Ballet

Our ballet curriculum is a structured format designed for the early development of technical ballet up to pre-professional level. The program nurtures young dancers through a disciplined and focused training program that brings out the best of their natural talent. Students ages 7 and up require class placement into the appropriate level.

 

Fall: September 6 - January 20, 2018
No Classes: November 22 - 25, 2017 • December 21, 2017 - January 3, 2018

REGISTRATION IS ONGOING. Classes are prorated if you join once the semester has started.

TO ENROLL: Click on desired class time.

  MON TUE WED THUR FRI SAT SUN
Ballet Preparatory School
Pre-Ballet 45 mins.
Ballet Preparatory School
Primary 45 mins.
Ballet Preparatory School
Elementary 60 mins.
Ballet Lower School
Level 1 60 mins.
  • 5:30pm
  • 4:45pm
  • 12:00pm
Ballet Lower School
Level 2A 2x/wk
  • WED 5:00pm (60 mins.)
  • SAT 9:00am (75 mins.)
Ballet Lower School
Level 2B 2x/wk
  • THU 4:00pm (60 mins.)
  • SAT 9:00am (75 mins.)
Ballet Intermediate School
Level 3A 2x/wk
  • WED 6:00pm (90 mins.)
  • SAT 10:15am (90 mins.)
Ballet Intermediate School
Level 3B 2x/wk
  • THU 5:00pm (90 mins.)
  • SAT 10:15am (90 mins.)
Ballet Intermediate School
Level 4A 3x/wk
  • MON
    4:00pm
    (90 mins.)
  • THU
    5:00pm
    (90 mins.)
  • MON Jazz 1
    5:30pm
    (60 mins.)
  • SAT
    10:30am
    (90 mins.)
Ballet Intermediate School
Level 4B 3x/wk
  • MON Jazz 1
    5:30pm
    (60 mins.)
  • FRI
    5:45pm
    (90 mins.)
  • MON
    6:30pm
    (90 mins.)
  • SAT
    10:30am
    (90 mins.)
Ballet Intermediate School
Level 5 4x/wk
  • MON Jazz 1
    5:30pm
    (60 mins.)
  • WED Modern 1
    5:00pm
    (90 mins.)
  • MON
    6:30pm
    (90 mins.)
  • TUE
    4:00pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT
    10:30am
    (90 mins.)
Ballet Pre-Professional School
Level 6 4x/wk
  • TUE
    4:00pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT Jazz 2
    12:00pm
    (60 mins.)
  • WED Modern 1
    5:00pm
    (90 mins.)
  • SAT
    1:15pm
    (90 mins.)
  • THU
    6:30pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT PTE & VAR
    2:45pm
    (60 mins.) Optional
Ballet Pre-Professional School
Level 7 4x/wk
  • TUE
    6:00pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT Jazz 2
    12:00pm
    (60 mins.)
  • WED Modern 2
    6:30pm
    (90 mins.)
  • SAT
    1:15pm
    (90 mins.)
  • THU
    6:30pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT PTE & VAR
    2:45pm
    (60 mins.)
Ballet Pre-Professional School
Level 8 4x/wk
  • TUE
    6:00pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT Jazz 2
    12:00pm
    (60 mins.)
  • WED Modern 2
    6:30pm
    (90 mins.)
  • SAT
    1:15pm
    (90 mins.)
  • THU
    6:30pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT PTE & VAR
    2:45pm
    (60 mins.)
Ballet Pre-Professional School
Company 4x/wk
  • TUE
    6:00pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT Jazz 2
    12:00pm
    (60 mins.)
  • WED Modern 2
    6:30pm
    (90 mins.)
  • SAT
    1:15pm
    (90 mins.)
  • THU
    6:30pm
    (120 mins.)
  • SAT PTE & VAR
    2:45pm
    (60 mins.)

For any classes not available for online registration, please contact dance@chelseapiersct.com for proper class placement, or call 203.989.1555.

Pricing Prorated prices reflected at checkout.

  Member Non-Member
Primary, Elementary & Ballet Level 1 $386 $455
Ballet Level 2 $828 $975
Ballet Level 3 $1,238 $1,455
Ballet Level 4A $1,418 $1,670
Ballet Level 4B $1,467 $1,725
Ballet Level 5 $1,768 $2,080
Ballet Level 6, 7 & 8 $1,818 $2,140
Company $2,018 $2,375

Preparatory School Ages 3 - 6

Classes for children ages 3 to 6 beginning with Creative Movement which introduces them to rhythm, musicality and movement. In Pre-ballet and Primary students are introduced to vocabulary and begin to focus on alignment and increased flexibility. Elementary ballet is the start of ballet technique class.


Lower School Ages 7+

Levels 1 is a beginner ballet technique class meeting once a week. Level 2 meets twice a week and continues beginner ballet technique.


Intermediate School Ages 7+

Students advance in Levels 3, 4, and 5 into intermediate ballet technique. These classes begin meeting twice a week and progress through pointe evaluation to Level 5 which meets 4 times a week and includes beginner pointe. Students are introduced to jazz and modern techniques.


Pre-Professional Ages 7+

Our pre-professional classes are designed for students who are ready for advanced level classes and the commitment that requires. We have designed the schedule so they can continue to excel in their academic studies while pursuing their passion for dance. Classes include advanced ballet technique, pointe, variations, and modern and jazz.

Rules & Regulations

Youth Class Cancellation/Refund Policy

  1. Chelsea Piers Connecticut reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient registration, prior to, or following, the first class of the semester. Appropriate refunds will be granted.
  2. Requests for class fee refunds (not including a non-refundable reservation fee and the fee for any classes taken) will be considered through the third class of the semester, for classes that meet 12 or more times.
  3. The non-refundable reservation fee is $50 for classes that meet 10 times or more and $25 for classes that meet 9 times or less.
  4. Refunds are not available for cancellations made after the third class of the semester, or for students registering late in the semester.
  5. All requests must be submitted in writing.
  6. No refunds are available for summer classes or classes that meet fewer than 11 times.
  7. Trial classes may be available for students unsure of enrollment. See details below.
  8. Class fees are not transferable to another student.
  9. Students may transfer from one class to another during the semester if there is availability. Additional class fees may apply if there is a price differential between classes.
  10. Refunds are not available for absences, transportation delays, inclement weather, withdrawals, dismissals, strike/work stoppage, natural disaster or reasons beyond the control of Chelsea Piers, disrupts or forces the cancellation of class.

Trial Classes

Trial classes are available for semester-based programs based on availability. Trial classes may not be reserved in advance. Trial classes range from $30-$90 depending on the specific class. Trial classes are not available for swimming or ice skating programs.


Youth Class Make-up Policy

No make-ups are available for aquatics classes/programs, leagues, team practices, advanced lacrosse classes and tennis classes. Additionally, no make-ups are available for programs that are fewer than 10 classes. Chelsea Piers offers 2 make-up classes for the remaining semester-based classes that are scheduled to meet 16 or more times during the semester and 1 make-up class for programs that meet 11-15 times.  Make-ups must be scheduled with each Program Director.