Open School Program

 

 

The Open School Program provides weekly training for dancers ages 3-19, and Adult  The levels below are a guideline only.  Based on technical proficiency, some dancers may be placed at a higher level and others in a lower level.  Contact the studio to schedule a placement class for dancers new to AABD.

 

Leap N Learn - Ages 3-5

Grades K - 1st - A minimum of 1 to 2 Ballet classes per week are recommended.

 

Grades 2nd - 3rd  - A minimum of 2 Ballet classes per week are recommended. 

 

Grades 4th - 5th - 2-3 Ballet classes per week are recommended.

Grades 6th - 12th

Age 12-14 - Two ballet classes are required to begin or continue with pointe work. When registering for pointe classes, students must take the 1.5-hour ballet class prior to the pointe class. Director approval is required before beginning pointe work. 

 

Ages 15-19 - Dancers must be approved for this class and have 3 years of previous experience and at least 1 year of pointe work. A minimum of 3 to 5 Ballet classes per week are recommended for dancers. Two Ballet classes are required to begin or continue with pointe work. When registering for pointe classes, students must take the 1.5-hour ballet class prior to the pointe class. Director approval is required before beginning pointe work.