Photo: Victoria Bastian
The Primary Program begins with Ballet 1, a beginner class for ages 6 and 7. This fundamental class focuses on body alignment, proper external rotation from the hip, articulation of the feet, and elementary barre and center exercises. Students progress through Ballet 1/1X, 2/2X, and 3/3X at the discretion of the faculty.
Students age 8 and older and enrolled in Ballet 3/3X and up have the opportunity to audition for The Philadelphia Youth Ballet.
Ballet 1/1X – powder blue leotard, footed pink tights, pink ballet slippers
Ballet 2/2X – royal blue leotard, footed pink tights, pink ballet slippers
Ballet 3/3X – lavender / lilac leotard, footed pink tights, pink ballet slippers
Boys – white tee shirt, black pants, white socks, white ballet slippers