Classes for 8+ year olds

Level I

Ballet

Vaganova method ballet training. Kirova Ballet curriculum has been developed by world renown Prima ballerina Janna Kirova. Our syllabus follows a strict lesson plan, geared towards developing a complete dancer. Pre-Professional division is separated into Level IB, Level IA, Level IIB, Level IIA, Level IIIB and Level IIIA. Placement into each level is according to dancers skills and experience, not by age. Placements are determined during auditions. To schedule an audition, please call the studio. Level IB has 2 hours of ballet technique and 1 hour of ballet stretch weekly. Level IA has 3 hours of ballet technique,1 hour of pre-pointe and 1 hour of ballet stretch weekly.
LEVEL II

Ballet

Vaganova method ballet training. Kirova Ballet curriculum has been developed by world renown Prima ballerina Janna Kirova. Our syllabus follows a strict lesson plan, geared towards developing a complete dancer. Pre-Professional division is separated into Level IB, Level IA, Level IIB, Level IIA, Level IIIB and Level IIIA. Placement into each level is according to dancers skills and experience, not by age. Placements are determined during auditions. To schedule an audition, please call the studio. Level IIB has 3 hours of ballet technique, 1 hour of pointe and 1 hour of ballet stretch weekly. Level IIA has 3 hours of ballet technique, 1 hour of pointe, 1 hour of Jazz and 1 hour of ballet stretch weekly.  
LEVEL III

Ballet

Vaganova method ballet training. Kirova Ballet curriculum has been developed by world renown Prima ballerina Janna Kirova. Our syllabus follows a strict lesson plan, geared towards developing a complete dancer. Pre-Professional division is separated into Level IB, Level IA, Level IIB, Level IIA, Level IIIB and Level IIIA. Placement into each level is according to dancers skills and experience, not by age. Placements are determined during auditions. To schedule an audition, please call the studio. Level IIIB has 4 hours of ballet technique, 1 hour of pointe, 1 hour of Jazz and 1 hour of ballet stretch weekly. Level IIIA has 4 hours of ballet technique, 2 hours of pointe, 1 hour of variation, 1 hour of stretch, 1 hour of jazz weekly.  

Character

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.

ETP

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).

OPEN BALLET

Ballet for beginners

A great class for children ages 8 and up to start ballet education. Class includes barre, stretching, adagio, allegro and center work. Class is at a perfect pace for children to learn the fundamentals properly and will prepare them for advancement into higher level classes. As we say, it is never too late to start ballet.

STRETCH

Ballet

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 Int&Adv

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. 

HIP HOP 

Beginner & Intermediate

Hip Hop is a fun and upbeat class, originally evolved from street dance and incorporate a variety of music today. Hip hop has many styles and has no boundaries for creative movement, beat and imagination of the dancer. Many of our Intermediate Hip Hop students are also part of the Hip Hop Elite dance team that participates in variety of national competitions and performs and many events.

Acro II

Acro II is Intermediate acro class for kids that have taken gymnastics or Acro I previously.

Modern

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

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.