Conservatory Program Advanced Division | 17-18 School Year

Placement and advancement in the Conservatory Program Advanced Division is based on faculty assessment. New Students must take a Placement Class.

Placement Class Dates
For student division ages 7+ through advanced division

ALL Placement Classes will be held at our Princeton Location, 301 N. Harrison St.

• Tuesday, June 13 (Rescheduled from June 6): Ages 7-10: 5:15 p.m. | Ages 11+: 7:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, June 20: Ages 7-10: 5:15 p.m. | Ages 11+: 7:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, July 11: Ages 7-10: 5:15 p.m. | Ages 11+: 7:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, August 1: Ages 7-10: 5:15 p.m. | Ages 11+: 7:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, August 15: Ages 7-10: 5:15 p.m. | Ages 11+: 7:00 p.m.
• Saturday, August 26: Ages 7-10: 10:00 a.m. | Ages 11+: 12:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, September 6: Ages 7-10: 5:15 p.m. | Ages 11+: 7:00 p.m.

To reserve your spot in a placement class, or to register your child age 6 and under for our Primary Division, contact Lisa de Ravel at 609.921.7758, ext. 11 or lderavel@arballet.org

All uniforms for Princeton Ballet School students can be ordered from Giselle of Princeton. Additional items such as jackets and cover-ups can be purchased as well. For complete details, hours of operation and more, please email giselleorders@gmail.com (or leave a message for her on the office phone 267-392-5866). Thank you!

Classes

Level 6 - Conservatory
Level 6 Conservatory continues to work on integrating energy and strength into movement. The level of difficulty throughout the class greatly increases, from the height and rotation of the legs to the number of turns and refinement of the turning position as well as the presentation, power and beating of the jumps. The students are expected to present and maintain a higher degree of proper line and placement as they move throughout the class. Dancers at this level are expected to grasp advanced concepts and discern and apply corrections quickly. As well as maintaining a high level of weekly class attendance, students of this level must work very hard physically while staying extremely focused mentally throughout the class. Dancers are allowed one to three years in this level to achieve these goals, depending on their individual ability, attendance, and work.
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Level 7 - Conservatory
Level 7 Conservatory continues to work on integrating energy and strength into movement. The level of difficulty throughout the class greatly increases, from the height and rotation of the legs to the number of turns and refinement of the turning position as well as the presentation, power and beating of the jumps. The students are expected to present and maintain a higher degree of proper line and placement as they move throughout the class. Dancers at this level are expected to grasp advanced concepts and discern and apply corrections quickly. As well as maintaining a high level of weekly class attendance, students of this level must work very hard physically while staying extremely focused mentally throughout the class. Dancers are allowed one to three years in this level to achieve these goals, depending on their individual ability, attendance, and work.
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