Classical Ballet, Dance, Motion & Imagination 

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Due to Covid-19 all class sizes are limited. 

CREATIVE MOVEMENT 

Brad Parquette, Instructor

Thursdays 

Creative Movement - 5:15-6:00

Modern Contemporary - 6-7:00 

 

Creative Movement focuses on using the body as a means of expression. Children will explore the use of tempo, level. shape, weight, pathways of travel and energy. Students will develop spatial awareness, musicality and abstract movement through vivid imagery and games. 

CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

Brad Parquette, Instructor

Students will focus on breath, skeletal alignment, joint articulation. muscle relaxation, and the use of gravity and momentum to facilitate efficient movement. 

Dress Code -

Class Leotard, black footless tights or leggings.

Boys - Black shirt, black leggings or sweatpants

Thursdays 

Creative Movement - 5:15-6:00

Modern Contemporary - 6-7:00 

New Class!

MUSICAL THEATRE 

Instructor- Madeliene Bullen  

 

Dancing, Singing, Acting!

First Session -September 2 - October 28

Wednesday's 5:15 - 7:15    $150.00

Whether you aspire for Broadway, off Broadway or wayyyy off Broadway, ETBA’s Musical Theatre class, will get you moving and having fun to your favorite show tunes. The class will emphasize acting skills,  learning how to act while singing as well as how dance can carry a story. Through individual and group exercises, improvisations, monologues and scene studies, we will help students develop their acting potential and sharpen their skills interpreting scripts and song.  Beginners are always welcome! This class is made for creating, learning and fun! Previous theatre study is not required.

Dress for full range of motion, hair secured off face, no street shoes.

Dancing, Singing, Acting!

First Session -September 2 - October 28

Wednesday's 5:15 - 7:15     $150.00

TAP & JAZZ   

Grace Roberts, Instructor 

 

Wednesdays 

Tap ll 4:15-5:00

Tap l  5:00-5:30

Jazz l  5:30-6:00

Tapping Tots (3,4yrs) 5:30-6:00 

Jazz ll 5:15-6:00   Tuesdays 

 

​Tap and Jazz classes designed to develop rhythm, good listening skills, proper posture and coordination, students will love hearing their feet sing and dancing to familiar songs.   

 

TAP students will be introduced to solid basic level of techniques (shuffles. flaps, cramp rolls, Irish, shuffle ball change, etc.) and basic fundamental music skills are introduced as well. Students will learn unique combinations using these tap fundamentals progressing into intermediate and advanced tap.

Classical Ballet

The East Tennessee Ballet Academy’s classical ballet program offers precise instruction from an experienced and professional faculty. Small ballet class sizes, individual attention as well as performing opportunities and Summer Intensives with permanent and guest faculty. Pointe work is available with the approval of artistic director. ETBA follows the distinctive classical ballet syllabus developed by Maria Dale Weary of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. 

Due to Covid-19 all class sizes are limited.

We have added additional class days and times.

Classes For Our Youngest Dancers

 

The ages and grade levels listed are approximate and should be used only as a guild.

ETBA students progress through the levels at their own pace. Please let your instructor 

know if there is anything we can do to enhance your child's experience at ETBA.

3-5 years

PRE SCHOOL.    (Meets one or more classes weekly)

Ballet - 3,4 yrs    Wednesday 5-5:30                                

Tap - 3,4 yrs       Wednesday 5:30-6                      

Ballet - 3,4, yrs.    Thursday 5:15-5:45 (EA)                     

Dress -

Girls - Pale pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers,

black tap shoes

Boys-White T-Shirt, black shorts or Jazz pants, black socks, black Ballet or Tap shoes, 

PRE BALLET       (Meets one or more classes weekly)

Pre Ballet - 5,6,7 yrs   Wednesday 4-5:00                   

Tap l  Beginning          Wednesday 5-5:30. (GR)

Jazz 1 Beginning         Wednesday 5:30-6:00 (GR)

Pre Ballet - 5,6,7yrs.    Thursday    4-5:00. (EA).        (Waiting List)

Creative Movement     Thursday    5:15-6:00              (2 Spots Open)  Starts September 3  

Dress -

Girls - Light Blue Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers,

black tap shoes

Boys-White T-Shirt, black shorts or Jazz pants, black socks, black Ballet or Tap shoes,  

Primary Levels

BEGINNING BALLET.       (Minimum 2  ballet classes weekly)

LEVEL 1A/1B 

Beginning Ballet 1A/1B      Monday 4:30-5:30                                    

Beginning Ballet 1A/1B      Thursday 6-7:00.                   

Beginning Ballet 1A/1B.      Saturday 10-11:00

Creative Movement  Thursday  5:15-6:00  

Tap l  Beginning          Wednesday 5-5:30. (GR)

Jazz 1 Beginning         Wednesday 5:30-6:00 (GR)

Dress -

Black leotard (simple is best), pink tights,

BLACK leather ballet shoes

Boys-White T-Shirt, black shorts or Jazz pants, black socks, black Ballet or Tap shoes, 

BEG /INTER & INTERMEDIATE BALLET 2A/2B/3  (Minimum 2  ballet classes weekly)

2A/2B/3.    Monday  4-5:30                                             

2A/2B/3.    Tuesday.  4-5:15                                             

2A/2B/3.    Thursday 4-5:15                                            

2A/2B/3      Friday.      4-5:30

Creative Movement  Thursday  5:15-6:00  

Tap ll           Wednesday 4:15-5:00

Jazz 11         Tuesday 5:15-6:00                  

Dress  -

Girls -Seafoam Green  Leotard (simple is best, pink tights,

pink leather ballet shoes) 

Boys-White T-Shirt, black shorts or Jazz pants, black socks, black Ballet or Tap shoes, 

Modern/Contemporary - Dancers will need to wear a long sleeve black fitted shirt over leotard.                                                               Students may also wear black footless leggings over their tights for modern/contemporary.

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCE/INTERMEDIATE BALLET  

LEVELS 4/5

(Minimum 3 Ballet classes recommended for beginning pointe)

Monday  Ballet Tech.       4-5:30                                             

Tuesday  Ballet Tech.       5:30-7:00   Pt/Var-7:00-7:30        

Wednesday Ballet Tech.  TBA 

Thursday Ballet Tech.      4:00-5:30   Pt/Var-5:30-6      

Thursday Contemporary/Modern   6-7:00               Starts Sept. 3 

Friday Ballet Tech.           4:00-5:30                                         

Saturday Ballet Tech.      10:00 - 11:30  Company                  Starts September (Date TBA)

Dress Code-

Girls - Lilac or black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes (matching skirt -Pointe/Variations)

Boys-White T-Shirt, black legging, shorts or Jazz pants, black socks, black Ballet or Tap shoes, 

Modern/Contemporary - Dancers will need to wear a long sleeve black fitted shirt over leotard.                                                               Students may also wear black footless leggings over their tights for modern/contemporary.

ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE & BEGINNING ADVANCED BALLET

LEVELS 6

(Minimum 3 Ballet classes recommended for pointe)       

Monday  Ballet Tech.        4-5:30       

Tuesday  Ballet Tech.        5:30-7:00  Pt/Var-7:00-7:30

Wednesday Ballet Tech.   TBA

Thursday Ballet Tech.       4:00-5:30   Pt/Var-5:30-6 

Thursday Contemporary/Modern   6-7:00   Starts Sept. 3 

Friday Ballet Tech.            4:00-5:30 

Saturday Ballet Tech.       10:00 - 11:30  Company

Dress Code-

Girls - Blue or black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes (matching skirt -Pointe/Variations)

Boys-White T-Shirt, black shorts or Jazz pants, black socks, black Ballet shoes,

Modern/Contemporary - Dancers will need to wear a long sleeve black fitted shirt over leotard.                                                               Students may also wear black footless leggings over their tights for modern/contemporary.

9th and Above

INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED & ADVANCED BALLET

LEVELS 7

(Minimum 5 Ballet classes recommended)       

Monday  Ballet Tech.       4-5:30        

Tuesday  Ballet Tech.       5:30-7:00  Pt/Var-7-7:30

Wednesday Ballet Tech.  TBA

Thursday Ballet Tech.      4:00-5:30  Pt/Var-5:30-6

Thursday Contemporary/Modern   6-7:00   Starts Sept. 3 

Friday Ballet Tech.           4:00-5:30

Saturday                          10:00-11:30.   Company

Dress Code-

Girls - Lilac or blue leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, (matching skirt -Pointe/Variations)

Boys-White T-Shirt, black shorts or Jazz pants, black socks, black Ballet shoes,