Portland Parks & Recreation Youth Ballet Training Program A year-round dance training program emphasizing technique & artistry in a supportive environment. Open to all interested students. Classes progress from beginning through advanced & performance levels with our Spring Dance Festival. Most students will enroll in the same class level for 3 terms before fully mastering the technique & skills necessary for advancement. Students with previous ballet experience not at Laurelhurst Studio should enroll in Ballet Basics to be evaluated & placed at the correct level during the 1st class. Students new to ballet will begin with Ballet-Basics. Classes are taught on a professional grade, Marley covered, wood-sprung floor, in a room with mirrors. Payment plans are available. Enrollment is taken throughout term; fees will be prorated. Montavilla Community Center manages the program; call 503-823-4101 with questions or to register. Levels II, III, IV, V & VI: Instructor consent required; online registration not available. All Class Levels: Fees have been discounted.
Ballet-Basics age: 8-16 Explore this joyful dance style & increase agility, grace & coordination. Develop a firm foundation in classical technique while gaining music knowledge & arts appreciation. Students with previous ballet experience not at Laurelhurst Studio should enroll in Ballet Basics to be evaluated & placed at the correct level during the 1st class. Students new to Ballet should enroll in this class for the term. Fee reflects discount. Tu 5pm-6pm Jojo H. 394582 11 Classes 1/8-3/19 $80 394706 11 Classes 4/2-6/11 $80 Th 5:30pm-6:30pm Mara C. 394583 12 Classes 1/3-3/21 $87 394707 9 Classes 4/4-6/6 $66 Ballet II-Advanced Beginning age: 8-16 Expand on dance foundations with barre & floor work. Fee reflects discount. Tu 6pm-7pm Jojo H. 394629 11 Classes 1/8-3/19 $80 394737 11 Classes 4/2-6/11 $80 Ballet III-Beginning Intermediate age: 8-20 Continues work on body alignment, placement & techniques to build dance & performing capabilities. Meets twice a week; total fee is assigned to Monday class. Fee reflects discount. M 5pm-6:30pm Jojo H. Tu 6pm-7pm No Charge 394630 20 Classes 1/7-3/18 $148 394738 21 Classes 4/1-6/10 $155
Ballet IV-Intermediate age: 10-20 Refine & celebrate continued dance exploration. Increasingly complex techniques & combinations affording physical challenge & accomplishment. Gain body strength & performing confidence. Meets twice a week; total fee is assigned to Wednesday class. Fee reflects discount. W 5pm-6:30pm Jojo H. M 5pm-6:30pm No Charge 394631 21 Classes 1/2-3/20 $173 394740 20 Classes 4/3-6/12 $166 Ballet V-Advanced Intermediate age: 11-20 Expand dance options for personal satisfaction & versatility. Increase the challenge while further building strength & endurance for performance. Complex steps, combinations & an introduction to pointe. Meets 3 times a week; total fee is assigned to Friday class. Fee reflects discount. F 5pm-7pm Jojo H. M 6:30pm-8pm No Charge W 5pm-6:30pm No Charge 394632 33 Classes 1/4-3/22 $260 394741 30 Classes 4/5-6/14 $240 Ballet VI-Intermediate Advanced age: 11-20 Expand technique, stamina & agility with challenging combinations. Meets 4 times a week; total fee is assigned to Saturday class. Fee reflects discount. Sa 12:30pm-2pm Jojo H. M 6:30pm-8pm No Charge W 6:30pm-8pm No Charge F 5pm-7pm No Charge 394634 45 Classes 1/5-3/23 $346 394743 41 Classes 4/6-6/15 $320
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