Ballet & Dance Classes @ PLAY

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Training and Pre-Ballet for young dancers ages 4 to 10+ years in Greenpoint/Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Based on classical traditions of training, our program will  introduce children to the fundamentals of classical ballet, steps, and terminology using  the French School of  ballet.

Petite Division encourages creativity, artistic skills and the development of musicality and elegance.

Petite Division provides necessary tools to prepare children to begin formal classical ballet study. Over each level children will learn and reinforce the basics of classical ballet, learning the 6 postions of the legs, port de bras, port de tete and proper posture. Precise work and deliberate repetition are fundamental for forming the proper manner of technique.

Petite Division is a program by Premiere Division,  a pre professional ballet school with a mission to bring students to the door of the professional career. 

 

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

PRE-BALLET  
Weekdays Age Morning
Tuesday 3 – 4 10 – 10:45 am
Wednesday 2 – 3 10 – 10:45 am
Friday 3 – 4 10 – 10:45 am

 

AFTER SCHOOL
Tuesday Age
3:30 – 4:30 pm 4 – 6
4:30 – 5:30 pm 6 – 8
5:30 – 6:30 pm 8 – 10
Wednesday Age
3:30 – 4:30 pm 6 – 8
4:30 – 5:45 pm 8 – 10
Friday Age
3:30 – 4:30 pm 6 – 8
4:30 – 5:45 pm 8 – 10
Saturday Age
9 – 10 am 4 – 6
10 – 11 am 6+

TUITION (payable is to PLAY Greenpoint after your child is placed in appropriate program by Petite Division coaching staff)

Class Semester/ Monthly
Pre-Ballet : 1 Class /Week $500/$110
After School : 1 Class /Week $540/$120
After School : 2 Classes /Week $850/$190
After School : 3 Classes /Week $1120/$250
After School : 4 Classes /Week $1300/$290

CURRICULUM DESCRIPTION
Petite Division provides necessary tools to prepare children to begin formal classical ballet study. Over each level children will learn and reinforce the basics of classical ballet, learning the 6 positions of the legs, port de bras, port de tete and proper posture. Precise work and deliberate repetition are fundamental for forming the proper manner of technique.

Creative Ballet : age 2 -5 and 6 – 8
Creative Ballet based on improvisation class will capture your child imagination using stories, music and games to present movement skills while fostering musicality, spatial awareness, creativity and self-expression through dance.

  • movement skills
  • musicality
  • spatial awareness
  • creativity and self-expression

 Pre-ballet: age 4 – 6

This level will focus on proper body alignment, posture and basic ballet technique, developing  flexibility and strength.

  • flexibility
  • strength
  • discipline
  • barre au sol
  • center work
  • port de bras

Ballet : age 6 – up
This program is designed to establish the foundation and technique of classical ballet, besides an understanding of rotation (turn out) and proper alignment. Class structure and terminology are introduced and an appreciation of French as the language of dance is developed. Over the course of the upper level, students secure  demi pointe, balance, weight shifting, coordination and physical control.

  • coordination
  • weight shifting
  • physical control
  • demi pointe
  • port de tete

 

 

Announcements:
Weekend Hours:
  • Saturday, Dec 9th  - 10AM-2PM
  • Sunday, Dec 10th - 10AM-4PM
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Upcoming Events
Dec
15
Fri
10:00 am French for Little Ones
French for Little Ones
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
French for Little Ones
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Dec
17
Sun
9:30 am Soccer with SocRoc
Soccer with SocRoc
Dec 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Soccer with SocRoc
Soccer Classes with SocRoc (ages: 18 months-6 yrs) Learn soccer from a former pro, develop balance, coordination, core strength, upper and lower body strength, as well as flexibility, endurance and excellent posture.   • Teamwork, Flexibility, Balance • Fitness for
Jan
5
Fri
10:00 am French for Little Ones
French for Little Ones
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
French for Little Ones
French For Little Ones   ‘French for Little Ones’ is a French discovery class for babies and toddlers from 9 months up to 3 years. Through playful and stimulating song and movement, incorporating puppets, shakers, pictures and more, children become familiar
Jan
7
Sun
9:30 am Soccer with SocRoc
Soccer with SocRoc
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Soccer with SocRoc
Soccer Classes with SocRoc (ages: 18 months-6 yrs) Learn soccer from a former pro, develop balance, coordination, core strength, upper and lower body strength, as well as flexibility, endurance and excellent posture.   • Teamwork, Flexibility, Balance • Fitness for
Jan
12
Fri
10:00 am French for Little Ones
French for Little Ones
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
French for Little Ones
French For Little Ones   ‘French for Little Ones’ is a French discovery class for babies and toddlers from 9 months up to 3 years. Through playful and stimulating song and movement, incorporating puppets, shakers, pictures and more, children become familiar
Hours & Location

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 10 AM-6 PM
SATURDAY-SUNDAY: 10 AM-4 PM**

** Except when we have private parties. Check our website and Facebook for weekly updates 

Address:
33 Nassau Avenue (Corner of Dobbin St) Brooklyn, NY 11222
Phone: 718-387-2071

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