At Madison Ballet Academy
students are suggested to take a ballet class,but not
we encourage correct placement in classroom settings.
We are happy to give recommendations on their level placements. Our style includes
the following: The Royal and ABT Syllabus both followed in order to place dancers from elementary on. Please email us for more information.VISIT US ON
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Class Descriptions &
Ballet: Classical Ballet is the foundation of all other styles of dance. This class will help students develop poise, grace, and balance. All Ballet students are expected to
adhere to a dress code. Levels are pre selected for students based on their abilities and prior ballet studies. Students will progress to pointe with the teacher's guidance and approval.
Leotard color must be worn according to level: bubble gum light pink, sweet light purple lavendar, and deep purple. All other students may wear pink tights without seams. Pink split sole
leather ballet shoes for girls and black ballet shoes for boys. All ballet students must pull hair back into ballet buns.
Fireflies: Pre-Ballet(ages 3-5): Pre-Ballet classes are 45 minutes long. The class consists of basic ballet technique.
Students will also be exposed to creative movement exercises and introduced to musicality.
Pink shoes for girls and black ballet shoes for boys.
Princess and the Frogs Combo & Princess Poppy Combo class: The student will be given ballet instruction for the first half of class and will alternate between jazz and tap for the second half. This
class helps expose the young dancer to various styles of dance. Students will need lavander leotards, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes and black Mary Jane tap shoes.
Pre-Pointe: Pre- Pointe is designed to strengthen ballet students who wish to advance to pointe. Students age is a variable
for requirement of this class. This class is required in order to progress to pointe. Students ages nine and up who attend this class go through strict
instruction and are required to take a ballet technique in addition to this class. Platter tutus are purchased from our school at this level.
Lyrical: Lyrical is a style of dance that mixes ballet, modern and jazz to create fluid, yet technical
movements. We will work on strengthing the performance quality of each student while focusing on technique. This class volume fills quickly, students must be on time and ready to work hard.
Students must wear dance attire: tan or pink tights, without feet, leotard, and no shoes ballet flats or tan half backsmay also be worn.
Contemporary Ballet: a fast paced class that works on body, strength, and mind development. With the major fast paced
movement of dance sweaping the nation, this class offers a nice combination of both ballet and new ideas of distraction and body control while still using ballet technicality and steps.
Students need pink ballet flats, footless tights.
Jazz: Fosse' style Jazz mixed with today's newest jazz vibes are insturcted and is a fun and energetic type of dance.
We will work to upbeat, popular music and emphasize technique. We will work on strengthening and conditioning as well as learning the latest dance moves.
FUNKY FUN CLASS: a fusion of jazz, hip hop and stretching that allows students to work on
rythmn and motion with dance and mat work. Jazz shoes with athletic clothes or age appropriate dance wear.
Stretch: The stretch class is designed to elongate and strengthen muscle groups and improve overall fitness and
movement quality. This class is often associated with the trained dancer, but can be taken without having a technical dance background. Core strength works both the body and mind.
Dancers learn to use their muscle groups and breathing techniques through this class. Attire for this class may be loose fitting clothes such as atheletic wear or dance attire, ballet
shoes, or jazz shoes may be worn.
NEW FUN: Barre: designed for the adult participants who
want a ballet and balance infused workout class. Previous dance training is not required. Ballet socks or shoes are suggested both athletic clothing or ballet clothing are
SPORTS TRAINING CLASS:
Body, Agility, Strength, and Endurance Class
For all age athletes, parents, teams and coaches. Ms. Catherine owner of MBA who were looking for training and endurance work that athletes could attend during
Winter and Fall off seasons. This class helps to keep participants not only in top shape, but to focus on any injuries and body strengthing that may be in critical need for an athlete to get back to
his or her best self. Students should wear sports uniform directed by coach or teacher. Socks and tennis shoes are required.