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A New Pre-Professional Training Program at Dance Gallery Studio

With Ruth Leney-Midkiff as newly appointed Director of Studio Programs, we are offically inaugurating our Pre-Professional Training Program(PTP). We strongly urge you to consider this program if you are interested in more intensive curriculum and performance opportunities for your child. Placement in Levels II-IV Youth Ballet classes for all students requires minimum required enrollment of technique classes designed for that level. No drop-in or single classes will be considered except by permission of Director of Studio Programs.

Youth Class Descriptions

Creative Movement (ages 4-6): An introduction to dance emphasizing imagination, self-expression and developing movement skills. Utilizes music to introduce rhythm and qualities of movement.

Creative Movement (ages 6-8): Further development of movement skills, patterns in space and sequences.

Pre-Ballet (ages 4-6): A creative, fun-filled approach to the basics of ballet.

Youth Ballet Level I-A (ages 6-8): An introduction to terms, positions, and history. A fun exploration for the aspiring ballerina.

Youth Ballet Level 1-B (ages 6-8): A class that emphasizes mastery of basic ballet skill. Dancers with previous ballet experience who are new to Dance Gallery are recommended for this class.

Youth Ballet Level II (ages 8-10): A continuing class for ballet students who wish to attend classes two days per week to further hone their skills.

Youth Ballet Level III (ages 10-12): For the dedicated ballet dancer, three classes a week provide discipline and consistency of training.

Youth Ballet Level IV (ages 12-up): to prepare the well-rounded dancer to meet the demands of a professional career, this level requires modern class and focuses on a more advanced technique and expressive performance.

PTP Repertory: A class dedicated to the process of learning choreography for public performance.

Discounts for performances at the Detroit Opera House: Call the office(734.747.8885) for discount code
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