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.

 

2019-2020 Season Schedule for our Pre Professional Program

GALA represents a class that will perform in CCD’s year-end performance on May 30, 2020.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Advanced 3/4/PPP Men (GALA)

4:15-5:15pm

Jennifer Howard

4/PPP Ballet Pedagogy

4:00-4:30pm

Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 4/PPP Jazz/Modern Pedagogy

4:00-4:30pm

Chris Harris

Advanced 4/PPP Ballet

5:15-6:45pm

Dominic Walsh/ Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 4/PPP Kinesiology/Dance History

4:30-5:00pm

Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 3/4/PPP Ballet en pointe

11:15-1:30pm

Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 4/PPP Ballet

5:15-7:00pm

Jennifer Howard

 Advanced 4/PPP Ballet

4:30-6:00pm

Dominic Walsh/Julia Wilkinson Manley

Pre-Professional Program Ballet

4:30-6:00pm

Roberto Muñoz/ Julia Wilkinson Manley

Pre-Professional Program Pointe

6:45-7:30pm

Dominic Walsh/ Julia Wilkinson Manley

 

 Pre-Professional Program Contemporary (GALA)

5:30-6:30pm

Dominic Walsh/ Jennifer Howard

 

Advanced 4/PPP Improv

7:00-7:30pm

Paige Jenkins

Advanced 4/PPP Pointe

6:00-6:45pm

Dominic Walsh/Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 4/PPP Pointe

6:00-6:45pm

Roberto Muñoz/ Julia Wilkinson Manley

Pre-Professional Program Ballet

6:30-8:00pm

Melissa French

Pre-Professional Program Modern (GALA)

7:30-8:30pm

Paige Jenkins

Advanced 4/PPP Pas de Deux

6:45-7:45pm

Dominic Walsh/Julia Wilkinson Manley

Advanced 4/PPP Jazz (GALA)

6:50-7:50pm

Chris Harris

Advanced 4/PPP Variations & Coaching (en Pointe)

8:00-9:00pm

Dominic Walsh/ Jennifer Howard

Advanced 3/4/PPP Composition

7:50-9:20pm

Chris Harris

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

CCD’s season begins mid August runs for 38 non-consecutive weeks as outlined in the school calendar. Tuition installments are due on the first of every month.

To disenroll, the Front Desk must be notified by the 15th of the month prior to disenrollment. For example, notify the Front Desk by April 15th for May.

Hours Per Week Per Hour Per Month Full Year Half Year   5% Prepaid Half Year by August 10 & Dec 20, 2019
0.5 $16.22 $31 $308  $146  $138.70
.75 $16.22 $46 $462  $219  $208.05
1 $16.49 $63 $627  $297  $281.98
1.25 $14.06 $67 $668  $316  $300.52
1.5 $14.61 $83 $833  $394  $374.63
2 $15.71 $119 $1,194  $565  $537.20
2.5 $15.41 $146 $1,464  $693  $658.73
3 $15.14 $173 $1,726  $818  $776.73
3.5 $14.87 $198 $1,978  $937  $890.16
4 $14.61 $222 $2,220  $1,110  $1,054.51
5 $14.06 $267 $2,671  $1,265  $1,202.09
6 $13.52 $308 $3,083  $1,461  $1,387.55
7 $12.98 $345 $3,452  $1,635  $1,553.47
8 $12.44 $378 $3,782  $1,792  $1,702.12
9 $11.36 $389 $3,885  $1,840  $1,748.44
10 $10.82 $411 $4,110  $1,947  $1,849.37
11 $10.28 $430 $4,297  $2,035  $1,933.56
12 $9.73 $444 $4,438  $2,102  $1,997.31
13 $9.20 $454 $4,544  $2,152  $2,044.69
14 $8.65 $460 $4,603  $2,180  $2,071.29
15 $8.12 $463 $4,626  $2,191  $2,081.86

Students may receive a 5% Discount by paying for the Half Year Installment if paid in full by August 10 and December 20.

Dress Code for Pre Professional Program Students 

Leotard (Ladies) Ladies: Baltogs “Maria” Aleksandra leotard in black/navy (ME547/ME547c)
Shirt (Men) Men: Wear Moi unitard style: Elan in black/navy (with black socks)
Tights Ladies – Pink convertible ballet tights
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
*Alternative Dress Code Day for Advanced Students Only* Ladies:

PPP– Solid black, navy blue, burgundy/maroon, dark brown, dark grey, or dark green leotard

Men:

PPP – 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.

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