(PLACEMENT CLASS OR 2 YEARS OF BALLET 4 REQUIRED)
Ballet 5 is the first level of advanced ballet. Classes are designed to challenge the dancers with change of body direction, building extension of the leg, fast allegro work, and intricate center combinations. There is also a strong focus on musicality, flow of movements, clean and fast foot work, clean preparations for turns in all positions, quickness in learning and remembering details. Ballet 5 starts preparing dancers to learn corps de ballet work and classical variations. Dancers are encouraged to audition for the Park Hill Dance Youth Company. Dance attire and ballet shoes are required. Ballet bun or equivalent is required. Dancers are required to take 3 classes weekly. Dancer are required to take either modern or jazz in addition to ballet classes.