Level I • Tot / Intro to Ballet
Tots / Children • Ages 3 to 5.
Introduction to Barre work, feet, hand positions; beginning steps are combined with creative dance to encourage the joy of movement in
preparation for the following levels. Classes are 45 minutes long.
Level I • Intro to Ballet
Children • Ages 4 to 6.
Classes emphasize ballet technique and structure, while continuing to explore ballet barre work. Classes are one hour long and
Levels I / II • Ballet
Juniors • Ages 7 to 12 .
By evaluation only. Ballet II and Pre-pointe classes. At this level technique, stamina, creativity, discipline and coordination are
developed. Older beginner students start in this level. (Supplemental private or semi-private lessons are recommended and will help
these students catch up to their age group). Classes are one hour long.
Levels II / III • Ballet
Teens • Ages 13 to 17.
By evaluation or placement class only. Ballet II and Pointe classes. At this level technique, stamina, creativity, coordination and
discipline are continued and further developed; combination/patterns are introduced. (Supplemental private or semi-private lessons will
continue to help these students with Pointe work and technique). Classes are one hour and fifteen minutes long.
Levels III / IV / V • Ballet / Pointe • Advanced / pre-professional
Teens • Ages 13 to 17 / Adults 18 and up.
By evaluation or placement class only. Advanced / pre-professional training for serious students. Intricate combinations. Pointe and Pas
de Deux required. Minimum of 6 classes per week required at this level. Classes are one hour and fifteen minutes long.
Students are required to take a minimum number of classes per week depending on level:
Young Choreographers Workshop
An interactive program designed to inspire and expose aspiring young choreographers to all aspects and complexity of choreography:
Auditioning dancers • Music selection • Costume selection / design • Stage presentation • Set design • Promotion.
The workshop culminates in a performance showcasing the young choreographers works.
Junior Summer Program
A program designed for younger students featuring classes in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, as well as make up, costume design and arts and
crafts. This program culminates with a performance.
Teams are open to the serious dancers who are willing to commit to a rigorous class and rehearsal schedule.
Costume and Team class and competition entry fees apply. Audition classes are held at CCB~PDC starting October 1st. Skill and age
determine team placement.
Ballet is a performing art, participation in performances is an important part of dance training. We provide several opportunities for
performance experience each year: Students participate in the Annual School Performance in June and in The Nutcracker in December.
Additionally students are invited to participate in several outreach programs during the year: Festival of the Children, Orange County
Fair, Disneyland, school assemblies, etc
In order to participate in school performances and outreach programs, students must have had consistent class attendance for a
minimum of three months of classes prior to the performance
There is a participation fee for each production. The fee covers rehearsals, costume rental/purchase, and production costs. (No
participation fee for outreach programs). Students over the age of nine (9) must auditions for participation in The Nutcracker.
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|Tot Ballet - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -||1 class per week
|Ballet I - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -||2 classes per week
|Pre-Pointe - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
||2 classes per week
|Ballet II - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
||3 classes per week
||Jazz / Lyrical recommended
|Intermediate III / IV - - - - - - - - - -
||5 classes per week
||Jazz / Lyrical recommended
|Advanced / Pre-professional V -
||6+ classes per week
||Pointe / Pas de deux required