Class Descriptions

Pre-School Ballet

Early Dance

Dance With Me | Children's Ballet | Levels 1 - 3 (Ages 1-8)
Our early dance programs provide your little one a fun and creative environment taught by the best dance educators in the region.

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Ballet A

Primary Division

Levels A & B (Ages 7-12)
Students will build their skills and knowledge of dance and classical ballet by learning awareness of their arms, heads and body placement along with more complex movements of the feet and legs.

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Ballet D

Intermediate Division

Levels C & D (Ages 9-15)
As students move into the Intermediate Division, emphasis is placed on strength, flexibility and rhythm as well as mastery of their basic skills, body placement and classical positions.

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Advanced Division

Levels E - H (Ages 12-17)
As students enter the Advanced Division, their attention turns to "the whole picture" as they gain a comprehensive understanding of how their upper and lower bodies work together. They learn complex combinations quickly and focus their energies on strength, refinement, confidence and risk taking.

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Pre-Professional Intensive

available for Levels F - H (Ages 13-17)
CCD's Pre-Professional Intensive offers a rigorous, highly challenging training for students heading toward professional careers in dance. With demanding technique training and unique repertory opportunities, PPI students work to refine their artistry and deepen their understanding of the field of dance.

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Late Beginners

Ages 9-17
A program unique to CCD, Ballet 9+ is specifically designed to help teens and pre-teens “catch-up” on ballet through an accelerated learning process. Before they know it, they are prepared to integrate into our regular ballet programs alongside students their own age. Teen students with full extracurricular schedules can continue their pursuit of ballet with Open Teen classes.

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Adult Classes

Ages 18+
Perfect for adults new to dance or those with experience in other dance forms who would like to learn more. Have fun learning innovative ways to move and challenge your pre-conceived notions about this artistic expression.

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Adaptive Education

Adaptive Dance Education

This inclusive class has a specifically designed adaptive curriculum to provide kids of ALL abilities with a therapeutic dance experience. Students are able to be successful and explore dance while being in a safe environment. Students will gain increased body awareness, develop fundamental motor skills, improve self-esteem, concentration and focus, and have fun expressing themselves creatively.

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Boys & Men

Boys and Men's Classes

All Levels
These classes are designed to be fun, energetic and physical. Gentlemen learn bravura turns and jumps, and work on strengthening the muscles they will eventually use to partner women.

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Professionals Classes

Created for the professional dancer, these donation-based classes are offered daily in a variety of contemporary styles. Classes are drop in friendly and are designed to offer local working artists professional level technique at whatever rate he or she is able to pay.

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Absences & Make Up Classes

If your student has to miss a class, you can let us know in advance and we'll schedule a make up class.  We strongly urge students to make up any missed classes.  Click here to fill out the form.