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Ballet
Ballet
Ballet I
Ballet I

Ballet I: Ages 6-7: explores the fundamentals of ballet technique and establishes the basic positions of the body. Students will gain an understanding of elementary physical and verbal ballet vocabulary while developing coordination, flexibility, kinesthetic awareness and grace. 

Ballet II
Ballet II

Ballet II: Ages 8-9: students will continue to develop musicality as faster tempos are introduced into the classroom (allegro, adagio, etc.). Proper alignment of the back, arms, legs and head will be emphasized to establish posture, balance, and flexibility. Turning exercises will be introduced and put into practice. 

Ballet III
Ballet III

Ballet III: Ages 10-11: is the level where everything begins to come together for the continuing ballet student. Students will develop mental and physical stamina as well as all over strength that will carry them throughout this year of challenges. New goals will include becoming comfortable with working on one leg, working in grander positions, working well with a variety of musical tempos, ability to execute multiple pirouettes, more complex petit allegros and higher, fully extended jumps. Connecting steps will become just as important as more difficult steps as the student strives to develop his/her artistry. 

Teen Lyrical/Ballet
Teen Lyrical/Ballet

Teen Lyrical/Ballet: Ages 10-16: is an appropriate class for the teen student who has had little to no dance training. Studying classical ballet is an excellent way to develop body awareness and self- confidence. Classes will begin with elementary barre exercises and warm-up followed by center work appropriate to the students’ abilities. This class also incorporates lyrical dance to start developing artistry and spatial awareness for the teen dancer. 

Ballet IV
Ballet IV

Ballet IV: Ages 12-13: is a continuation of a students development of mental and physical stamina which will push them to new goals and challenges. Continuing work with a wide variety of musical tempos both at the barre and center. The Connection of steps will become progressively difficult as a student develops his/her artistry and 

Ballet V
Ballet V

Ballet V: Ages 14-15: is appropriate for advanced students aspiring towards a career in dance or who are at an advanced recreational level with at least two-years pointe experience. Students in this level will be expected to have a tremendous work ethic and should constantly be striving towards self- improvement in dance. Technical proficiency, attained in previous levels, should pave the way for Ballet V students to take this time to work on their artistry in class and performance

Ballet VI
Ballet VI

Ballet VI: Ages 16-18: is appropriate for advanced students aspiring towards a career in dance or who are at an advanced recreational level with at least three-years pointe experience. Students in this level will be expected to have a tremendous work ethic and should constantly be striving towards self- improvement in dance. Technical proficiency, attained in previous levels, should pave the way for Ballet VI students to take this time to work on their artistry in class and performance. Students in this level are strongly encouraged to enroll in the All-Inclusive Program. 

Ballet Dance
Ballet Dance

Ballet Dance: Ages 11-18: is appropriate for students who have 1-2 years of ballet experience. This class is geared towards students who have taken ballet classes in the past but are not as technically advanced to be with GBAD’s ballet level classes. The goal of this class is to prepare students to join a Ballet Level at Great Bay Academy of Dance. 

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GBAD Open House

Please join us from 5-7PM to see what we offer for dance education classes and performance opportunties throughout the year. All ages are welcome to our studio for this event. 

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