Intermediate Ballet 1: Demi-Pointe - Pointe

Mon 07:15 pm to 08:15 pm
Start Date: January 11, 2016  End Date: May 23, 2016
Instructor Name: 
Ballet Theatre of Maryland Faculty,
Room Number: 
9-12 years
Course Description: 

An emphasis is placed on beginning barre building towards centre pointe work. Prerequisite: Students must take three technique classes per week in order to take point or via discretion of the instructor. Students must take a technique class prior to taking pre-pointe/demi-pointe, so the muscles are warmed up and prepared for the intense work of these classes. Students are encouraged to take this class twice per week in addition to the three technique classes. LA/NY Style jazz is recommended as a cross trainer. The attire for all classes, except where otherwise noted, is as follows: Girls: Black BTM leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet slippers. Please Note: BTM's black leotard may be purchased exclusively through BTM. Order forms are available on the website, Forms will also be available in classrooms the first few weeks of class. No jewelry allowed. Hair must be neatly pulled back from the face into a bun. Boys: White t-shirt, black tights and white or black ballet slippers. Please contact Dianna Cuatto, Artistic Director, at 410-263-8289 for more information regarding the Ballet Theatre of Maryland Program. No class 2/15-2/21.