B Levels ages 8 – 12

B level classes meet two times per week. Students are between eight and twelve years of age depending on previous dance training, physical development, and ability.  A placement class is required before the student is assigned to a level.

B Levels have an opportunity to perform onstage in the Student Performance. This optional performance gives the dancers a chance to demonstrate what they have learned during the school year.

  • B1: 1 hour two times per week.  May add Contemporary 1
  • B2: 1.25 hours two times per week.  May add Contemporary 2

B Levels follow a syllabus that includes:

  • The development and  refinement of concepts taught in beginning levels
  • Stressing the importance of understanding and applying the use proper technique.
  • Using and understanding alignment
  • Introduction of anatomy and mechanics of ballet technique