Classes

Fall Semester: August 21 – December 17

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!

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Weekly Fall Schedule

 


Class Descriptions and Tuition Rates

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: $255   Non-Member: $298

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 épaulement (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 

OR

Saturdays 10:00-11:00 AM     

Member: $248   Non-Member: $292

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    

OR

Saturdays 11:00-12:00 PM

Member: $248   Non-Member: $292

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: $480   Non-Member: $560

2B Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-4:30 PM     Member: $495   Non-Member: $578

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: $937      Non-Member: $1,095

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: $1,549     Non-Member: $1,810

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: $1,568    Non-Member: $1,830

Girls: black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

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

Pre-Pointe

In this preparatory class, Ballet 4 students take the next step towards dancing en pointe. Exercises focus on strength building and articulation, particularly in the feet and ankles. Special attention is also placed on assessing core stability and maintaining proper alignment in a series of relevés. Instructor placement only.

Saturdays 2:30-3:00 PM

Member: $108      Non-Member: $126

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.

Variations 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.

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

Ballet 5 Variations: Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 PM

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

Ballet 4 Pointe Member: $318    Non-Member: $372

Ballet 5 Pointe/Variations Member: $522   Non-Member: $610

Beginner Tap

Learn the fundamentals of tap technique! Alisha Falberg leads this beginner class open to everyone ages 9 and up. Adults welcome!

Fridays 6:00-6:45 PM

Members: $240     Non-Members: $280

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.

Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 PM

Members: $255       Non-Members: $298

Punch Cards available at registration or in the office.

Pilates

Janice Hurley leads a Pilates mat class that focuses on alignment, strength building, and conditioning. Bring your own mat or JDT will supply one for you! Exercises are adaptable for individual needs. Open to all levels, ages 12 and up. No dance experience necessary!

Saturdays 12:00-1:00 PM

Members: $255     Non-Members: $298

Punch Card option available at registration or in the office.

Stretch and Strengthen

This class will help you stretch and elongate muscles to gain more flexibility. You’ll also strengthen your core for stability and control. Ages 10 and up. All levels welcome! No dance experience necessary.

Thursday   7:30-8:30 PM

Member: $240     Non-Member: $280

Punch cards 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: $240    Non-Members: $280

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: $240     Non-Member: $280

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: $255   Non-Member: $298

Punch Card available at registration or in the office.