Pre Professional Program – Ages 14-24

Students in this program often plan to go on to college programs or professional careers in dance. For entry into this program, students are required to study six days per week. Attendance in specific classes and absences are taken into consideration before applying to this program. Classes are challenging and highly motivating, and students have high expectation for themselves and the quality of their work. They are pushed to move beyond their comfort zone and make personal discoveries in their artistry and technique. Contract Required.

Courses for the Pre Professional Program include: Ballet Technique, Pointe/Men’s II Classes, Pas de Duex, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, and Composition.


2017-2018 Season Schedule for our Pre Professional Program

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Advanced 2/3/PPP Ballet


Iene Joyce

3/PPP Ballet


Carly Hambridge

Pre Professional Program Ballet


Roberto Munoz

Advanced 2/3/PPP Ballet


Melissa French

Advanced Div Tap


Caitlin Ayres

Advanced 2/3/PPP Ballet en pointe


Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 2/3/PPP Jazz


Chris Harris

 PPP Pointe


Karen Shanley

Advanced 3/PPP Pointe


Roberto Munoz

Advanced 2/3/PPP Modern


Page Jenkins


 Pre Professional Ballet


Caitlin Ayres

Men’s 2


Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 2/3/PPP Composition


Julia Wilkinson Manley 

PPP Contemporary


Page Jenkins

Advanced 3/PPP Pas de Deux


Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 2/3/PPP Pointe 7:15-8:00pm

Melissa Dunn

Students in the Pre Professional Program will be assessed and placed in the appropriate level by one of our Lead Faculty. If you are a new student, please submit our Class Assessment Form for a trial class. You may also call 303.466.5685 and speak to one of our Lead Faculty. If you are a returning student, please log on to your Student/Parent Portal to register for classes. Upon registration, each student will pay a $35 Registration Fee, siblings will pay $10.

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Pre Professional Program Tuition Information

Pre Professional Unlimited
Monthly $400.00
Semester $2,000
Semester 5% Discount if paid by August 1 & Dec 23 $1,900

Dress Code for Pre Professional Program Students 

Leotard (Ladies) Ladies: solid black, navy blue, burgundy/maroon, dark brown, dark grey, or dark green leotard
Shirt (Men) Men: plain white, navy blue, burgundy, dark green, or dark grey shirt short sleeve crew neck t-shirt (no visible logos). See JWM for approved styles.
Tights Ladies – Pink full-footed ballet tights (no footless or rolled-up tights)
Men – Opaque black dance tights or black dance leggings over black socks
Shoes Ladies–Pink leather ballet shoes with split sole
Men – Black leather ballet shoes with split sole
Hair Ladies – Bun with hairnet, bobby pins and hair clips (no bangs or wispies)
Men – Short and neat, or pulled into a ponytail if long
Jazz (Ladies & Men) Dress code + black jazz pants and black jazz shoes
Modern (Ladies & Men) Dress code + black jazz pants and bare feet
Contemporary (Ladies & Men) Dress code + black jazz pants and ballet shoes
Tap (Ladies & Men) Dress code + low-heeled tap shoes
Pointe Students must be approved to wear pointe shoes by the Director

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