2014-2015 School Year - ENROLLMENT OPEN NOW!
Contact the School Registrar for placement and enrollment information, 408.288.2820 x 223 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Primary Division of Ballet SJ School is an open-enrollment ballet program, offering one class a week for students ages 3-10 years old. Classes in the Primary Division are open to all students in the appropriate age range with no audition required. Primary Division classes promote creativity and discipline while encouraging each child to reach their highest potential. More information is available on the Primary Division
A pre-professional ballet training program for students ages 8 and older, classes in the Pre-Professional Division deliver the highest level of artistic training while providing a positive and healthy training experience for students at all stages of physical, emotional, and technical development. Class size is limited.
Classes in the Junior Pre-Professional Division will focus on building a solid foundation in ballet technique with an emphasis on proper placement and safe progressions of movement while remaining sensitive to the developmental needs of younger dancers. Until classes are filled, all students ages 8-11 will be accepted into Ballet San Jose School, and placed either in the Junior Pre-Professional Division or the Primary Division based on development and experience. Contact the School Registrar to schedule a free placement class.
Intended for students who strive for the level of excellence required to pursue a career in professional ballet, classes in the Senior Pre-Professional Division will provide focused study in an elite atmosphere dedicated to the success of each student. Placement in the Senior Pre-Professional Division is by audition only. Please click on the Schedules and Tuition Tab
above to see detailed schedules, tuition rates, and the tuition policies. The Senior Pre-Professional Class Schedule and Tuition Rates document contains information about the Trainee Program. Contact the School Registrar to schedule an audition.
Open Adult Classes:
Open enrollment ballet classes for students ages teen to adult are available on a drop-in basis year-round. Classes on Mondays will be at an intermediate or advanced level from 7:00-8:30pm, adapted each week to suit the level of those in attendance. Classes on Thursdays will be at an intermediate level from 9:30-11am. Classes on Wednesdays and Fridays will be beginning level from 6:30-8:00pm, suitable for students with no ballet experience. Open Adult classes are scheduled to be taught by Ms. Michelle Klaers D'Alo. No audition required. As a new student your first class will be free, otherwise classes are $15 a class or $130 for ten classes. Contact the School Office at 408.288.2820 x223 for more information and to join our Adult Class Mailing List.
Master Classes New!
Ballet San Jose is proud to announce a new series of Master Classes starting off with the chance to train with the internationally acclaimed American Ballet Theatre superstar, Ballet San Jose Artistic Director José Manuel Carreño. Master Classes are suitable for all ballet students ages 11 and up.