Dance Classes

Ballet Theatre Ashtabula Winter/Spring 2021 Dance Classes

MONDAY

Creative Movement
for ages 3-4
with Amaris LaSalle
6 weeks beginning March 29
5-5:30 p.m.
$42 class fee (or $38 for donors)
$8 tutu/sash fee (student’s to keep)
This class focuses on the joy of movement, encouraging children to use and develop imagination through participation in dance, storytelling, & music.
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Ballet III & IV
with Clover Robinson
ongoing – call (440) 964-3396 to register (new students are welcome to join this class at any time)
5:30-7 p.m.
Dancers will study sustained barre and center work, along with adagio, pirouettes, and allegro combinations, and will be expected to work with greater emphasis on discipline, exactness and precision in skills.

Stretch Conditioning
with Clover Robinson
ongoing – call (440) 964-3396 to register (new students are welcome to join this class at any time)
7-8:15 p.m.
This class is an opportunity to release muscle tension and improve flexibility while strengthening core and stabilization muscles essential for enhancing a dancer’s technical development.

TUESDAY

Ballet II
with Lauren Robson
ongoing – call (440) 964-3396 to register (new students are welcome to join this class at any time)
5:30-7 p.m.
Ballet II students take two classes per week and focus on developing technical abilities as well as artistic expression, developing self-confidence, coordination, balance, and musicality, while learning the discipline of the art form.

Ballet III & IV
with Clover Robinson
5:30-7 p.m.
See Monday’s description.

Pointe
with Clover Robinson
ongoing – call (440) 964-3396 to register (new students are welcome to join this class at any time)
7:15-8:15 p.m.
The study of Ballet technique as applied to pointe work.

WEDNESDAY

Ballet I (available both in-person and via Zoom)
with Amaris LaSalle
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Formal training in Classical Ballet begins at this level. We’ll focus on learning basic vocabulary, alignment, weight transfer, musicality, and coordination, while dancing in a fun and nurturing environment.
CLASS FULL

Ballet III & IV
with Clover Robinson
5:30-7 p.m.
See Monday’s description

Improv/Choreography
for Senior Division only
with Amaris LaSalle
ongoing – call (440) 964-3396 to register (new students are welcome to join this class at any time)
7-8:15 p.m.
Students will explore movement and creativity in new, exciting ways through guided prompts, and will develop timing, spacial awareness, and artistry. This is a contemporary-based class, but will incorporate movement from multiple genres of dance, encouraging original and authentic exploration. Try new exercises in imagery, tempo, group, and solo work in a fun and supportive environment. Students will be assigned musical phrases to create their own choreography, and work together to create a finished piece by the end of the session.

Teen/Adult Ballet
with Lauren Robson
8 weeks beginning March 18
7-8 p.m.
$90 class fee
For the student who always wanted to take ballet, but never did. We’ll cover the basics of ballet: learning dance vocabulary, proper body alignment, and coordination. Dance for fitness & fun — it’s never too late to start!
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THURSDAY

PreBallet
for ages 5-7
6 weeks beginning  April 1
4:30-5:15 p.m.
$42 class fee (or $38 for donors)
$8 tutu/sash fee
Dancers at this level will learn posture, flexibility, and coordination using music and expression, developing a strong foundation of physical and mental understanding necessary for Classical Ballet training. Fun and beautiful basic ballet concepts are introduced. Dancers will learn vocabulary and build a foundation in ballet technique prior to entering into our leveled classes.
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Ballet II
with Clover Robinson
5:30-7 p.m.
See Tuesday’s description

Ballet III & IV
with Cassandra Serdula
5:30-7 p.m.
See Monday’s description.

Pointe
with Cassandra Serdula
7:15-8:15 p.m.
See Tuesday’s description.

Find information on pricing, policies, and divisions here.