Academy Intermediate – Ages 12 – 15
In this division, an emphasis on more advanced class work is offered with material taken from the 4th, 5th and 6th years of the Vaganova syllabus. Pas de Deux classes and repertoire/variations classes are introduced in this division. Female students must be proficient in pointe work. In addition, students are introduced to other styles of ballet training and styles through various classes with internationally recognized master teachers throughout the year.
Students in Academy Intermediate are required to take a minimum number of technique classes. A minimum number of pointe or men’s classes per week, as well as character and contemporary dance classes, are also required. Lyrical, jazz, tap, and turns & technique classes are offered to these students.