Primary Division: Ages 6-7 entering First Grade. The syllabus is specifically designed to prepare students for the requirements of Level 1 within BAE’s Pre-Professional Division. Students develop strength, coordination and flexibility as well as basic ballet vocabulary. Musicality and joy of dance are emphasized throughout the class. No audition or previous experience required.
Enrichment Division: For ages 7-14. This program is designed for children who wish to further their love and appreciation of ballet within a warm and joyful environment. The Enrichment Division offers excellent training for students who wish to study ballet on a once weekly basis. No audition or previous experience required.
September 20, 2021 – June 12, 2022
School Holiday Closings
Italian Heritage/Indigenous People’s Day: Monday, October 11
Thanksgiving Break: Thursday, November 25-Sunday, November 28
Winter Break: Monday, December 20-Sunday, January 2
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 17
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 21
Spring Break: Monday, March 14-Sunday, March 27
Easter: Sunday, April 17
Memorial Day: Saturday, May 28-Monday, May 30
2021-2022 School Year Tuition
September 20, 2021 – June 12, 2022
Please note; enrollment is ongoing and tuition is prorated based on the week a child begins class. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a tuition quote.
As of September 20, 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for everyone, 12 years of age or above, including students, faculty, pianists, and staff, as well as parents, caregivers and visitors planning to enter BAE.
At this time, we are not requiring COVID vaccines for our Young Dancer, Primary and Enrichment Division students between the ages of 5-11, although we strongly encourage everyone eligible to get vaccinated. Enrichment students turning 12 during the 2021-2022 school year must be fully vaccinated within 60 days of their birthday.
Students and Staff: Please provide proof of vaccination by clicking here. Students turning 12 during the 2021-2022 school year must be fully vaccinated within 60 days of their birthday.
Visitors over age Twelve: You must show either your Excelsior Pass or vaccine card to the Front Desk Staff each time you come to BAE.
Girls: Blue leotard, pink or flesh-toned tights and ballet slippers. Tutus and skirts are not permitted.
Boys: White T-shirt, black tights, and black ballet slippers.
Girls: Hunter green leotard, pink or flesh-toned tights and ballet slippers. Tutus and skirts are not permitted.
Boys: White T-shirt, black tights or sweatpants, and black ballet slippers.
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We are implementing a rotation schedule in order to safely allow parents and caregivers to watch classes from the hallway observation windows for Pre-Ballet and Primary classes held Monday-Thursday between the 3:00-4:30pm timeframe.
Of course staying and watching class is completely optional. You are more than welcome to drop your child off and shop, grab a snack, or take a stroll during class.
Primary (6-7yr Classes):
Monday, October 4-Thursday, October 7
Monday, November 1-Thursday, November 4
Monday, January 3-Thursday, January 6
Monday, February 7-Thursday, February 10
Monday, April 4-Thursday, April 7
Monday, May 2-Thursday, May 5
– When remaining at BAE to watch through the windows, only one grownup per child is permitted.
– We kindly ask that you avoid bringing siblings and strollers whenever possible.
– If the date for your child’s class is not listed on the rotation schedule, then it is a “drop-off/pick-up day” and we ask that you please not remain in the hallway during class.
Make-up Class Policy
Missed classes for holidays (except winter and spring break), illness, or any other reason may be made up by appointment with a maximum of 6 make-ups allowed for the school year. Make-up classes must be done by June 12, 2022 and cannot be transferred to a future session or to another student. There are no refunds or credits for missed classes. Make up appointments are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.
As of September 20, 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for everyone, 12 years of age or above, including students, faculty, pianists, and staff, as well as parents, caregivers and visitors planning to enter BAE. For more information please click here.
Face Masks and Health Protocols
Masks must be worn by students, parents, caregivers, faculty, and staff. Our Health and Safety Guidelines will be continually updated as more information becomes available. For full details on our Health and Safety Guidelines please click here.
Dressing Rooms and Bathrooms
Dressing rooms and bathrooms are available to a limited number of students at a time. We encourage students to arrive dressed for class.
Water Fountains are not available for use at this time. Please bring your own water bottle or utilize the on site vending machine.