Children's Dance Classes

Schramel Conservatory of Dances offers children dance classes in ballet, tap, and modern dance. Spring Semester begins on Tuesday, January 10th in our new location at 920 Terpsichore St. 

Please see our Registration Information or register online with our convenient Online Tuition & Fee Payments.

Check our calendar, or download the class schedule and important dates. 

 

PRE-BALLET:  3-4 YEARS OLD OR ABSOLUTE BEGINNER

Students must be 3 by January. This class is 45 minutes and meets once per week on Monday or Tuesday from 4:15 - 5:00. The class consists of basic ballet exercises. Movement, coordination, marching, skipping, galloping, stretching, and identifying right from left are also taught.

Price: $360 + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students.

 

PRIMARY: 5-7 YEARS OLD AND / OR BEGINNER

This class is 60 minutes and meets once per week on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday from 4:15 - 5:15. Slightly more intensive ballet technique and terminology are taught.

Price: $360 + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students.

 

LEVEL I: 7-8 YEARS OLD AND/OR HAVING COMPLETED THE PRIMARY LEVEL

Students are expected to take one 60 minute class per week and can take up to two. Classes are offered on Thursday and Friday from 4:15 - 5:15. More intensive training is introduced as well as vocabulary and technique.

Price: $360 - $500 depending on frequency + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students.

 

LEVEL II: 8-9 YEARS AND OLDER AND/OR HAVING COMPLETED LEVEL I

All vocabulary of previous levels will be incorporated with the addition of arm positions, first arabesque, directions of the body, and uses of the head. Students are expected to take two classes per week and can take up to three. Classes are offered Monday through Wednesday from 5:15 - 6:15 and on Thursdays from 4:15 - 5:15.

Price: $500 - $625 depending on frequency + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students.

 

LEVEL III: 10 YEARS AND OLDER

All vocabulary from the previous levels is incorporated and pointe is introduced. Students must take 3 technique classes per week plus 1 pointe technique class. Ballet III is offered on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 5:15 - 6:25, with pointe class on Wednesdays from 5:15 - 6:15. 

Pointe students will be evaluated and informed of advancement into pointe by the conservatory directors only! This may mean the student will perhaps not go on pointe even if another school has determined they are ready. The health of the student is the foremost concern.

Price: $625 - $725 depending on advancement into pointe class + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students only.

 

LEVEL IV: 10 Years and Older

All vocabulary of the previous levels is incorporated. Students begin working in a more serious capacity. Students are expected to take to take three classes per week and can take up to six. Ballet IV is offered on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 5:15 - 6:25 and Saturdays from 10:00 - 11:30 AM, with pointe class on Wednesdays from 5:15 - 6:15. 

Price: $625 - $875 depending on frequency + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students.

 

Level V/VI, ALSO Called Int./Adv.: 12 Years and Older

All vocabulary of the previous levels is incorporated. These highest levels are for advanced students looking to push their technique. Students are expected to take to take three classes per week and can take up to six. This class is offered Monday through Thursday from 6:30 - 8:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 - 11:30 AM.

Price: $625 - $875 depending on frequency + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students.

 

Boys class

Taught by Diogo De Lima and Gregory Schramel, this class is offered on Thursdays from 5:15 - 6:15. This boys-only class focuses on the development of male dancers and is offered in conjunction with our regular offerings.

 

CONTEMPORARY / MODERN CLASS FOR BALLET III + ABOVE

Contemporary / modern dance class taught by Maya Taylor, for students of Ballet III and above. Meets once weekly on Fridays from 5:15 - 6:16.

Price: $360 + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students.

 

Tap I ages 5-9

This level 1 tap class is 60 minutes long and meets on Tuesdays 5:15 - 6-15.

Price: $360 + annual $25 registration fee for 1st time students.