Curriculum

Curriculum

 

Class Division Requirements

Classical Ballet
These are requirements for classes/week in order to be considered for advancement in a level:

Ballet I: Recommended 1-2 classes per week
Ballet II: Recommended 2 classes per week
Ballet IIIA: minimum of 3 classes per week (*a minimum of 3 technique classes is required into order to take Pre-Pointe)
Ballet IIIB: minimum of 4 technique classes, 2 pointe classes and one alternative class per week
Ballet IV: minimum of 5 technique classes, 2 pointe classes and one alternative class per week
Ballet V: minimum of 5 technique classes, 4 pointe classes, 1 conditioning class and 1 alternative class per week
Ballet VI/VII:  minimum of 5 technique classes, 4 pointe classes, 1 conditioning class and 1 alternative class per week

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

Ballet – 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!

Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Broadway Jazz  – Dance appropriate clothing, hair up, and black or tan jazz shoes.