Classes for 8+ year olds
Character dance is a specific subdivision of classical dance. It is the stylized representation of a traditional folk or national dance, mostly from European countries, and uses movements and music which have been adapted for the theater. Character dance is integral to much of the classical ballet repertoire.
This class is highly recommended for all students seeking future career in professional dance and ballet.
Admission by audition.
Pre-requisites: must be currently enrolled in Pre-Professional ballet division.
Exceptionally talented program
This program is a pre-cursor to a trainee program, for students wishing to continue their pre-professional development in dance at the later age.
KBA ET program consists of additional two hours of ballet technique training, under the guidance and tutelage of Janna Kirova, with additional training in modern and jazz.
Students in this program are exposed to a greater amount of hours/class per week, including mandatory rehearsals; participate in coaching sessions for competitions (when approved), and serve as an ambassador for the school. Apart from the classes on this program, students are required to be enrolled in the regular level classes. To participate in this program the students need to demonstrate a great level of commitment and dedication.
This program is by invite only, and will consist of 3 hours of additional training (you must maintain all requisite classes for your current ballet level).
Ballet for beginners
Ballet stretch class for dancers. Focusing and teaching dancers on proper stretch techniques. Improving flexibility while maintaining muscular strength and integrity is the focus of this class to facilitate lasting results.
Stretch correct way with an expert dance teacher, while learning how to maintain your body and prepare for peak performance.
Class for beginner and advanced dancers, gymnasts, ice skaters. Class is open for Kirova students, guest students and adults.
Jazz class is fun way to explore different rhythm and movement, and builds on ballet technique. This high energy class is fun, challenging, fast paced and utilizes modern music. Jazz Intermediate is for previous ballet or jazz students, that are proficient in jazz technique for at least 2 years. This class is open for students 8+, placement with audition. Jazz Advanced is audition only, and recommended for previous ballet or jazz students, that are proficient in jazz technique for at least 4 years.
Beginner & Intermediate
Acro II is Intermediate acro class for kids that have taken gymnastics or Acro I previously.
Intermediate & Advanced
This class is open to dancers with previous ballet and jazz experience. Ballet technique is a must.
Modern dance utilizes elements from classical ballet, classic jazz and modern. This dance style is very emotional – allowing dancer to express his/her feelings through movement. Class placement is by audition only.
Tap is one of the most fun classes we have. Besides, what dancer doesn’t need another pair of shoes, that go “click-itie-clack”? Add fast paced music and dance movies, and you have a perfect combination.Our tap class for 7 year old and older group is beginner to intermediate based, with many kids also taking ballet and jazz classes.