Programs & Classes

Classes at Utah Ballet Theatre Conservatory of Dance are organized by curriculum or level, which is assessed by age group.

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Tiny Dancers

18mo-5yo

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For 18 months – 3 years old. Mommy + Me class is a wonderful bonding experience and a great way to expose your child to music and movement! This will be a 6 week class starting September 17, running through October 22, 2016. There will be a Winter and Spring sessions as well. It’s $75 per session.

Overview
Creative Movement is founded in ballet and is about cultivating each students natural tendencies to move / dance. It’s channeling those energies into fun, but lightly structured movement to begin to get ready for Pre-Ballet.

Uniform Requirements:

  • Light Pink Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Full-sole leather pink ballet shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the Conservatory.

Class Times:

  • Monday  3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
    OR
  • Wednesday  10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    OR
  • Saturday  10:00 AM to 10:45 AMRecommended Class —
    Tiny Taps — Tuesday 5:45 PM to 6:15 PM or Wednesday 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Overview
Tiny Taps is a class for those ages 3 -5 years old. This class will focus on the fundamentals of tap — musicality, rhythm and dancing in unison.

Uniform Requirements:

  • Light Pink Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Black Tap Shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the
    Conservatory.

    Class Times:
  • Tuesday 5:45 PM to 6:15 PM
    OR
  • Wednesday 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM


Young Dancers

5-8yo

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Overview

In Pre – Ballet 1 we begin to build the foundation of classical ballet. Learning the proper French terminology for each step and instilling the structure of a ballet class. All the while still keeping the class energetic and fun. We also introduce them to the basics of Tap dancing which helps them to build rhythm.

Details:

  • This class meets once a week.

Uniform Requirements:

  • Cerise Pink Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Full-sole leather pink ballet shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the Conservatory.

Class Times:

  • Monday 4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
    OR
    Thursday 4:00 PM to 5:15 PMRecommended class to take — Beginner Jazz 1  Wednesday 4:30 – 5:30pm

Overview

In Pre – Ballet 2 we continue to build upon the foundation for classical ballet that we started in Pre – Ballet 1 while introducing more French terminology and expanding their knowledge of ballet steps. Beginner Tap 2 expands on what they learned in Beginner Tap 1 and takes their tapping skills to the next level.

Details:

  • This class meets once a week

Uniform Requirements:

  • TBA Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Full-sole leather pink ballet shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the Conservatory.

Class Time:

Monday 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
OR
Thursday 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM

Recommended class to take Beginner Jazz 1 Wednesday 4:30 – 5:30

Overview

In Pre – Ballet 3 we continue to build upon the foundation for classical ballet while introducing more French terminology and expanding their knowledge of ballet steps. Beginner Tap 3 will teach them more intricate patterns and Beginner Jazz will be introduced laying the foundation for complicated jazz combos.

Details:

  • This class meets once a week

Uniform Requirements:

  • Coral Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Full-sole leather pink ballet shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the Conservatory.

Class Time:

  • Tuesday 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Recommended class to take — Beginner Jazz 2 Wednesday 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Overview

Ballet 1 follows a syllabus outlined by Conservatory Director Nathan Bland. It’s designed to train each student properly in classical ballet, keeping in mind their natural skeletal structure. By properly training the young dancers muscles we are able to elevate to the next level of ballet training at a healthy, structured pace.

Details

  • Class meets once a week
  • Tap + Jazz 1 follows ballet

Uniform Requirements

  • Royal Blue Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Full-sole leather pink ballet shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the Conservatory.

Class Times:

  • Monday 4:30 PM to 5:45 PMTap + Jazz 1
  • Monday 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM

Overview

Ballet 1a is a continuation of Ballet 1 following a syllabus outlined by Conservatory Director Nathan Bland. It’s designed to train each student properly in classical ballet, keeping in mind their naturall skeletal structure. By properly training the young dancers muscles we are able to elevate to the next level of ballet training at a healthy, structured pace.

 Details:

  • Attends class twice a week
  • Tap + Jazz follows ballet

Uniform Requirements:

  • Dark Teal Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Full-sole leather pink ballet shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the Conservatory.

Class times:

  • Tuesday 5:15 PM-6:30 PM
  • Thursday 4:15 PM-5:30 PM
  • Tap + Jazz 1a — Tuesday 6:30 PM to 7:30

Overview:

Ballet 2 is a continuation of Ballet 1a following a syllabus outlined by Conservatory Director Nathan Bland. It’s designed to train each student properly in classical ballet, keeping in mind their natural skeletal structure. By properly training the young dancers muscles we are able to elevate to the next level of ballet training at a healthy, structured pace. Ballet 2 attends class twice a week to build upon the foundation laid in Ballet 1a.

Uniform Requirements:

  • Lilac Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Full-sole leather pink ballet shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the Conservatory.Class Times:
  • Monday 5:45 PM-7:00 PM
    Tuesday 5:15 PM-6:30 PMTap + Jazz 2
  • Tuesday 6:30 PM to 7:30

Overview

TBA

Details

  • This class meets 1 times a week

Uniform Requirements

  • TBA Leotard
  • Ballet Pink or black tights
  • Jazz Shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Wednesday 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Overview

TBA

Details

  • This class meets 1 times a week

Uniform Requirements

  • TBA Leotard
  • Ballet Pink or black tights
  • Jazz Shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Wednesday 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Pre-Professional

8-18yo

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Overview

Intermediate is the first level of the Conservatory’s Pre-Professional Division. Once you have completed the previous levels, or been placed in this level, we feel you are ready to take your training to the next level.

In Intermediate Ballet attention is paid to the proper extension of the legs and shape of the feet, developing movement sequences, port de bras and balance.

Intermediate Jazz will be continued in this level.

Students will see an increased difficulty at the barre and in the center combinations. Students begin focus on repetition and retention. This class meets three times a week.

Details

  • This class meets three times a week.
  • Jazz is continued in this level.

Uniform Requirements

  • TBA Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Full-sole leather pink ballet shoes
  • For your convenience all uniform requirements are purchased through the Conservatory.

Class Times:

  • Tuesday 6:45 PM-8:00 PM
    Wednesday 6:45 PM-8:15 PM
    Thursday 5:15 PM-7:15 PMRecommended Class — Intermediate Jazz –Wednesday 5:30 PM to 6:30

Overview

Intermediate Advanced Ballet is for the more advanced ballet student who has completed 3+ years of ballet. This class will pay attention to fine details, use of the upper body, breath of movement and expression as well as an increasingly advanced repertory of steps.

Details

  • This class meets 3 days a week
  • It is strongly suggested students take Advanced Jazz Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:3oPM

Uniform Requirements

  • TBA Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Split-sole pink ballet shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Monday 2:45 PM-4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 3:15 PM-5:15 PM
  • Wednesday 3:30 PM-5:15 PM

Overview

Advanced Ballet is for the advanced ballet student who has completed 5+ years of ballet. Only those who have a strong mastery of pointe work are placed in Advanced Ballet. This class will pay attention to fine details, use of the upper body, breath of movement and expression as well as an increasingly advanced repertory of steps.

Details

  • This class meets 4 days a week
  • It is strongly suggested students take Advanced Jazz Wednesdays 6:45 – 7:45PM

Uniform Requirements

  • TBA Leotard
  • Ballet Pink Tights
  • Split-sole pink ballet shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Monday 2:45 PM-5:30 PM
    Tuesday 3:15 PM-5:15 PM
    Wednesday 5:15 PM-6:45 PM
    Thursday 3:30 PM-5:15 PM

Overview

TBA

Details

  • This class meets 1 times a week

Uniform Requirements

  • TBA Leotard
  • Ballet Pink or black tights
  • Jazz Shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Wednesday 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Overview

TBA

Details

  • This class meets 1 times a week

Uniform Requirements

  • TBA Leotard
  • Ballet Pink or black tights
  • Jazz Shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Wednesday 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM

Beginner Teen Dance Classes

Ages 12 – 19

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Overview

This is a class for preteens and teens who have had zero or minimal ballet experience. This a class for those who don’t want to commit to multiple classes a week — but are committed to learning the art of ballet 1 x a week! This is a great way to stay in shape.

Details

  • This class meets 1 times a week

Uniform Requirements

  • Black Leotard
  • Ballet Pink
  • Ballet Shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Thursday 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Overview

This is a class for preteens and teens who have had zero or minimal jazz dance experience. This a class for those who don’t want to commit to multiple classes a week — but are committed to learning the art of jazz dance 1 x a week! This is a great way to stay in shape.

Details

  • This class meets 1 times a week

Uniform Requirements

  • Black Leotard
  • Pink or Black tights
  • Jazz Shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Thursday 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Overview

This is a class for preteens and teens who have had zero or minimal tap dance experience. This a class for those who don’t want to commit to multiple classes a week — but are committed to learning the art of tap dancing 1 x a week! This is a great way to stay in shape.

Details

  • This class meets 1 times a week

Uniform Requirements

  • Black Leotard
  • Pink or Black Tights
  • Black Tap Shoes
  • Purchase via the Conservatory

Class Times:

  • Thursday 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

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