Classes

Ballet Primary

Recommended Age Range as of January:
6.5 - 8 years old

  • Minimum age for this class is 7 years old by June 30th.
  • Students with little or no dance experience may need to trial a few different levels to find the best class.
  • Exceptions are at the discretion of the school/teacher and will depend on previous dance experience, exams passed, ability and age. Please contact the office for further information.

Uniform Requirements:

  • Pink "Chloe" style ballet dress
  • Ballet tights
  • Pink ballet socks (optional)
  • Pink leather ballet shoes
  • Male students - teacher will advise
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Primary ballet is our third-year level ballet class. Students are taught the fundamental steps of the classical ballet style through a combination of British Ballet Organisation (BBO) and Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabi. Exercises and combinations have a focus on technique, style and performance.

Students in Pre Primary have the opportunity to enter a Internal Assessment, NZAMD Medal Test and/or to perform in our annual End of Year Recital.

Progression:
Primary ballet progresses on to Grade 1 ballet.