Ballet provides the foundation for posture and movement. It teaches the basic technique for every form of dance. All Fierce Factory Dance & Talent ballet classes are set according to student’s age and previous training by the teacher. All ballet classes include stretching, barre work, and center combinations set for class level.
Beginning Ballet – These classes are designed to begin the formal training and discipline required to master the impressive art of ballet. Students will focus on the rituals of barre work, the correct positions of the body, memorizing terminology and understanding proper ballet etiquette. They will also learn musicality and how to execute several basic ballet traveling steps. Ideally, students should begin these classes at the age of 7. However, Beginning Ballet is open to ages 7-12 and no prior ballet experience is necessary. Expect to spend one to two years in this level.
Intermediate Ballet – These classes are for students who have had at least one to two years of training. The emphasis of these classes is to build upon a student’s basic ballet skills and prepare them for pointe shoes. The typical age range for this level is 8-13 years old. Students should expect to spend 2-4 years in this level.
Advanced Ballet – An evaluation is a prerequisite before registering for Advanced Ballet. These classes are for students who have had at least 3-5 years of formal ballet training and are on pointe.