Classical Ballet Program

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NBA Instructors: (l to r) Emily DesChane, Hailey Forsberg,  Amanda Alexander, Ana Uribe, Ona Underwood

Elementary Ballet III(EB III) 

Emphasis is on increasing vocabulary, presentation, memorization and traveling combinations.

INSTRUCTOR: NW Ballet Faculty
AGES: 9-10
CLASS IN LYNDEN: see full schedule 

CLASS IN BELLINGHAMsee full schedule 

CLASS REQUIREMENTS/FEE:  see full tuition rates 

DRESS CODE: Girls  – Raspberry camisole leo, pink tights, pink ballet shoes
Boys Intermediate I-IV – Black tights, white T-shirt, black or white ballet shoes

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Elementary Ballet IV(EB IV)

EB IV ballet level students are challenged to apply skills and execute moves learned in previous levels while adding further advanced elements. Students will also learn new, more advanced positions and moves that begin to introduce style and grace to core movement. Emphasis is on increasing vocabulary, presentation, memorization and traveling combinations. Students will continue to grow in their ballet technique and strength with the opportunity to meet multiple days per week to further their training.

INSTRUCTOR: NW Ballet Faculty
AGES: 10-11 yrs old

IN LYNDEN: see full schedule 
IN BELLINGHAM: see full schedule 

CLASS REQUIREMENTS/FEE:
see full tuition rates  

DRESS CODE: Girls  – Cobalt blue camisole leo, pink tights, pink ballet shoes
Boys – Black tights, white T-shirt, black or white ballet shoes

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Junior Ballet 

JB  level students focus on more complex footwork, allegro and adagio combinations, presentation, performance skills, and variations. Emphasis is also on mastery of turns, balance, jumps, and development of performance quality. Students may attend classes multiple a week and work in a professionalized environment. Upon graduation from the advanced levels of this program, students have mastered a thorough knowledge of the classical ballet vocabulary while gaining supplemental training in modern, character and other electives, resulting in a well-rounded
ballet education.

INSTRUCTOR: NW Ballet Faculty
AGES: 12-13

IN LYNDEN: see full schedule 
IN BELLINGHAM: see full schedule 

CLASS REQUIREMENTS/FEE:
see full tuition rates  

DRESS CODE: Girls:  Teal(JB V) or Perfect Plum(JB VI) camisole leo, pink tights, pink shoes and pointe shoes
Boys:  Black tights, White T-Shirt, black or white ballet shoes

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Senior Ballet(SB) and Company Member(CM)

This level has been especially designed for the advanced student. (Girls must be on pointe.) During this course students will continue to deepen their knowledge of ballet fundamental technique in a very consistent and devoted manner. Each class will start with a ballet class with emphasis on technique, stretching and strengthening. It will also includes pointe work, choreography and partnering.

SB/CM will focus on developing well-rounded dancers with an emphasis on classical ballet technique and choreography.  There will be a strong emphasis on pirouettes, petite allegro and grand allegro combinations.

INSTRUCTOR: NW Ballet Faculty
AGES: By Placement Class

IN BELLINGHAM: see full schedules 

IN LYNDEN: see full schedule  

CLASS REQUIREMENTS/FEE:
5(Unlimited rate) classes per week – 210.00    3 months –  $598.50

DRESS CODE: Girls  – Black camisole leo, pink tights, pink ballet shoes
Boys – Black tights, white T-shirt, black or white ballet shoes

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Ballet Master Class w/John Bishop

This workshop has been especially designed for the intermediate and advanced student. (Girls must be on pointe.) During this workshop students will continue to deepen their knowledge of ballet fundamental technique in a very consistent and devoted manner. Each class will start with a ballet class with emphasis on technique, stretching and strengthening. The workshop will also includes pointe work, choreography and partnering.

The workshop will focus on developing well-rounded dancers with an emphasis on classical ballet technique and choreography. Each workshop is six weekends long, Saturday and Sunday. Space is limited. There will be a strong emphasis on pirouettes, petite allegro and grand allegro combinations.

CALL OR EMAIL JOHN BISHOP FOR PLACEMENT INFORMATION/QUESTIONS.

P| 360.421.4013
E| info@northwestballet.org

INSTRUCTOR: John Bishop
AGES: By Placement Class
DATES & TIMES: TBA
CLASS FEE: 3 options
1 Class – $35.00 (available if you want to try the class)
6 Classes (Saturdays OR Sundays) – $180.00
12 Classes (Saturdays & Sundays) – $300.00

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 Affordable Private Lessons & Coaching in Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, and more.

Private and semi-private lessons  give children and adults the opportunity to work one-on-one with a professional instructor. Private and semi-private lessons allow for greater flexibility with scheduling and do not require a full-term commitment. Performance, company and competition participation are optional for private students ages 9yrs and up with at least 1 year of ballet.

Private lessons are ideal for dancers that want to improve their technique or need specific coaching on technique, choreography or audition preparation.

Private/Semi Private Lesson Rates and Policies are $60 per hour and can be scheduled for 1 hour, 90 minute($90) and 2 hour($100) sessions. Semi-Private lessons may be split among up to 3 students at $40/hr. Lessons must be reserved at least 1 week in advance and require 3 days notice of cancellation. Lessons are billed upon scheduling.  Students may purchase five lessons up front and receive an additional lesson free of charge. Pre-purchased private lessons are valid for 6 months and are non-refundable. Private lessons missed or cancelled without three days prior notice to the studio are charged the full rate.

Instructor: John Bishop

Studio Locations in Bellingham and Lynden

PHONE: 360-714-1246
EMAIL:
info@northwestballet.org

BELLINGHAM LOCATION:
1417 Cornwall Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225

LYNDEN LOCATION:
Jansen Art Center 321 Front Street Lynden, WA 98264

JOHN’S BIO AND COACHING PAGES:

http://www.jbballet.com/#!biography/c1enr , http://www.jbballet.com/#!coaching-and-master-classes/c1mjg