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Ballet & Contemporary Movement 1

Class Description

**This course is offered as a single session or year long course**

Can be taken together (2x / week) for $401.00

Fall Session (11 weeks) – Sept 9 to Nov 24 – Registration Closed

Winter Session (12 weeks) – Dec 2 to Mar 7 (No classes Dec 23 – Jan 5) – Registration Closed

Spring Session (12 weeks) – Mar 9 – June 6 (no classes Apr 13 – 19) – Currently Enrolling

Full Year Course (36 weeks) – Sept 9 – June 6 – Registration Closed; Tuition $623.00

This class emphasizes progressive development of proper technique and body alignment in both Ballet and Contemporary Modern disciplines. 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. Some of Contemporary Modern concepts learned are; use of torso, on balance off balance, floor work and inversions, move with weight and powerfully through space, and use of breath Students in this level have the opportunity to expand their interest in dance by registering for the Cornish Preparatory Dance Program’s Company 3 (Fall session only).  Company 3 performs in the annual Nutcracker.

Program Preparatory Dance

Dates/Times

Dates: Mar 9 – June 6th

Times: Section 1: Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm; Section 2: Saturdays 10:00 – 11:00am

Ages 7-9

Discipline Ballet

Price $222.00

Dress Requirements

Female Identifying Students: light 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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