Class Descriptions Old 2017-07-06T05:29:21+00:00

America’s Ballet School Offers Classes For All Ages, Skills and Experience Levels

Ballet Division – Pre-Ballet to Level 1

These classes are designed for children ages 3 to 10 years old, with weekday and weekend options. The classes meet once a week. Students do not need to schedule a placement class. Parents should register based on the age of their student. The student will be assessed by the class instructor and may be re-assigned to a different level if necessary. The Pre-Ballet division includes Pre-Ballet 1, Ballet 2 level 1 and twice a week on level 2. Students will perform in an end of school year children’s performance.

Student Division – Levels 2 to 6

The student division consists of five levels of focused and consistent training. Emphasis is placed on the enjoyment of dance within the discipline of classical ballet training. Students should be at least 7 years old and are required to schedule a placement class.

Pre-Professional Division – Level 7 & Level 8

The pre-professional division is a program designed for high school students and graduates. This program provides the training necessary to succeed in the professional dance world. Students in this division act as ambassadors for ABS. They are invited to perform in lecture demonstrations and community events. It is expected that all of the dancers in this division are also part of the DanzEnsemble. Enrollment in this division is by invitation only and students are required to schedule an audition.

Open Division

This division is for classes that meet once a week. This year’s schedule includes: Intermediate Ballet 1, Intermediate Ballet 2, Modern 1.

The classes can be combined or taken individually. The open division also includes special workshops in other dance techniques, which will be offered at different times throughout the year. To find out about the next workshop being offered, please check our Facebook page or our news section, or contact the school.

Adult Ballet

Classes for this year are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30pm-9:0pm. Adults are also able to participate in the Intermediate Ballet 1 and 2 classes from the open division. For rates and information on class cards, please call ABS.

DanzEnsemble

DanzEnsemble is an audition-based performing ensemble intended for ABS dancers in levels 3 and above. For more information please contact the school.

Modern and Comtemporary Workshops

This new workshop series introduces dancers to the studio practice of dance in the modern and contemporary styles in hopes that the students will be prepared for the climate in the dance world today.

Discounts and Incentives

Pay in full and save between 5% and 10%

  • Students whose tuition is paid in two installments will receive a 5% discount. Students whose tuition for the entire year is paid in full at registration will receive a 10% discount.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available and based on sponsorships

Adults Ballet

It’s never too late!  Start enjoying ballet from $15 per class or with a $60 prepaid class card which gives you our 6 class discounted rate.

Combine Open Division Classes

Receive a discount when you combine more than one of the following:

Intermediate Ballet 1 • Intermediate Ballet 2 • Modern 1

1 Class per week at $800 for the year

2 Classes per week at $1,320 for the year

3 Classes per week at $1,584 for the year

Modern can be added to Level 4, 5 and 6

Maximum Family Registration Fee

The annual registration fee is $35 per student. For families with 2 or more students, the registration fee is capped at $50.

Refer a Student; Get $50 off your next month’s tuition!

For each new student that registers at ABS that is referred by a current student, $50 will be credited towards your next month’s tuition. In order for the offer to be valid, both students must remain enrolled through the remainder of the session. Ask for the ABS referral form at the front desk!

Performance Fee

Performance fee is not included in monthly fees