Level 2: Age 8-9 and up

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Classical

The student expands beyond the previous level. Exercises that develop flexibility and strength accompany exercises for alignment and turnout. Curriculum prepares dancers for the next level. Click here to learn more about student level placement and advancement. This class is 60 minutes in length. Students are recommended to take this class once or twice a week. Eligibility by audition or invitation.

Student Attire

Leotard color: Light blue or Periwinkle, with white belt (Periwinkle is from the Motionwear-brand of leotards color guide. Students may wear other brands but the color must be similar).

Female

  • Ballet students must wear pale pink tights and pink ballet slippers with the colors of leotard assigned to their classes. Each level has two assigned colors; the student may select either color, or both.
  • Ballet students must wear their hair in a neat bun (short hair must be secured away from the face). No dangling earrings or other large jewelry pieces are permitted in the studios. Body art must be covered.

Male

  • Ballet students must wear a white fitted T-shirt, white or black ballet slippers, black tights or black fitted sport shorts with white ankle socks, and a dance belt. Long hair must be secured away from the face and neck. Body art must be covered.

Introduction to Contemporary Fusion

This class explores natural movement (combined with technique) while playing with space, time and dynamic. Prepares the student for Contemporary Fusion.

Student Attire

Females

Black jazz pants or shorts, leotard, dance tights, or leggings. Hair must be secured away from the face.

Males

Plain T-shirt, black jazz shoes. Hair must be secured away from the face.

Jazz & Lyrical Jazz

Jazz is a rhythmic, percussive dance form and lyrical jazz incorporates elements of ballet and modern dance to create a smooth, lengthened look and lyrical quality.

Student Attire

Females

Black jazz pants or shorts, leotard, dance tights, or leggings. Hair must be secured away from the face.

Males

Plain T-shirt, black jazz shoes. Hair must be secured away from the face.

Musical Theater/Acting

Lead by Broadway veteran Michael Lang, our musical theater program is designed to teach the student everything he or she needs to know from audition to final curtain. Students will focus on scene work, presentation of songs, and Broadway styled dances from everyone’s favorite musicals and plays. Tap is highly recommended for at least one year for musical theatre students. Leggings are required.

Tap

This class will help develop rhythm, musicality, and fine motor control skills. As students progress, increasing emphasis will be placed on clarity of sounds, speed, intricacy, precision, and execution of movement.

Tumbling

This fun and nurturing environment will help develop fine motor skills, coordination, flexibility, confidence, and strength. Professional mats and tumbling equipment provided.

Student Attire

Leotard or tight fitted T-shirt or tank top with bare legs, shorts, or leggings.

News

Student Spotlight - Kaitlyn Boellner

Meet Kaitlyn Boellner, Toledo Ballet dancer and Student of the Month! Kaitlyn is a senior at Springfield High School. She has studied at Toledo Ballet for 14 years and is excited for this year’s Nutcracker! 

Toledo Ballet Announces 79th Annual Nutcracker Auditions

Toledo Ballet will hold open auditions for its 79th annual production of The Nutcracker on Thursday, September 12 and Saturday, September 14, 2019.

Want to learn a new type of dance?

The Toledo Ballet offers classes in dance of ALL varieties. Whether you're looking for classical ballet training, or modern hip-hop, chances are we have a class for you!

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