Youth Program (ages 5–12)

Youth Program (2022–2023)

The Youth Program consists of 4 levels and is a great program for both boys and girls, ages 5 thru 12, that provides a nurturing and fun learning environment. LBS endeavors to deliver excellent training—whether a student is working towards a professional career or just loves to dance. Each student is empowered to grow and strengthen in both mind and body.

Students are placed in classes by age and experience. Classes commences with stretch and strength activities and progress to basic barre and center exercises aimed at increasing coordination, musicality, and proper body placement that are age appropriate for each of the four levels in the Youth Program. This program has two in-studio showcases and the opportunity to audition for City Center Ballet performances.

Ballet I
This class highlights an introductory ballet, embracing both the fun and discipline of dance. The dancer will learn dance terms and the building blocks of movement to progress onto more advanced levels of dance training. No previous training is necessary.

Ballet II
This class will continue to build upon the knowledge of the movement concepts and etiquette acquired in Ballet 1. This class offers a structured ballet setting with an emphasis on building technical fundamentals of barre and center work. Character dance is included to help students develop musicality, stage presence, and expressiveness. It is integral to much of the classical ballet repertoire.

Ballet III
This class, for the older beginner or returning dancer in a non-competitive environment. This class offers a structured ballet approach with an emphasis on technical fundamentals, ballet vocabulary and an understanding of proper ballet posture in positions and steps..

Ballet IV
For those dancers, ages 7 to 11, who ready to focus on correct technique and alignment in a structured formal class twice weekly. Dancers at this level focus on alignment, flexibility, and coordination to develop a strong foundation of physical and mental understanding necessary for Classical Ballet training. Character Dancing is included.

Ballet I

Ages: 5 (by 9/6) - 6

Children will develop confidence and self-esteem within an environment that encourages joy of movement. Through classroom activities, children learn control and coordination in their movements while enhancing their listening and social skills in a nurturing environment while starting to build a formal ballet vocabulary. Students must be ready to participate without parental supervision.
starts to build a formal ballet vocabulary

Attend one class weekly for 36 weeks (50 mins) - $735.00

Monday: 4:30–5:20
 *** Almost Full ***

Saturday: 9:45–10:35

Dress Code

GIRLS
Ballet I dance attire packet
- $75.00

BOYS
Shirt: White t-shirt
Shorts: Black fitted shorts
Socks: White ankle socks
Slippers - $21.00

Ballet II & Character

Ages: 7 (by 9/6) - 9

This class combines structured ballet training to develop technique, flexibility and strength of each student while building on their basic ballet vocabulary. Character Dance is included. No previous experience required!
Students are encouraged to attend 2 Ballet classes weekly (see Student Division).

Attend one class weekly for 36 weeks (1 hr) - $735.
For two or more classes weekly use the Multiple Class Registration Form.

Monday: 5:30–6:30 ~ 4 pts
 *** 50% or more Full ***

Saturday: 10:45–11:45 ~ 4 pts
 *** 50% or more Full ***

Dress Code

GIRLS
Ballet II dance attire packet - $100.00

BOYS
Shirt: White t-shirt
Shorts: Black fitted shorts
Socks: White ankle socks
Foot wear attire
- $45.00

Ballet III

Ages: 9 (by 9/6) - 12

For dance students wishing to return to ballet or further their love of dance in a caring and nurturing environment without having to make a committment of more than once weekly. Our staff will help foster each student's technical and artistic skills in every class.

Once weekly for 36 weeks (1.25 Hrs) - $835.

Tuesday: 4:15–5:30

Dress Code

GIRLS
Ballet III Dance attire packet - $75.00

BOYS
Shirt: White t-shirt
Shorts: Black fitted shorts or black tights
Footwear attire - $45.00

Ballet IV with Character

Ages: 7 (by 9/6) - 12

Designed for students preparing to move to more advanced levels of training. The focus of to develop technique, flexibility and strength of each student while building on their ballet vocabulary and grwoing their technical and artistic skills. Character dancing is included.

Twice weekly.

Monday: 4:15–5:30 ~ 5 pts

Thursday: 4:15–5:30 ~ 5 pts

Dress Code

GIRLS
Ballet IV dance attire packet - $100.00

BOYS
Shirt: White t-shirt
Shorts: Black fitted shorts or black tights
Footwear - $25.00