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CHILDREN'S DIVISION

Parent tot - pre-ballet 1: classes begin january 10, 2022
online registration open november 1, 2021

Children’s Division classes are for children ages 1 ½ through 7+ years of age. Classes in this division include Parent Tot, Creative Dance 1, Creative Dance 2, Pre-Ballet 1, and Pre-Ballet 2. Scroll down this page to view all class descriptions, registration fees, schedules, dress codes and more.

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

Parent Tot

(Ages 1 ½-3 years with a Parent or Guardian) Instill the love of movement and music in your tot with this imaginative class. Parents and young children bond in an encouraging and nurturing environment while developing coordination, motor skills, musicality and balance. Each 8-week session 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. 

Sessions
Session 1:  January 10 – march 12 

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
January 17-18, February 23-26

Session 2: march 14 – may 14

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
March 28-April 2

Details
  • Ages 1.5-3 as of February 1
  • One 30-Minute Class Per Week
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by December 1, 2021
  • Tuition per Session: $125
Dress Code
  • Parents: Comfortable clothing that allows for mobility
  • Toddlers: Comfortable, body-hugging clothing that allows for mobility
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Creative Dance 1

(Ages 3-4 years) Our youngest aspiring dancers will be introduced to the concepts of body and spatial awareness as well as the development of imagination through movement and musicality. Students begin identifying basic forms of movement through dance games, songs, music and rhythmic patterns. Each 8-week session will focus on an exciting theme that brings creativity and animated expression into the classroom, resulting in a fun and inspiring experience. Sessions will culminated with a mini-performance for family and friends.*

*Because we will need to limit our in-studio audience to one adult per registered student, we will invite all attendees to film the demonstration and share with family and friends at their discretion. We will not be streaming the classes over zoom as families are able to record on their own devices.

Sessions
SESSION 1:  JANUARY 10 – MARCH 12 

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
January 17-18, February 23-26

SESSION 2: MARCH 14 – MAY 14

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
March 28-April 2

Details
  • Age 3 as of February 1 | No Audition Required 
  • One 45-Minute Class Per Week 
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by 
    December 1, 2021
  • Tuition per Session: $145
Dress Code

Students shall have the right to dress in accordance with their gender identity, within the dress code requirements stated by CBA. 

  • Girls: Pastel Leotard, Pink or Skin Tone Tights, Canvas Ballet Shoes to match tone of chosen tights. Short pastel skirt optional. Hair should be neatly pulled back and away from face. 
  • Boys: Form-fitting White T-Shirt, Black spandex bike shorts or form-fitting black sweatpants, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes. 

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Creative Dance Dress Code. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

Creative Dance 2

(Ages 4-5 years) Young boys and girls continue their development by identifying basic forms of movement through imaginative games, songs, music, and rhythmic 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 8-week session will focus on an exciting theme that brings creativity and animated expression into the classroom, resulting in a fun and inspiring experience. Sessions will culminate with a mini-performance for family and friends.*

*Because we will need to limit our in-studio audience to one adult per registered student, we will invite all attendees to film the demonstration and share with family and friends at their discretion. We will not be streaming the classes over zoom as families are able to record on their own devices. 

Sessions
SESSION 1:  JANUARY 10 – MARCH 12 

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
January 17-18, February 23-26

SESSION 2: MARCH 14 – MAY 14

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
March 28-April 2

Details
  • Age 4 as of February 1 | No Audition Required 
  • One 45-Minute Class Per Week
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by
    December 1, 2021
  • Tuition per Semester: $145 
Dress Code

Students shall have the right to dress in accordance with their gender identity, within the dress code requirements stated by CBA. 

  • Girls: Pastel Leotard, Pink or Skin Tone Tights, Canvas Ballet Shoes to match tone of chosen tights. Short pastel skirt optional. Hair should be neatly pulled back and away from face. 
  • Boys: Form-fitting White T-Shirt, Black spandex bike shorts or form-fitting black sweatpants, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes. 

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Creative Dance Dress Code. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

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Girls Pre-Ballet 1

(Ages 5-6) Girls 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 movement vocabulary. Each 8-week session will focus on an exciting theme that brings creativity and animated expression into the classroom, resulting in a fun and inspiring experience. Sessions will culminate with a mini-performance for family and friends.*

*Because we will need to limit our in-studio audience to one adult per registered student, we will invite all attendees to film the demonstration and share with family and friends at their discretion. We will not be streaming the classes over zoom as families are able to record on their own devices.

Sessions
SESSION 1:  JANUARY 10 – MARCH 12 

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
January 17-18, February 23-26

SESSION 2: MARCH 14 – MAY 14

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
March 28-April 2

Details
  • Age 5 as of February 1 | No Audition Required 
  • One 45-Minute Class Per Week
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by 
    December 1, 2021
  • Tuition per Session: $145 
Dress Code

Students shall have the right to dress in accordance with their gender identity, within the dress code requirements stated by CBA.

  • Pink Leotard, Pink or Skin Tone Tights, Canvas Ballet Shoes to match tone of chosen tights. Short pink skirt optional. Hair should be pulled neatly away from face in a bun. 

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Pre-Ballet Dress Code. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

BOYS PRE-BALLET 1

(Ages 5-7) Boys are introduced to the athleticism and fundamentals of ballet. Boys will develop ballet technique, teamwork skills, strength and stamina in a positive and motivating environment. Students continue to use their imagination to foster artistry as they focus on musicality and increase their movement vocabulary. Each 8-week session will focus on an exciting theme that brings creativity and animated expression into the classroom, resulting in a fun and inspiring experience. Sessions will culminate with a mini-performance for family and friends.* 

*Because we will need to limit our in-studio audience to one adult per registered student, we will invite all attendees to film the demonstration and share with family and friends at their discretion. We will not be streaming the classes over zoom as families are able to record on their own devices. 

SESSIONS
SESSION 1:  JANUARY 10 – MARCH 12 

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
January 17-18, February 23-26

SESSION 2: MARCH 14 – MAY 14

Classes will not be held on the following dates:
March 28-April 2

DETAILS
  • Age 5 as of February 1 | No Audition Required 
  • One 45-Minute Class Per Week 
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by 
    December 1, 2021
  • Tuition per Session: $145
DRESS CODE

Students shall have the right to dress in accordance with their gender identity, within the dress code requirements stated by CBA.  

  • Form-fitting White T-Shirt, Black spandex bike shorts, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes. 

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Pre-Ballet Dress Code. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

Schedule/Registration
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FULL YEAR CLASSES

Pre-Ballet 2

(Ages 6-7) Pre-Ballet 2 is the bridge between the creative format for young children and the formal structure of classical ballet training. Aspiring young dancers continue to increase their understanding of ballet concepts, coordination, musicality and imaginative artistry in an encouraging environment. Beginning classical ballet fundamentals, classroom etiquette and self-discipline are introduced in preparation for Level 1. Pre-Ballet students will celebrate their year of training and accomplishments with a special performance in our Black Box Theatre.

Details
  • Age 6 as of October 1 | No Audition Required 
  • One 1-hour Class per Week 
  • Registration Fee: $30 – Waived if registered by June 18, 2021 
  • Tuition per Year: $745 
  • Performance Fee: $45  
Dress Code

Students shall have the right to dress in accordance with their gender identity, within the dress code requirements stated by CBA.  

  • Girls: Pink leotard, pink or skin tone tights, canvas ballet shoes to match tone of chosen tights. Short pink skirt optional. Hair should be pulled neatly away from face in a bun. 
  • Boys: Form-fitting white T-Shirt, black spandex bike shorts, white socks and white canvas ballet shoes. 

Colorado Ballet Academy does not sell items for Pre-Ballet Dress Code. Please visit one of our local dancewear retailers to locate the items listed above.

 

Schedule/Registration
THURSDAY

4:30-5:30pm
Anna Duvall

Saturday

9:00-10:00am
Suellen de Villiers

FRIDAY

5:00-6:00pm
Erika Sandre

SATURDAY

12:45-1:45pm
Julianna Donadio

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