TADA’s Ballet Program aims to shape students of all ages into strong, confident, skilled ballet dancers as they advance through the levels over the years. The program follows a specific ballet curriculum that is monitored and maintained by our Ballet Director, Miss Amy Leonards. Every spring, our ballet students receive their next year's ballet level based on progress and improvement throughout the year, class attendance, and work ethic. Their level is determined by their ballet instructor, along with evaluation by the Ballet Director. Students typically advance a half level per year, occasionally a whole level, depending on the aforementioned factors. Our ballet program caters to all levels of interest: recreational through pre-professional. The ballet program holds the following levels:
PreBallet 1 - Ages 5-7
PreBallet 2 - Ages 6-8
Ballet Levels 1a/1b, 2a/2b, 3a/3b, 4a/4b, 5a/5b, 6a/6b, 7a/7b, and 8a and higher - Ages 7 and up
For level placement, evaluation, syllabus and curriculum questions, please contact Miss Amy Leonards, the Ballet Director at firstname.lastname@example.org Dancers interested in more rigorous ballet training and more performance opportunities may audition for our Youth Ballet Conservatory - scroll down for more information on YBC.
TADA’s Youth Ballet Conservatory is for serious, highly-motivated dancers who wish to train as pre-professionals in anticipation of a future in classical and contemporary ballet. Membership is by audition only for dancers in Ballet Level 1 and higher. If accepted, YBC dancers must fulfill greater weekly ballet training requirements, and commit to regular rehearsals and performances depending on level. YBC dancers benefit not only from personal evaluations, close monitoring, and mentorship by the YBC Director, but they also enjoy many featured roles in all of TADA's ballet productions according to level.
Coming this fall: Pre-Professional Collegiate Program offered exclusively to YBC and Team Members ages 13+! Learn more.
For an information packet of all requirements and schedule for the season and to schedule a private audition either in person or via video submission, email the YBC Director at email@example.com
Lead by Evelyn Toh
The TADA Pre-Pro/College-Prep Class is a pre-professional experience for YBC and Team TADA dancers ages 13 to 18 years old. Dancers selected will receive an invitation via email along with their YBC acceptance. Dancers will train in a setting that further challenges their experience in concert style Contemporary dance. The focus of the program is to train well-rounded contemporary artists that possess the tools necessary for a professional or collegiate career path in dance. The class strives to provide dancers with a carefully curated collegiate-level training experience that cultivates holistic dancers equipped to succeed in their passion and future. Weekly sessions will include Contemporary technique, Improvisation, Partnering, and Choreography. Dancers will also be challenged and mentored through the creation and rehearsal process of a new dance work and also given the opportunity to create their own choreography.
To learn more, email Miss Evelyn at firstname.lastname@example.org
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