Pre-Primary 1 (Kindergarten | Age 5)
Five year old students are ready for a more structured class and they begin to prepare for more formal ballet training. There is a focus on musicality and self-expression. Students are able to follow verbal and demonstrated instructions while facing the teacher. Experiencing a more structured class in a nurturing environment helps prepare your child for more formal ballet training. At the end of the school year students perform at CDS in a showcase for their families and friends.
|Wednesday||4:15pm – 5:15pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 10:00am|
|Class meets once per week
Pre-Primary 2 (First Grade | Age 6)
In Pre-Primary 2, students are beginning to master movement fundamentals, and further understand how their movements relate to music. They continue to build on concepts they have learned in order to prepare for more formal ballet training. At the end of the school year students perform at CDS in a showcase for their families and friends to demonstrate what they have learned.
|Thursday||4:15pm – 5:15pm|
| Class meets once per week
"Participating in the Nutcracker was a wonderful experience, it was the first time I had ever been on stage or part of a big production."
– Julia Ortiz, former student now with American Ballet Theater, JKO School