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Classes

Summer 2024: Classes and Camps

Check out our Summer Dance Program options below. You can also download the flyer to print.

Chambersburg Ballet Summer Classes Flyer 2024

New students/families: You will need to create a new account on the Jackrabbit parent portal.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Multi-class discounts have to be adjusted manually after registration is complete.

If you need assistance with registration or have questions about invoicing, contact us at thechambersburgballet@gmail.com.

Fall 2024 and Spring 2025: Classes
Classes begin in September. New enrollments accepted year-round!

Scholarships may be available for those with demonstrated financial need. To inquire, contact us at thechambersburgballet@gmail.com. (Availability dependent on funding.)

Pre-Primary Ballet Classes

 

Pre-Primary Ballet 1 (Age 3)
  • Friday 11AM - 11:45AM, Studio 1

  • Tuition: $55 per month for 9 months / $460 per year

 

A small group class, limited to 10 individual dancers, with ballet-based dance movements for young children ages 3-4. The class consists of Circle Time, gentle stretching, learning the 5 positions of the arms, 1st; 2nd position of the feet. An introduction to spatial concepts, and basic motor skills which can later be applied to ballet technique. Class finishes with a story ballet of an improvisatory nature danced to beautiful classical music.

 

Pre-Primary Ballet 2 (Age 4-5)
  • Saturday 12:30PM - 1:15PM, Studio 2

  • Tuition: $60 per month for 9 months / $510 per year

 

A small group class, limited to 10 individual dancers, with ballet-based dance movements for young children ages 4-5. The class consists of Circle Time, gentle stretching, learning the 5 positions of the arms, 1st; 2nd position of the feet. An introduction to spatial concepts, and basic motor skills which can later be applied to ballet technique. Class finishes with a story ballet of an improvisatory nature danced to beautiful classical music.

Primary Ballet Classes

 

Primary Ballet 1 (Age 6-7)
  • Thursday 4:45PM - 5:30PM, Studio 2

  • Tuition: $65 per month for 9 months / $540 per year

A beginning ballet class, limited to 10 individual dancers, for children ages 6-7, where students learn the 5 positions of the arms and 3 different positions of the feet (1st, 2nd, 3rd), as well as basic ballet exercises, steps, and terminology. They learn to stretch, skip, chase, leap to music, and finish with an improvisatory dance to beautiful classical music. Class ends with the traditional stage bow or reverence, to thank their teacher and one another.

 

Primary Ballet 2 (Age 7-8)
  • Saturday 11:30AM - 12:30PM, Studio 2

  • Tuition: $65 per month for 9 months / $540 per year

 

A beginning ballet class, limited to 10 individual dancers, for children ages 7-8, where students learn the 5 positions of the arms and 3 different positions of the feet (1st, 2nd, 3rd), as well as basic ballet exercises, steps, and terminology. They learn to stretch, skip, chase, leap to music, and finish with an improvisatory dance to beautiful classical music. Class ends with the traditional stage bow or reverence, to thank their teacher and one another.

 

Ballet Levels 1-4

 

Level 1 Ballet (Incoming Students Age 9-10)
  • Monday 6PM - 7PM, Studio 2

  • Tuition: $77 per month for 9 months / $645 per year

An hour-long ballet class for children ages 9-10, emphasizing the fundamentals of ballet; including the introduction of barre exercises to develop strength, coordination, and graceful movement. Gentle stretching and basic steps are learned at the barre, with center work and practice from the corner. 

 

Level 2 Ballet (Age 11-12)*
  • Tues. 6-7:15PM & Thurs. 6:15-7:30PM, Studio 1&2

  • Tuition: $123 per month for 9 months / $1,060 per year

 

Ballet class for children ages 11-12, emphasizing the fundamentals of ballet; including the introduction of barre exercises to develop strength, coordination, and graceful movement. Gentle stretching and basic steps are learned at the barre, with center work and traveling across the floor. This is considered the Pre-Pointe level of our current school.

 

*Pre-Pointe Class Friday 5:15PM - 6:00PM may be added for $48/month over a 9 month period or $380/year (25% Discount).

 

Level 3 Ballet (Age 11-13)*
  • Monday & Wednesday 6PM - 7:30PM, Pointe Class Friday 6-8PM, Studio 1

  • Tuition: $252 per month for 9 months / $2220 per year

 

A class with requisite ballet experience with emphasis on exercises to develop strength, coordination, and graceful movement. Enhanced stretching techniques, pirouettes, adagio, jumps, and turns are also offered.

 

*Contemporary Class is an optional add-on for Thursday 6:15-7:15PM and receive discount rate of $48/month over a 9 month period or $380/yr (25% discount).

 

Level 4 Ballet (Age 13+)*
  • Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, 4:30PM - 6PM, Pointe Class Thursday 4:30PM - 6:15PM, Studio 1

  • Tuition: $337 per month for 9 months / $2988 per year

 

With requisite ballet experience this class focuses on further development of strength, endurance, facility and extension and extra pointe work.

 

*Contemporary Class is an optional add-on for Thursday 6:15-7:15PM and receive discount rate of $48/month over a 9 month period or $380/yr (25% discount).

 

Pre-Pointe and Pointe Classes

 

Pre-Pointe Class (Age 9+)
  • Friday, 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Studio 1

  • Tuition: $60 per month for 9 months / $510 per year

 

An Introduction to pointe training, performed in soft shoes with other parts of cross-training, for qualified students age 9 and up, who are of the Level 3 ballet technique level or above. Class includes exercises at the barre to strengthen lower legs and feet and learn basic pointe techniques. To test out of the class, you must pass a Pointe Shoe Assessment, which will be administered by the Artistic Director.

 

Level 3 Pointe*
  • Friday, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Studio 1

  • Tuition: $60 per month for 9 months / $510 per year

 

Beginning Pointe Class for qualified students age 10 and up, who are of the Level 3 ballet technique or above. Class includes exercises at the barre to strengthen lower legs and feet and learn basic pointe techniques.

 

*NOTE: Dancers enrolled in Level 3 Ballet are automatically enrolled in this class with the fee included.

 

Level 4 Pointe*
  • Thursday 4:30 - 6:15 PM, Studio 1

  • $88 per month over 9 months or $747/year

 

A thorough intermediate level Pointe Class for those students level 4 and above who have completed two or more years on pointe, are comfortable with repeated releve's on one foot in the center, can pirouette en pointe, and execute consecutive turns from the corner. 

*NOTE: Dancers enrolled in Level 4 Ballet are automatically enrolled in this class with the fee included.

Additional Classes

 

Teen/Adult Beginning Ballet (Age 13+)
  • Tuesday 4:45PM - 6PM, Studio 2

  • Tuition: $73 per month over 9 months / $610 per year

 

An excellent class to learn basic ballet fundamentals and steps, starting with the five positions of the feet and of the arms. Barre and Center Exercises will be included.

 

Teen/Adult Intermediate Ballet (Age 13+)
  • Thursday 10:00AM - 11:15AM, Studio 1

  • Tuition: $73/month over a 9 month period or $610/year. If signed up for Teen/Adult Beginning Ballet, 50% Discount is applied $40/month over a 9 month period or $305/year

 

A morning intermediate ballet class to learn intermediate ballet steps and concepts. Barre and Center Exercises will be included in this 1hr 15min class. Open to dancers 13 and up. Open to alumni of Chambersburg Ballet or former professional dancers. Must have taken Beginning Ballet prior.

 

Contemporary Dance Class 

Thursday - 6:15PM - 7:15PM, Studio 1

Tuition: $60 per month over 9 months / $510 per year

 

This class encourages the freedom of expression, improvisation, innovation and creative exploration of movement. Contemporary is offered to students Level 3 & Level 4 or by invitation. 

 

Placement Class 

New students in the age range to begin in Level 1 and up will be required to take a placement class to determine appropriate placement. This will be based on the age of the dancer as of January 1, 2024. Contact us for more details or with any questions.
 

Company Class (Age 10+) 
  • Saturday, 10:00AM - 12:30PM, Studio 1

  • No additional tuition (invitation only)

 

Includes company pointe/variations. (Pre-req is 1 year Beginning Pointe). Priority Casting opportunities for our company dancers in our Mainstage Productions, such as Nutcracker, Winter Showcase & our End of Year Production. Learn more about joining the Chambersburg Ballet Dance Company.

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