Upper Division

Ballet 3A Students in this class have demonstrated a high degree of competence in Ballet 3. A proficient level of ballet concepts, vocabulary, and technique must be demonstrated.
Ballet 3B Students in this class go through a sound program of complex movements while attaining an appreciation of the art form. A proficient level of ballet concepts, vocabulary, and technique must be demonstrated.
Modern 3A This class is for students who have completed extensive basics in modern dance. Students in this class will pursue more complex movements and various techniques and styles.
Modern 3B Students in this class have demonstrated a high degree of competence in Modern Dance. Students will pursue more complex movements and various techniques and styles
Ballet 4 and 4A Students in these classes make the commitment to intensive training. They will explore complex combinations and sequences that will help to build their ballet vocabulary. Some center work is done on Pointe.
Modern 4 and 4A These classes are for serious students who have danced for 3 or more years and have reached an advanced level. Emphasis is placed on proper alignment and development of a mature performance quality.
PreProfessional Ballet and Modern Students must have a demonstrated proficient level of ballet technique, correct placement, and alignment. They will be taught the principles of Pointe work with an emphasis on improving strength and stability. Dancers will work on Pointe in each ballet class.
Pointe By invitation This is a beginner's Pointe class. Students must have demonstrated a proficient level of ballet technique, correct placement, and alignment. This class teaches the principles of Pointe work with an emphasis on improving strength and stability. It is normal for students to work at this level for at least two years.
Hip Hop Classes correspond to Ballet/Modern level. A high-energy class that is a fusion of jazz and street moves danced to contemporary music.
Tap 3B/4/4A/PreProfessional This class teaches the basic fundamental tap sounds and steps leading to advanced rhythms and syncopation. Emphasis is placed on proper body placement, positioning, weight shifts, clarity of tap sounds and rhythms.