Fall Class Schedule: 



Children's Division

Pre-School Ballet -  A ballet-based dance movement class for very young children, meeting on-site at the Capitol Theatre's Wood Center. Circle time, gentle stretching, learning the 5 positions of the arms, 1st & 2nd position of the feet. Brief barre, with introduction to spacial concepts, basic motor skills which can later be applied to ballet technique. Class finishes with a story ballet of an improvisatory nature, danced to beautiful classical music. Mask currently recommended. (NOTE: Those who wish to ZOOM, register for the Mommy or Daddy With Me Class.) 

Preparatory Ballet 1 - A socially distanced preparatory class for children beginning the study of ballet, including brief barre and beginning ballet steps using the barre to facilitate use of turn-out, gentle stretching, center and corner practice, development of graceful arm movement. The 5 positions of the arms are practiced, and 3rd position of the feet is added to 1st and 2nd positions. The proper use of core muscles to develop good posture and balance is emphasized, along with musicality and artistic expression. Mask currently required.

Preparatory Ballet 2 - A preparatory ballet class for children with some ballet experience, including a ballet barre where basic ballet steps are learned and the foundation of turn-out and proper posture are emphasized, utilizing 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions of the feet. Gentle stretching, center and corner practice. Children learn to develop good breathing habits and musicality as they explore and enjoy the basics of classical ballet.

Elementary Ballet 1 - Basic Elementary Ballet Class for children ages 8-12 meeting twice weekly on-site at the Capitol Theatre's Wood Center, with some ballet experience. A structured ballet class with an emphasis on fundamentals; exercises to develop strength, coordination and graceful movement, gentle stretching and basic steps learned at the barre, center work, and practice from the corner. (SEE Zoom version of this class

Elementary Ballet 2 - An Elementary Ballet Class for children ages 8-12 meeting twice weekly via Zoom (See Wednesday Class), with requisite ballet experience. An hour-long ballet class with an emphasis on fundamentals; exercises to develop strength, coordination and graceful movement, gentle stretching and basic steps learned at the barre, center work, and practice from the corner. Mask currently required.

Elementary Ballet 3 - An Elementary Ballet Class in the Children's Division for ages 8-12 with requisite ballet experience, which meets three times weekly. A structured ballet class with an emphasis on fundamentals; exercises to develop strength, coordination and graceful movement, gentle stretching and basic steps learned at the barre, center work, and practice from the corner. This is a Combined Level class.

Elementary Ballet 4 - A high Elementary Ballet Class for ages 9-13 with requisite ballet experience, which meets four times weekly, with two of these classes on site at the Capitol Theatre's Wood Center; Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-5:45 of EB4's with Level 3 on-site, and Friday 4 via Zoom. This Friday ballet class Zooms an Intermediate 2/ Intermediate-Advanced Class, and therefore places more emphasis on epaulement, pirouettes both en dedans and en dehors, and continuing exercises to develop strength, coordination and graceful movement. More advanced stretching techniques, jumps and turns are also offered. This Level may audition on Sat., Aug. 29th from 2:45-3:45 for membership in the Chambersburg Ballet, The CBT School's regional performing ensemble for the 2020-21 Performance Season.

Intermediate Ballet 1 - A socially distanced Intermediate Ballet Class for ages 10 and up in the Children's Division, with requisite ballet experience, which meets a minimum of four times weekly, Focus is on developing strength, coordination and facility, with an emphasis on furthering understanding of epaulement. Barre and center work, and practice from the corner. Mask currently required. This Level may audition on Sat., Aug. 29th from 12:00-2:30 for membership in the Chambersburg Ballet, The CBT School's regional performing ensemble, for the 2020-21 Performance Season.

Intermediate Ballet 2 - An Intermediate Ballet Class  for ages 12 and up with requisite ballet experience, meeting a minimum of four times weekly. Focus is on developing strength, coordination and facility, with an emphasis on furthering understanding of epaulement. Barre and center work focusing on the 8 positions of the body, adagio work, pirouettes en dedans and en dehors en attitude and arabesque, batterie, petit and grand allegro, and turns of many varieties. Mask currently required. This Level may audition on Sat., Aug. 29th from 12:00-2:30 for membership in the Chambersburg Ballet, The CBT School's regional performing ensemble, for the 2020-21 Performance Season.

Intermediate Advanced Ballet 1 - An Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Class ages 12 and up with requisite ballet experience. Level includes a minimum of five weekly ballet technique classes. Focus is on further developing strength and endurance, facility and extension. Adagio work, pirouettes en dedans and en dehors en attitude, arabesque and ala seconde, batterie, petit and grand allegro, and turns of many varieties. Mask currently required. This Level may audition on Sat., Aug. 29th from 12:00-2:30 for membership in the Chambersburg Ballet, The CBT School's regional performing ensemble, for the 2020-21 Performance Season.