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Fall Session

August 22-December 17, 2022

The School of Ballet San Antonio’s Fall Session program provides dancers ages 3 and above, the opportunity to work with our professional staff to emphasize the French curriculum of musicality, sound technique and a strong focus on alignment of the body.

Schedule

School Closed: Labor Day – September 5, 2022, Thanksgiving Break – November 22-27, 2022, Columbus/Indigenous People’s Day – October 10, 2021, and Veterans Day – November 11, 2021

Questions? please call 210-439-5743 or email school@balletsanantonio.org

Monday

4:30-5:30pm Level 1

5:00-6:30pm Level 2

5:00-6:30pm Level 3

5:30-7:45pm Level 6

6:30-8:00pm Level 4

6:30-8:00pm Adult Ballet

Tuesday

4:30-5:30pm Primary 5-6

5:30-6:30pm Primary 6-7

5:30-6:30pm Boys Class

5:30-7:45pm Level 6

6:30-8:00pm Level 4

6:30-8:15pm Level 5

7:45-9:00pm Adult Contemporary

WEDNESDAY

4:30 – 5:30pm Level 1

5:00 – 6:30pm Level 2

5:00 – 6:30pm Level 3

5:30 – 7:45pm Level 6

6:30 – 8:00pm Teen Beginner Ballet

6:30 – 8:15pm Level 5

Thursday

9:00-9:45am Dance with Me 2+

4:30-5:30pm Pre-Ballet 3-4

5:30-5:30pm Pre-Ballet 4-5

5:30-6:30pm Boys Class

5:30-7:45pm Level 6

6:30-8:00pm Level 4

6:30-8:15pm Level 5

Friday

5:00-6:30pm Level 3 – Teen Beginner Ballet

5:30-7:45pm Level 6

6:30-8:00pm Level 4

6:30-8:15pm Level 5

Saturday

9:00-9:45am Dance with Me 2+

9:00-10:00am Pre-Ballet 3-4

10:00-11:00am Pre-Ballet 4-5

10:00-11:30am Adult Ballet

11:00-12:00pm Primary 5-6

11:00-12:00pm Primary 6-7

Class
Attire

SBSA Uniforms by Keto Dancewear for All Levels
Founded in 2015 by Peggy Jackson and Jacob Sofer, Keto is devoted to creating thoughtfully designed pieces with a distinct emphasis on simple, clean and modern aesthetics.
 
Seen throughout the studios of the world on the finest professional dancers, SBSA is thrilled to share the news that Keto has custom designed the uniforms of SBSA!
 
Each level has a unique uniform that has been created by Keto and packaged for simple ordering.
 
The student will purchase dress code uniforms directly from us. Questions? Please contact SBSA at (210) 439-5743 or email school@balletsanantonio.org

Class Descriptions

Pre-Ballet 3-4

Students in this level are introduced to the art of dance through movement exploration, creative imagery, props, and musical identification. 

Meets once a week for 1 hour, ages 3-4

Pre-Ballet 4-5

The second year of Pre-Ballet expands upon the concepts introduced in Pre-Ballet A. Students will dive deeper into rhythm, locomotor movements, and expanding the imagination.

Meets once a week for 1 hour, ages 4-5

Primary 5-6

Primary A will further expand on the students’ creative exploration, strength building, teamwork, and discipline. In addition this level introduces basic ballet vocabulary.

Meets once a week for 1 hour, ages 5-6

Primary 6-7

The second year of Primary continues to grow the ballet vocabulary, and introduces the ballet class structure. Creativity and deepening musical understanding deepen.

Meets once a week for 1 hour, ages 6-7

Pre-Ballet 3-4

Students in this level are introduced to the art of dance through movement exploration, creative imagery, props, and musical identification. 

Meets once a week for 1 hour, ages 3-4

 

Pre-Ballet 4-5

The second year of Pre-Ballet expands upon the concepts introduced in Pre-Ballet A. Students will dive deeper into rhythm, locomotor movements, and expanding the imagination.

Meets once a week for 1 hour, ages 4-5

 

Primary 5-6

Primary A will further expand on the students’ creative exploration, strength building, teamwork, and discipline. In addition this level introduces basic ballet vocabulary.

Meets once a week for 1 hour, ages 5-6

 

Primary 6-7

The second year of Primary continues to grow the ballet vocabulary, and introduces the ballet class structure. Creativity and deepening musical understanding deepen.

Meets once a week for 1 hour, ages 6-7

Level 1

Continuing to build on the ballet class structure, Level 1 deepens the ballet vocabulary. This class aims to strengthen technique, stamina and concentration as well as introduce barre work.

Meets twice a week for 1 hour and 15 minutes, enrollment by placement only.

 

Level 2

This level builds on the skills and vocabulary mastered in Level I. Classes aim to strengthen technique, stamina, and concentration. Classtime extends by 15 minutes.

Meets twice a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes, enrollment by placement only.

 

Level 3

Level 3 builds on the skills and vocabulary mastered in prior levels, now attending 3 times a week. Classes aim to strengthen technique, stamina, and concentration. 

Meets three times a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes, enrollment by placement only.

 

Level 4

Level 4 builds on the skills and vocabulary mastered in prior levels, now attending 3 or 4 times a week depending on which option is chosen. Classes aim to strengthen technique, stamina, and concentration. Pointe work is introduced at this level when appropriate. 

Meets three or four times a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes, enrollment by placement only.

 

Level 5

Level 5 builds on the skills and vocabulary mastered in prior levels, now attending 4 or 5 times a week depending on which option is chosen. Classes aim to strengthen technique, stamina, and concentration. Pointe work continues and advances in this level.

Meets four or five times a week for 1 hour and 45 minutes, enrollment by placement only.

 

Level 6

Level 5 builds on the skills and vocabulary mastered in prior levels, now attending 5 times a week. Classes aim to strengthen technique, stamina, and concentration. A separate pointe class begins at this level.

Meets five times a week for 2 hours and 15 minutes, enrollment by placement only.

Boys Class

For all level boys in addition to their assigned technique class. Focusing on strength, line, discipline, and quality of movement with a male instructor.

Meets once a week for 1 hour enrollment by placement only.

 

Contemporary

An eclectic dance style that draws elements from ballet, modern, jazz, and improvisation to produce dynamic expressive movement. 

Meets once a week for one hour, recommended for children aged 12-18

 

Tap

This class focuses on rhythm, basic tap skills, tap terminology, coordination, and music concepts to enhance individual artistry. 

Meets once a week for 1 hour 

 

Teen Beginner Ballet

This class is geared for the teenager who is new to ballet, students will learn the fundamentals and basics with an age-appropriate approach.

Meets twice a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes

 

Adult Ballet  

Adult Ballet is designed to be inclusive for all dance enthusiasts and focuses on technical strength, coordination, and movement quality. A prior knowledge of ballet training and vocabulary is not required.

Meets twice a week for 1 hour and 30 minutesdrop in basis and recommended for 18+

 

Adult Contemporary 

An eclectic style that explores each element of dance (body, action, space, time, and energy to produce dynamic expressive movement. Movers are encouraged to bring all experiences to the process and remain curious as we explore what it is to move authentically. 

Meets once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes, drop in basis and recommended for 18+

Tuition & Fees

Tuition is a semester fee, parceled out into monthly installments. SBSA offers a 10% discount to families with more than one child enrolled, as well as 10% for active military.

Dance with Me 2+: $75 per month

Pre-Ballet 3-4: $75 per month

Pre-Ballet 4-5: $75 per month

Primary 5-6: $75 per month

Primary 6-7: $75 per month

Level 1: $130 per month

Level 2: $170 per month

Level 3: $220 per month

Level 4: $260 per month

Level 5: $280 per month

Level 6: $315 per month

Ready to develop confidence, self discipline and teamwork skills
through the world of dance?

Class Schedule

August 15th: Parent Orientation

August 20th: First Weekend Nutcracker Auditions


August 22nd: First Day of Fall Session

August 27th: Second Weekend Nutcracker Auditions


September 5th: Labor Day, no classes held

September 24th: Ballet in the Park

October 10th-October 16th: Cinderella performance week, schedule may vary

October 31st: Halloween, no classes held

November 21th-27th: Thanksgiving break, no classes held

November 28th-December 11th: Nutcracker performance weeks, schedule may vary


December 19th-January 1st: Winter Break, no classes held
January 2nd: First Day of Spring Semester

January 16th: MLK Day, no classes held

February 27th-March 5th: Alice in Wonderland performance week, schedule may vary

March 13th-19th: Spring Break, no classes held

April 7th-9th: Easter Holiday, no classes held

May TBD: Spring Showcase Performance

June Session TBD

July Summer Studies and Camps TBD

Refund & Withdrawal Policy

All tuition and fees paid to SBSA are non-refundable. Fees may not be transferred or extended towards future tuition.If a student wishes to withdraw from the summer intensive, the SBSA office must receive written notification. SBSA is not liable or obligated in any way to process any refunds or issue any tuition credits. No refunds or credits are granted for missed classes or early withdrawal.