GRADED TECHNIQUE

HIS Graded Technique Division is for students 8+ 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.

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:

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.

Variations:

SR 1 & 2 students. Minimum (4) Technique classes. Friday Ballet Technique class plus (3) Ballet and (2) pointe classes 

Optional Outreach Opportunities:

Showcase:

  • AP 1, 2 & JR 1 must be registered in a Ballet Technique w/Choreography Class in order to participate in the May Showcase.

  • JR 2 & SR 1 & 2 must be registered for the Ballet Choreography Class which meets March-May by NOVEMBER 30 in order to participate in the May Showcase.

  • A parent volunteer is required of all AP 1 and above students at (1) Show to avoid an additional $50 Showcase participation fee.

HIS Ensemble:

  • Apprentice students must be registered for the Saturday Choreography Rehearsal that meets Saturday Jan 11- 7; 11:45-12:45. Feb 15- Show 1:00-5:30. Additional class requirements here.

  • Apprentice Boys Information here

  • Jr Ensemble students must be registered for the Tuesday JR Ballet 4:15 class. Additional requirements here.

  • Sr Ensemble students must be registered for the Tuesday SR Ballet 4:15 class. Additional requirements here.​

 

HIS Outreach Team:

  • Experienced AP 2 - SR 2 students

  • Students must attend summer choreography camp and scheduled rehearsals throughout the year

JR2-SR2 must be registered for the Spring Choreography Class by November 30 

Printable weekly schedule here

(subject to change)