HIS Graded Technique Division is for students 9+ years old with Ballet experience, who are committed to a minimum of 3 hours of Ballet per week (2 or more classes.) Students progress through the levels at their own pace, sometimes remaining in a level for 2-3 years. Pointe begins at Level JR 2 at teacher discretion. Parents are notified first so that a family decision may be made due to the increased class requirement.
Apprentice (AP 1 & 2) Minimum requirement: (2) Ballet classes per week
Junior (JR 1 & 2) Minimum requirement: (3) Ballet classes per week
Senior (SR 1 & 2) Minimum requirement: (3) Ballet classes per week
Modern students must meet the Ballet Level requirements.
Pointe students must be enrolled in a minimum of (3) Ballet classes per week.
JR 2 pointe meets (1) time per week
SR 1 & 2 pointe meets (2) times per week
SR 1 & 2 students who are taking a minimum of (4) technique classes per week may participate in this class.
Friday Ballet Technique class plus (3) Ballet and (2) pointe classes
Optional Outreach Opportunities
HIS Dance Ensemble: Members perform an original Ballet from the HIS repertoire each March.
2020-2021 Requirements by level
Apprentice 1 & 2
Saturday AP 1 9:00- 11:00 Ballet Technique Class with Rehearsal
Saturday AP 2 11:15-1:15 Ballet Technique Class with Rehearsal
(1) Additional Ballet Technique Class
Junior 1 & 2
Saturday 9:30-12:30 pm Ballet Technique Class with Rehearsal
(2) Aditional Ballet Technique Classes
(1) Modern Class
Senior 1 & 2
Saturday 9:00-12:30 pm Ballet Technique Class
Minimum of (2) Additional Ballet Technique Classes
(1) Modern Class
Printable weekly schedule here
(subject to change)