Tuesday & Wednesday 5:00 PM, Saturday TBD
In Ballet B, students learn the basic exercises, such as the 5 positions, demi-plie, stretching exercises and proper body placement, teaching students good dance habits. Students gain strength, flexibility, and technique in a class focused on the individual dancer. This class follows a syllabus designed by T.U.P.A.C. Artistic Director and former PNB Principal Dancer, Julie Tobiason.
Students will be placed in the appropriate class, based on their skill level. Ballet B students typically take 2-3 classes a week.
Students are encouraged to perform in "The Urban Nutcracker."
2 classes per week:
Tuition per semester (Fall & Spring): $420
Monthly auto payments : $95 x 5 months = $475
3 classes per week;
Tuition per semester (Fall & Spring: $675
Monthly autopayments: $140 x 5 months = $700
Monday -Friday 6:00 PM, Saturday 11:30 and/or 10 AM (Contemporary)
In Academy Ballet students are immersed in Balanchine inspired Technique and Aesthetic. Academy students have taken several years of ballet This program furthers students technique and discipline in a highly focused environment and follows a syllabus designed by T.U.P.A.C. Artistic Director and former PNB Principal Dancer, Julie Tobiason.
Students will be placed in the appropriate class, based on their skill level. Academy students typically take class 4-6 days a week.
Academy students are encouraged to perform in "The Urban Nutcracker."
5 classes per week:
Tuition per semester (Fall & Spring): $845
Monthly auto payments : $174 x 5 months = $870
Students may choose to follow the dress code for the gender with which they identify.
Gentlemen/Boys Ballet Class Attire:
Black men’s tights or black dance shorts (must be form fitting), dance belt,
white fitted tee shirt, thin white socks, white ballet shoes (canvas or leather).
Ladies/Girls Ballet Class Attire:
Tip: To Color shoes, use liquid foundation make-up, paint pens or floral spray paint (Michaels).
Not Permitted: Leotards with ruffles, bows, skirts, bedazzling, flowers or puffy sleeves.
Jewelry should be left at home. Small, stud-style earrings only are allowed,
facial jewelry must be flush with skin.
Where to Buy Apparel and Shoes:
T.U.P.A.C. is leading the way in embracing and creating racial parity in the ballet community. All of our students wear tights and ballet slippers to match their unique skin tones; we also find that having the legs and feet match the skin on the face and arms, extends the line of the dancer.