2020-2021 Class Schedule

Lower School Ballet

Pre Ballet 1

This 45-minute class is designed for 3 and 4 year old boys and girls as an introduction to the ballet program. Overall emphasis is on having fun while learning coordination, balance, rhythm, self-confidence, muscle isolation and development, taking turns and following directions. Students in this class will be introduced to basic elements in ballet and play movement games. This class incorporates the use of props such as scarves, butterfly wings, stuffed animals and lots of imagination! Class time will often end with a few minutes of free dance.

Pre Ballet 1 Schedule: (one day per week)

Monday 4:00pm-4:45pm

OR

Saturday 9am – 9:45am

Tuition:

Fall: $225 

 

Pre Ballet 2

This 45-minute class is designed for 5 and 6 year old boys and girls. Lower School Level 2 ballet continues an introduction to ballet with the development of ballet concepts including turn out, coordination, spatial awareness and a specific focus on class etiquette. Students will begin to learn positions of the feet, and introductory ballet vocabulary. Students will play ballet games and also use some props such as beanie babies, and scarves.

Pre Ballet 2 schedule: (one day per week)

Monday day 4:45pm-5:30pm

OR

Saturday 10am -10:45am

 

Tuition:

Fall: $225

 

Ballet Basics

This class is designed for students ages 6 to 9 years of age. Students will learn ballet terminology, rhythm, coordination, and basic positions of the feet and arms. Class will focus on the fundamentals of basic ballet technique and proper body alignment. Students will begin elementary barre and center work while continuing to explore the joy of ballet through movement and games. Body alignment and muscle awareness will continue to be developed.  Students will continue to be introduced to Barre work, more stretching and across the floor combinations. This level will help dancers prepare to transition to the more structured training of the upper school.

Ballet Basics: (One day per week)

Saturday 11am - 12pm

Tuition:

Fall: $250 

Calendar 2020-2021

 

FALL 2020

Fall Term:

Tuesday Sept. 8 - Dec. 12

SLEEPING BEAUTY performances:

Friday Nov. 27, 7pm

Saturday Nov. 28, 2pm & 7pm

Sunday Dec. 29, 2pm

Winter Break: (OBA Closed)

Sunday Dec. 13 - Sunday Jan 3

WINTER 2021

Winter Term:

Monday Jan. 4 - Saturday March 20

Spring Break: (OBA Closed)

Sunday March 21 - Sunday March 28

SPRING 2021

Spring Term:

Monday March 29 - Saturday June 12

Memorial Day:

No class, Monday May 31

Spring Concert:

TBD

Upper School Ballet

Placement for all levels in the upper school is by instructor approval. Students will concentrate on working on their technique. The focus will be on graceful precision of movement, complex rhythms and patterns, proper body alignment, expression, and musical interpretation. Dancers will build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and advanced technique. Dancers will continue work on adagio, pirouettes, use of the head and upper body, as well as the intricacies of small and large jumps. When appropriate and at a time determined by the teacher, pointe work will be added for girls.

 

Ballet 1

Ballet 1 Schedule: (Two days per week)

Ages 7 to 10 years

Monday: 4pm – 5:15pm  

Friday: 4pm – 5:15pm

Tuition:

Fall: $475

Ballet 2

Ballet 2 Schedule: (Two days per week)

Ages 8 to 12 years

Tuesday: 4pm – 5:30pm

Tuesday Pointe: 5:30pm - 6pm

Thursday: 4pm – 5:30pm

Tuition:

Fall: Technique: $525 - Pointe: $100

Ballet 3A

Ballet 3A Schedule: (Two days per week)

Ages 11 to 18 years

Monday: 5:30pm – 7pm

Monday Pointe: 7pm-7:45pm

Wednesday: 4:30pm – 6:15pm

Wednesday Pointe: 6:15pm-7pm

Tuition:

Fall: Technique: $525 - Pointe: $100

 

Ballet 3B

Ballet 3B Schedule: (Three days per week)

Ages 12 to 20 

Tuesday: 6pm – 8pm

Thursday: 5:30pm – 7pm

Thursday Pointe: 7pm – 8pm

Saturday Dance Conditioning: 9:15am - 10am

Saturday: 10am-11:45am

Saturday Pointe: 11:45am - 12:30pm

Tuition:

Fall: Technique: $625 - Pointe: $150

Boys Tuition Free Class

Class is for boys only and placement is by instructor approval. 

Boys Schedule: 

Ages 10 to 20

Friday 5:30pm – 7pm

Tuition: Free

Electives

Jazz/ Contemporary 2

- Geared for ages 9-16.

This class will be a blend of jazz and contemporary styles

Jazz/ Contemp 2 schedule:

Thursday 5:45-6:45pm

 

Fall 2020 Tuition $150

Jazz 3

 – Geared for advanced dancers. Instructor approval required. 

This class will be exploring classical jazz as well as modern jazz and broadway dance styles. 

Jazz Schedule:

Tuesday 4:45-5:45pm

 

Fall 2020 Tuition $150

Contemporary 3

- Geared for advanced dancers. Instructor approval required.​

Contemporary 3 Schedule:

Thursday 4:30-5:30pm

Fall 2020 Tuition $150

Dance Conditioning

- upper level 3B

Strengthening, flexibility and conditioning class for the advanced dancer.

Dance Conditioning Schedule:

Saturday 9:15- 10am  (Bring yoga mat)

Tuition is included with Ballet 3B fees

Oregon Ballet Academy    3400 W 11th Ave    Eugene     OR    97402    541-338-7800   

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