Youth Program

We offer a 6 level curriculum. Our first 2 levels are strictly ballet focused. Our levels 3 - 6 combine instruction in classical ballet, contemporary dance, urban choreography, modern dance, and Pilates to create a well-rounded and versatile dancer.

Level 1

Ages 6-7

Frequency: 2 days/week (3 hrs)

Schedule:

  • Monday & Wednesday: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Dress Code:

 

Girls: Burgundy leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair secured neatly in a bun

Boys: White shirt tucked in, black shorts, white socks and white ballet shoes or black socks and black ballet shoes 

Level 2

Ages 8-9

Frequency: 3 days/week (4.5 hrs)

 

 

Schedule

  • Monday & Wednesday: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

  • Thursday: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Dress Code:

Girls: Royal Blue leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair secured neatly in a bun

Boys: White shirt tucked in, black shorts, white socks and white ballet shoes or black socks and black ballet shoes 

Level 3

Ages 9-11

Includes Pre-Pointe

Frequency: 4 days/week (9 hrs)

Schedule

  • Monday: 4:00pm - 6:30pm

  • Wednesday: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

  • Friday: 4:30pm - 7:00pm

  • Saturday: 9:00am - 11:00am

Dress Code:

Girls: Navy Blue leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair secured neatly in a bun

Boys: White shirt, black tights, dance belt, white socks and white ballet shoes or black socks and black ballet shoes

Level 4

Ages 11-13

*Includes Pointe

*Dancers will be assessed on their strength progression. A dancer may only start pointe work once the Directors believes they have reached the appropriate strength level.

Frequency: 5 days/week (11.5 hrs)

Schedule:

  • Monday: 4:00pm - 6:30pm

  • Wednesday: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

  • Thursday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

  • Friday: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Saturday: 9:00am - 11:00am

Dress Code:

Girls: Hunter Green leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair secured neatly in a bun

Boys: White shirt, black tights, dance belt, white socks and white ballet shoes or black socks and black ballet shoes

Level 5

Ages 13+​

*Includes Pointe

Frequency:

Girls: 5 days/week (12.5 hrs)

Boys: 6 days week (12.5 hrs)

Schedule:

 

Girls

  • Monday: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Tuesday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm

  • Wednesday: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Thursday: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Saturday: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Boys

  • Monday: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Tuesday: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

  • Wednesday: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Thursday: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Friday: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

  • Saturday: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Dress Code:

Girls: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair secured neatly in a bun

Boys: White shirt tucked in, black shorts, white socks and white ballet shoes or black socks and black ballet shoes 

Level 6

Ages 14+

*Must have pointe experience

Frequency:

 

Girls: 5 days/week (13 hrs)

Boys: 6 days/week (13 hrs)

Schedule:

 

Girls

  • Monday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

  • Tuesday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

  • Wednesday: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Thursday: 4:30pm - 7:00pm

  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Boys

  • Monday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

  • Wednesday: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Thursday: 4:30pm - 7:00pm

  • Friday: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Dress Code:

Girls: Black leotard, pink tights, hair secured neatly in a bun, black skirt may be worn for pointe/rep

Boys: White shirt, black tights, dance belt, white socks and white ballet shoes or black socks and black ballet shoes

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(619) 241-2565

6338 Riverdale Street
San Diego, CA 92120

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