Dance Institute Pre-Professional Classes
Beginner II

Beginner II Ballet fundamentals are developed. Strength, flexibility, stage presence, and physical and mental dexterity increase as students attend longer ballet classes and are introduced to jazz technique. Students attend classes 2 days per week.

2017-18 Academic Year (August - May)

5:00-6:30 Ballet                                       

9:45-11:15 Ballet
11:25-12:25 Jazz 

Class Attire                                              
Girls: Plain black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair secured back and off of face.
Boys: Fitted white shirt, black tights or leggings, thin white socks, white ballet shoes.

Dance Institute's Work Summary is a presentation of class exercises and/or repertoire that have been prepared as part of the curriculum of each level and created expressly to represent the level's vocabulary and training goals. 

August 28  Dance Institute 2017-2018 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 16 Work Summary for Beg II at 1:00 pm in the Paul A. Daum Theatre
December 16  Last Pre-Professional day before Winter Break 
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 classes 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 for Beg II at 7:00 pm (Last day of the academic year for all Beginner students)
Calendar subject to change

Full 2017-18 Dance Institute Academic Year Calendar
Summer 2018 Calendar for Pre-Professional Beginner Intensive (to be posted)

Beg II Fee for 2017-18 Academic Year: $1,304.00 
(classes scheduled between August - May)
Beg II Fee Payment Options:

    -- 3 payments of $434.67 due on or before August 30, November 30 and March 30
    -- 9 monthly payments of $144.89 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.

Phone: 330-972-7949
Mailing Address: Guzzetta Hall 294 | The University of Akron | Akron, OH 44325-1005