Ballet IV & V
Ballet IV will take the young dancer through "connecting" steps and stress correct placement and port de bras. A special Pointe Prep class will prepare feet and legs for pointe work. In Ballet V the dancers learn long movement phrases to enhance musicality and stamina. Pointe work is introduced to ladies who have developed sufficient strength. Modern and Jazz classes continue to form a well-educated dancer. A schedule of 3-5 classes per week is common; students beginning pointe work must take at least two ballet classes in addition to their pointe class. All pointe classes must be preceded by a ballet class.