Class times and levels may need to be adjusted once registration is complete.
East Tennessee Ballet Academy’s classical ballet program offers precise instruction from an experienced and professional faculty. Students benefit from small class sizes, individual attention as well as performing opportunities and Summer Intensives.
Children's division classes meet one or more days weekly
Early childhood developmental milestones are infused into our Children's Division classes. Children develop a love of movement and the arts while practicing cognitive skills, gross motor skills and creative problem solving. Girls and boys develop balance, rhythm and coordination while learning essential social skills and classroom etiquette.
3, 4 Years
A fun introduction to the world of Classical Ballet ETBA's Storybook Ballet Class will foster your child's
imagination through Classical Music, Creative Movement and everything Ballet.
30 minute class $35.00 (Add Tap $60. for both)
Storybook Ballet Wednesday 1:00-1:30
Storybook Ballet Wednesday 5:00-5:30
Tap Wednesday 5:30-6:00
Girls - Pale pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers, black tap shoes
Boys-White T-shirt, black shorts/sweat pants, white socks, black Ballet shoes, black Tap shoes
Pre Ballet brings a focus of good posture and proper alignment. Coordination exercises and simple stretching are explored as children become familiar with leg rotation (turnout) and more complex movement patterns building up to work at the barre, center and across the floor. Student's artistry and creative imagination are fostered as musicality is emphasized and the French vocabulary and history of Classical Ballet is introduced.
The Pre Ballet curriculum prepares students for the technique required in the Primary Levels of Classical Ballet.
5, 6, 7 Years
One hour classes $50.00 Monthly
Pre Ballet - Wednesday
Pre Ballet - Wednesday 5:30-6:30
Tap Wednesday 5:00-5:30.
Girls Ballet & Tap - Light blue leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers or black Tap shoes
Boys Ballet & Tap-White T-shirt, black tight or shorts, white socks, black Ballet or Tap shoes
Primary ballet classes meet two or more days weekly
BEGINNING BALLET 1A/1B
7, 8, 9 years approximately
Students are introduced to barre work as the details of Classical Ballet technique comes into focus.
Proper alignment, technical strengthening, the artistry of classical ballet and musicality are emphasized.
Beginning Ballet 1A - Monday 4:30-5:30
Pre with Beginning Ballet - Wednesday 5:30-6:30
Tap - Wednesday 5:00-5:30
Girls - Black leotard (simple is best, no skirts), pink tights, BLACK leather ballet shoes or Tap shoes
Boys-White T-Shirt, black tights or shorts , white socks, black ballet or Tap shoes
BEGINNING INTERMEDIATE BALLET 2A/2B/3
9, 10, 11 years approximately
Two -1.25 hour class weekly minimum recommended
Beg. Inter Ballet 2B/3 Tuesday 4:00-5:15
Beg. Inter. Ballet 2B/3 Thursday. 4:00-5:15
Tap Wednesday - Call for times
Girls - Black Leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes
Boys-White T-Shirt, black tights or shorts, white socks, black Ballet or Tap shoe
INTERMEDIATE BALLET LEVELS 4/5
11, 12+(Two ballet technique class minimum)
Ballet - Tuesday, Thursday- 5:30-7
Ballet - Wednesday, Friday 4-5:30
Pointe/Variations - Tuesday - 7:00-8:00
Pointe/Variations, Contemporary - Thursday 7-8:00
Conditioning PBT - Tuesday & Thursday 5-5:30
Tap Wednesday 6:30-7:15
Girls Level 4 - Lilac leotard , Pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes
(Matching skirt -Pointe/Variations)
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED BALLET
12 - Adult
One 1.5 hr class weekly
Two 1.5 hr ballet classes weekly
Three or more 1.5 hr ballet class weekly are recommended
Ballet Technique - Tuesday, Thursday - 5:30-7
Ballet Technique - Wednesday, Friday 4-530
Pointe/Variations - Tuesday, (Thursday) - 7-8:00
Pointe/Variations/Contemporary - Thursday 7-8:00
Conditioning PBT/Stretch - Tuesday & Thursday 5-5:30
Tap - Wednesday 6:30-7:15
Ballet Technique - Friday 10-11:30 (optional class when offered)
Company Class - Saturday 10:00
Girls - Blue leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes
(Matching skirt -Pointe/Variations)
Boys-Black or white fitted dance shirt, black tights, leggings, black socks, black Ballet shoes,
Adult Ballet Barre and Conditioning Class
Thursday 10:00 -11:30
Adults dress for full range of movement.