Class Descriptions

fellom funFELLOM BALLET CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Creative Ballet    (Ages 3-4)

Class Attire:  Light pink leotard, light pink tights, light pink ballet shoes

Brief Class Description:  Beginning class for the youngest students at Fellom Ballet.  Fairy tales & other stories focus on the individual creativity of each child while forming concrete awareness of movement and discipline needed for a successful ballet experience.  (60 minutes – once a week)

Ballet 1    (Ages 5-6)

Class Attire:  Light blue leotard, light pink tights, light pink ballet shoes

Brief Class Description: Transitional class for the young ballet student.  Barre, Centre, and Across the Floor activities are designed to help the student begin the discipline needed to study classical ballet.  (60 minutes – once a week)

Ballet 3Ballet 2   (Typically ages 7-8, but ability/skill level to determine as well)

Class Attire:   Black Leotard, light pink tights, light pink ballet shoes

Brief Class Description: First formal 90 minute class focusing on Classical Ballet Technique – A structured class involving developmentally appropriate Barre, Centre, and Across the Floor exercises.  Ballet body positions, terminology, musical terminology, theory of dance, creativity, positive self image, adagio and allegro movements & many other age appropriate activities are planned. (90 minutes – once or twice a week)

Ballet 3   (Typically ages 9-10, but ability/skill level to determine as well)

Class Attire:  Black Leotard, light pink tights, light pink ballet shoes, pointe shoes*.

Brief Class Description: Formal 90 minute class focusing on Classical Ballet Technique – A structured class involving Barre, Centre, and Across the Floor exercises.  Beginning development of a serious attitude for the discipline of ballet is also a focus.  *Eleven-year-old students are introduced to pointe shoes only if approved by teachers. (90 minutes – twice a week)

Ballet 4    (Typically ages 11-13, but ability/skill level to determine as well)

Class Attire:  Black Leotard, light pink tights, light pink ballet shoes/pointe shoes.

1969218_699604050105960_8997797315178848933_nBrief Class Description: Technique and Pointe.  An extension and progression of the classical ballet technique promoted in the Ballet 3 class – Designed to be more stimulating and challenging to ensure technical and artistic development in an age appropriate environment.  (90 minutes – twice a week)

Advanced Ballet

Class Attire:  Black Leotard, light pink tights, light pink ballet shoes/pointe shoes.

Brief Class Description: Technique and Pointe.  Highest level of ballet training offered – An extension and progression of the classical ballet technique promoted in the Ballet 4 class – Designed to be more stimulating and challenging to ensure technical and artistic development in an age appropriate environment.  (90 minutes – twice a week)