Children's Division

2019 Spring Semester Classes

(Scroll down for year long classes)

Children’s Division classes are for children ages 1 ½ through 7+ years of age. Classes in this division include Parent Tot, Creative Dance 1, Creative Dance 2, Pre-Ballet 1, Pre-Ballet 2 and Ballet Level 1. Scroll down this page to view all class descriptions, registration fees, schedules, dress codes and more.

Have questions or need help with registration? Contact Colorado Ballet Academy at 303-339-1623. 


Parent Tot

(Ages 1 ½-3 years with a Parent or Guardian) Specifically designed to instill a joy of music and movement at a very young age, the emphasis of Parent Tot is placed on fine and gross motor skill development, coordination, balance and bonding in a safe and nurturing environment. For the benefit of students attending this class we request only one adult per student.

Details Dress Code
  • Ages 1.5-3 as of October 1 | No Audition Required
  • One 30 Minute Class Per Week
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by December 1, 2018
  • Tuition per Semester: $245
  • 5-Payment Plan Fee: $50
  • Parents: Comfortable clothing that allows for mobility
  • Toddlers: Comfortable, body hugging clothing that allows for mobility

Creative Dance 1

(Ages 3-4 years) Colorado Ballet Academy’s youngest students will be introduced to the concepts of body awareness, energy, space, & time as well as encouraged to take direction from the instructor and share turns with peers. Boys and girls begin identifying basic forms of movement through imaginative games, songs, music and rhythmical patterns while fostering independence.

Details Dress Code
  • Ages 3-4 as of October 1 | No Audition Required
  • One 45 Minute Class Per Week
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by December 1, 2018
  • Performance Fee: $40
  • Tuition per Semester: $275
  • 5-Payment Plan Fee: $50
  • Girls: Pastel Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Shoes. Short pastel skirt optional. Hair should be neatly pulled back and away from face.
  • Boys: Form fitting White T-Shirt, Black spandex bike shorts or form fitting black sweat pants, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes.

Creative Dance 2

(Ages 4-5 years) Young boys and girls continue their development by identifying basic forms of movement through imaginative games, songs, music and rhythmical patterns at an age appropriate level while continuing to foster independence. Students learn concepts of body awareness, energy, space, & time as well as taking direction from their instructor and sharing turns with peers.

Details Dress Code
  • Ages 4-5 as of October 1 | No Audition Required
  • One 45 Minute Class Per Week
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by December 1, 2018
  • Performance Fee: $40
  • Tuition per Semester: $275
  • 5-Payment Plan Fee: $50
  • Girls: Pastel Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Shoes. Short pastel skirt optional. Hair should be neatly pulled back and away from face.
  • Boys: Form fitting White T-Shirt, Black spandex bike shorts or form fitting black sweat pants, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes.


Pre-Ballet 1

(Ages 5-6) Boys and girls are introduced to beginning concepts of ballet including turn out, coordination, spatial awareness and a specific focus on class etiquette. Students will begin learning positions of the feet and are introduced to movement vocabulary.

Details Dress Code
  • Ages 5–6 as of October 1 |  No Audition Required
  • One 45 Minute Class Per Week
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by December 1, 2018
  • Performance Fee: $40
  • Tuition per Semester: $275
  • 5-Payment Plan Fee: $50
  • Girls: Pink Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Shoes. Short pink skirt optional. Hair should be pulled neatly away from face in a bun.
  • Boys: Form fitting White T-Shirt, Black spandex bike shorts, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes.

Pre-Ballet 2

(Ages 6-7) Students increase their understanding of ballet with enhanced development of ballet concepts including turn out, coordination, spatial awareness and a specific focus on class etiquette. Classical positions of the feet and additional classical movement vocabulary is emphasized in preparation for Level 1.

 

Details Dress Code
  • Ages 6–7 as of October 1 | No Audition Required
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by December 1, 2018
  • Performance Fee: $40
  • Tuition per Semester: $275 
  • 5-Payment Plan Fee: $50
  • Girls: Pink Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Shoes. Short pink skirt optional. Hair should be pulled neatly away from face in a bun.
  • Boys: Form fitting White T-Shirt, Black spandex bike shorts, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes.

Full Year Classes


Ballet Level 1

(Ages 7+) Ballet Level 1 boys and girls learn to impart the fundamentals of classical ballet. Class will focus on basic ballet technique, proper body alignment, French terminology and musicality. Students will be introduced to elementary barre and center work, with boys receiving conditioning specific to boys’ technique. This class is offered once a week.

Details Dress Code
  • Ages 7+ as of October 1
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by December 1, 2018
  • Production Fee: $150
  • Tuition for semester: $345
  • 2-Payment Plan Fee: $20
  • 10-Payment Plan Fee: $50
  • Girls: Pink Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Shoes. Hair should be pulled neatly away from face in a bun.
  • Boys: Form fitting White T-Shirt, Black spandex bike shorts, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes.


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