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Five levels of dance classes. Unlimited opportunities for children and youth.

BalletRox Dance! Community Classes

The class levels are organized as follows:

  • Level I: grades K0-K2
  • Level II: grades K2-2
  • Level III: grades 3 and up, with permission of instructor
  • Level IV: grades 5 and up, with permission of instructor
  • Level V: grades 7 and up, with permission of instructor

Level I: Grades K0 – K2

  • Creative Movement – Beginning Ballet, with Ms. Ana Bueso. Saturdays, 9:00 am – 9:50 am.
    Students will have fun creating shapes, movements and stories in time to music, while learning the fundamentals of ballet.

Level II: Grades K2 – 2

  • Fundamentals of Ballet Level II, with Ms. Olga Marchenko. Saturdays, 9:00 am – 10:00 am.
    Students will learn fundamentals of ballet. As their technique develops, students will spend more time in improvisation and performance preparation.
  • Fundamentals of Tap Level II, with Ms. Sybil Huggins. Saturdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am.
    Students will learn the fundamentals of tap. As their technique develops, students will spend more time in improvisation and performance preparation.

Levels II/III - Grades 2 and up

  • Hip Hop/Street Jazz Levels II/III, with Ms. Kela Lymons. Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
    Students will learn a variety of Hip Hop and street jazz dance fundamentals.

Level III: Grades 3 and up, with permission of instructor

  • Intermediate Level III Ballet, with Ms. Olga Marchenko and Ms. Ana Bueso. Saturdays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.
    Students will build on the fundamentals of ballet, learning more complicated variations. As their technique develops, students will spend more time in improvisation and performance preparation. Placement by instructor.
  • Intermediate Level III Tap, with Ms. Sybil Huggins. Saturdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.
    Students will build on the fundamentals of tap, learning more complicated variations. As their technique develops, students will spend more time in improvisation and performance preparation. Placement by instructor.

Levels IV and V: Grades 5 and up, with permission of instructor

  • Ballet
    • Intermediate Level IV Ballet, with Ms. Olga Marchenko. Saturdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. (Placement by instructor.)
    • Intermediate Level IV Ballet, with pointe, with Ms. Olga Marchenko. Mondays, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. (Placement by instructor.)
    • Advanced Level V Ballet, with Ms. Olga Marchenko. Saturdays, 8:00 am – 9:00 am. (Placement by instructor.)
    • Advanced Level V Ballet, with pointe, with Ms. Olga Marchenko. Mondays, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. (Placement by instructor.)
  • Tap
    • Intermediate Level IV Tap, with Ms. Sybil Huggins. Saturdays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. (Placement by instructor.)
    • Advanced Level V Tap, with Ms. Sybil Huggins. Saturdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. (Placement by instructor.)
  • Jazz, Modern, Composition IV/V with Ms. Melodie Jeffery-Cassell. Saturdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am. (Placement by instructor.)
  • Variations: Youth Company Rehearsals, Saturdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Workshops, Youth Council. (Placement by instructor.)
  • Hip Hop
    • Intermediate Hip Hop/Street Jazz Level IV, with Ms. Kela Lymons. Wednesday, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. (Placement by instructor.)
    • Advanced Hip Hop/Soca Level V, with Ms. Kela Lymons. Wednesday, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. (Placement by instructor.)

Fall 2019/Spring 2020 Community Class Schedule

Dates and times for classes, September 2019 through May 2020 (classes subject to revision).

  • Monday, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Level V, Advanced Ballet with Pointe
  • Monday, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Level IV, Intermediate Ballet
  • Wednesday, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Level V, Advanced Hip Hop/Soca
  • Wednesday, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Level IV, Intermediate Hip Hop/Street Jazz
  • Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Levels II/III, Hip Hop/Street Jazz
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 8:50 am, Advanced Level V Ballet
  • Saturday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am, Level I, Creative Movement - Beginning Ballet
  • Saturday, 9:00 am - 10:00 am, Level II, Fundamentals of Ballet
  • Saturday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Level II, Fundamentals of Tap
  • Saturday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Levels IV/V, Jazz/Modern/Composition IV/V
  • Saturday, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Level IV, Intermediate Ballet
  • Saturday, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Level V, Advanced Tap
  • Saturday, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Level III, Intermediate Ballet
  • Saturday, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Level IV, Intermediate Tap
  • Saturday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Level III, Intermediate Tap
  • Saturday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Levels IV/V, Youth Company Rehearsals, Workshops/Youth Council

2019/2020 Calendar of Classes, Performances, Holidays/Building Closures

  • Monday, Sept. 9 -- Classes begin
  • Monday, Oct. 14 -- Indigenous People’s Day / No classes
  • Monday, Nov. 11 -- Veterans Day / No classes
  • Wednesday, Nov. 27 - Saturday, Nov. 30 -- Thanksgiving Break / No classes
  • Monday, Dec. 2 -- Classes resume
  • Saturday, Dec. 21 - Friday, Jan. 3 -- Holiday Break / No classes
  • Saturday, Jan. 4 -- Classes resume
  • Sunday, Jan. 12 -- Winter Recital
  • Monday, Jan. 20 -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day / No classes
  • Monday, Feb. 17 - Friday, Feb. 21 -- February Break / No classes
  • Saturday, Feb. 22 -- Classes resume
  • Saturday, Mar. 7 -- Building Closed / No classes
  • Saturday, Apr. 4 -- Building Closed / No classes
  • Monday, Apr. 20 - Friday, Apr. 24 -- April Break / No classes
  • Saturday, Apr. 25 -- Classes resume
  • Monday, May 25 -- Memorial Day / No classes
  • Sunday, May 31 -- Spring Recital

Register now for BalletRox Dance! community 2019/2020! Classes for grades K0 through high school are held Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at Spontaneous Celebration, 45 Danforth Street, in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.