learn technique and placement, while emphasizing musicality.
Teachers will also focus on professionalism
– 7 years old)
This class is a basic introduction to classical ballet
for children. It includes preparatory exercises to develop coordination, while kindling the imagination of the child, ballet
barre and basic ballet steps. Emphasis in this class will be placed on learning basic positions of the feet, head and
arms (port de bras). Students will spend a majority of the class learning at the barre. In
the center, students will learn the concepts of body position, croise and efface. Level I is for students who are true
beginners or who are very young. Attention is placed on learning the fundamentals of ballet training. It
opens the wonderful world of classical ballet and classical music to your child. 55 minute class once a week.
Tuesday 4:30pm Thursday 2:30pm
(6 – 9 year olds)
This level is designed for students who successfully demonstrate a mastery of concepts taught
in Level I. Students in Level II are invited to continue strengthening basics by attending Level I classes
in addition to Level II classes. Instruction in this level will build upon basics of position and will
emphasis poses of the body, work in center and in releve, as well as simple adage, jumps and turns.
This class is a complete classical ballet class, including barre, center technique, adagio and turns. Classical musical
music is used throughout the class so students can develop a love of classical ballet and music that will last a lifetime.
55 minute class once a week.
Monday 4:30pm Thursday
(7 – 11 year olds)Upon successful mastery of Level II principles, students will expand upon their
repertoire of movements. Increased work in the center and mastery of balance will be stressed. Level
I and Level II classes are open to Level IStudents will work towards a mastery of more complicated jumps
and turns. Artistry of movement will be emphasized. Introduction to the Classical Repertoire
will begin at this level during Variations classII students
is a complete classical ballet class, presenting more controlled techniques related to turns, adagio, body directions, and
allegro movements. 55 minute class.
Monday 5:30pm Thursday
3:30pm Saturday 10:00am
(9– 13 year olds)
Students receive a complete classical ballet class with more advanced ballet technique. Class includes –
barre, adagio, turns, allegro, body directions, port de bras and reverance. 55 minute class – should be taken
2 or 3 times per week.
Tuesday 5:30pm Thursday
4:30pm Saturday 11:00am
(12 years old –
This complete professional level classical ballet class is for professional dancers, dance teachers and
serious ballet students. Permission from Artistic Director, Debra Punzi, is required to attend this class. BALLET LONG
ISLAND company members attend this class. Classes work on advanced barre work, center exercises and movement combinations
. Students will learn technique and proper placement while emphasizing musicality. Teachers will also focus on professionalism
and discipline. We highly recommend students at this level attend class three or more times per week for optimal growth and
1 hour 25 minute class.
Monday 5:00pm Tuesday 6:30pm
Wed 7:00pm Thurs 5:30pm Saturday 10:30am
Pointe (dancing on the toes)
This class is offered only to students who are technically and physically capable of dancing on pointe. Permission
is required from Artistic Director, Debra Punzi, to attend this class. Pointe must be taken in addition to regular ballet
class. This is a 30 minute class.
Tuesday 8:30pm Tuesday 9:00pm Wednesday 6:30pm
Thursday 7:00pm Thursday 9:00pm Saturday 10:00am
Adult and Teen Ballet
Level I - Monday 7:30pm Wednesday
Level II – Thursday 7:30pm
Level III – Tuesday
Tuition - $20 per class
or $58 per month