Primary Division

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Beginning Ballet Starts Friday, September 5!




When your son or daughter studies ballet at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet they receive more than outstanding dance instruction. They develop essential traits that will last a lifetime. Accomplished faculty, equipped with a proven curriculum, will teach your child. Give your child the skills they need now and for their future.

Dress Code

TRAINING

  • At CPYB we recognize that all children learn at different rates. Beginning Ballet provides the support your son or daughter needs regardless of experience and allows them to advance based on ability, not age.
     
  • Performance experience is an integral part of your child's dance training at CPYB. Students who qualify as a member of the CPYB performing company are invited to perform by the Founding Artistic Director.

FACULTY

  • In Beginning Ballet, your child will focus on understanding and developing ballet technique from CPYB's distinguished faculty including experts in the field, former professional dancers, and choreographers who share a love for teaching children.
     
  • The faculty in our established program will expose your child to comprehensive instruction in a positive and enthusiastic setting. 

LIFE SKILLS

  • Through weekly classes, your child will build relationships with others that will instill positive interpersonal skills and teach teamwork thorugh a strong sense of companionship.
     
  • As your child progresses through our proven program, they will learn self-expression and self-motivation through hard work and diligence.
     

It is recommended that your child invest at minimum the following amount of time into their Beginning Ballet studies per week:

  • Level 1A - 2 hours
  • Level 1B - 4 hours
  • Level 2A - 8 hours
  • Level 2B - 10 hours
CARLISLE: CPYB Warehouse Studios and Barn Studios CAMP HILL: Grace Milliman Pollock Performing Arts Center Studio
Placement class for Primary levels:
Wednesday, September 3

Primary classes begin:
Friday, September 5
Placement class for Primary levels:
Friday, September 5

Primary classes begin:
Monday, September 8

All students registered in CPYB's Primary Division will take a placement class at the beginning of the academic year to determine the class level in which they will benefit the most. Placement is based on ability, not age.

2014-2015 Academic Year Schedule

CARLISLE:
CPYB Warehouse Studios &
CPYB Barn Studios
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Level 1A
Ballet 4:30-
5:30 pm
4:30-
5:30 pm

4:30-
5:30 pm

4:30-
5:30 pm

4:30-
5:30 pm

9:00-
10:00 am

Levels 1B-2B
Classes offered Monday-Saturday.
 

All class schedules are subject to change.

 

CAMP HILL:
Grace Milliman Pollock
Performing Arts Center Studio 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Level 1A  4:15-5:30 pm 5:45-
6:45 pm
4:15-
5:30 pm 
5:45-
6:45 pm
 
Level 1A* 5:30-6:30 pm     5:30-6:30 pm   4:15-5:15 pm
Level 1B 6:30-7:45 pm  6:45-7:45 pm 6:30-
7:45 pm
6:45-7:45 pm 5:15-6:30 pm
Level 2A         6:30-7:45 pm
* Level 1A* is an advanced 1A class by invitation.
All class schedules are subject to change.

DRESS CODE:

Females
Black leotard, conservative traditional styles (no embellishments, low-cut backs, halters, high-cut legs or strap designs)
Pink tights with feet worn in the shoes
Black ballet shoes with elastic strap
Bra (if appropriate); underclothing must not show
Hair in a bun or similar style if possible; short hair secured with a band; all bangs neatly pinned or sprayed back

Males
White leotard or plain white t-shirt tucked in tights
Black tights
Black ballet shoes with elastic strap
White socks (short)
Black or tan dance belt (athletic supporter) if necessary
Hair neatly combed back out of face and secure

PRIMARY DIVISION TUITION:

Annual registration fee: $35
Annual security fee: $30

Level

Tuition* per month

Level 1A: Two or more hours per week

$95

Level 1B: Four or more hours per week

$126

Level 2A: Eight or more hours per week

$180

Level 2B: 10 or more hours per week

$222

*Notes about tuition:
- Payment of tuition entitles Primary Division students to take all ballet classes offered at their level or below.
- Annual tuition is spread over 10 monthly payments and billed September – June.
- The first month of tuition will be billed in September following placement classes.