Royal City School of Ballet

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Creative Ballet 1 and 2 and Primary Ballet

Ages 3 to approximately 7 years

This introduction to dance program is designed to develop the motor skills of the 3 to 7 year old child through the basics of classical ballet and creative movement. The aim is to develop co-ordination, posture, technique, discipline and musicality while encouraging the joy of dance through imagination, self-expression and fun. Fundamentals and terminology of traditional classical ballet and work from the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus are introduced appropriately. Creative Ballet 1 is for 3 and 4 year olds. Creative Ballet 2 is for 5 and 6 year olds. Primary Ballet is the first level in which students may participate in R.A.D. examinations (6 -1/2 to 7-1/2 year olds).
Students must be able to participate in class without parental aid as this fosters their sense of independence and autonomy. Classes are 45 minutes once a week.

Returning on the fall schedule

"Our Dance Time"

Ages 2 and 3 with a parent/caregiver Thursday mornings at 10:30

Share the dance experience! Movement to music, action rhymes, songs, props and plenty of imagination are utilized to introduce dance concepts. Body awareness, listening skills, basic dance and motor skills and self-expression are developed in a fun, positive environment. Classes are 30 minutes once a week in 10 week sessions. Fall session begins September 29th.


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