CHILDREN’S PROGRAM 2018-08-10T22:59:28+00:00

VCB Children’s Program Dance

This Ballet Program offers two levels of study for the young dancer ages 3-8. Most students attend class once a week. Beginning with Princess Ballerina or Twirling Tutus. Students work on fine and gross motor skills before graduating to Pre-Ballet.  After Pre-Ballet, the students graduate to level 1A Ballet. 

Princess Ballerina & Twirling Tutus

(Ages 3-6 years old)

For younger students, identifying basic forms of movement through warm ups, center barre, gross motor skills, creative movement and ballet choreography are taught at this age while fostering independence. Students learn the stories of fairy tale ballets such as; Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Peter and the Wolf. They portray different characters from the ballet they are learning using simple props. For ages 4-6 an introduction to ballet with beginning development of ballet concepts including turn out, coordination, spatial awareness and a specific focus on class etiquette. Students will begin positions of the feet, and introductory movement vocabulary.

Prima Ballerina & Princess Pirouette

(Ages 6-9 years old)

Pre-Ballet is an introduction to a formal ballet class. While still nurturing their imagination and creativity, ballet technique is first introduced at the barre. Students will develop ballet vocabulary and musical rhythm through barre and center work. Ballet barre with warm up exercises will be taught. Terminology for simple ballet steps, musicality, grace and coordination are developed through positive reinforcement.  Class structure and discipline will be taught along with encouraging this young age to continue to develop their imagination and foster their creativity in a positive environment. The next in training is our Pre-Professional Program.