Ballet Classes


The Cecchetti method, is a training system with special concern for anatomy within the confines of classical ballet technique, and seeks to develop the essential characteristics of dance in its students through a training regime.

Cecchetti Examination or Standard class level age requirements
   
Primary 5 years and under 9 years
Standard 1 6 years and under 10 years
Grade 1 7 years and under 12 years
Grade 2 7 years and no maximum
Grade 3 8 years and no maximum
Grade 4 8 years and no maximum
Grade 5 9 years and no maximum
Grade 6 10 years and no maximum
   
Vocational Levels
   
Intermediate Foundation 12 years and over
Intermediate 13 years and over
Advanced 1 14 years and over
Advanced 2 16 years and over

* Class Examinations and Performance Awards provide ideal opportunities for those attending classes for recreational purposes on a once a week basis. For children wishing to study in greater depth, there are the more technically demanding Grade Examinations.

Girls Cecchetti Ballet Uniform
   
Primary Pink ballet leotard
  Pink full circle skirt
  Pink tights
  Pink leather ballet shoes with elastics
   
Standard 1 Light Blue ballet leotard
  Light Blue full circle skirt
  Pink tights
  Pink leather ballet shoes with elastics
   
Grade 1 - 4 Black ballet leotard
  No skirts
  Pink ballet tights
  Pink leather ballet shoes with elastics
   
Grade 5 - 6 Black ballet leotard
  No skirts
  Pink ballet tights
  Pink leather ballet shoes with matt pink pointe shoe ribbons
   
Vocational levels
   
Intermediate Black leotard
foundation Black wrap around skirt
& Pink ballet tights
Intermediate Pink leather ballet shoes with matt pointe shoe ribbons
  Pointe shoes to be fitted with the teacher
   
Advanced 1 & 2 Black ballet leotard
  Pink ballet tights
  Soft pointe shoes
  Pointe shoes
   
Boys Cecchetti Ballet Uniform
   
All Levels White leotard with sleeves
  Black shorts/tights
  White socks
  White ballet shoes with white elastics

**NO JEWELRY TO BE WORN**

The basic style of the RAD is known as the English style of ballet, formed by merging various methods (French, Danish and Russian) to create a new standards. A well-known aspect of the RAD method is the attention to detail when learning the basic techniques of ballet.

RAD Examination or Presentation class level Minimum age requirements
   
Pre-Primary in Dance 5 years and over
Primary in Dance 6 years and over
Grade 1 7 years and over
Grade 2 7 years and over
Grade 3 7 years and over
Grade 4 7 years and over
Grade 5 7 years and over
Grade 6 11 years and over
Grade 7 11 years and over
Grade 8 Award 11 years and over
   
Vocational Levels
   
Intermediate Foundation 11 years and over
Intermediate 12 years and over
Advanced Foundation 13 years and over
Advanced 1 14 years and over
Advanced 2 15 years and over
   
*Solo Seal Award Must hold Advanced 2 with distinction

Girls RAD Ballet Uniform
   
Grade 1-3 Dark Lavender ballet leotard
  No skirts
  Pink ballet tights
  Pink leather ballet shoes with elastics
  Black character skirts (ordered through me)
  Black character shoes (check with me about the size of the heel)
   
   
Grade 4-5 Burgandy ballet leotard
  No skirts
  Pink ballet tights
  Pink leather ballet shoes with elastics
  Black character skirts (ordered through me)
  Black character shoes (check with me about the size of the heel)
   
Grade 6-8 Leotard colour and matching skirt to be chosen by pupil and teacher
& Pink ballet tights
Vocational Pink leather ballet shoes with matt pink pointe shoe ribbons
Levels POINTE SHOES TO BE FITTED WITH THE TEACHER!!!
   
Boys RAD Ballet Uniform
   
All Levels White leotard with sleeve
  Black shorts/tights
  White socks
  White ballet shoes with white elastics

**NO JEWELRY TO BE WORN**