Ballet Pensacola

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The Ballet Pensacola Children's Division teaches the fundamentals of dance in a fun environment.

Children’s Division

2017-18 Registration is now open! Classes begin August 14, 2017.  Class schedule is listed below or you can download the season brochure HERE.  Download the registration form HERE.

Ballet Pensacola's Children Division is designed for children ages 3-6.  Students in the Children's Division will develop skills in basic movement, coordination, memorization, artistic expression and teamwork. Each class features warm-ups, center barre training, across-the-floor activities and concludes with a chance for "free dance expression."  Ballet Pensacola's Academy is guided by a proven syllabus which provides monthly focus areas such as:

  • Classroom Etiquette
  • Musical Awareness
  • Relationships to Others
  • Dances from Other Countries
  • Body Awareness
  • Expressing Emotion Through Movement
  • Relationship to Working Space and the Stage
  • Pantomime
  • Performance Skills

The syllabus will also ensure that Children's Division students will move seamlessly into the Training Division at age 7. Parents can be assured that students have been provided with the best training available.

Children's Division Schedule

Pre-Ballet 1 MONDAY CLASS is FULL

Registration

To enroll, please complete this registration form, and return it with your $30 registration fee and first month’s tuition.

In person:

Ballet Pensacola’s Offices
400 S. Jefferson Street, 3rd Floor

By Fax:

850.432.3297

By E-mail:

marshasuarez@balletpensacola.com

Class Attire

Ballet Pensacola requires a clean, uniformed appearance for all students to facilitate learning and provide a focused environment. Dancers are encouraged to wear street clothing and shoes over their class attire when coming to and from class to ensure modesty and keep their muscles warm.

Class attire may be purchased online or locally at the following location:

Pirouettes
101 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola, FL 32502

Creative Dance and Pre-Ballet Attire

Girls Boys
Solid Black Leotard
Pale Pink Footed Tights
Full-Sole Pink Ballet Shoes
White T-Shirt
Black Gym Shorts
Full-Sole Black or White Ballet Shoes

Tap/Jazz Attire

Girls Boys
Solid Black Leotard
Pale Pink Footed Tights
Full-Sole Pink Ballet Shoes
Mary Jane Tap Shoes
White T-Shirt
Black Gym Shorts
Full-Sole Black or White Ballet Shoes
Oxford Tap Shoes

Student Performance Opportunities

Student Showcase

Fully registered students may perform in the Ballet Pensacola Dance Showcase to highlight their accomplishments and gain valuable stage experience. An $80 production fee, which covers the cost of costumes and other incidentals, is charged to all students appearing in the showcase. For students appearing in multiple performances, a $45 costume fee will be charged for each additional performance.

Nutcracker Auditions

Fully registered students in Pre-Ballet 2 – Tech 4 are eligible to audition for The Nutcracker.

Auditions for the 2016 performance of The Nutcracker are scheduled for September 10, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Ballet Pensacola’s studios. Students will need to wear their class uniform, and girls will need to have their hair in a bun. If selected, students will be responsible for a $70 production fee, due in November. Students may anticipate rehearsals on Saturday mornings for most of the Fall.

400 S. Jefferson St.
Pensacola, FL 32502