Curriculum

FALL SCHEDULE 2019

2019 Level Requirements

2019-2020 registration form

 

Class Division Requirements

Classical Ballet 

Ballet Level Suggestions/Requirements FALL 2019

 Butterfly Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical or Combo Classes Ages 3 to 5: 1-2 hour per week

BALLET IB  Ages 6+ Recommended: 1-2 hours per week, We also recommend taking 1 Commercial Dance Classes for training and coordination taking an additional dance form (lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre)

BALLET 2 Ages 6+ (Must be placed by LDT staff): 2-3 hours per week, We also recommend 1-2 Commercial Classes for training and coordination in an additional dance form (lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre)

BALLET 3A Ages 7+: 3-4 hours per week 2-Technique Classes, We also recommend 1-2 Commercial Dance classes for training and coordination in an additional dance form (lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre)

 BALLET 3B Ages 9+: 6.5-10 hours per week, 3-4 Technique Classes, 1 pre-pointe class (must be enrolled in at least 3 Technique classes to take), 1 Character Class, We also recommend 1-2 Commercial Dance Classes for training and coordination in an additional dance form (lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre)

 Ballet 3B Pointe Students/ Ballet 4 Tech: 8-10 hours per week, 4-Technique Classes/ plus an additional Ballet 4/5 Technique class, 1 pointe class (must be enrolled in at least 4 Technique classes to take), 1 Character Class, We also recommend 2-3 Commercial Dance Classes for training and coordination in an additional dance form (lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre)

  BALLET 4: 11-13 hours per week, 4-5– Technique classes, 2 Pointe (Technique classes are mandatory in order to take pointe) , 1 Variation class, 1 Character Class, 1 pilates mat class, Pas de duex/ bi-weekly

Recommended: Pilates intervention program (please ask for more info)

2-3 Commercial Dance Classes for training and coordination in an additional dance form (lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre offered: Jazz technique, Tap, Lyrical, Broadway Jazz, Hip Hop, or Pilates

YAGP is highly recommended

 BALLET 5: 12.5-unlimited hours per week, 5-7 Technique classes/ May take an additional Ballet 6/7 tech class 1-2 times/week, 2 Pointe classes required to remain eligible for pointe, 1 Variation class, 1 Character Class, 1 Pilates mat/ stretch, Pas de duex/ bi-weekly

Recommended: Pilates intervention program

2-3 Commercial Dance Classes Jazz technique, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Broadway Jazz,Pilates mat/ stretch

YAGP is highly recommend

BALLET 6/7: 13-unlimited hours per week, 5– unlimited Technique classes ,(We encourage students at this level to take as many technique classes as possible), 3 Pointe classes, 1 variation class, 1 pilates mat class, Pas de Deux/ bi-weekly, 1 Contemporary Class

Recommended: Pilates intervention program

2-3 Commercial Dance classes in Jazz technique, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Broadway Jazz, Pilates mat/ stretch

YAGP is highly recommended


Regular attendance is necessary to maintain your level. The office must be notified prior to ALL absences. Make up classes must be taken within the same month that the absence occurred or will be forfeited. Make ups can be taken in the students own level or the levels below. Extreme absences will result in a re-evaluation of placement.

LDT Dress Code

Classical Ballet Division and Young Dancer – Solid color leotard, pink tights, canvas or leather ballet shoes, and hair in a clean professional bun, no embellished headbands. Ballet skirts are allowed for Variations class only. No Tutus or costumes please. Students levels IV-VII are expected to have pointe shoes at ALL TIMES!

Commercial/Contemporary Division: Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Broadway Jazz  -Dance appropriate clothing, hair up, and black or tan jazz shoes.