Ballet

An excellent foundation for any student. This dance style follows the technique of the Royal Academy of Dance and is the basis for all dance forms.  Martin School of Dance follows both the Graded Syllabus and for the more serious student, the Vocational Graded Syllabus of the RAD.

 

 

Part Time Competitive Program

This program is for the student who is looking for a program to develop their training without the demand or commitment of the full time student.  Children may be prepared for exams at the teacher’s discretion and local competition(s) in the disciplines they are taking.


Pre-Primary – Primary

Students have the option to register following Combo 2 or at the discretion of the teacher. This class may be taken in conjunction to their Combination 3 and Combination 4 classes. Students may have the option to move into the FTC Program after completing this class.

*Cost is per month, based on 34 classes in the dance year.  Classes run from September – June.

Class – 60 minutes once a week

CLASS ATTIRE*

GIRLS

  • Mondor (#3545) True Pink (01) or (#1633) Academy Pink (93) RAD tank suit with pinch
  • Classic Pink tights (#310)
  • Pink Ballet Leather slippers (full sole)
  • Hair – Bun (tied back, up, and off the face)

BOYS

  • White t-shirt
  • Black shorts 
  • White Ballet slippers (full sole)

Part Time Competitive Program

For students upon completing the Primary Ballet class or by discretion of the teacher.

Students will be placed in classes based on dance experience and age.

*Cost is per month, based on 34 classes in the dance year.  Classes run from September – June.

All classes – 60 minutes once a week

CLASS ATTIRE*

GIRLS

  • Mondor (#3523) black wide strap cami-leotard 
  • Classic Pink tights (#310 or #314)
  • Pink Ballet Leather slippers (full sole)
  • Hair – Bun (tied back, up, and off the face)

BOYS

  • White t-shirt (tight fitting)
  • Black shorts
  • White Ballet slippers (full sole)

* Please note – Classic Pink tights are written as they help the teacher to see the dancer’s muscle definition in class. However we fully support our dancer’s to wear tights and shoes that match their skin tone.


Covid Statement

All classes include a portion of time to ensure students and teachers are protected against the spreading of Covid-19.  Hand sanitizing (soap, gel or wipes) and the use of cleaning of products will be used ensure everyone’s safety.  Social distancing measures will be enforced within the class as well. 


Full Time Competitive Program

This program is for the student who is looking for a program to further develop their training at a higher level.  Students will be prepared for exams and competitions in the disciplines they are taking.  Participation in workshops and clinics are expected to help improve their overall skill.  This program is based on the number of classes overall (all disciplines offered at the studio are included in these classes (except session classes).

FTC- 4:

  • Minimum number of classes required: 4 or more (this includes 2 required Ballet classes)
  • Typically working at a Junior 1-3 level (Tap/Jazz)
  • Grade 1-3 Ballet
  • 2-3 Competitions a year (local, provincial and possibly out of province)

FTC – 6:

  • Minimum number of classes required: 6 or more (this includes 2 required Ballet classes)
  • Typically working at a Pre-Int 1 – 3 level (Tap/Jazz)
  • Grade 3-6 Ballet (Intermediate Foundation)
  • 2-3 Competitions a year (local, provincial and out of province)

FTC – 7:

  • Minimum number of classes required: 7 or more (this includes 2 required Ballet classes)
  • Typically working at an Intermediate 1-Advanced level (Tap/Jazz)
  • Grade 6 and up Ballet  (Intermediate – Advanced 2 Ballet)
  • 2-3 Competitions a year (local, provincial and out of province)
  • National finals or summer conventions may be presented at this level

The length of the class is dictated by the Grade in which the child is enrolled.

Grade 1 to 8: two 60 minute classes per week

Intermediate Foundation – two 60 minute classes and one 60 minute Pointe class (Level 2 – Pointe)
Intermediate – two 60 minute classes and one 60 minute Pointe class (Level 3 Pointe)
Advanced (Foundation, 1 and 2) – Three 60 minute classes and one 60 Pointe class (Level 4 Pointe)

Pointe – Level 1 – For serious students working at a Grade 3/4 level. The class is an extension of the technical technique and is an introduction to Pointe technique. This class will start in soft slippers and Pointe shoes will be needed at teacher’s discretion. Pointe shoes will at a later date with your instructor. Class will be 30 minutes.

CLASS ATTIRE*

Grade 1&2

GIRLS

  • Mondor (#3546) Paradise (PR) RAD tank suit
  • Classic Pink Tights (#310 or #314)
  • Pink Ballet leather slippers (full sole)
  • Black Canvas Character shoes (low heel)
  • Hair – Bun (tied back, up, and off the face)

BOYS

  • White t-shirt (tight fitting)
  • Navy shorts
  • White Ballet slippers (full sole)
  • Black Jazz shoes

Grade 3

GIRLS

  • Mondor (#3546) Paradise (PR) RAD tank suit
  • Classic Pink Tights (#310 or #314)
  • Pink Ballet Leather slippers (full or split sole)
  • Black Canvas Character shoes (Cuban heel)
  • Hair – Bun (tied back, up, and off the face)

BOYS

  • White t-shirt (tight fitting)
  • Navy tights or leggings (no shorts)
  • White Ballet slippers
  • Black Jazz shoes

Grade 4-5

GIRLS

  • Mondor (#3546) Rennaissance (RR) RAD tank suit
  • Mondor Classic Pink tights (#310 or #314)
  • Pink Ballet Leather slippers (full or split sole)
  • Black Canvas Character shoes (Cuban heel)
  • Hair – Bun (tied back, up, and off the face)

BOYS

  • White short sleeve leotard
  • Navy stirrup tights (no shorts)
  • White Ballet slippers
  • Black Jazz shoes

Grade 6-8

GIRLS

  • Mondor (#3546) Ink Blue RAD tank leotard (Navy)
  • Mondor Saumon tights (#310 or #314)
  • Leather or Canvas Ballet slippers (teacher will advise)
  • Black Canvas Character shoes (Cuban heel)
  • Hair – Bun (tied back, up, and off the face)

BOYS

  • White short sleeve leotard
  • Navy stirrup tights (No shorts)
  • White Ballet slippers
  • Black Jazz shoes

Vocational

GIRLS

  • Black leotard of your choice
  • Mondor Saumon tights (#310 or #314)
  • Intermediate Foundation: Leather or canvas Ballet slippers (teacher will advise)
  • Intermediate – Advanced 2: Soft blocks
  • Pointe Shoes: To be fit with your instructor
  • Hair – Bun (tied back, up, and off the face)

BOYS

  • White short sleeve leotard
  • Navy stirrup tights (no shorts)
  • White Ballet slippers
  • Black Jazz shoes

* Please note – Classic Pink tights are written as they help the teacher to see the dancer’s muscle definition in class. However we fully support our dancer’s to wear tights and shoes that match their skin tone.


Covid Statement

All classes include a portion of time to ensure students and teachers are protected against the spreading of Covid-19.  Hand sanitizing (soap, gel or wipes) and the use of cleaning of products will be used ensure everyone’s safety.  Social distancing measures will be enforced within the class as well.