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2024/2025 CHILDREN'S DIVISION classes 

Colorado Ballet Academy students receive professional classical ballet training and mentorship from our faculty members that extends beyond the dance studio. The Academy shapes students into well-rounded, dynamic dancers by empowering our students to express themselves while cultivating their technique and musicality freely and creatively. Our faculty is passionate about sharing the beautiful experience of this art form with our students and creating a unique space that transforms students into ballet artists.

ALL ACADEMY CLASSES BEGIN AUGUST 26, 2024

Fall Semester: August 26, 2024 – December 14, 2024 
No Classes: September 2-3, 2024, September 25-28, 2024, November 25-30, 2024 

Spring Semester: January 13, 2025 – May 10, 2025
No Classes: January 20-21, 2025, February 19-22, 2025, March 24-29, 2025

Have questions or need help with registration? Contact Colorado Ballet Academy at academy@coloradoballet.org

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parent tot - SEMESTER CLASSes 

Fall Semester: August 26, 2024 – December 14, 2024 
Ages 1 ½–3 with a Parent or Guardian
 
No Classes: September 2-3, 2024, September 25-28, 2024, November 25-30, 2024

Instill the love of movement and music in your child with this imaginative class. Parents and young children bond in an encouraging and nurturing environment while developing coordination, motor skills, musicality, and balance. Each semester will focus on an exciting theme that brings creativity and animation into the classroom, resulting in a fun and inspiring experience. To maximize the benefit for all students, we request only one parent or guardian attend per child.   

Details
Ages 1.5–3 as of October 1 
One 30 Minute Class Per Week   
Registration Fee: $30  
Tuition: $225     

Dress code
Please view the CBA Dress Code document here: CBA Dress Code

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Children’s Division classes. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

Schedule/Registration
tuesday

10:00am-10:30am
Parent Tot with Suellen De Villiers

THURSDAY

9:30am-10:00am 
Parent Tot with TBD

SATURDAY

10:00am-10:30am  
Parent Tot with TBD

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creative dance I - SEMESTER CLASSes

Fall Semester: August 26, 2024 – December 14, 2024  
Ages 3–4
No Classes: September 2-3, 2024, September 25-28, 2024, November 25-30, 2024

Our young aspiring dancers will be introduced to body and spatial awareness and the development of imagination through movement and musicality. Students begin identifying basic forms of movement through dance games, songs, music, and rhythmical patterns. Each semester will focus on an exciting theme that brings creativity and animation into the classroom, resulting in a fun and inspiring experience. Students will end each semester in high spirits with a heartwarming performance either in-studio or in our own Black Box Theater.

Details 
Age 3 as of October 1 | No Audition Required 
One 45 Minute Class Per Week   
Registration Fee: $30 
Production Fee: $50 
Tuition: $295  

Dress code
Please view the CBA Dress Code document here: CBA Dress Code

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Children’s Division classes. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

Schedule/Registration
monDAY

3:45pm-4:30pm  
CD1 with Erika Sandre  

tuesday

3:45pm-4:30pm 
CD1 with Suellen de Villiers

friDAY

4:00pm-4:45pm  
CD1 with TBD 

saturDAY

9:00am-9:45am   
CD1 with TBD 

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creative dance II - SEMESTER CLASSes

Fall Semester: August 26, 2024 – December 14, 2024  
Ages 4–5 
No Classes: September 2-3, 2024, September 25-28, 2024, November 25-30, 2024

Students continue their development by identifying basic forms of movement through imaginative games, songs, music, and rhythmical patterns at an age-appropriate level while continuing to foster independence. Students learn concepts of body and spatial awareness, use of energy in movement, taking direction from their instructor and taking turns with peers. Each semester will focus on an exciting theme that brings creativity and animation into the classroom, resulting in a fun and inspiring experience. Students will end each semester in high spirits with a heartwarming performance either in-studio or in our own Black Box Theater.

Details 
Age 4 as of October 1 | No Audition Required 
One 45 Minute Class Per Week   
Registration Fee: $30 
Production Fee: $50 
Tuition: $295 

Dress code 
Please view the CBA Dress Code document here: CBA Dress Code

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Children’s Division classes. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

Schedule/Registration
monDAY

4:00pm-4:45pm  
CD2 with Ella Gozdieski 

wednesDAY

3:45pm-4:30pm 
CD2 with Suellen de Villiers  

thursDAY

3:45pm-4:30pm  
CD2 with TBD 

SaturDAY

10:30am-10:45am   
CD2 with TBD 

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pre-ballet I - semester classes

Fall Semester: August 26, 2024 – December 14, 2024  
Ages 5–6
No Classes: September 2-3, 2024, September 25-28, 2024, November 25-30, 2024

Students are introduced to beginning concepts of ballet technique including turn out, coordinating upper body and lower body movements, spatial awareness, and class etiquette. Students continue to use their imagination to foster artistry as they focus on musicality and increase their vocabulary. Each semester will focus on an exciting theme that brings creativity and animation into the classroom, resulting in a fun and inspiring experience. Students will end each semester in high spirits with a heartwarming performance either in-studio or in our own Black Box Theater.

Details 
Age 5 as of October 1 | No Audition Required 
One 45 Minute Class Per Week   
Registration Fee: $30  
Production Fee: $50 
Tuition per Session: $295  

Dress code 
Please view the CBA Dress Code document here: CBA Dress Code

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Children’s Division classes. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

schedule/registration
monDAY

4:45pm-5:30pm  
PB1 with Ella Gozdieski  

thursDAY

3:45pm-4:30pm 
PB1 with Suellen De Villiers  

friDAY

4:30pm-5:15pm  
PB1 with Erika Sandre  

saturDAY

11:15am-12:30pm   
PB1 with TBD  

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PRE-BALLET II - full year classes

Fall Semester: August 26, 2024 – December 14, 2024
Ages 6–7
No Classes: September 2-3, 2024, September 25-28, 2024, November 25-30, 2024 

Pre-Ballet 2 is the bridge between the creative format for young children and the formal structure of classical ballet training. Young dancers continue to increase their understanding of ballet concepts, coordination, musicality, and imaginative artistry in an encouraging environment. Beginning with classical ballet fundamentals, classroom etiquette and self-discipline are introduced in preparation for Level 1. Students will end each semester in high spirits with a heartwarming performance either in-studio or in our own Black Box Theater.

Details 
Age 6 as of October 1 | No Audition Required 
One 1 hour Class per Week 
Registration Fee: $30  
Production Fee: $50  
Tuition per Year: $395
 

Dress code 
Please view the CBA Dress Code document here: CBA Dress Code

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Children’s Division classes. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

schedule/registration
MONDAY

5:30pm-6:30pm 
PB2 with Ella Gozdieski   

tueSDAY

4:30pm-5:30pm  
PB2 with Erika Sandre   

friDAY

5:00pm-6:00pm 
PB2 with Erika Sandre

SATURDAY

10:30am-11:30am  
PB2 with Suellen de Villiers   

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young male agility

Fall Semester: August 26, 2024 – December 14, 2024   
Ages 6–7 
No Classes: September 2-3, 2024, September 25-28, 2024, November 25-30, 2024 

Welcome to our Male Agility dance class, specially designed to introduce young students to ballet through an athletic and sport style approach! Classes are tailored to accommodate the specific needs and interests of young males, providing activities that engage their natural energy and enthusiasm. This fun, energetic class focuses on developing agility, coordination, and confidence. Using age appropriate techniques, children work to build strength, flexibility, rhythm, artistry, use of space, and proper use of the body for better physical health. Male Agility dance class fosters a positive attitude towards exercise and encourages lifelong habits of health and wellness, while learning to work with others and support and care for each other. Perfect for students with boundless energy, this class is all about having fun while developing essential skills and physicality in an encouraging and supportive environment.

Details  
Age 6 as of October 1 | No Audition Required  
One 1 hour Class per Week  
Registration Fee: $30   
Production Fee: $50   
Tuition per Year: $395
 

Dress code  
Please view the CBA Dress Code document here: CBA Dress Code

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Children’s Division classes. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

schedule/registration
tuesDAY

4:30pm-5:30pm  
PB2 with Carlos Molina   

Photos by Mark Hutchens