Ballet I-IV - Fall 2019

Description

The classical technique that is the basis of most dance styles. Ballet teaches poise, discipline, and coordination. Dancers will love moving and learning to classical and contemporary music. These classes are teacher recommended only. 

  • Classes meet once a week at scheduled time

  • Classes sign-in and out in our Dance Lobby located in the lower level of theatre.

  • Students missing 2 or more absences may not perform in recital.

*DJT is a proud program of Davenport Parks & Recreation. Our programs and facility are supported by Davenport taxpayers. Therefore, all Davenport residents receive 20% off registration fee (capped at $20).

Details

  • Session Schedule: September 7th - December 15th. 13-Week Session

  • No classes Thanksgiving week (November 24th-December 1st.)

  • Presentation Day: Classes conclude with an on stage presentation of the skills learned in class.

    • December 14th OR 15th, Times TBA

  • No costume fees!


Ballet I: Teacher Recommended Only

This class introduces the formal study of ballet technique. Dancers will be introduced to the discipline of dance while having fun learning combinations to music. Class will begin with stretching in the center or at the barre. Dancers will begin to strengthen muscles in the legs and feet needed to safely execute steps, through exercises. Dancers work on jumps, turns, proper turnout and posture, and combinations across the floor.

*Students must complete at least 1 year in Beginning Ballet and be recommended by an instructor

*Students must commit to the Fall AND Winter sessions
(Payment can be full year or separate sessions)

Mondays
Start date: September 9th
6:00-7:00PM
FAL522B01

Price: Davenport Resident*: $120 | Non Resident*: $140
Winter Price (Jan-May): Registration Opens 9/24,
Resident*: $158 | Non Resident*: $178

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Full Year: Davenport Resident*: $253 | Non Resident*: $293
Winter Price (Jan-May): Registration Opens 9/24,
Resident*: $158 | Non Resident*: $178


Ballet II: Teacher Recommended Only

Dancers continue the formal training in ballet technique through more detailed combinations at the barre and across the floor. Dancers will continue learning new vocabulary and work on proper body alignment. Class will begin with stretching then extended barre work to further improve proper execution of technique, counting, and musicality. Across the floor, dancers will work on pirouette and pique turns, spotting, detailed moving combinations, and more.  

*Must have completed at least 1 year in Ballet I and be recommended by an instructor

*Students must commit to the Fall AND Winter sessions
(Payment can be full year or separate sessions)

Mondays
Start date: September 9th
4:15-5:15PM
FAL522B02

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Price: Davenport Resident*: $120 | Non Resident*: $140
Winter Price (Jan-May): Registration Opens 9/24,
Resident*: $158 | Non Resident*: $178

Full Year: Davenport Resident*: $253 | Non Resident*: $293
Winter Price (Jan-May): Registration Opens 9/24,
Resident*: $158 | Non Resident*: $178


Ballet III: Teacher Recommended Only

Dancers continue training learned in previous levels with added difficulty. New skills and faster/slower tempos add positive challenges in class. Dancers continue proper stretching to further improve flexibility and body alignment, and longer barre work. Harder skills such as double and triple pirouettes, jumping combinations to improve stamina, and more will be introduced and practiced regularly.

*Must have completed at least 1 year in Ballet II and be recommended by an instructor

*Students must commit to the Fall AND Winter sessions
(Payment can be full year or separate sessions)

Mondays
Start date:September 9th
5:30-6:45PM
WIN532B03

Price: Davenport Resident*: $130 | Non Resident*: $150
Winter Price (Jan-May): Registration Opens 9/24,
Resident*: $168 | Non Resident*: $188

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Full Year: Davenport Resident*: $273 | Non Resident*: $313
Winter Price (Jan-May): Registration Opens 9/24,
Resident*: $168 | Non Resident*: $188


Ballet IV: Teacher Recommended Only

Dancers continue training learned in previous levels with added difficulty. New skills and faster/slower tempos add positive challenges in class. Dancers continue proper stretching to further improve flexibility and body alignment, and longer barre work. Stamina will be tested with intricate jump combinations. Advanced turns, leaps, and combinations will be introduced and practiced regularly.  

*Must have completed at least 1 year in Ballet III and be recommended by an instructor

*Students must commit to the Fall AND Winter sessions
(Payment can be full year or separate sessions)

 

Mondays
Start date: September 9th
7:00-8:30PM
WIN532B04

Price: Davenport Resident*: $140 | Non Resident*: $160
Winter Price (Jan-May): Registration Opens 9/24,
Resident*: $178 | Non Resident*: $198

Sign up for Fall & Winter now!
Save $25!
FUL532B04

Full Year: Davenport Resident*: $293 | Non Resident*: $333
Winter Price (Jan-May): Registration Opens 9/24,
Resident*: $178 | Non Resident*: $198