Classes


Summer Intensive Ballet Program

July 31 – August 12

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Fall Semester: August 21 – December 17

Stay tuned for the weekly class schedule.

What are the benefits of membership? JDT member rates are approximately 15% less than non-member rates. Members also receive monthly newsletters, discounts to special events, and access to exclusive in-studio performances. Our annual membership fee is $35, good from July 1- June 30. 

If you are not already a member, please add the Membership Fee to your class registration and ensure you receive all the benefits described above!

Creative Movement

Designed for children ages 3-5 years old, this class inspires your girls and boys to express themselves through dance. Students will be free to explore their unique style of movement in a structured environment that incorporates music, literature, poetry and props.

Member: $285   Non-Member: $328

Saturdays 9:00-9:45 AM

Pre-Ballet

Pre-Ballet introduces children ages 5 and 6 years old to the fundamentals of classical ballet technique. While the curriculum focuses on basic positions and vocabulary, it also encourages proper alignment and use of epaulement (angling of the shoulders, neck and head). Students develop confidence, strength and control of their muscles as they learn the progression of a ballet class.

Mondays 3:30-4:30 PM      Member: $255   Non-Member: $293

Saturdays 10:00-11:00 AM     Member: $270   Non-Member: $311

Girls: light pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

Boys: white shirt, black tights, white or black socks and ballet shoes

 

Ballet 1

Ballet 1 builds on concepts taught in Pre-Ballet, with greater emphasis on technical development and presentation. Students spend more time away from the barre and start working on beginner jumps and pirouettes.

Mondays 4:30-5:30 PM    Member: $255   Non-Member: $293

Saturdays 11:00-12:00 PM     Member: $270   Non-Member: $311

Girls: lavender leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

Boys: white shirt, black tights, white or black socks and ballet shoes

Ballet 2 A-B

Ballet 2A and 2B are designed for students who already have a basic understanding of classical ballet technique. The class focuses on placement, clarity of movement, strength building, and increased flexibility. Steps incorporating battu (beats) are introduced. Instructor placement required.

2A Wednesdays & Fridays 3:30-4:30 PM    Member: $555   Non-Member: $638

2B Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-4:30 PM     Member: $570   Non-Member: $656

Girls: light blue leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

Boys: white shirt, black tights, white or black socks and ballet shoes

Ballet 3

Ballet 3 continues to build on the syllabus established in Ballet 2, but may incorporate more complex combinations at the barre and in center. Students work on strengthening their technical foundation while tackling new challenges, such as multiple pirouettes.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, &  Fridays  4:30-6:00 PM

Member: $1,071      Non-Member: $1,232

Girls: burgundy leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

Boys: white shirt, black tights, white or black socks and ballet shoes

Ballet 4

Ballet 4 offers more advanced classes and an increased number of lessons per week. Students work on both technical and artistic development, and may participate in a beginner pointe class (upon approval from the Artistic Director).

Mondays 5:30- 7:00 PM

Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 PM

Thursdays & Fridays 4:30-6:00 PM

Saturdays 1:00-2:30 PM

Member: $1,740     Non-Member: $2,001

Girls: navy blue leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

Boys: white shirt, black tights, white or black socks and ballet shoes

Ballet 5

Ballet 5 includes classes such as Technique, Pointe, Variations, and Partnering (when possible). The syllabus aims to help advanced ballet dancers increase their technical proficiency while developing their artistry through individualized coaching and additional performance opportunities.

Mondays 5:30-7:00 PM

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6:00-7:30 PM

Saturdays 1:00-2:30 PM

Member: $1,760    Non-Member: $2,024

Girls: black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

Boys: white shirt, black tights, white or black socks and ballet shoes

Pointe

Pointe class for Ballet 4 and Ballet 5 helps students develop the strength, alignment, and technique necessary to dance en pointe. Working carefully to ensure the safety and success of each student, this class will begin at barre and progress into center as student’s skills and confidence develop and grow.

Ballet 4/5: Mondays 7:00-7:30 PM

Ballet 4/5: Saturdays 3:00-4:00 PM

Ballet 4 Pointe Member: $338    Non-Member: $389

Ballet 5 Pointe/Variations Member: $580   Non-Member: $667

Beginner Pointe: Saturdays 2:30-3:00 PM     Members: $115    Non-Members: $132

Variations

This class is designed for Ballet 5 dancers to learn repertoire from a wide range of styles. Students might work on solos from classical story ballets like Swan Lake and Giselle, neoclassical dances by George Balanchine, and contemporary work by some of the most popular choreographers in the dance world today. This class is considered to be part of the Pointe curriculum.

Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 PM

Choreo Workshop

For students ages 12 and over, Choreo Workshop enables students to create choreography in a positive class setting. Participants work together with the Director to make new material based on their collective imagination and will be showcased in a spring performance.

Thursdays 7:30-8:30 PM

Member: $285     Non-Member: $328

Dance Fitness

Dance Fitness is a fun, hip, calorie-burning workout inspired by urban street jazz and hip-hop. Keegan Carroll will break down the moves of the professionally choreographed dance routines, step-by-step so everyone can bust a move. You will burn serious calories, while having fun. Classes are designed for all fitness levels, from beginner to advanced.

Fridays 6:00-7:00 PM

Punch Card available at registration or in the office.

Pilates

Janice Hurley leads a Pilates mat class that focuses on alignment, strength building, and conditioning. Open to all levels, ages 10 and up. No dance experience necessary!

Saturdays 12:00-1:00 PM

Members: $270     Non-Members: $311

Punch Card available at registration or in the office.

Modern

This one hour class will explore different movement techniques with an emphasis on artistic vision and personal expression. You will experience movement through flow, yoga, floor work, core/spine strengthening combinations, and much more.

Mondays 7:30-8:30 PM

Members: $255    Non-Members: $293

Punch Card available at registration or in the office.

Adult/Open Ballet

Adult/Open Ballet is a technique class open to all levels, from beginning to advanced ballet. Each class will be adjusted to meet the varying needs and interests of its participants. Ages 14 and up.

Fridays 10:00-11:00 AM

Member: $270     Non-Member: $311

Punch Card available at registration or in the office.

Adult Ballet

Adult Ballet welcomes anyone over the age of 18 who is interested in studying ballet technique. The hour-long class introduces basic positions and offers easy-to-follow combinations in a relaxed, upbeat atmosphere.

Tuesdays 12:00-1:00 PM

Member: $285   Non-Member: $328

Punch Card available at registration or in the office.

Hip Hop

Get funky with Nathan Buendia in this hip hop class geared for dancers 14 and up. Learn choreography, freestyle, and get an awesome cardio workout.

Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 PM

Member: $285    Non-Member: $328

Punch Card available at registration or in the office.