Class Schedules

NCDC is excited to offer the following classes for the 2022-23 dance season.
Classes start on August 15th
  Classes are either technique only or technique/performing classes. Performing classes will have 1 to 2 opportunities each season to perform.

Performing classes are labeled if they are performing in the Holiday Show, End-of-Year show, or both

  • Perf HS/YE = both the Holiday Show and the End-of-Year show
  • Perf YE = just the End-0f-Year show
  • Perf HS = just the Holiday Show

Class Descriptions

Class

Full Description

Ballet/ Tap Combo

Basic Ballet

No prior dance training required.
Basic Ballet introduces foundational ballet vocabulary for body & spacial awareness; including leg and body directions, turn-out, musicality, discipline focus, moving steps through space.
All level placements are confirmed by instructor evaluation.

Ballet 1

Prior ballet training required, such as Basic Ballet. Ballet 1 uses foundational ballet vocabulary for body & spacial awareness; including leg and body directions, turn-out alignment & strength, foot articulations, musicality, discipline focus, moving patterns and rhythms. Recommendation: 2 times per week. All level placements are confirmed by instructor evaluation.

Ballet 2

Prior ballet training required, such as Ballet 1. Ballet 2 continues building ballet vocabulary foundations with additional detail combining turn-out alignment & strength, foot articulations, musicality, discipline focus, and classic choreography. Recommendation: 2 times per week minimum. All level placements are confirmed by instructor evaluation.

Ballet 3

Prior ballet training required, such as Ballet 2.
Ballet 3 builds ballet vocabulary with focus on body alignment, strength, and ability to learn and reproduce basic combinations of steps and rhythms.
Recommendation: 3 times per week minimum.
All level placements are confirmed by instructor evaluation.

Ballet 4

Prior ballet training required, such as Ballet 3. 
Ballet 4 focuses on body alignment strength, and ability to reproduce combinations of steps and rhythms with the goal to begin pointe work.
Recommendation: 3 times per week minimum.
All level placements are confirmed by instructor evaluation.

Ballet 5

Prior ballet training required, such as Ballet 4. Ballet 5 focuses on building pointe work and ballet vocabulary. Expectation of care to details and artistry are incorporated throughout class. Recommendation: 4 times per week minimum. All level placements are confirmed by instructor evaluation.

Ballet 6

Prior ballet training required, such as Ballet 5. Ballet 6 continues building pointe and ballet vocabulary. Expectation of additional care to details, artistry, and musicality are incorporated throughout all classes. Recommendation: 4 times per week minimum. All level placements are confirmed by instructor evaluation.

Upper Conservatory Division

Must be accepted into UCD program

Int/ Adv Ballet

Must have an understanding of ballet terminology, musicality, and technique.

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