Creative Movement (Ages 3-4)
Invites young children to explore the excitement of dance through songs,
imaginative games and many forms of expressive movement. Introduces basic
rhythms, coordination skills and pre-Ballet concepts.
Pre-Primary/Primary Ballet -Tap (Ages 5-7) Offers a strong
foundation in pre-Ballet concepts, rhythm and musicality, and basic
technique. Class is divided into 45 minutes of Ballet and 15 minutes of Tap.
PPJ (Post-Primary Jazz) (Age 7)
Class consists of the beginnings of ballet barre,
center, and floor work with an introduction to jazz. Class is divided
into 45 minutes of Ballet and 15 minutes of Jazz.
Ballet Grades I-IV (Ages 8 and up) Intermediate -Advanced (Ages 12 and up)
Class consists of barre, centre and combinations in
both adagio and allegro, all of which stress proper body alignment,
flexibility and muscular control. Students are placed according to age and
Jazz (Ages 8 and up)
Jazz classes help to develop stretch, strength and coordination as
combinations and routines are introduced as a follow-up to extensive warm-up
and floor work.
Tap (Ages 8 and up)
Classes develop the student's awareness of musical rhythm and meter by
combining sounds and steps with appropriate songs.
Pointe & Pas de Deux
Students are advanced to Pointe and allowed to Partner only after developing
proper body placement and technical strength. Both classes are offered with
the recommendation of the Director.
Modern(Ages 12 and up)
Modern classes are offered to students age 12 and up who are enrolled in a
program of continuing study. Modern dance explores movement, energy and space
in a way that enhances the dancer’s range of motion and body awareness.
BAC’s Performance Groups and Performance Company are for students age 10 and
up who are looking for a pre-professional dance experience. Admission to the programs are by audition.