Class Description

This class meets 2x per week on Mondays and Saturdays.

Ballet 3 emphasizes progressive development of proper technique, body alignment, and classical line. Increased focus on strengthening the core of the body is taught so that students maintain healthy physical progression through the levels. More ballet vocabulary is introduced and greater emphasis on stretching and flexibility is part of classroom exercises.  Students in the Ballet 3 Level have the opportunity to expand their interest in dance by taking Contemporary Modern and Jazz technique courses and registering for the Cornish Preparatory Dance Program’s Company 2. Company 2 performs in the Spring Concert, giving students the chance to become more fully-realized dancers.

Apply for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship!

Cornish is committed to making our courses available for youth students who demonstrate artistic and academic promise, financial need, and interest in the program by offering modest scholarship assistance. Cornish College reserves the right to change any final scholarship award based on the number of qualified applicants and available funding. Submit your application by September 3rd. Recipients will be notified by September 4th.

To apply, click here for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship Form!

Program Preparatory Dance

Instructor Vanesa Wylie


  • Dates: September 14th to June 19th
  • Times: 
    • Session 1: Mondays, 6:10 – 7:25 pm
    • Session 2: Saturdays, 10:50 am – 12:05 pm

Ages 9-13

Discipline Ballet

Price $1400.00

Dress Requirements

Female Identifying Students: royal blue leotard, convertible tights (pink or skin tone), ballet Shoes (pink or skin tone – match tights)

Male Identifying Students: white leotard or t-shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, white ballet shoes

Non-Binary: Either Female or Male options

Non-decorative leotards only (ie: no mesh, lace, holes/cutouts, zippers), no halter leotards, no logos, no rips or tears
Warmups: At the discretion of the instructor, students may wear leg warmers or form fitting sweaters during colder weather

Location: Kerry Hall, 710 E Roy St, Seattle, WA

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