Elective/Open
Enrollment

Elective/Open <br> Enrollment

Elective/Open Enrollment

Ignite Their Imagination

Ages 8+ / Levels Primary B+

Classes run from September 4, 2018 through May 18, 2019.

 

Orlando Ballet School offers students a variety of elective and open enrollment classes for students ages 6+. These classes are designed for students who are interested in registering for one class per week in styles other than Ballet. Class styles include Tap, Contemporary, Musical Theatre and many more! Year-long dance classes can be taken by OBS levels specified below. Additionally, some classes are open to the age ranges listed.

 

Homeschool Students: Learn more about OBS’s Daytime Performing Arts Program.

 

Jazz Stage/Film

This thrilling dance class can create dancers out of non-dancers and will expand the dance vocabulary and physical knowledge of any Ballet or Contemporary dancer. This course focuses on Jazz dance techniques that combine to create the greatest production dance numbers of stage and film. Students will also explore the great choreographic works of stage and film from the past Millenia. This course will introduce prolific choreographers, and their choreography, representing every region of the world.

Central Schedule

Jazz Stage/Film • Monday • 6:30pm-7:30pm
OBS DPP2 & Levels 4+, Open ages 14-18


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South Schedule

Jazz Stage/Film • Wednesday • 3:30pm-4:30pm
OBS APrep 1 & Levels 2A – 4B


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Additional Info

Yearly tuition:

$595

 

Uniform:

Tan jazz shoes
Jazz short or pant (at teacher’s discretion)

 

Showcase:

TBD

Tap

Students will explore the techniques of both major variations of tap dance, Rhythm Tap and Broadway Tap. Broadway Tap focuses on full body dance. Rhythm tap focuses on musicality and creation of intricate rhythms similar to that of a percussionist (drums). Your student will also learn the choreographic styles of the stage and film covering Broadway and Rhythm Tap over the past Millennia.

Central Schedule

Tap Beg/Int • Wednesday • 6:00pm-7:00pm
OBS Prim B, Prim C, 1A

 

Tap Intermediate • Wednesday • 7:00pm-8:00pm
OBS Levels 1B-3A


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South Schedule

Tap Beg/Int • Tuesday • 6:00pm-7:00pm
OBS Levels 1A-2B, Open ages 8-12

 

Tap Int/Adv • Tuesday • 7:00pm-8:00pm
OBS APrep 2, Levels 3 and 4, Open ages 12-16

 

Tap Beginner • Thursday • 4:30pm-5:30pm
Open ages 6-8


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Additional Info

Yearly tuition:

$595

 

Uniform:

Black tap shoes
Jazz short or pant (at teacher’s discretion)

 

Showcase:

TBD

Floor-Barre®

This class is taught by Bevalie Pritchard, Certified Teacher in Zena Rommett Floor-Barre® Technique

 

Based on Ballet Technique, Floor-Barre® corrects and refines body alignment, strengthens joints & releases tension, lengthens and strengthens muscles and increases vitality.  Floor-Barre® is doctor recommended for Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation.

Central Schedule

This course is not offered at the Central campus.

South Schedule

Floor Barre® • Tuesday • 3:30pm-4:30pm
OBS Levels 1A-4B
Open Ages 9-16


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Additional Info

Yearly Tuition:

$595

 

Uniform:

No mat is needed, wear Dance Wear and Socks/Ballet Shoes.

 

Showcase:

TBD

Musical Theatre

This class starts the process of creating “Triple Threats.” Musical Theatre is one of the largest professional outlets for a dancer. This course has a dual focus. Dance/Acting: teaching the art of Dance Character Creation, Acting the Dance, Stage Acting, Character arching through a production. Dance/Vocals: enabling the dancer to find their voice. Dancers will learn the art of Singing, Line Reading, Dancing/Acting the Song, and Vocal Cue and Response. Students will learn how vocals can enhance and alter dance techniques and choreography.

South Schedule

Musical Theatre • Monday • 12:30pm-1:30pm
OBS APrep 2, Open ages 12-16

 

Musical Theatre/Rep • Wed. • 6:00-7:00pm
OBS Levels 3-4, Open ages 11-15


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Additional Info

Yearly Tuition:

$595

 

Uniform:

Info coming soon!

 

Showcase:

TBD

Young Men's Class

As young men have specific requirements in physical, developmental, and gender ballet training, OBS offers a specific class (in addition to their leveled classes) for their focus.

Central Schedule

Young Men’s Class Ballet • Friday • 6:00pm-7:00pm
Based on OBS Placement


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South Schedule

Young Men’s Class Ballet • Tuesday • 7:00pm-8:00pm
Based on OBS placement


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Additional Info

Yearly Tuition:

$595

 

Uniform:

Info coming soon!

 

Showcase:

TBD

Pilates

This class provides an opportunity for dancers to focus on and improve their physical strength, flexibility, and posture, as well as enhance mental awareness for their body. OBS encourages our dancers to continue to condition and protect their bodies and this is a great class to do so!

Central Schedule

Pilates • Saturday • 9:00-10:00am
OBS Levels 4+ or ages 12+


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South Schedule

This course is not offered at the South campus.

Additional Info

Yearly Tuition:

$595

 

Uniform:

Info coming soon!

 

Showcase:

TBD

Contemporary

 

This Contemporary technique dance class combines the strong disciple of ballet with modern. Modern dance influence on Contemporary dance employs contract-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation characteristics. The Contemporary dancers will learn to master unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed, and direction changes. This dance form can be either highly acrobatic or lyrical. In the 20th century, Contemporary Choreographers have touched upon every conceivable variation of dance. This class will concentrate on a wide variety of dynamic 20th century choreographers and their choreography. Each student will be encouraged to find their own choreographic style.

Central Schedule

Contemporary • Thursday • 7:30pm-8:30pm
OBS Levels 2A-2B
Open ages 9-13


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South Schedule

Contemporary • Tuesday • 11:30am-12:30pm
OBS APrep 2
Open ages 12-16

 

Contemporary Choreography • Thursday • 12:30pm-1:30pm
OBS APrep2
Open ages 12-16

 

Contemporary • Saturday • 10:30-11:30am
OBS Levels 1A, 1B, 2A
Open ages 10-13

 

Contemporary • Saturday • 11:30am-12:30pm
OBS Levels 2B, 3A, 3B
Open ages 14-15


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Additional Info

Yearly Tuition:

$595

 

Uniform:

Attire at teacher’s discretion

 

Showcase:

TBD

Hip Hop

Hip Hop dance can be found as a key component on Broadway and in Film. This course will focus on the Hip Hop choreographic styles and Hip Hop techniques that generate those choreographic style on Broadway and in Films.

Central Schedule

This course is not offered at the Central campus.

South Schedule

Hip Hop • Friday • 1:00pm-2:00pm
OBS APrep 1
Open ages 10-13


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Additional Info

Yearly Tuition:

$595

 

Uniform:

Info coming soon!

 

Showcase:

TBD