Dance Institute Pre-Professional Classes
Intermediate I

Intermediate I Pointe technique is introduced and ballet and jazz techniques continue their focus on clean, correct, and precise execution, with an increased awareness of musicality and artistic expression. Students attend classes 4 days per week.

2017-18 Academic Year (August - May)

updated 11-15-17

5:00-6:30 Ballet 

5:00-6:30 Ballet 
6:40-7:40 Jazz
(7:45-8:15 Rehearsal as called)  

5:00-6:30 Ballet 
6:40-7:25 Pointe
(7:30-8:00 Rehearsal as called                                           

9:30-11:00 Ballet 
11:10-11:55 Pointe
(12:00-12:30 Rehearsal as called)

Schedule subject to change

Class Attire                                              
Girls: Plain black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet and pointe 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 2017-18 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 14  Work Summary for Int I at 7:00 pm
December 16  Work Summary for Int I 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 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 10  Work Summary for Int I at 7:00 pm
May 12  Work Summary for Int I at 1:00 pm (Last day of the academic year for all Intermediate students)
Calendar subject to change.

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

Int I Fee for 2016-17 Academic Year: $2,318.00 
(classes scheduled between August - May)
Int I Fee Payment Options:

    -- 3 payments of $772.67 due on or before August 30, November 30 and March 30
    -- 9 monthly payments of $257.56 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