Ballet 4/5 – En Pointe

By auditioned invitation, this class is for the progressed dancer. Dancers need full knowledge of body placement, technique and ballet vocabulary. Classes focus on individual weak areas, moving with grace, port de bras, drills, balance, strength training, and pointe work. A dancer must take three ballet tech classes a week for pointe work. Leotard [...]

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Pointe Preparation

By auditioned invitation, this class focuses on the importance of pulled up muscles, engaged core, strong feet and ankles in preparation necessary for pointe work. Some students work in pointe shoes while others are preparing for them. Students who receive pointe shoes are of adequate age, have strong muscles to support their frame, proper [...]

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Ballet 3

Students will broaden their basic ballet technique. Their age allows them to coordinate more steps together, expanding their ballet vocabulary. Fundamentals of turning begin. Ages: 9 & up. Level Color Leotard: Burgundy Maximum Potential: Three ballet classes & two pre-pointe classes. B3 Minimum Required for Ballet Program Student: Two ballet classes per week. Recreational Dancer: One class per [...]

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Ballet 2

Students will broaden their basic ballet technique. Their age allows them to coordinate more steps together, expanding their ballet vocabulary. Fundamentals of turning begin. Ages: 9 & up. Level Color Leotard: Light Blue Maximum Potential: Three ballet classes per week. B2 Minimum Required for Ballet Program Student: Two ballet classes per week. Recreational Dancer: One class per [...]

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Ballet 1

Students will develop ballet fundamentals including body placement and positions, French terminology, connecting steps, and counting musical signatures. Ballet barre is introduced at this level. Ages: 8 & up. Level Color Leotard: Lavender/Lilac Maximum Potential: Two ballet classes per week B1 Minimum Required for Ballet Program Student: One ballet class per week. Recreational Dancer: [...]

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Primary

Students are set up for the classical fundamentals that are standard for ballet training. At beginning levels repetition is key in order to build muscles necessary for more advanced steps. Ballet barre is introduced at this level. Ages: 6 and up. If under age 6, please register for PreBallet. Recommended Classes Per Week: One [...]

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Tiny and Pre Ballet

These two classes focus on teaching the love of dance through creative movement, sing song rhymes, fairy tale ballet stories, and imaginary play, while teaching classroom etiquette, body awareness, hand eye coordination, stretching, and basic ballet positions. Ages: Tiny Ballerinas 3.5 - 5  /  Pre-Ballet 4.5 - 6 Recommended Classes Per Week: One to [...]

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Summer Camps & Intensives

We offer 4-Day Camps, 5-Day Intensives and Evening Classes each July & August. Check our ENROLL page for a listing of current classes. Participation in summer programs is advised for all students preparing for, or dancing in, pointe shoes. Students dancing in pointe shoes are expected to enroll in 2-3 weeks of BSVT Summer Intensives to [...]

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NVB Ballet Company

Northern Vermont Ballet Junior / Senior Ballet Company is an intense upper-level ballet training and performance opportunity. Student company dancers need full knowledge of body placement, technique and ballet vocabulary. Classes focus on individual weak areas, moving with grace, port de bras, drills, balance, strength training, and pointe work. Four technique classes and four Pointe/Variations/Alternative classes a [...]

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