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Primary Division – Ages 5-8

Please read our 2021-2021 Season Health and Safety Protocols  and complete our 2021-2022 Season Health & Safety Waiver and turn in before taking any classes in-person beginning August 1, 2021.

In Primary 1 & 2, your student will develop musical awareness, rhythm, and coordination through the fundamentals of ballet, creative movement, acting, and games. Appropriate for beginners ages 5-8. Primary 2 begins August 16, 2021, Primary 1 begins January 3, 2022. 

In Primary 3, students will continue to build on their knowledge of ballet’s fundamentals and learn more complex movements at the barre and across the floor. Appropriate for ages 6-8.

Brain/Body Boogie is a fun, imaginative class which increases body awareness and physicality through intentionally directed free moving exercises. Students will build strong body-brain connections by exploring the world around them and inside themselves.

2021-2022 Class Schedule for our Primary Division

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday
Primary 3 Ballet Technique

(GALA)

4:00-5:00pm

Carly Hambridge

Primary 2 Ballet Technique

(GALA)

5:30-6:30pm

Carly Hambridge

Primary 3 Ballet Technique

(GALA)

4:00-5:00pm

Carly Hambridge

Primary Tap

9:00am-9:30am

Leilani Montoya

Primary 3 Tap

5:00-5:30pm

TBD

 

 

Primary 2 Ballet Technique

(GALA)

9:30am-10:30m

Austin Price

 

 

 

Primary Boys

(GALA)

10:30m-11am

Austin Price

GALA represents a class that will perform in CCD’s year-end performance on June 4*, 2022.

*Date subject to change.

Students in the Primary Division 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. Ask about a sibling discount when enrolling!

Want to view CCD’s entire 2021-2022 class schedule? Click view and print our 2021-2022 Class Schedule Updated 7.23.2021. Questions? Please call the front desk at 303.466.5685.

Primary Division 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. A late fee of $35 will be applied after the 5th of the month.

To withdraw from classes, the Front Desk must be notified by the 15th of the month prior to withdrawing from classes. 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 9, 2021 & January 3, 2022
0.5 $17.21 $33 $327  $163  $155.32
.75 $17.21 $49 $490  $245  $232.98
1 $17.50 $67 $665  $333  $315.88
1.25 $17.29 $82 $821  $411  $390.11
1.5 $17.09 $97 $974  $487  $462.71
2 $16.67 $127 $1,267  $633  $601.79
2.5 $16.35 $155 $1,553  $777  $737.79
3 $16.06 $183 $1,831  $915  $869.65
3.5 $15.78 $210 $2,099  $1,049  $966.90
4 $15.50 $236 $2,356  $1,178  $1,119.10

Students may receive a 5% Discount by paying for the Half Year Installment if paid in full by August 9, 2021 and January 3, 2022.

Dress Code for Primary Division Students for 2021-2022 Season

New dress code goes into effect August 24, 2020. CCD is beginning a three year transition to present a more equitable and inclusive version of the standard, classical dress code. At this time, we are working with our partners at Boulder Body Wear to find reliable, high-quality vendors, but a consistent offering will take time. Until our dress code transition is complete, we will allow female dancers to choose between wearing pink tights and pink shoes OR flesh colored tights and shoes. Our ultimate goal is to have tights and shoes which match each female dancer’s skin tone.

Leotard (Girls) Capezio Style #11311C in Pink or Mondor Style #1635 in True Pink
Shirt (Boys) Body Wrappers white shirt # B400
Tights Girls – Flesh-tone tights to match as close to the student’s natural skin tone as possible. Please see our friends at BBW to help you find the perfect match.
Boys – Body Wrappers black ballet tights (B90)
Shoes Girls – Flesh-toned canvas shoes to match as close to the student’s natural skin tone as possible. Please see our friends at BBW to help you find the perfect match.
Boys – Black canvas ballet slippers
Hair Girls – Hair must be pulled back away from the face, either in a bun or ponytail.
Boys – Hair should be neat and away from the face. Long hair must be pulled into a ponytail.
A simple plain headband may be worn in class.
Ballet Skirts Ballet skirts are not allowed in class.
Brain/Body Boogie Dance or exercise apparel.
A Special Note for Girls Girl’s tights serve as underwear dance beneath their leotards, be sure to buy dance tights which have a cotton crotch. Underwear inhibits movement, and are not allowed under tights. We know this can be a bit of a surprise for younger dancers, but they adjust quickly.
A Special Note for Boys Boys and men should always wear dance briefs or a dance belt under their tights. These items serve the same purpose as a jockstrap and protect a male dancer from injury. You can purchase dance briefs and dance belts from Boulder Body Wear.
A Special Note for our Transgender Students Students shall have the right to dress in accordance with their gender identity, within the constraints of the dress codes stated in CCD’s dress code policies.

Help avoid an uncomfortable situation for your dancer by explaining these aspects of ballet dress code ahead of time, and arrive to class in proper attire. This will also prepare them for our year-end Gala and other performances as they progress.

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