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Adult Program at CCD

From the fundamentals of ballet to advanced technique, CCD offers a wide range of classes to fit in a busy schedule. Enroll in unlimited classes, or signup for our flexible and easy punch card system. We offer a variety of classes and times to fit your schedule.

Our adult program runs August through July. 

Adult Classes and descriptions:

  • Ballet Fundamentals – A gentle class that will teach you the need-to-know basics—perfect for beginners with no experience.
  • Beginning Ballet – An invigorating ballet class for adults who are beyond the basics.
  • Beginning/Intermediate Ballet – A gentle but challenging ballet class for adults who have a moderate level of experience.
  • Intermediate/Advanced Ballet – An exciting and fast-paced class for experienced ballet students.
  • Power Hour (various levels) – A series of hour-long classes offered throughout the week at convenient times for busy lives.
  • Adult Tap – A fun class that teaches the elements of a Tap Dance vocabulary, musicality (rhythm, timing and phrasing) and individual style.
  • Adult – Change it Up! – This class will be a different style of dance every month, from Character dance to Bollywood, come have fun with us!
  • Adult Jazz – This class allows you to try different styles of jazz dance. We utilize popular music of the past and present as we explore anywhere from Fosse to Luigi.
  • Adult Just Barre! – That’s just it! Just barre!!
  • Adult True Barre Bootcamp – Based on a mixture of Pilates and REAL ballet technique, we will use repetition, therabands, and correct placement to make you strong, fit, and technically brilliant!
  • Adult Body Prep – Based on Dynamic Stretching, this class wakes your body up & gets you ready for class. It’s a great workout.
  • Adult Pre Pointe – A class that guides you through core, leg, and ankle strengthening exercises that will make you more prepared for your first time on pointe.
  • Adult Beg/Int Pointe – This class is great for students who have never have had at least a year on pointe. We do a great deal of strengthening and a little bit of turning.
  • Adult Beginning Pointe – This pointe class is great for adults who have just recently started pointe work. You will learn the composition of a pointe shoe and how work in the shoe correctly.

Check out 2019’s Dance: Found information! More information will be available in December.


The schedule below begins on Monday, August 13, 2018.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Adult Beginning Ballet

6:30-7:45pm

Jennifer Howard

 

Adult Change it Up!

5:30-6:30pm

October’s theme will be:

Balletic Folk Dance (Character)

with Julie Wilkinson Manley

 

Adult Ballet Power Hour

12:00-1:00pm

Karin Johnson

Adult Fundamentals Ballet

12:00-1:00pm

Karin Johnson

Adult Ballet Power Hour

12:00-1:00pm

Julia Wilkinson Manley

Adult Body Prep

8:30-9:00am

Julia Wilkinson Manley

Adult Tap

8:00-8:45pm

TBD

Adult Int/Adv Ballet

6:30-7:45pm

Karen Shanley

Adult Fundamentals Ballet

5:30-6:45pm

Jamie Schuler

 Adult Beg/Int Ballet

6:00-7:15pm

Carly Hambridge

 Adult Just Barre!

5:45-6:30pm

Carly Hambridge

 Adult Int/Adv Ballet

9:00-10:15am

Julia Wilkinson Manley

 

Adult Beginning Ballet

6:30-7:45pm

Karin Johnson

 

Adult True Barre Bootcamp

5:45-6:45pm

Julia Wilkinson Manley

Adult Jazz

7:15-8:30pm

Chris Harris

Adult Fundamentals Ballet

9:00-10:15am

Melissa French

 

Adult Pre/Beg Pointe

7:45-8:30pm

Karen Shanley

 

Adult

Beg/Int Ballet

6:45-8:00pm

Jamie Schuler

Adult Beginning Ballet

9:00-10:15am

Karen Shanley

 Adult Beg/Int Pointe

10:30-11:15am

Julia Wilkinson Manley

Adult Pre-Pointe

10:30-11:15am

Melissa French

Adult Beginning Pointe

10:30-11:15am

Karen Shanley

Classes are held year round and are separate from the Conservatory Programs. All classes are either on a drop-in basis or by Class Punch Card. You can purchase punch cards online or at the front desk at CCD. There will be a one time $35 registration fee applied with your first punch card. Punch cards expire 6 months after purchase.

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Adult Class Prices:

Drop in Rate $19/hour
Adult Punch Card – 5 Classes $80
Adult Punch Card – 10 Classes $145
Adult Punch Card – 15 Classes $200
Unlimited Classes $180/month

Adult Class Dress Code

There is no formal dress code for adults. We recommend comfortable dance or exercise apparel that allows free movement. Ballet shoes are recommended for ballet class, and jazz shoes for jazz class. Hair pulled back from face.

Adult Student Performing Opportunity

Each year, our adult students are given the opportunity to perform in our annual performance of Dance: Found. This show allows adult dancers, from beginner to professional, to express themselves through the art they love, and to share it with the world through a beautifully curated performance. Each Dance: Found performances are held in March of each year. Information and rehearsals begin in January. Our next schedule performance is March 11, 2018.

Winter Adult Interim Classes:

January 

January 

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