Pre-College Ballet Program


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Spring Semester Begins January 19, 2019

New Students: Before you register, please contact Pre-College program director Sophia Fatouros at balletpc@indiana.edu for level placement. 

Class Time Changes: An asterix* indicates a change in class time or day from last year.

Tuition: Tuition prices are per semester.

Creative Movement Classes and Intro to Ballet (ages 3 to 6) 

Creative Movement introduces young girls and boys to the study of dance in a fun and supportive environment. The class is an age-appropriate introduction to ballet using music and rhythm to develop coordination, athleticism, focus, and confidence. All classes have live piano accompaniment and incorporate songs, stories, and movement activities which will support the child's natural creativity and joy in movement. 

Introduction to Ballet is designed to transition young girls and boys from Creative Movement to the more formal structure of a ballet class including barre and center work. Ballet fundamentals, beginning terminology, and classroom etiguette are introduced while nurturing the child's self-confidence, sense of artistry, and exploration of movement. All classes have live piano accompaniment.

Class Day Time Age Tuition
Creative Movement 1 Saturdays 10:30am-11:15am Age 3 by August 1, 2018 $320
Creative Movement 2 Saturdays 11:30am-12:30pm Age 4 by August 1, 2018 $320
Creative Movement 3 Saturdays 9:30am-10:30am Age 5 by August 1, 2018 $320
Intro to Ballet Saturdays 12:30pm-1:30pm Age 6 by August 1, 2018 $340

There will be a CAP in registration at 20 children per class; beyond that applicants will be put on a waiting list.

Ballet Classes

In ballet technique classes, focus is placed on alignment, posture, coordination, and musicality through the traditional structure of barre and center work. Progress through class levels is nurtured by experienced ballet department faculty as technical skills, physical control, and ballet vocabulary are developed appropriate with student's age and physical development. Students will be provided with written evaluations at the end of the Spring term.

There will be a CAP in registration at 20 children per class; beyond that applicants will be put on a waiting list. 

Ballet 1 (formerly Primary)
  • Tuition: $340
Saturdays 9:45am-10:45am

Ballet 2 (formerly Secondary)
  • Tuition: $452
Wednesdays 5:45pm-7:00pm
Saturdays *12:30pm-1:45pm

Ballet 3 (formerly Beginning-Intermediate)
  • Tuition: $452
Mondays 5:45pm-7:00pm
Saturdays *9:30am-10:45am
Ballet 4 (formerly Intermediate)
  • Tuition $565 
Tuesdays 5:45-7:00pm Technique Class
Fridays 5:45-7:00pm Technique Class
Saturdays *11:00am-12:15pm Technique Class

Optional bonus class: Jazz/Modern workshop Saturdays: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Students in Ballet 5 through Ballet 8 must attend all classes listed for their level. Regular attendance is mandatory for continuation in these levels and participation in performances.


Ballet 5 (formerly Advanced Intermediate)
  • Tuition: $675
*Mondays 5:45 - 7:15pm Technique Class
7:15 - 8:00pm Pre-Pointe Class
*Wednesdays 5:45 - 7:15pm Technique Class
7:15 - 8:00pm Pre-Pointe Class
Saturdays *1:30pm - 2:45pm Technique Class

Optional bonus class: Jazz/Modern Workshop Saturdays: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Ballet 6 (formerly Advanced)
  • Tuition: $675
*Tuesdays 5:45pm - 7:15pm Technique Class
7:15pm - 8:15pm Pointe Class
*Thursdays 5:45pm - 7:15pm Technique Class
7:15pm - 8:15pm Pointe Class
Saturdays *12:00pm - 1:30pm Technique Class

Optional bonus class: Jazz/Modern Workshop Saturdays: 3:00pm-4:00pm


Ballet 8 (formerly Pre-Professional)
  • Tuition: $920
Mondays *7:00pm - 8:15pm Technique Class
Tuesdays 5:45pm - 7:15pm Technique Class
7:15pm - 8:15pm Pointe Class
Thursdays 5:45pm - 7:15pm Technique Class
7:15pm - 8:15pm Pointe Class
Fridays 5:45pm - 7:15pm Technique Class
*7:15pm-8:15pm Jazz/Modern Workshop
Saturdays *1:45pm - 3:15pm Technique Class
*3:15pm - 4:15pm Point Class

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New! Boys Dance

Class is once per week.

If student is enrolled in Creative Movement 3, Intro to Ballet, or leveled ballet classes, Boys Dance class is a free bonus class this semester. Students who are wishing to participate only in Boys Dance and no other Pre-College Ballet class will need to pay tuition.

  • Tuition: $340
Class Age Day Time
Boys Dance Ages 5-8 Saturday 11:00am - 12:00pm
Boys Dance Ages 9-13 Friday 5:45pm - 7:00pm

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New! Teen Intermediate Ballet (Ages 12-16)

Students can choose to either take one ballet class (either Wednesday or Saturday), two ballet classes, or one ballet class and one Jazz/Modern Workshop class.

  • Tuition for one class a week: $340
  • Tuition for two classes a week: $452
Class Age Day Time
Ballet Ages 11-14 Wednesday 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Ballet Ages 11-14 Saturday 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Jazz/Modern Workshop Ages 11-14 Saturday 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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Winter Break Ballet-Registration is not yet available for this option

Open ballet class for Pre-College students levels Ballet 3 to Ballet 8.

$15 per class

No registration fee. Select the number of classes you wish to participate in on your online registration.  Payment is submitted at the time of registration.  Credit card only. NO refunds.

Faculty: Sophia Fatouros and Rebecca Janes

Dates Days Time
December 10 - 20, 2018 Monday, Wednesday 5:00pm-6:30pm Ballet 3 - Ballet 5
December 10 - 20, 2018 Tuesday, Thursday 5:00pm-6:30pm Ballet 6 - Ballet 8

*Due to winter break, your child's safety is our primary concern. Please come upstairs to pick them up, or meet them right at the red doors. Thank you.

Refund Policy

If requested before the second class, tuiton (minus a $50.00 cancellation charge) may be refunded with the approval of the director.

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