Intermediate Ballet 1: Technique & Demi-Pointe/Pointe

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Thu 04:30 pm to 06:30 pm
Start Date: September 03, 2015  End Date: December 17, 2015
Instructor Name: 
Ballet Theatre of Maryland Faculty,
Room Number: 
301
F15150121
Ages: 
11-12
Course Description: 

Please contact Nicole Kelsch, School Principal, at 410-263-8289 for more information regarding the Ballet Theatre of Maryland Program. Students begin formal training for the Pointe class by completing the Demi-Pointe class in de-shanked pointe shoes to further strengthen the muscles in the legs and feet. Students graduate to fully-shanked pointe shoes as the muscles, bones, and joints of the legs, feet, and back are anatomically ready. Prerequisite: Three or more years of ballet training, successful completion of Beginning Ballet 3 exams plus a minimum of three technique classes per week and LA/NY jazz as a cross-trainer is recommended. 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, www.balletmaryland.org, or by calling our office at 410-263-8289. 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.
No class 10/19/15 through 10/25/15.