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Class Information

 

Curriculum

Program One (3 yrs 6 mos-5 yrs): Young children explore the joy of movement and learn to work together.

 

Program Two (5-7 yrs): The foundation for a lifelong love of dance, good fitness, grace, and poise.

 

Program Three (7-9 yrs): Introduction of formal barre and center training in the classical technique.

 

Program Four (9-11 yrs): Continuation of formal barre, center training in the classical technique and introduction to pointe.

 

Intermediate (by placement): Continuation of work in barre, center and pointe and introduction of variations.

 

Advanced (by placement): Continuation of barre, center, pointe and variations, with a goal of preparing the dancer for professional performance.

 

Pre Professional (by placement): Preparation for a career as a professional ballet dancer.

 

Pointe work, variations, and partnering are introduced to each student when they are deemed ready.

 

Adult Ballet: Just the right exercise for adults who love the disciplined workout of careful stretching coupled with the elegance of classical ballet.

 

Private Lessons by appointment are available to assist the intermediate or advanced student to perfect techniques, learn variations, rehearse choreography and prepare for competitions.

 

Acrobatics Level A - Pre Professional, Advanced; Level B - Intermediate, Program Four; Level C - Programs One, Two and Three. Monthly tuition does not include Acrobatics.

 

 

Summer Intensive Workshop

 

The Summer Intensive Workshop is offered during the months of July and August. This workshop give serious ballet students a superb opportunity to polish technique and acquire new skills. Information is available on the Summer Intensive Workshop in the late spring of each year.

 

 

Performances

 

Performance is considered a very important part of the student’s training. Two performance opportunities are offered each year for all students. Students are not obligated to participate, but those who do must participate in all rehearsals in a timely and reliable manner.

 

 

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Pre Professional dancers attend all Advanced classes

Monday

3:30-6:00                      Advanced

4:00-5:30                      Character Four

4:00-6:00                      Intermediate               

6:00-6:30                      Pre Professional

6:30-8:00                      Adult

 

Tuesday

4:00-5:00                      Ballet Two

4:00-6:00                      Intermediate

4:00-6:30                      Advanced                              

5:00-6:00                      Ballet Three

6:00-7:30                      Ballet Four 

6:00-7:30                      Intermediate Contemporary

6:30-8:00                      Advanced Character

 

Wednesday

4:00-6:00                      Intermediate

4:00-6:30                      Advanced                              

5:00-6:00                      Ballet Three                              

6:30-7:00                      Pre Professional                              

 

Thursday

4:00-5:00                      Ballet Two

4:00-6:00                      Intermediate

4:00-6:30                      Advanced                

5:00-6:00                      Ballet Three 

6:00-7:30                      Ballet Four 

6:00-7:30                      Intermediate Character

6:30-8:00                      Advanced Contemporary

 

Friday

4:00-6:00                      Intermediate                              

4:00-6:30                      Advanced

5:00-6:30                      Ballet Four

6:30-7:00                      Pre Professional

 

Saturday morning

9:00-10:00                    Ballet One

9:00-10:30                    Ballet Four

9:30-12:30                    Advanced

10:00-11:00                  Ballet Two

10:30-12:30                  Intermediate                              

11:00-12:00                  Ballet Three                              

 

ZBS now is accepting credit cards for tuition payments at the School's office.

 

TUITION AND FEES

 

Ballet One  1 hr per week  $80/month
Ballet Two    3 hrs per week   $175/month
Ballet Three   4 hrs per week  $215/month
Ballet Four   7 1/2  hrs per week  $302/month
Intermediate 15 hrs per week $385/month
Advanced 18 1/2 hrs per week $402/month
Pre Professional 20 hrs per week $410/month
Adult Ballet 1 1/2 hr per week $95/month
Registration and Insurance   $60/year
Any single class   $20/hour
Private ballet lessons     $100/hour
New choreography    by arrangement

     

Policies

 

Attendance

  • Students who arrive more than 15 minutes late may not take class, but may observe.
  • Please report absences to the school by leaving a message at the studio phone or by email.
  • Make-up classes must be taken within a month of the absence. (However, it is not always possible to do so, due to limited class sizes)
  • Consistent tardiness, discipline or behavioral problems may cause a student to be counseled and/or terminated.

 

Tuition

  • Tuition is due the first week of each month, payable to "Zamuel Ballet School."
  • Tuition paid after the first week of the month incurs a $15 late fee.
  • Tuition not paid by the 14th day of the month will result it the student being excluded from class
  • Monthly tuition is required to hold a place in class, regardless of attendance. The term begins with the last two weeks of August through the first two weeks of June. The tuition is set at an annual rate, by that it is a blend of 10 months at full tuition, then June and August are set at half tuton
  • Returned checks incur a $25 service charge.

 

Dress Code

  • Girls:  Ballet slippers and/or pointe shoes, character shoes, tights, and leotard. Hair must be neatly secured. Attire must be clean and neat. Leg warmers and fitted sweaters may be worn at first barre exercises.
  • Boys:  Ballet slippers, character shoes, tights, dance belt, T-shirt. Attire must be clean and neat. Leg warmers may be worn for first barre exercises.

 

 

CALENDAR

2016 - 2017

 

ANNUAL TERM

August 15, 2016 through June 17, 2017

 

HOLIDAYS

ZBS observes the following holidays:

Labor Day (Sep. 5, 2016)

Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24, 2016)

Christmas Break

(Dec. 14, 2016-Jan. 2, 2017)

Spring Break (Mar. 27-Apr.1, 2017)

Memorial Day Weekend (May 29, 2017)

 

ZBS reserves the right to change schedule or policies at any time.  

 

 


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dance@zamuelballet.com

 
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