance training.  With the option to examine in the spring, students will continue with their development of technique and presentation through a combination of curriculum designed to ensure the student reaches their full potential. This class meets once a week for 45 minutes.

Grade 1 (Age 8+)

Elementary-level (Grade 1 upwards) students are required to take 2 classes per week from September through the end of June to pass the school assessment in order to move up to the next class level.

To be able to perform simple movement sequences showing awareness of basic techniques in ballet. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the vocabulary of ballet. Demonstrate basic technical skills. Be able to perform simple movement sequences showing awareness of musicality in ballet. Demonstrate a basic sense of appropriate timing. Demonstrate a basic responsiveness to music. Be able to show awareness of performance in ballet. Demonstrate a basic use of expression. Demonstrate a basic awareness of an audience. If your dancer has the desire to complete their first ballet exam, they must attend a one hour class per week and closer to the examination two classes a week.

Grade 2 (Age 9+)

Elementary-level (Grade 1 upwards) students are required to take 2 classes per week from September through the end of June to pass the school assessment in order to move up to the next class level.

Students in Grade 2 will be introduced to a wider range of dance styles and will learn a classical ballet solo as well as a character dance solo.

Grade 3 (Age 10 & above) 

Intermediate-level (Grade 3 upwards) students are required to take 2 classes per week from September through the end of June to pass the school assessment in order to move up to the next class level.

Grade 4 (Age 11& above) 

Intermediate-level (Grade 4 upwards) students are required to take 2 classes per week from September through the end of June to pass the school assessment in order to move up to the next class level.

Grade 5 (Age 12& above) 

Intermediate-level (Grade 5 upwards) students are required to take 2 classes per week from September through the end of June to pass the school assessment in order to move up to the next class level.

 

ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE EXAMINATION & PRESENTATION CLASSES

PRE PRIMARY

PRIMARY

GRADE 1

GRADE 2

GRADE 3

GRADE 4

GRADE 5

INTERMEDIATE FOUNDATION

INTERMEDIATE

ADVANCED FOUNDATION

ADVANCED 1

ADVANCED 2

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