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Creative Movement, Pre Ballet, Classical Ballet, Pointe & Pre Pointe, Pilates, Modern, Musical Theatre & Dance, Tap into Theatre Dance
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Get ready for a fantastic year of dance! Creative Movement, Pre Ballet, Classical Ballet, Pointe/Pre Pointe, Pilates, Modern, Musical Theatre & Dance, Tap into Theatre Dance
Arkansas Festival Ballet
A repertory dance company dedicated to enhancing the performing arts in Arkansas with original and collaborative productions. Arkansas Academy of Dance is the official school of Arkansas Festival Ballet. An artistic partnership, focused on high caliber training and performing opportunities for excelling students.
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Dress Code 

All academy students are required to wear designated class attire. Attire is assigned by levels.

Female Students Ballet Attire

Young Dancer Division                 

  • Designated class color and brand leotard
  • Pink footed/transitional tights (no shiny tights, no holes in tights, no panty hose, no children's leggings/ stockings
  • Pink leather ballet slippers with a single elastic
  • Mid-length to long hair is required to be pulled back away from face. Buns are encouraged and can be fastened securely using pins/clips and a hair net. Students are welcome to wear simple hair accessories, please fasten securely. Short hair needs to be fastened away from face.
  • No watches, wrist/ ankle bands (no pony tail bands or hair ties on wrist), jewelry. Simple earrings are acceptable.

Student Dancer Division

  • Designated class color and brand leotard
  • Pink seamed mesh transition tights (no shiny tights, no holes in tights, no panty hose, no children's leggings/ stockings
  • Pink leather ballet slippers with a single elastic
  • Mid-length to long hair is required to be pulled back into a neat bun and fastened securely using pins and a hair net. Short hair needs to be fastened away from face. Students can begin taking on this responsibility in organizing necessary supplies to have hair done before class time.
  • No watches, wrist/ ankle bands (no pony tail bands or hair ties on wrist), jewelry. Simple earrings are fine.

Pre Apprentice Division, Pre-Professional & Apprentice Division                                                                            

  • Designated class color and brand leotard
  • Pink seamed mesh transition tights (no shiny tights, no holes in tights, no panty hose, no children's leggings/ stockings
  • Pink canvas ballet slippers
  • Pointes shoes (style is determined by Ballet Mistress, please see Ms Melinda if you think you need a change of shoe) ONLY for dancers designated to train en pointe (Ballet Mistress will let you know when you are ready)
  • Hair is required to be pulled back into a neat bun and fastened securely using pins and a hair net (water, hair spray, gel – the works). Students must be responsible for the necessary supplies to have hair done before class time.
  • No watches, wrist/ ankle bands (no pony tail bands or hair ties on wrist), jewelry. Simple earrings are fine.

 

Male Students Ballet Attire

Ages 10 & younger            

  • White snug fitting shirt or short sleeved white leotard
  • Mid-thigh black shorts or black tights
  • White crew length sock
  • Black leather ballet shoes.

Ages 11 & older

  • White snug fitting shirt or short sleeved white leotard
  • Black footed tights
  • White crew length sock
  • Black leather ballet shoes.
  • Company dancers - white/black/grey fitted leotard/ snug fitted crew neck t-shirt with black/ grey tights & black canvas ballet shoes.

 

Auxiliary & Extended Curriculum Classes

Tap into Theatre Dance & Musical Theatre – Female & Male Class Attire

  • Designated ballet class attire
  • Tap shoes

Modern – Contemporary Female Attire     

  • Designated class leotard with black tights or snug fitting leggings. No shirts or tanks layered on top of leotard
  • Bare feet

Modern - Contemporary Male Attire          

  • Designated class attire or snug fitted shirt with ankle length tights or leggings.
  • Bare feet

Pilates   - Body Conditioning        

  • Designated class attire
  • Hair in pony tail or comfortable style.
  • Pilates mats and tension bands are required. Studio supply of mats and bands may be limited. Dancers are welcome to bring their own. Please label your personal items. Dancers are welcome to store these at the studio as long as space allows.

Variations & Partnering

  • Designated class attire, Pointe shoes for ladies, Pointe skirt for ladies (company pointe & variation class)

 

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Classical Training
Progressive & Formal Training for Serious Dance Students, Age 9 and older
Academy Students
Academy Students
Intensive Training
Summer Camp
"Aladdin's Lamp" July 30-August 2. Age appropriate curriculum guides children through the wonderful world of dance.
Dance Camp
Dance Camp
Camps for Ages 3-8
Summer Dance
Training continues through the summer with flexible attendance during vacation time.
Lessons in Dance
Lessons in Dance
Summer Sessions
Nutcracker Audition
August 25 Audition The Nutcracker and collaborative performance projects ages 7 & older.
experience the enchantment
experience the enchantment
Nutcracker Audition
Story Book Audition
The Sleeping Beauty auditions for ages 7 & older on November 10
Arkansas Festival Ballet Audition
Arkansas Festival Ballet Audition
Audition

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10301 North Rodney Parham Rd Building B Little Rock Arkansas 72227