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PRIMARY PROGRAMS

DESIGNED FOR 3-6 YEAR OLDS WHO WISH TO EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF DANCE AND MOVEMENT

 

Introduction to proper ballet class etiquette & work to develop focus, coordination, strength, flexibility, and musicality in a fun and creative atmosphere. After graduating the Primary Division, students will be prepared to audition for the Academy Division.

Primary Ballet A

(Ages 3-4)  1 hour per week recommended

Primary Ballet B

(Ages 4-5) 1 hour per week recommended,

**1 hour of Tap/World Dance Optional

Primary Ballet C

(Ages 5-6) 2 hours per week recommended

**Including 1 hour of Tap/World Dance

FOR STUDENTS LOOKING TO SUPPLEMENT THEIR CURRENT TRAINING OR FOR SERIOUS GYMNASTS/FIGURE SKATERS.

 

Our open Junior & Senior level students receive the same quality instruction in Classical Ballet as in our Academy program without a min of hours . They also have the opportunity to take classes in Lyrical, Jazz, Tech & Turns, and Conditioning with our highly esteemed Richter Dance Company faculty. 

Drop In and Monthly Rates Available HERE

​You can view our Open Program Schedule Classes HERE

OPEN PROGRAM

HOMESCHOOL PROGRAM

DUE TO THE INCREASE IN DISTANT LEARNING THIS COMING YEAR, RACD IS COMMITTED TO OFFERING HOMESCHOOL OPTIONS DEPENDING ON INTEREST & ENROLLMENT. 

​Our Home School program is the perfect option to supplment our Afternoon Academy Program or to provide serious students in other disciplines such as gymnastics and figure skating an opportunity to add Ballet Training into their already intensive training schedules.

We are currently vendors with iLead, Excel, Valiant, Sage Oak, and Inspire Charter Schools.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM 

We understand how conflicted and concerned families are right now regarding their student's dance training and overall well being. While virtual training has its limitations...we know that many families have concerns regarding in-person training in light of Covid-19. Therefore, we have worked hard to put together several options for our families to choose from for the 2020-2021 School Year, with safety at the forefront of our minds.

Please visit our OPEN PROGRAM page to view all available Zoom Class Options from Sep-Dec 2020 as well as our TUITION & POLICIES page to view rates and fees. 

We are also please to be able to also offer Beg-Adv Academy and RDC Virtual Options from Sep-Dec 2020.

PILATES & CONDITIONING

TEEN/ADULT PILATES

(Ages 12+)

We are pleased to offer both Teen/Adult Pilates Mat Classes as well as Private Reformer Sessions for those looking to strengthen their core, increase flexibility, reduce lower back pain/injury, build lean muscle mass, and increase overall health/well being.

DANCE CONDITIONING

(Ages 8+)

Specialized Dance Conditioning program led by Ms Lauren Henry. She works privately with high level dancers, skaters, and gymnasts to help improve her students' anatomical structure and physicality required by their sport/art form. She helps them over come previous injuries as well as prevent future injuries. Ms Lauren has seen great results in her students ability to improve their range of turn out, flexibility, ankle mobility, strength in pointe work, shoulder and back placement, over all use of core strength, and injury recovery/prevention.

COMPETITIONS

Participation in competitions is through invitation/audition or upon the approval of the Director. Only students enrolled in our Ballet Academy or Richter Dance Company are eligible to compete. 

Our students have successfully competed in YAGP, CDC, Spotlight Awards, and many commercial competitions such as KAR, Starbound, Spotlight, Move, Countdown, and Rainbow Competition.

You can view results HERE.

@2018 by Lauren Richter Henry. Photo Credits by Jennie Dayley