2019-2020 Class Schedule

Lower School Ballet

Calendar 2019-2020

 

FALL 2019

Fall Term:

Monday Sept. 9 - Dec. 14

SNOW WHITE performances:

Friday Nov. 29, 7pm

Saturday Nov. 30, 2pm & 7pm

Sunday Dec. 1, 2pm

Winter Break: (OBA Closed)

Sunday Dec. 15 - Sunday Jan 5

WINTER 2020

Winter Term:

Monday Jan. 6 - Saturday March 21

Spring Break: (OBA Closed)

Sunday March 22 - Sunday March 29

SPRING 2020

Spring Term:

Monday March 30 - Saturday June 13

Memorial Day:

No class, Monday May 25

Spring Concert:

Sunday May 17, 1pm and 6pm

PRE BALLET

This 45-minute class is designed for 3 to 6 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 Schedule: (one day per week)

Saturday 10am – 10:45am

or

Thursday 4pm – 4:45pm

Tuition:

Fall: $220 Winter: $165 Spring: $165

KINDIE BALLET 1

This 55-minute class is designed for 5 or 6 year old boys and girls who are currently Kindergarten age. Kindie 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.

Kindie Ballet 1 schedule: (one day per week)

Thursday 4:45pm – 5:40pm

Tuition:

Fall: $220 Winter: $165 Spring: $165

BALLET 1

Ballet 1 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.

Ballet 1 Schedule: (One day per week)

Thursday 4:00pm - 5:00pm

or

Ballet 1 & 2 mixed class: Saturday 11am – 12pm

Tuition:

Fall: $250 Winter: $185 Spring: $185

BALLET 2

Ballet 2 is designed for students ages 6 to 10. Body alignment and muscle awareness will continue to be developed. This class will focus on positions of the arms, direction of the body and increased movement vocabulary. Students will continue to be introduced to Barre work, more stretching and across the floor combinations. By the end of the Ballet 2 curriculum, dancers will be ready for the more structured training of the upper school.

Ballet 2 schedule:

Ballet 1 & 2 mixed class: Wednesday 4:30pm - 5:30pm

or

Ballet 1 & 2 mixed class: Saturday 11am – 12pm

Tuition:

Fall: $250 Winter: $185 Spring: $185

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 3

Ballet 3 Schedule: (Two days per week)

Ages 7 to 10 years

Monday 3:45pm – 5pm  

Friday 4pm – 5:15pm

Tuition:

Fall: $450 Winter: $330 Spring: $330

Ballet 4

Ballet 4 Schedule: (Two days per week)

Ages 8 to 11 years

Monday 5pm – 6pm

Friday 5:15pm – 6:45pm

Tuition:

Fall: $450 Winter: $330 Spring: $330

Ballet 5

Ballet 5 Schedule: (Two days per week)

Ages 10 to 12 years -Intermediate

Tuesday 4:15pm – 5:45pm, Pointe 5:45pm-6:15pm

Thursday 4:15pm – 5:45pm

Tuition:

Fall: $475 with Pointe add $100, Winter: $350 with Pointe add $75, Spring: $350 with Pointe add $75

Ballet 6

Ballet 6 Schedule: (Two days per week)

Ages 10 to 16 -Intermediate

Monday 6pm – 7:45pm

Wednesday 4:15pm – 5:45pm Pointe 5:45pm – 6:30pm

Tuition:

Fall: $475 with Pointe add $100, Winter: $350 with Pointe add $75, Spring: $350 with Pointe add $75

* By invitation Saturday level 7 class addition: $150

 

Ballet 7

Ballet 7 Schedule: (Three days per week)

Ages 11 to 20 - Advanced

Tuesday 4:15pm – 5 Pilates, Technique 6:15pm – 8pm

Thursday 5:45pm – 7:15pm Technique, 7:15pm – 8pm Pointe

Saturday 10am – 11:45am Technique, 11:45am – 12:30pm Pointe

Tuition:

Fall: $550 with Pointe add $150, Winter: $425 with Pointe add $125, Spring: $425 with Pointe add $125

Boys Tuition Free Class

Boys Schedule: 

Ages 10 to 18

Wednesday 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Tuition: Free

Electives

Contemporary 1 – ages 7 to 14 or Ballet levels 3 and 4

Students will be learning a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.

 

Contemporary 1 Schedule:

Wednesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Tuition: Fall $150 Winter: $125 Spring $125

Contemporary 2 – ages 10 to 14 or Ballet levels 5 and 6

Students will be learning a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.

Contemporary 2 Schedule:

Tuesday 6:15pm – 7:15pm

Tuition: Fall $150 Winter: $125 Spring $125

 

Lyrical 

 – Geared for level 7 dancers. Available to selected level 6 dancers by instructor approval. 

This class will be exploring a freedom of movement and expression with dance. 

Lyrical Schedule:

Tuesday 5pm – 6pm

Tuition: Fall $150 Winter: $125 Spring $125

Pilates– Only for Ballet level 6 (this class is included in Ballet level 7 curriculum)

Students will be stretching, lengthening and strengthening. 

Pilates Schedule:

Tuesday 4:15pm - 5pm

Tuition: $75 for Ballet 6

Ballroom Team – by audition

Ballroom Schedule:

* Currently no ballroom available. Check back soon! 

Intermediate Ballet 

​For those upper level students looking for another opportunity to work on ballet technique.

Intermediate Ballet Schedule:

Thursday 6pm - 7pm

Tuition: Fall $200 Winter: $150 Spring $150

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

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