Conservatory Division

Placement and advancement in the Conservatory Program Student Division is based on Faculty Assessment. New students must take a Placement Class. The number of classes required weekly is based on level.

Students age 7 and above with previous dance experience will need a Placement classTo schedule, please contact princetonballetschool@arballet.org. See schedule HERE.

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!

2019-2020 registration is now available.

Classes

Boys Ballet
The Boys Ballet program encompasses all levels for Boys. Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Boy's classes are available. Boys will study in both their own classes and in their Level class with the rest of the students. Class placement is contingent upon the level of technique and number of years of studying dance. All school-aged males are eligible for full tuition scholarships.
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Level 8 - Conservatory
Level 8 Conservatory - Pre-Professional Division consolidates their technique and expands their performance ability. The students leave the program ready to join the Trainee program or prepares them to continue their dance education in college. Through Princeton Ballet Workshop (PBW), Level 8 Conservatory has the opportunity to perform with our professional company, American Repertory Ballet.
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Level 7 - Conservatory
Level 7 Conservatory increases the level of difficulty on the technique throughout the class. The students are expected to present and maintain a higher degree of commitment, focus, and ethics as a dancer. Through Princeton Ballet Workshop (PBW), Level 7 Conservatory has the opportunity to perform with our professional company, American Repertory Ballet.
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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. The students are expected to present and maintain a higher degree of commitment, focus, and ethics as a dancer. Through Princeton Ballet Workshop (PBW), Level 6 Conservatory has the opportunity to perform with our professional company, American Repertory Ballet.
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Level 5 - Conservatory
Level 5 Conservatory exposes dancers to a higher level of technique and reassurance the foundation of pointe work. Through Princeton Ballet Workshop (PBW), Level 5 Conservatory has the opportunity to perform with our professional company, American Repertory Ballet.
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Level 4 - Conservatory
Level 4 Conservatory initiates the study of pointe work, for the girls, and continues developing the syllabus adding more difficult steps and longer combinations. Students can audition for children's roles to perform in Nutcracker alongside American Repertory Ballet.
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Level 3 - Conservatory
Level 3 Conservatory is a very challenging level. We teach many new steps, and expect a much more sophisticated level of form and fluency. The technique focuses on the strength needed to get students ready for pointe work in Level 4. Students can audition for children's roles to perform in Nutcracker alongside American Repertory Ballet.
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Level 2 - Conservatory
Level 2 Conservatory marks the beginning of a more serious approach to classical dancing than that taken in the previous levels. Here, we polish and perfect the basics, laying the foundation for future adventures. Students can audition for children's roles to perform in Nutcracker alongside American Repertory Ballet.
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Level 1 - Conservatory
Level 1 Conservatory begins a more sophisticated and in-depth study of ballet. Expectations for self-control and focus are also raised, while retaining the joy of movement. Students can audition for children's roles to perform in Nutcracker alongside American Repertory Ballet.
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