Pre-professional Program

Introduction

Les Petits Ballets' pre-professional program offers classical ballet training from beginner to advanced levels based on the Vaganova style. Students are accepted through auditions and are expected to maintain a high caliber of commitment and dedication.

Society of Classical Ballet examinations are part of the pre-professional program. Please visit Society of Classical Ballet for more information.

Les Petits Ballets is a non-competitive ballet school and does not participate in competitions. Students from the pre-professional program are eligible to join Les Petits Ballets' Performing Company.

Students from this program have been accepted into professional dance schools as well as university and college dance programs.

Auditions for the 2022-2023 Season

Initial AUDITIONS for our pre-professional program will be held Thursday, June 16th from 5:30-6:30 pm. If you would like to audition for this program, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Registration for Preprofessional Program

Registration is open to current pre-professional students only.

NEW! Choreography Workshops with Philippe-Alexandre Jacques, August 2022!

Students will learn a piece of classical and/or contemporary choreography and work on developing their performance skills.

Elementary 4/5

Elementary 6/Intermediate 1

Intermediate 2/Advanced

Syllabus & Repertory Program 2022-2023

Click here for 2022-2023 Schedule

Preparatory

Syllabus class: Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm

Preparatory Syllabus Y23-PP-P1-SY NCAC 06 Sep - 23 May Preparatory $504.00 Register

Elementary 1

Syllabus class: Fridays 5:00-6:00pm

Elementary 1 Syllabus Y23-PP-E1-SY NCAC 09 Sep - 26 May Elementary 1 $474.00 Register

Repertory class: Fridays 6:00-6:30pm

Elementary 1 Repertory Y23-PP-E1-RP NCAC 09 Sep - 28 Apr Elementary 1 $152.00 Register

Elementary 2

Syllabus classes: Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm, Fridays 6:30-7:30pm

Elementary 2 Syllabus Y23-PP-E2-SY NCAC 06 Sep - 26 May Elementary 2 $883.00 Register

Repertory class: Fridays 6:00-6:30pm

Elementary 2 Repertory Y23-PP-E2-RP NCAC 09 Sep - 28 Apr Elementary 2 $152.00 Register

Elementary 3

Syllabus classes: Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm, Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm

Elementary 3 Syllabus Y23-PP-E3-SY NCAC 06 Sep - 25 May Elementary 3 $907.00 Register

Repertory class: Tuesdays 5:15-6:00pm

Elementary 3 Repertory Y23-PP-E3-RP NCAC 06 Sep - 25 Apr Elementary 3 $247.00 Register

Elementary 4

Syllabus classes: Mondays 5:00-6:15pm, Wednesdays 6:15-7:30pm

Elementary 4 Syllabus Y23-PP-E4-SY NCAC 07 Sep - 24 May Elementary 4 $1039.00 Register

Repertory class: Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm

Elementary 4 Repertory Y23-PP-E4-RP NCAC 07 Sep - 26 Apr Elementary 4 $329.00 Register

Elementary 5

Syllabus classes: Mondays 6:15-7:30pm, Wednesdays 5:00-6:15pm

Elementary 5 Syllabus Y23-PP-E5-SY NCAC 07 Sep - 24 May Elementary 5 $1039.00 Register

Repertory class: Wednesdays 6:15-7:30pm

Elementary 5 Repertory Y23-PP-E5-RP NCAC 07 Sep - 26 Apr Elementary 5 $412.00 Register

Elementary 6

Syllabus classes: Mondays 7:30-9:15pm, Wednesdays 7:30-9:00pm

Elementary 6 Syllabus Y23-PP-E6-SY NCAC 07 Sep - 24 May Elementary 6 $1354.00 Register

Repertory class: Wednesdays 6:15-7:30pm

Elementary 6 Repertory Y23-PP-E6-RP NCAC 07 Sep - 26 Apr Elementary 6 $412.00 Register

Elementary 7

Syllabus classes: Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm, Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm

Elementary 7 Syllabus Y23-PP-E7-SY NCAC 06 Sep - 25 May Elementary 7 $1564.00 Register

Repertory class: Tuesdays 8:30-9:30pm, Saturdays 1:30-2:30pm

Elementary 7 Repertory Y23-PP-E7-RP NCAC 06 Sep - 29 Apr Elementary 7 $634.00 Full - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Intermediate 2

Syllabus classes: Tuesdays 8:00-9:30pm, Thursdays 5:00-7:00pm

Intermediate 2 Syllabus Y23-PP-I2-SY NCAC 06 Sep - 25 May Intermediate 2 $1564.00 Register

Repertory class: Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm

Intermediate 2 Repertory Y23-PP-I2-RP NCAC 10 Sep - 29 Apr Intermediate 2 $611.00 Register

Advanced

Syllabus classes: Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm, Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm

Advanced Syllabus Y23-PP-ADV-SY NCAC 06 Sep - 25 May Advanced $1816.00 Register

Repertory class: Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm

Advanced Repertory Y23-PP-ADV-RP NCAC 10 Sep - 29 Apr Advanced $611.00 Register

Ballet Examinations

We value the growth and commitment of our students. We offer Society of Classical Ballet examinations, for students in Elementary 4 and up as a part of our Pre-professional Program.

Examinations are mandatory for all students enrolled in our Performing Company / Repertory program. All examination fees are non-refundable.

Elementary 4

Exam Time: coming April 2023

Elementary 5

Exam Time: coming April 2023

Elementary 6

Exam Time: coming April 2023

Elementary 7

Exam Time: coming April 2023

Intermediate 2

Exam Time: coming April 2023

Holidays - No Classes

Click here for full 2022-2023 Calendar of Important Dates

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation September 30, 2022
Thanksgiving October 8-10, 2022
Winter Break December 24, 2022 - January 8, 2023
Family Day February 20, 2023
March Break March 13-19, 2023
Easter April 7-10, 2023
Victoria Day May 20-22, 2023

Dress Code

Ballet: Girls/Women

  • Plain black leotard; Sleeveless (tank style): Preparatory to Elementary 4. Spaghetti straps: Elementary 5 to Advanced
  • "Ballet pink" tights without seams (no cut-offs or socks)
  • Pink ballet shoes with elastic (leather full-sole for Preparatory - Elementary 4 and canvas split-sole for Elementary 5 - Advanced)
  • Nude-coloured spaghetti strap bodysuit: for performance; repertory students only
  • ALL pointe shoes must be approved by your teacher before sewing on the ribbons and elastics
  • Sweatshirts, T-shirts, shorts, and jewellery are not permitted
  • Hair must be placed high in a bun. No bangs or loose hair.

Please visit our blog post How to Make a Ballet Bun

Ballet: Boys/Men

  • White short sleeve fitted T-shirt or capped sleeve or tank style bodysuit
  • Black tights or leggings
  • Black ballet shoes with elastic (leather full-sole for Preparatory - Elementary 4 and canvas split-sole for Elementary 5 - Advanced)

The Les Petits Ballets Code of Conduct can be viewed below.

Withdrawals / Refunds:

No refunds after December 31st except for medical reasons or family transfer.

Prior to Dec 31 refunds will be as follows:

  • Prior to Oct 15: 75% of total fees
  • Oct 16 to Nov 30: 50% of total fees
  • Dec 1 to Dec 31: 40% of total fees

Click here to fill and submit the withdrawal form.