Class Entry Policies

All class eligibility is at the discretion of the artistic director and is not limited to age or school level.

Ballet

In order to be eligible for an RAD examination students above the Primary Ballet level must take two ballet classes per week.

In order to be eligible for Vocational Graded levels and examinations(IF+) students must take two ballet classes/pointe per week, plus a Progressing Ballet Technique class.

Modern

In order to be eligible for an ISTD examination students must take a minimum of one ballet class per week up to the Grade 3 level and two ballet classes per week at the Grade 4+ levels.

Contemporary

Students must take one ballet class and one modern class per week at the Junior level, and two ballet classes and one modern class per week at the Intermediate+ levels.

Tap

Placement is based on age, prior experience and ability. A weekly class in modern is recommended as there are similarities between these two styles rhythmically.

Jazz

Students must take one ballet class per week at the Junior level, and two ballet classes per week at the Intermediate+ levels.

Musical Theatre

A weekly ballet or jazz class is required to participate in musical theatre.

Acro

A weekly ballet and jazz class is highly recommended as there are movements in this genre that require technique, however it is not mandatory.

Adult Ballet

No prerequisites.

Progressing Ballet Technique

For students in Grade 2 ballet or higher.

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