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ABP Tuition

$375Per Season

Costume, ballet pink tights and ballet slippers not included


¼ payment due to secure registration.


Balance must be paid by 1st day of scheduled classes or combined with a monthly pre-auth plan

Our Aspirant Ballet Program is where dancers will gain confidence, build strength and increase their knowledge with the guidance of our passionate CCA certified Ballet Faculty.

Our curriculum will include Ballet Technique, Variations, Pre Pointe and Pointe, Floor Barre, Strength and Flexibility, and Ballet theory/education. Classes offered through this program will enhance your stamina, improve your technical abilities and improve musicality. The Aspirant Ballet Program (ABP) will also compliment your exam preparations and enhance quality of movement and presentation. Aspirant Ballet Program (ABP) participants can expect to be further prepared when auditioning for Competitive Programs, Ballet Schools and Dance Companies.

Our ABP dancers will create a ballet performance that will be performed in December 2024. The chosen ABP Ballet Performance will be released later this year. Costumes fees are separate from tuition fees.

Aspirant Ballet Program is comprised of Cecchetti Certified Faculty Members and Former Professional Ballet Dancers, bringing experience, credibility, and valuable knowledge to every class, lesson, and exercise. 

Curriculum Description:

  • Ballet Technique: Ballet technique is the foundational principles of body movement and form used in ballet. This class includes barre work, centre floor work and across the floors.
  • Variations classes focus on learning sections of classical ballets being presented.
  • Ballet Theory: Ballet theory/education includes basic information on the history of ballet, vocabulary and proper etiquette for both classroom and stage.
  • Pointe Class: Pointe class is the part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet. Pointe work is performed while wearing pointe shoes. A dancer should never work in pointe shoes until their teacher has told them they are ready to do so. Pre-pointe class is taken in ballet slippers until the dancer has developed the strength and muscles necessary to go on pointe.
  • Pre-Pointe: Pre-pointe classes are offered to ballet students who are not yet on pointe to further develop and strengthen the muscles necessary to go on pointe. Pre-pointe classes stress correct alignment and correct classical ballet technique. Pre-pointe classes also allow teachers to assess readiness, offering an atmosphere for proper evaluation of basic important skills.
  • Floor Barre: This class combines ballet with anatomical principles of alignment and muscle sense. By lying on the floor, without the pressure of gravity, Floor Barre strengthens and properly corrects the placement of the pelvis, hips and back and helps release tension throughout the body. This class is gentle, yet effective, low-impact, and appropriate for all dancers.
  • Stretch and Strengthen: Slow-paced exercises with emphasis on deep breathing and alignment to increase your circulation and balance, provide better joint range and muscle function; enhance your overall sense of well-being and develop core strength to support control and agility.

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Amherstburg, Ontario
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Thursday: 12PM to 5PM

May 21st to July 1st

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