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Performance Track &  Professional Trainee Division Programs

(For details on Ballet Royale's elite Professional Trainee Division DAY PROGRAM, scroll down below)

 

Ballet Royale's Performance Track Program provides the most comprehensive advanced professional Ballet training available, and  is for students who are talented, ambitious and wish for a rigorous or pre-professional course of study in classical ballet and related dance forms.

 

Three years of Advanced Youth Ballet or its equivalent is generally required. 

 

Students must be pre-approved and invited each year to participate in this program; students new to Ballet Royale seeking to enter this program must take a placement/audition class in order to be considered for the program.  All placement decisions within this program will be made by the school directors and faculty based on the student's individual abilities, not their age.

 

In a addition to professional Ballet training, Performance Track students will also have classes in classical-based Performance Jazz, Modern (Contemporary) dance, Pointe, Repertoire, Pas de Deux ("partnering"), Variations, independent workshops, guest teachers and personal coaching.

 

Performance Track students are all on partial scholarship and receive a discounted tuition rate.  Tuition is calculated per School Year (September–May), and may be paid in Nine Equal Installments due every four weeks over the School Year.  FOR SPECIFIC PRICES PLEASE SEE GENERAL REGISTRATION FORM

 

 Please click on "Dress Code" in list to the right for specific attire requirements.

 


 

 2016-17 Schedule.  First Class of Fall Semester is September 10, 2016


Performance Track:

 

Minimum Time Investment: 13.00hrs/week, Six days/week: four Classical Ballet classes including Pointe; Variations, Repertoire, Modern/Contemporary Dance, Progressive Pilates (Progressing Ballet Technique),  Advanced Jazz Dance, Pilates and Pas de Deux classes

 

All Performance Track classes run the full school year, and perform in the end of school year showcase, “A Celebration of Dance.”

 

Ballet Technique and Pointe Classes

Monday           5:30–6:30pm (Point Technique Class)

Tuesday          7:30–9:00pm

Wednesday      3:30–5:45pm (Includes Solos & Variations)

Friday              4:30–6:30pm

Saturday          9:30am–12:30pm (Includes Repertoire)

Modern/Contemporary

Monday           4:30–5:30pm

Progressive Pilates (Progressing Ballet Technique)

Thursday         3:30–4:15pm

Pas de Deux

Friday              6:30–7:30pm

Jazz

Saturday          1:00–2:00pm

 

Optional Ballet & Pointe Classes:

 

“Performance Track Plus” Ballet & Pointe Class

Performance Track Students who are highly motivated and wish for more rigorous/accelerated training may attend the optional additional “Performance Track Plus” Ballet & Pointe Class.

Thursday     4:30–6:00pm (Includes Pointe Work)

 

Performance Track students wishing for additional classes beyond the optional Performance Track Plus class, may also attend any Youth Ballet IV, Advanced Youth, or Preparation for Performance track ballet class at no additional cost, with prior arrangement with and approval of the Directors.

 

        

Advanced Performance & Pre-Professional Track:

Minimum Time Investment: 14.75 hrs/week, Six days/week: five Classical Ballet classes including Pointe; Variations, Repertoire, Progressive Pilates (Progressing Ballet Technique),Modern/Contemporary Dance, Advanced Jazz Dance, Pilates and Pas de Deux classes

 

All Advanced Performance & Pre-Professional Track classes run the full school year, and perform in the end of school year showcase, “A Celebration of Dance.”

 

Ballet Technique and Pointe Classes

Monday           5:30–6:30pm (Point Technique Class)

Tuesday          7:30–9:00pm

Wednesday      3:30–5:45pm (Includes Solos & Variations)

Thursday         4:15–6:00pm

Friday              4:30–6:30pm

Saturday          9:30am–12:30pm (Includes Repertoire)

Modern/Contemporary

Monday           3:00–4:30pm or 4:30–5:30pm

Progressive Pilates (Progressing Ballet Technique)

Thursday         3:30–4:15pm

Pas de Deux

Wednesday      3:00–4:00pm or Friday 6:30–7:30pm

Jazz

Friday           3:45–4:30pm

 

Advanced Performance Track/Pre-Professional students wishing for additional classes may also attend any Youth Ballet IV, Advanced Youth, or Preparation for Performance Track ballet class at no additional cost, with prior arrangement with and approval of the Directors.


 

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE DIVISION DAY PROGRAM 


Unique in Minnesota, Ballet Royale's elite daytime training program provides a comprehensive advanced course of study for talented, ambitious and committed students from all over the country who wish to maximize their personal growth and/or pursue dance professionally.

All students in this program are on partial scholarship, and

 

ADMISSION TO THE PROGRAM IS BY AUDITION AND INVITATION ONLY.

This weekday afternoon program provides training in Ballet Technique, Pointe, Men’s Class, Progressive Pilates (Progressing Ballet Technique0, Performance (Musical Theater) Jazz, Modern (Contemporary) dance, Repertoire, Pas de Deux, independent workshops, guest teachers, personal coaching, Pilates/Injury Prevention, Advanced Variations and multiple performance opportunities. 

 

In addition to receiving the finest professional dance training available, Professional Trainee Division students also serve as apprentices with Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota, the resident dance company of Ames Center (formerly Burnsville Performing Arts Center), and train along side TCB's professional company members.



AUDITION INFORMATION:  To accommodate the various schedules of potential Professional Trainee Division participants, students interested in auditioning for the program should contact Ballet Royale directly and arrange to take an audition class.

For more information and to schedule an audition class:
Call 952-898-3163 or E-mail info@BalletRoyaleMN.org

 

Minimum Time Investment: 17 hrs/week, five days a week. five Classical Ballet classes including Pointe; Pointe variations, Repertoire, Progressive Pilates (Progressing Ballet Technique),Modern/Contemporary Dance, Advanced Jazz Dance, and Pas de Deux classes

 

Professional Trainee Division classes run the full school year, and perform in the end of school year showcase, “A Celebration of Dance.”

 

Weekday Classes:

Monday (Modern, Ballet, Pointe classes)                          1:00pm–4:30pm

Tuesday (Progressive Pilates, Ballet, Variations,

                   Men’s classes, TCB Rehearsal)                            1:00pm–5:00pm

Wednesday (Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux classes)            1:00pm–4:00pm

Thursday (Progressive Pilates, Ballet, Pointe classes)   1:00pm–4:00pm

Friday (Ballet, Pointe, Jazz classes)                                      1:00pm-4:30pm

   

Professional Trainee Division students wishing for additional classes may also attend any Perfomance Track, Advanced Youth, or Preparation for Performance Track ballet class at no additional cost, with prior arrangement with and approval of the Directors.