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

 

 

Upcoming Events
Oct
15
Mon
9:30 am Little Feet Yoga
Little Feet Yoga
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Little Feet Yoga
  Little bodies love to move and learn about the world around them! Yoga poses, breathwork, games and books tailored to each class, helping bodies big and small cultivate calmness, focus, mental and physical flexibility and fun! This is our
4:15 pm French Soccer Class for Kids
French Soccer Class for Kids
Oct 15 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
French Soccer Class for Kids
Students will learn to play soccer by a Native French speaking soccer player. While learning the fundamental soccer skills and technics, children will develop French vocabulary. Pick Up From PS 31, PS 110, PS 34, PS 132, St Stan’s. Ages
Oct
16
Tue
9:30 am Little Feet Yoga
Little Feet Yoga
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Little Feet Yoga
  Little bodies love to move and learn about the world around them! Yoga poses, breathwork, games and books tailored to each class, helping bodies big and small cultivate calmness, focus, mental and physical flexibility and fun! This is our
4:15 pm French Soccer Class for Kids
French Soccer Class for Kids
Oct 16 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
French Soccer Class for Kids
Students will learn to play soccer by a Native French speaking soccer player. While learning the fundamental soccer skills and technics, children will develop French vocabulary. Pick Up From PS 31, PS 110, PS 34, PS 132, St Stan’s. Ages
Oct
17
Wed
9:15 am French for Little Ones
French for Little Ones
Oct 17 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am
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 with vocabulary
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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