...this is where it begins
20 Commercial Way
Springboro OH 45066 
Pontecorvo Ballet Studios
20 Commercial Way
Springboro OH 45066

Early Years

Creative Movement

, ages 3 & 4, is designed to nurture a child's interest in movement and expression through lightly structured activity.


, minimum age 5, introduces basic ballet positions and stresses musicality and imagination. 

Beginning Ballet

, minimum age 6, mixes barre work and creative work for an hour long class.

Progress Check

Age 3

-Works and plays with others.
-Knows how to take their turn.
-Knows NOT to hang on the barre.

Age 4

-Recognizes a 4/4 beat.
-Knows their five ballet positions.
-Knows that their feet can point!

Age 5

-Knows how to skip, gallop, march and leap.
-Recognizes a 3/4 beat.
-Knows how to plié with knees over toes.

Age 6

-Knows that all jumps begin and end in plié.
-Knows that their feet point every time they leave the ground.
-Knows that it is fun to stretch.

Beginning Ballet and Ballet I dancers in The Nutcracker (Photo: Sandee Arehart).