Children's Division

2020 Summer Classes

CLASSES BEGIN JUNE 1, 2020

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. 

NEW FOR SUMMER 2020:
Classes now offered in two 4-week sessions!
event June 1 – 26   event June 29 – July 24

Students have the option of registering for one session or both to create greater ease with summer scheduling. Receive a 10% discount when signing up for both sessions of the same class.



Parent tot class - Photo by Francisco Estevez Photography

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 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

  • Ages 1.5-3 as of January 1, 2020
  • One 30-minute class per week
  • Session A: June 1 – June 26
  • Session B: June 29 – July 24
  • Tuition per session: $65
  • Registration Fee: $30 (Waived if registered by May 15, 2020)

Dress Code

  • Parents: Comfortable clothing that allows for mobility
  • Toddlers: Comfortable, body hugging clothing that allows for mobility

Creative Dance 1Photo by Francisco Estevez Photography

Creative Dance

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. This class is offered one day per week.

Details

  • Ages 3-5 as of January 1,2020
  • One 45-minute class per week
  • Session A: June 1 – June 26
  • Session B: June 29 – July 24
  • Tuition per session: $75
  • Registration Fee: $30 (Waived if registered by May 15, 2020)

Dress Code

  • 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 - Photo by Francisco Estevez Photography

Pre-Ballet

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. This class is offered one day per week.

Details

  • Ages 5-7 as of Jan 1, 2020
  • One 45-minute class per week
  • Session A: June 1 – June 26
  • Session B: June 29 – July 24
  • Tuition per session: $75
  • Registration Fee: $30 (Waived if registered by May 15, 2020)

Dress Code

  • 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.

Ballet Level 1 - Photo by Francisco Estevez Photography

Ballet Level 1

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. This class is offered one day per week. Ages 7-8

Details

  • Ages 7-8 as of Jan 1, 2020
  • One 60-minute class per week
  • Session A: June 1 – June 26
  • Session B: June 29 – July 24
  • Tuition: $85
  • Registration Fee: $30 (Waived if registered by May 15, 2020)

Dress Code

  • 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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