|We are very proud of our school and our dedicated faculty, and welcome you to
"Experience the Magic of Dance".
Clara D’Autilia – Director
|Dedicated to the enrichment of children lives since 1999.
The curriculum of Coast City Ballet~Pacific Dance Center allows students to study the techniques and traditions of classical
ballet. Other forms of dance included in the curriculum are lyrical, jazz, tap and modern.
|9596 Hamilton Ave - Huntington Beach, CA 92646
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Founded in 1999, Pacific Dance Center (PDC) is the official school of Coast City Ballet.
PDC provides a unique opportunity for students of all ages and abilities to study the
traditions and discipline of classical ballet as well as other dance genres.
Whether a student's goal is a career in dance or dancing purely for recreation, our staff
offers personal attention and professional training to match each student's interests.
LOST AND FOUND
Coast City Ballet~Pacific Dance Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Articles left at CCB~PDC will be placed in
the lost and found bins. Unclaimed items will be periodically donated to CHOC/Goodwill.
|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
The study of dance requires continuity; Pacific Dance Center offers a full range of graded
classes, from tots to pre-professional training. Other styles of dance are included into the
curriculum to ensure that students are able to adapt to different dance and choreographic
important as the quantity, this philosophy is followed by some of the most prestigious
schools in the United States.
Families new to our school should visit CCB~PDC studios to obtain registration forms and arrange for an evaluation class.
These forms must be completed and returned to the studio prior to admission.
Tuition is based on 48 weeks per year. No credit given for holidays or studio closures. Tuition is not refundable.
RETURNED CHECKS ARE CHARGED $25.00 NSF. NO EXCEPTIONS Tuition Table
To determine the proper class level for their age, natural ability and previous training, entering students are required to take
a placement class arranged by the director or instructor
Students are required:
To take a minimum number of classes per week depending on level.
To remain in the required number of classes for their level to remain on pointe.
To take the minimum number of weekly technique classes for selection in performance dances.
ADVANCEMENT / EVALUATIONS
Students are evaluated several times during the year to ensure proper class level and to maximize potential. The curriculum
for each level is mandatory, however, good attendance alone will not assure advancement; age, dedication, and the amount
of time and effort devoted to class work are also determining factors. Student and parents will be notified if student is to be
moved to a different level.
Students are expected to maintain regular attendance in the minimum number of classes required for their level.
Make-up classes may be taken within 30 days of missed class, providing tuition is current/paid, student is actively enrolled,
and CCB-PDC is notified in advance that a scheduled class will be missed. Tuition is non -refundable for missed classes.
Girls / Ladies
Tot - Intro to Ballet: Light Blue leotard, pink PDC tights, pink ballet slippers. Hair must be in neat a bun.
Ballet: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers. Hair must be in a bun.
Jazz / Lyrical: Tan tights, jazz pants or shorts, leotard, jazz shoes. Hair must be neatly pulled back of face.
Tap: Any combination of above or leotard and skirt, tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back of face.
Boys / Gentlemen: Black tights, white socks and black or white shoes, white fitted T-shirt
No: Jewelry, or baggy clothing to be worn.
Students must wear street clothes and/or cover ups over their dance attire when going to and from the studio.
No Street shoes allowed on dance floors.
Our primary source of communication is email. Please check your email regularly and notify us of changes. Please make
sure CCB-PDC has your most current email address where you can be reached. Announcements may also be posted on our
website and our Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.
FACILITIES AND CLASS VIEWING
For the safety and comfort of our students, our studios have sprung dance floors.
Parents may view classes once a month. While viewing classes parents must refrain from speaking to, or correcting students
and should stay off the dance floor, thus minimizing distractions and enabling students and instructors to make the most of
every lesson. NO cell phone use in studioNO cell phone use in studio
An interactive program designed to inspire and expose aspiring young choreographers to all aspects and complexity of
choreography: Auditioning dancers - Music selection - Costume 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.
Ballet is a performing art, participation in performances is an important part of dance training. In June students participate in
the Annual School Performance, and in December, students are encouraged to audition for Coast City Ballet’s production of
Students are also invited to participate in various Outreach Programs throughout the year. In order to participate in
performances students must have consistent class attendance and are expected to maintain regular attendance in the
minimum number of classes required for their level.
Advanced / pre-professional students have the opportunity to join Coast City Ballet, a non-profit pre-professional performing
company. Coast City Ballet offers a link between dance training and performing by providing dancers and choreographers of
all levels with a forum to explore their talents, gain experience, and grow as performers. Dancers ages 10 through adult,
receive solid base in technique, the special care and attention needed to become dancers, and the opportunity to work and
perform in a professional setting.