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Youth Program 2021-2022

American Liberty Ballet Academy dancers have the opportunity to take a variety of classes, taught by experienced teachers who have a strong understanding of childhood development. 

This program has levels for the beginning dancer to the pre-professional student. A combination of personalized attention and small classes facilitates correct technique, and creates a supportive educational environment for our students. All students will be encouraged to perform alongside our professional company, American Liberty Ballet, in both our annual production of "The Nutcracker" as well as a spring production. Other productions and performance opportunities frequently pop up over the year!

American Liberty Ballet is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. Pre-Primary through Level 5 will be taught by ABT® Certified Teacher Valerie Mae Browne, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.

Important Dates

Online Registration Begins Saturday July 30th 2021

In House Registration Friday September 9- Sunday September 11th 2021 10am- 3pm

 

Fall Session Monday September 13th- Sunday December 4th 2021 

Sleeping Beauty Union City Ballet Festival Saturday September 25th 2021 6pm

Dracula Friday October 8th 2021 7pm - Saturday October 9th 2021 3pm and 7pm

Thanksgiving Break Thursday, November 25 - Sunday, November 28 2021

Nutcracker Early to Mid December Dates TBD

Winter Session Monday December 6th- Saturday March 12th 2022 

Winter Break Thursday December 23rd- Sunday January 2nd 2022

Spring Session Monday March 14th- Saturday June 18th 2022

Spring Break Thursday April 11 - Sunday, April 17 2022

Spring Ballet End Of May- Early June DATES TBD

ABT Exams Week of June 20th-25th DATES TBD

Class Schedule 

Mondays

4-5 Level 2 Ballet (ages 9-11) - Ms. Vall

5-6:30 Level 3 Ballet (ages 12-15) - Ms. Val

6:30-7:30 Pre-Pointe/Pointe (by invitation) - Ms. Val

7:30-8:30 Open Level Jazz Funk (ages 14+) - Ms. Allie

Tuesdays

4-5 Level 1 Ballet (ages 8-10) - Ms. Val

5-6:30 Level 3 Ballet (ages 12-15) - Ms. Val 

6:30-7:30 Children Rehearsal (all registered for performance) - Ms. Val


Wednesdays

4-5:30 Level 2/3 Ballet (ages 10-15) - Ms. Val

5:30-6:30 Primary C Ballet (ages 6-8) - Ms. Val

7:30- 8:30 Teen Musical Theatre (ages 12-17) -Ms. Allie

Thursdays

3-4 Mommy & Me Ballet (ages 2-3)- Ms. Val

4-5 Level 1 Ballet (ages 8-10) - Ms. Val

5-6:30 Level 3 Ballet (ages 12-15) - Ms. Val

Fridays

4-5:30 Level 2/3 Ballet (ages 10-15) - Ms. Val

5:30-6:30 Primary B Ballet (ages 5-6) -Ms. Val

6:30- 7:30 Teen Contemporary Jazz (ages 12+) -Mr. Allan *Hybrid

Saturdays 

10:15-11 Pre-Primary Ballet (ages 3-4) - Ms. Val

11-12 Primary A Ballet (ages 4-5) - Ms. Val

12-1 Teen/Adult Beginner Ballet (ages 12+) - Ms. Val

Sundays

11am-12 Pre-Primary Musical Theatre  (ages 3-4) - Ms. Allie

12-1pm Primary Musical Theatre (ages 5-8) - Ms. Allie

*Hybrid means the instructor will be virtual and the students can be in-studio or virtual

Tuition & Fees

In-Studio Tuition Session 1


1 class/week $216
2 classes/week $410
3 classes/week $538
4 classes/week $734
5+ classes/week $864

Virtual Tuition


1 class/week $108
2 classes/week $205
3 classes/week $269
4 classes/week $367
5+ classes/week $432

Performance Fees

Sleeping Beauty Union City Ballet Festival $75

Dracula $225

Nutcracker $125

Spring Ballet $125

Policies

Unfortunately we cannot allow prorating for missed classes. All missed classes must be made up in the same semester. Students must to commit to either in-studio or virtual training, it does not benefit the student or the school to have inconsistent attendance. We are following all COVID related guidelines. Should the school have to close, classes will continue virtually and we cannot offer refunds. Thank you for your understanding!