Pre-professional Program

Introduction

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

Society of Russian Ballet examinations are part of the pre-professional program. Please visit www.societyofrussianballet.org 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

Students are selected by audition to the pre-professional program. Group assessment classes for children, age six and above are scheduled annually in June. We evaluate and place students in the appropriate level based on age and ability.

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ONLINE Registration

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Society of Russian Ballet Examinations

Please refer to the SRB examinations letter for specific date, time slot, and group information.

*Examinations fees are non-refundable, unless exams are cancelled due to Covid restrictions.

Level 4 Society of Russian Ballet Examination

Level 5 Society of Russian Ballet Examination

Level 7 Society of Russian Ballet Examination

Level 8 Society of Russian Ballet Examination

Elementary Society of Russian Ballet Examination

Intermediate Society of Russian Ballet Examination

Syllabus & Repertory Program

Preparatory 1

Syllabus class: Thursdays 6:30-7:30 pm

Elementary 1

Syllabus class Fridays 5:30-6:30 pm

Repertory class Fridays 5:00-5:30 pm

Elementary 2

Option 1: Syllabus class Mondays 5:00-6:00 pm and Fridays 6:45-7:45 pm + Repertory Mondays 6:00-6:30 pm or Fridays 7:45-8:15 pm *must be available for both repertory time slots to register

Option 2: Syllabus class Mondays 5:00-6:00 pm and Fridays 6:45-7:45 pm

Elementary 3

Option 1: Syllabus class Mondays 6:45-7:45 pm and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm + Repertory Wednesdays 6:30-7:15 pm

Option 2: Syllabus class Mondays 6:45-7:45 pm and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm

Elementary 4

Option 1: Syllabus class Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 pm and Thursdays 5:00-6:00 pm + Repertory Tuesdays 6:00-6:30 or Thursdays 6:00-6:30 pm *must be available for both repertory time slots to register

Option 2: Syllabus class Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 pm and Thursdays 5:00-6:00 pm

Elementary 5/6

Option 1: Syllabus class Tuesdays 6:45-8:15 pm and Thursdays 5:00-6:30 pm + Repertory Tuesdays 8:15-9:00 or Thursdays 6:30-7:15 pm *must be available for both repertory time slots to register

Option 2: Syllabus class Tuesdays 6:45-8:15 pm and Thursdays 5:00-6:30 pm

Elementary 7

Option 1: Syllabus class Tuesdays 5:15-6:45 pm and Thursdays 6:45-8:15 pm + Repertory Tuesdays 6:45-7:45 or Thursdays 8:15-9:15 pm *must be available for both repertory time slots to register

Option 2: Syllabus class Tuesdays 5:15-6:45 pm and Thursdays 6:45-8:15 pm

Intermediate 1

Option 1: Syllabus class Mondays 8:00-9:30 pm and Wednesdays 5:00-6:30 pm + Pointe Wednesdays 6:30-7:00 pm + Repertory Saturdays 10:00-11:00 am

Option 2: Syllabus class Mondays 8:00-9:30 pm and Wednesdays 5:00-6:30 pm + Pointe Wednesdays 6:30-7:00 pm

Advanced 1

Option 1: Syllabus class Tuesdays 8:00-9:30 pm and Thursdays 7:30-9:00 pm + Pointe Thursdays 9:00-9:30 pm + Repertory Saturdays 12:45-2:15 pm *must be available on Saturday’s until 4:30 pm for additional rehearsals

Option 2: Syllabus class Tuesdays 8:00-9:30 pm and Thursdays 7:30-9:00 pm + Pointe Thursday’s 9:00-9:30 pm

Advanced 2

Option 1: Syllabus class Wednesdays 7:15-8:45 pm and Saturdays 11:15am-12:45 pm + Pointe Wednesdays 8:45-9:15 pm + Repertory Saturdays 12:45-2:15 pm *must be available on Saturday’s until 4:30 pm for additional rehearsals

Option 2: Syllabus class Wednesdays 7:15-8:45 pm and Saturdays 11:15 am-12:45 pm + Pointe Wednesdays 8:45-9:15 pm

Advanced 2 Option 2 Y21-PP-A2-O2 NCAC 09 Sep - 19 Jun Advanced 2 $1309.50 Register

NEW! Pilates (Elementary 7 through Advanced)

The focus of this class will be on the development of core strength, posture, breath and balance - fundamental elements of ballet technique.

Dress Code

Ballet: (Girls)

  • Plain black leotard; Sleeveless (tank style): Preparatory 1 to Elementary 4. Spaghetti straps: Elementary 5/6 to Advanced
  • Nude-coloured Capezio "Overs & Unders": repertory students only
  • "Ballet pink" tights without seams (no cut-offs or socks)
  • Pink ballet shoes with elastic (leather for Preparatory 2 - Elementary 4 and canvas for Elementary 5/6 - Advanced
  • ALL pointe shoes must be approved by your teacher before sewing on the ribbons and elastics
  • Sweatshirts, T-shirts and shorts are not permitted
  • Hair must be placed high in a bun. No bangs or loose hair.

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Ballet: (Boys)

  • White short sleeve fitted T-shirt or capped sleeve or tank style bodysuit
  • Black tights or leggings
  • Black ballet shoes with elastic (leather for Preparatory 1 - Elementary 4 and canvas for Elementary 5/6 - 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 Below to view and print the withdrawal form.