45 min – 1:30 hour/week              Age 7-18              Competitive Edge              Full Year Program


Prerequisites:     Dancers must be approved by a teacher for these classes. Please refer to our Competitive Edge page for more details.

Ballet Jr1C      45 mins/week   (Age 7, invitation only)
The Jr. grades syllabus established by Margaret Perry Flynn, L.I.S.T.D, consists of 7 levels for students aged four years to pre-teen. Novice ballet will begin in the Jr 1 ballet syllabus. The method emphasises a gradual transition from pre-ballet into a more formal form of classical ballet training. Students will complete the basic ballet steps required in the syllabus to be assessed for class placement the following year.

Ballet Jr C        1:00- 1:45 hour/week  (Age 8-10 invitation only) 
The Jr. grades syllabus established by Margaret Perry Flynn, L.I.S.T.D, consists of 7 levels for students aged four years to pre-teen. Three of these levels are covered in the first step programs, while the following four are covered more extensively in our competitive Jr. stream (Jr2-Jr4). The method emphasises a gradual transition from pre-ballet into a more formal form of classical ballet training. By the time a student has reached Jr 5, we treat & view them as an intermediate level student where they participate in all competitions and transition from an assessment month, to an assessment week.

Ballet Progressions C         1:15- 1:30 hour/week  (invitation only)
Ballet progressions established by Margaret Perry Flynn, L.I.S.T.D, consists of 7 grades for pre-teen to high-school aged students (foundation 5-8 & Sr. 9-11). This method emphasises classical ballet training and incorporates elements from both the Cecchetti and RAD methods. Should the teacher see exceptional strength and potential in a student at this level, there is the option of being entered into a registered examination through the Edmonton School of Ballet. Should a student take an Exam, they will be exempt from the in class assessment.

Recital/Costume:     Ballet C level classes perform a routine in our annual recital and will require a costume.

Dance Wear:     Please refer to Dance Attire for required dance wear for this class.