Pre-Ballet 1: Age 5

Now enrolling for the 2021/2022 school year. In-studio and virtual options available.

Photo credit: Igor Burlak Photography

In Pre-Ballet 1, we introduce ballet steps such as plié and tendu for the first time, and students can master laterality (right versus left), as well as other elements of spatial awareness. We add live music with a music teacher to explore the relationship between music and dance and develop your child’s musicality.

Age Range: Age 5 by August 31, 2021
Time Commitment: Once a week, for 45 minutes
Max Enrollment: 16 students per class section
Studio: Boston, Newton, or Virtual
Schedule: For information on class times and locations, please use the register button below. Classes run September 9 through June 12.

Dress code will be communicated in the upcoming months.


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Pre-Ballet 1

2021/22 School Year