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Intermediate Divison

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Ballet 6

Ballet Level 6 training becomes more rigorous as classes increase focus on pointe work, extension, fluidity and clarity of movement, multiple pirouettes and complex Allegro as well as stamina for Petite and Grand Allegro. This class meets five days a week.?

In addition to Ballet and Pointe, Level 6 students are required to take Variations, Stretch and Conditioning, one semester of Character and one semester of Contemporary.

Details
  • Ages 12+ by October 1
  • Registration Fee: $30
  • Tuition: $3,595/year $2,695/year
  • 2-Payment Plan Fee: $20
  • 10-Payment Plan Fee: $100
INSTRUCTORS

Erica FischbachGregory GonzalesDomenico LucianoAshley Paige Romines Whitney PoppHeather ProkhnitskiRobert Sher-Machherndl

Dress Code

All uniforms must be purchased online by June 12 to ensure arrival by first day of classes.

Click here to view the size guide

Girls
  • Monday, Wednesday, Saturday production rehearsals: “Allison” Leotard by Eleve, Black with CBA logo.
  • Tuesday, Thursday: “Cocoa” Leotard by Eleve, Lagoon with CBA logo.
  • Saturday Technique Class: Student choice of leotard and short ballet skirt.
  • Skirt: Black Bullet Pointe style or chiffon wrap skirt may be worn during pointe/variations classes
  • Tights: Pale pink tights or tights that match skin tone (Capezio Ultra Soft Transition Tights with Self Knit Waistband, Style #1916)
  • Shoes: Technique and pointe shoes match the tone of chosen tights (So Danca “Bliss” Stretch Canvas Split-Sole Ballet Shoe Style #SD16), black character shoes
  • Hair: Hair should be natural in color and worn in a professional ballet style away from the face and off the neck for daily classes.
  • Jewelry: Small stud earrings or clear gauges allowed. No additional jewelry allowed, including necklaces, rings, bracelets and piercings. You may be asked to remove any jewelry at the discretion of the artistic staff.
  • Nails: Short and natural color, no colored nail polish or nail jewelry.
  • Tattoos: No visible tattoos including temporary ink.
Boys 
  • Monday-Thursday, Saturday Production Rehearsals: “Gabe” Shirt by Eleve, Black with CBA logo.
    Black tights, convertible or footed (MStevens milliskin)
    Black canvas ballet technique shoe, sewn elastics
  • Saturday Technique Class: Student choice of colored fitted shirt and solid black, grey or white tights with appropriate shoes.
  • Dance Belt: All tights must be worn with a tan or nude colored dance belt.
  • Hair: Hair and facial hair should be neatly groomed and natural in color.
  • Jewelry: Small stud earrings or clear gauges allowed. No additional jewelry allowed, including necklaces, rings, bracelets and piercings. You may be asked to remove any jewelry at the discretion of the artistic staff.
  • Nails: Short and natural color, no colored nail polish or nail jewelry.
  • Tattoos: No visible tattoos including temporary ink.
Character 
  • Ladies: Colorado Ballet Academy Level 6 Uniform with Mirella Character Skirt MS23 in Black, Capezio 550 Black 1.5” heel Character Shoe
  • Gentlemen: Colorado Ballet Academy Uniform and Capezio Overture Oxford #446 Character Shoe
Modern 
  • Ladies and Gentlemen: Colorado Ballet Academy Level 6 Uniform with tights rolled up and bare feet. 
BALLET LEVEL 6 • GIRLS
Monday

6:00-7:30pm • Ballet Technique
7:30-8:30pm • Pointe

Tuesday

5:45-7:15pm • Ballet Technique
7:15-8:15pm • Pointe/Variations

Wednesday

4:30-6:00pm • Technique
en Pointe

Thursday

4:30-5:30pm • Character (1st semester)/Contemporary (2nd semester)
5:30-7:00pm • Ballet Technique 

Saturday

10:00-11:30am • Ballet Technique
11:45am-12:45pm • Pointe/Variations

BALLET LEVEL 6 • BOYS
Monday

6:00-7:30pm • Ballet Technique

Wednesday

4:30-6:00pm • Ballet Technique
6:00-7:00pm • Men’s Conditioning L5-7

Saturday

10:00-11:30am • Ballet Technique
11:45am-12:30pm • L5-PPD Men's Class

Tuesday

5:45-7:15pm • Ballet Technique

Thursday

4:30-5:30pm • Character (1st semester)/Contemporary (2nd semester)
5:30-7:00pm • Ballet Technique
7:00-8:00pm • Young Men’s Class (Optional)

Ballet 7

Ballet Level 7 is for the advanced ballet student who has a high level of mastery of the classical curriculum. Students will be taught to refine their technique and focus on the exploration of artistic individuality and freedom of movement. Classical repertoire is taught and performance opportunities increase. Additionally, students in Ballet Level 7 will be given guidance and support as they prepare for a professional dance career or entry into collegiate programs.

In addition to Ballet, Level 7 students are required to take Pointe, Variations, conditioning, one semester of Character and one semester of Contemporary Dance.

Details
  • Ages 12+ by October 1
  • Registration Fee: $30
  • Tuition: $3,845/year $2,745/year
  • 2-Payment Plan Fee: $20
  • 10-Payment Plan Fee: $100
Instructors

Erica FischbachGregory GonzalesDomenico LucianoMaria MosinaWhitney PoppRobert Sher-Machherndl

Dress Code

All uniforms must be purchased online by June 12 to ensure arrival by first day of classes.

Click here to view the size guide

Girls 
  • Monday, Wednesday, Saturday Production Rehearsals: “Allison” Leotard by Eleve, Black with CBA logo.
  • Tuesday, Thursday: “Cocoa” Leotard by Eleve, Sangria with CBA logo.
  • Saturday Technique Class: Student choice of leotard and short ballet skirt.
  • Skirt: Black Bullet Pointe style or chiffon wrap skirt may be worn during pointe/variations classes
  • Tights: Pale pink tights or tights that match skin tone (Capezio Ultra Soft Transition Tights with Self Knit Waistband, Style #1916)
  • Shoes: Technique and pointe shoes match the tone of chosen tights (So Danca “Bliss” Stretch Canvas Split-Sole Ballet Shoe Style #SD16), black character shoes
  • Hair: Hair should be natural in color and worn in a professional ballet style away from the face and off the neck for daily classes.
  • Jewelry: Small stud earrings or clear gauges allowed. No additional jewelry allowed, including necklaces, rings, bracelets and piercings. You may be asked to remove any jewelry at the discretion of the artistic staff.
  • Nails: Short and natural color, no colored nail polish or nail jewelry.
  • Tattoos: No visible tattoos including temporary ink. 
Boys
  • Monday-Thursday: “Gabe” Shirt by Eleve, White with CBA logo.
  • Saturday Technique Class: Student choice of colored fitted shirt and solid black, grey or white tights with appropriate shoes.
  • Dance Belt: All tights must be worn with a tan or nude colored dance belt.
  • Hair: Hair and facial hair should be neatly groomed and natural in color.
  • Jewelry: Small stud earrings or clear gauges allowed. No additional jewelry allowed, including necklaces, rings, bracelets and piercings. You may be asked to remove any jewelry at the discretion of the artistic staff.
  • Nails: Short and natural color, no colored nail polish or nail jewelry.
  • Tattoos: No visible tattoos including temporary ink.
Character
  • Ladies: Colorado Ballet Academy Level 7 Uniform with Mirella Character Skirt MS23 in Black, Capezio 550 Black 1.5” heel Character Shoe
  • Gentlemen: Colorado Ballet Academy Uniform and Capezio Overture Oxford #446 Character Shoe
Modern
  • Ladies and Gentlemen: Colorado Ballet Academy Level 7 Uniform with tights rolled up and bare feet.
Girls Schedule/Registration
BALLET LEVEL 7 • GIRLS
Monday

4:30-6:15pm • Conditioning and Ballet Technique
6:15-7:15pm • Pointe/Variations

Wednesday

4:30-6:00pm • Technique en Pointe

Saturday

10:00-11:30am • Ballet Technique
11:45am-12:45pm • L7-PPD Pointe/Variations

Tuesday

5:45-7:15pm • Ballet Technique
7:15-8:15pm • Pointe

Thursday

4:30-5:30pm • Character (1st semester)/Contemporary (2nd semester)
5:30-7:00pm • Ballet Technique

Boys Schedule & Registration
BALLET LEVEL 7 • BOYS
Monday

4:30-6:15pm • Conditioning and Ballet Technique

Tuesday

5:45-7:15pm • Ballet Technique

Wednesday

4:30-6:00pm • Ballet Technique
6:00-7:00pm • Men’s Conditioning L5-7

Thursday

4:30-5:30pm • Character (1st semester)/Contemporary (2nd semester)
5:30-7:00pm • Ballet Technique

Saturday

10:00-11:30am • Ballet Technique
11:45am-12:30pm • L5-PPD Men's Class

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Students in Level 7 are given the option to add additional classes to increase their skills in partnering, strengthen their core, increase flexibility and round out their movement vocabulary. Students may choose from: Extra Ballet, Variations, Pas de Deux, Advanced Jazz, and Intermediate Tap. Students in this level are eligible to participate in Colorado Ballet Academy’s Youth America Grand Prix and Denver Ballet Guild programs.

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Extra Ballet

(EB) and Variations (V) Levels 5, 6, 7 and PPD

Extra Ballet is an opportunity for intermediate and advanced students to supplement their training with an additional technique class. This class focuses on fine details, use of the upper body, breath of movement and expression, as well as an increasingly advanced repertory of steps.

Variations is taught by CBA instructors on a rotating schedule. Students will learn several variations from classical repertoire and focus on artistry, strength and stamina as required in solo pieces. This class meets one day a week and is only available as part of a bundle with Extra Ballet.

Details

Instructors: (EB) Gregory Gonzales • (V) Heather Prokhnitski

  • Registration Fee: $30
  • Extra Ballet: Friday 4:30-6:00 PM
    Tuition: $295/year $245/year
    Available as a single class, required for enrollment in Variations
  • Variations: Friday 6:15-7:30 PM
    Tuition: $295/year $245/year
    Only available if also enrolled in Extra Ballet
  • Classes will not be held on the following Fridays: 10/23 and 11/6
  • 2-Payment Plan Fee: $20
  • 10-Payment Plan Fee: $100
Dress Code
  • Young ladies and young men: Colored leotards or shirts of choice and Colorado Ballet Academy required tights and shoes.
Schedule/Registration
Friday 

(EB)4:30-6:00pm
(V) 6:15-7:15

Jazz Levels 6,7 and PP1

Levels 6, 7 and PP1 Jazz will give students an opportunity to push themselves technically while further developing their performance range and individual artistic voice. The warm-up and progressions will use classic jazz technique to develop students' musicality, athleticism, alignment and performance. Students will use this technical base to explore a variety of jazz styles, including classical, musical theater, jazz funk and lyrical/contemporary.?All Jazz classes culminate with a showcase performance in May.

This class will explore a lot of floor work and knee pads are highly encouraged to prevent injury.

Details
  • Registration Fee: $30
  • Tuition: $295/year $245/year
  • 2-Payment Plan Fee: $20
  • 10-Payment Plan Fee: $100
Dress Code
  • Ladies and Gentlemen: Colorado Ballet Academy Uniform as designated for your level, Black tights optional, jazz shoes optional, hair may be worn free style pulled away from face
Schedule/Registration
Tuesday

4:30-5:30pm
Edgar Page

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Tap Levels 4, 5, 6, 7 and PPD

Intermediate Tap continues the development of tap technique & terminology. Students will further develop skills including musicality and sound clarity with an added focus on increasing speed and developing style. Intermediate level tappers should expect to master double and triple time steps, traveling time steps, 4 & 6 beat riffs, double pull-backs, pick-ups, more advanced turns, as well as more intricate rhythms and improvisation. Class begins at the “tap barre” and progresses to center floor combinations and repetitive exercises, instilling a strong skill set for the advanced tapper. All Tap classes culminate with a Showcase performance in May.

Details
  • Registration Fee: $30
  • Tuition: $245/year $195/year
  • 2-Payment Plan Fee: $20
  • 10-Payment Plan Fee: $100
Dress Code
  • Ladies and Gentlemen: Comfortable form fitting clothing and Tap Shoes
Schedule/Registration
Wednesday

7:30-8:30pm
Janina Blue