BDC Class Levels & Program Structure
BABIES & TODDLERS
Move With My Babe 4-18 Months (with Adult Companion)
Dance with Me 4 Years old and under (with Adult Companion)
Ages 3-8: Pre-Technique
Pre-Technique classes use Creative Movement concepts and exercises to teach students fundamental dance technique, body awareness, spatial awareness, patterning, coordination, social skills, musicality, and the unique structure and culture of dance class.
Music & Dance I Ages 3-4
Music & Dance II Ages 4-5
Music & Dance III Ages 5-6 (Kindergarten)
Introduction to Movement Ages 6-8 (First Grade)
Introduction to Ballet Ages 6-8 (First Grade)
Introduction to Tap Ages 6-8 (First Grade)
2nd Grade and older: Level 1 & 2
Levels 1 & 2 are when dancers begin to seriously train in specific dance disciplines. Beginning dancers are welcome.
Level 1 1 class/week - Ballet, Modern or Tap
Level 2 2 classes/week - 1 Ballet + 1 Modern (Tap can be taken as an additional class)
Level 3-5 2 Ballet, 1 Modern
Level 6 2 Ballet, 1 Modern, 2 Pointe/Pre-Pointe, 2 Ballet Repertory
Level 7 & 8 2 Ballet, 2 Pointe, 2 Ballet Repertory, 1 Modern, Modern Repertory, Pilates
Level 3 Tap, Aerial
Level 4 Pre-Pointe, Jazz, Composition, Tap, Aerial
Level 5 Pointe/Pre-Pointe, Ballet Repertory, Jazz/Contemporary, Composition, Tap, Aerial
Level 6 Jazz/Contemporary*, Composition,* Tap, Aerial
Level 7, 8 Jazz/Contemporary*, Jazz/Contemporary Repertory*, Composition*, Tap, Aerial
*no additional charge for Advanced Unlimited Students
Advanced Students training at other studios may take advanced level Ballet or Modern technique classes at BDC. They will not perform with these classes in the spring.
tap & aerial/circus arts
Tap and Aerial/Circus Arts can be taken independently (you are not required to take ballet or modern). Students in Levels 3-8 can add these classes as electives to their program bundles during registration. All students, including Advanced Unlimited students, pay additional tuition to take these classes.