Pre-Ballet 1: Age 5

Now enrolling for the 2020/2021 school year. Virtual and in-studio classes 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, 2020
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.
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