THE STUDIO, SCHOOL OF CLASSICAL BALLET
BOYS BALLET PROGRAM
Course Description

Boys Class

Boys study ballet alongside girls for many reasons, most importantly that many of the objectives of successful training are the same for both genders.  Boys have to be strong, coordinated, flexible and musically artistic, just like girls.  We offer a special weekly Boys Class taught by Director Robert Kelley for boys only.  The students must be enrolled in our Professional Training Program at Level IV or higher.  This class is offered in conjunction with regular training.  In Boys Class, more attention is given to the uniqueness of male ballet technique, and may include partnering skills as well.  

A variety of male skills is the focus of Boys Class, including upper body strengthening exercises, strength of relevé and ballon, coordination and presentation.  Extra time is dedicated to flexibility.  Performance footage of proficient and famous male dancers is studied.  Exercises which build stamina and perseverance are tackled each week.  

Boys Class is offered as part of the curriculum for Levels IV and up during the 2019-2020 year.

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Enrollment Information

The Studio has trained many professional male dancers.  Go to our Alumni Page to find out the details.

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