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Invitation to the Dance I & II: Ages 3-4 years old

The School of Richmond Ballet Invitation to the Dance program for students three and four years old will introduce your child to ballet through movement and music. Your child’s natural love of dancing will be enhanced through body awareness, listening skills, and rhythmic movement in a structured yet imaginative environment.

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Class # Age Day Time Yearly Tuition 4 Equal Installments
Invitation to the Dance I 101A 3-4 Tuesday 4:00-4:40pm $596 $149
Invitation to the Dance I 101B 3-4 Thursday 3:50-4:30pm $596 $149
Invitation to the Dance I 101D 3-4 Saturday 9:30-10:10am $596 $149
Invitation to the Dance II 102A 4-5 Monday 3:50-4:30pm $596  $149
Invitation to the Dance II 102B 4-5 Wednesday 4:00-4:40pm $596  $149
Invitation to the Dance II 102C 4-5 Thursday 4:30-5:10pm $596  $149
Invitation to the Dance II 102D 4-5 Saturday 10:10-10:50am $596  $149

SRB 2016-17 School Year: September 7, 2016 – June 4, 2017
Invitation I students must be 3 years old by August 1.
Invitation II students must be 4 years old by August 1.
Enrollment for boys at The School of Richmond Ballet begins at age 5.

 

Invitation to the Dance III: Age 5 years old

The School of Richmond Ballet takes students from the classroom to the theater for a ballet adventure designed especially for students five years old. Each week, students enjoy a variety of activities which include dancing the SRB ballet syllabus and learning about the story, music, costumes, and scenery of a ballet.  Students will visit dancers from the Richmond Ballet Professional Company, enjoy behind the scene experiences, and attend a Richmond Ballet performance at the Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center. The tuition includes two (2) tickets to Richmond Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

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Class # Age Day Time Tuition* 4 Equal Installments
Invitation to the Dance III 103A 5-6 Monday 4:30-5:20pm $724 $181
Invitation to the Dance III 103C 5-6 Thursday 4:10-5:00pm $724 $181
Invitation to the Dance III 103E 5-6 Saturday 11:50am-12:40pm $724 $181

SRB 2016-17 School Year: September 7, 2016 – June 4, 2017
Invitation III students must be 5 years old by August 1.
*Tuition includes two (2) tickets to Richmond Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

 

Pre-Primary and Primary Ballet: Ages 6-7 years old

The School of Richmond Ballet takes students from the classroom to the theater for a ballet adventure designed especially for students six and seven years old. Each week, students enjoy a variety of activities which include dancing the SRB ballet syllabus and learning about the story, music, costumes, and scenery of a ballet.  Students will visit dancers from the Richmond Ballet Professional Company, enjoy behind the scene experiences, and attend a Richmond Ballet performance at the Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center. The tuition includes two (2) tickets to Richmond Ballet’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Class # Age Day Time Tuition* 4 Equal Installments
Pre-Primary Ballet 104A 6-7 Tuesday 4:40-5:30pm $724 $181
Pre-Primary Ballet 104B 6-7 Wednesday 4:00-4:50pm $724 $181
Pre-Primary Ballet 104C 6-7 Thursday 5:10-6:00pm $724 $181
Pre-Primary Ballet 104D 6-7 Saturday 10:50-11:40am $724 $181
Primary Ballet 105A 7-8 Monday 4:15-5:15pm $732 $183
Primary Ballet 105B 7-8 Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm $732 $183
Primary Ballet 105C 7-8 Tuesday 5:40-6:40pm $732 $183
Primary Ballet 105D 7-8 Saturday 9:45-10:45am $732 $183

SRB 2016-17 School Year: September 7, 2016 – June 4, 2017
Pre-Primary students must be 6 years old by August 1.
Primary students must be 7 years old by August 1.
* Tuition includes two (2) tickets to Richmond Ballet’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


General Policies

  1. Parents are asked to please remain in the lobby during class times, so that the student can focus his/her entire attention on dance. We have designated specific days when parents are invited into the classrooms to observe student progress.
  2. The School is not responsible for lost or stolen personal property. Please leave all valuables at home. Please label dancewear with student’s name.
  3. Dance is a strenuous activity. The School suggests a complete physical prior to starting classes.
  4. Students are not permitted to participate in a class after entering late without the permission of the instructor and may be asked to observe the class.
  5. Absences should be reported prior to the missed class at (804) 344-0906 ext. 228. Students are urged to make up any classes that are missed in another class of the same level. Make up classes must be completed within the current semester and are not permitted during parent observation weeks.
  6. For their safety, students should wear street clothes and shoes when entering and leaving the Richmond Ballet building.
  7. Tuition is non-refundable except in the case of serious illness or injury with written verification from a physician. The School of Richmond Ballet does not refund registration fees or deposits. Please read all financial information »
  8. Classes are contingent upon meeting required enrollment numbers. The School of Richmond Ballet may cancel any classes not meeting enrollment requirements.
  9. Students may bring non-breakable water bottles to class. Food and/or other beverages are allowed in designated snack areas only. Gum is not allowed in the Ballet building.

Dress Code

Girls Ballet

  • Invitation to the Dance I, II, III: Pink short sleeve, scoop neck leotard, pink footed dance tights, or pink or white ankle socks, and pink leather full-sole ballet shoes with elastic across the instep
  • Pre-Primary & Primary Ballet: Eurotard Brand, Lilac short sleeve, scoop neck leotard, and pink footed dance tights with pink leather full-sole ballet shoes with elastic across the in-step
  • Hair should be pulled back neatly from the face in a ballet bun or ponytail. No loose hair around the face.
  • No split sole or canvas ballet shoes; leather full-sole with elastic across in-step only

Boys Ballet

  • Black knit shorts and a white fitted t-shirt, black leather full-sole ballet shoes with elastic across the instep and white socks

Additional Information

  • No varied necklines, strings, halters, low backs, or decoration on leotards
  • No skirts, sweats, warmers, jewelry, or watches
  • No footless or rolled up dance tights

The School of Richmond Ballet dress code attire can be purchased at Ellman’s Dancewear in Carytown.

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