Dance Institute Pre-Professional Classes
Advanced Students receive rigorous training in ballet, pointe, classical repertoire, jazz, and Pilates-based mat exercise, all of which emphasize technical excellence and artistic maturity. Students attend classes 5 days per week.
2017-18 Academic Year (August - May)
6:10-6:30 Pointe Warm-up
(7:40-8:10 Rehearsal as called)
3:30-5:00 Ballet (barre on pointe)
(7:25-8:10 Rehearsal as called)
(12:45-1:30 Rehearsal as called)
Girls: Plain solid-colored leotard, pink tights, pink ballet and pointe shoes. Hair secured back and off of face.
Boys: Fitted white shirt or leotard, black tights or leggings, thin white socks, white ballet shoes.
2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR ADVANCED CALENDAR
August 28 Dance Institute 2017-18 Academic Year Pre-Professional begin
September 2 - 4 Labor Day Weekend Holiday No classes or office hours
November 22 - 25 Thanksgiving Holiday No classes or office hours
December 13 Work Summary at 6:30 pm
December 14 Work Summary at 7:00 pm
December 16 Work Summary at 1:00 pm
December 18 - January 15 Winter Break No classes / Office hours by appointment
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday No classes or office hours
January 16 Dance Institute Pre-Professional resume
February 20* UA Observation of Presidents’ Day No classes / Office hours by appointment
(*This is a Tuesday. All regularly scheduled Monday classes are in session Monday February 19.)
March 26 - 31 UA Spring Break No classes / Office hours by appointment
May 7 Work Summary at 7:00 pm
May 9 Work Summary at 6:30 pm
May 10 Work Summary at 7:00 pm
May 12 Work Summary at 1:00 pm (Last day of the academic year for Advanced students)
Calendar subject to change.
Full 2017-18 Dance Institute Academic Year Calendar
2018 Summer Calendar for Pre-Professional Intensive (to be posted)
Advanced Fee for 2017-18 Academic Year: $3,100.00 (classes scheduled between August-May)
Advanced Fee Payment Options:
-- 3 payments of $1,033.34 due on or before August 30, November 30 and March 30
-- 9 monthly payments of $344.45 due August through April on or before the 28th of each month
Registration Fee (new students only): $10.00
--To be made with the first payment
Fees are non-refundable. In case of extended illness or injury, please contact the office.
Registration Form must be submitted each academic year.
Schedule subject to change.
Mailing Address: Guzzetta Hall 294 | The University of Akron | Akron, OH 44325-1005