Dance Programs

DanceArts Greenville requires that all students take a ballet class to serve as the foundation for their dance training. Exceptions to this are Hip Hop and Lyrical. These classes may be taken individually after a placement evaluation.

Contact the DanceArts Greenville office for registration information.

Kinderdanze

Kinderdanze 1

3yrs
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Kinderdanze 2

4yrs
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Beginner Classes

Students who have reached the Ballet 1 level have the option to add on additional dance styles of instruction in Jazz and Tap.

Ballet 1

5yrs (Kindergarten)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

(Option to take a Jazz and Tap classes)

Jazz 1

5yrs (Kindergarten)
1 class per week – 30 minutes

Tap 1

5yrs (Kindergarten)
1 class per week – 30 minutes

Ballet 2

6yrs (First Grade)
1 class per week – 45 minutes


(Option to take a Jazz and Tap classes)

Jazz 2

6yrs (First Grade)
1 class per week – 30 minutes

Tap 2

6yrs (First Grade)
1 class per week – 30 minutes

Ballet 3

7yrs (Second Grade)
1 class per week – 1 hour

(Option to take a Jazz and Tap classes)

Jazz 3

7yrs (Second Grade)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Tap 3

7yrs (Second Grade)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Preparatory Classes

Preparatory Ballet (Coral, Gold, Plum)

8yrs – 10yrs (Third, Fourth & Fifth Grades)
2 classes per week – 1 hour per class

Starting at this level, students develop skills needed to progress closer to en pointe training. Students will typically spend three years in this division through the end of elementary.

Students who have reached the Preparatory level have the option to add on additional dance styles of instruction in Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, and Lyrical.

Preparatory  Jazz

8yrs – 10yrs (Third, Fourth & Fifth Grades) 
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Preparatory Coral Tap

8yrs (Third Grade)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Preparatory Gold & Plum Tap

9yrs – 10yrs  (Fourth & Fifth Grade)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Preparatory Lyrical*

8yrs – 10yrs (Third, Fourth & Fifth Grades) 
1 class per week – 45 minutes

*Must be enrolled in a Preparatory level ballet class

Preparatory Hip Hop

8yrs – 10yrs (Third, Fourth & Fifth Grades) 
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Intermediate Classes

Intermediate Ballet (Coral, Gold, Plum)

11yrs – 13yrs (Middle School)

Coral Level – One 1 hour ballet class, One 1 hour 15 minutes ballet class, and One 45 minute pointe class per week

Gold Level – One 1 hour ballet class, One 1 hour 15 minutes ballet class, and Two 45 minutes pointe classes per week

Plum Level – One 1 hour, Two 1 hour and 15 minute ballet classes, and Two 45 minute pointe classes.

Intermediate Coral Jazz

11yrs  (Sixth Grade)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Intermediate Tap

11yrs – 13yrs (Middle School)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Intermediate Gold & Plum Jazz

12yrs – 13yrs (Seventh & Eighth Grades)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Intermediate Lyrical*

11yrs – 13yrs (Middle School)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

*must be enrolled in an Intermediate level ballet class

Intermediate Hip Hop

11yrs – 13yrs (Middle School)
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Advanced Classes

Advanced Ballet (Coral, Gold & Plum)

14yrs – High School

Coral Level – Two 1 hour 30 minute ballet classes; One 1 hour 15 minute ballet class; Two 45 minute pointe classes; and One 45 minute variation class per week

Gold Level – Two 1 hour 30 minute ballet classes; One 1 hour 15 minute ballet class; Two 45 minute pointe classes; and One 45 minute variation class per week

Plum Level – Four 1 hour 30 minute ballet classes; Two 45 minute pointe classes; and One 45 minute variation class per week

Advanced Coral & Gold Jazz

1 class per week – 45 minutes

Advanced Plum Jazz

1 class per week – 45 minutes

Advanced Coral & Gold Lyrical*

1 class per week – 45 minutes

*must be enrolled in Advanced ballet level

Advanced Plum Lyrical*

1 class per week – 45 minutes

*must be enrolled in the Advanced ballet level

Advanced Coral Tap

1 class per week – 45 minutes

Advanced Hip – Hop*

1 class per week – 45 minutes

*must be enrolled in an Advanced ballet level class

Advanced Gold Tap

1 class per week – 45 minutes

Advanced Plum Tap

1 class per week – 45 minutes

Recreational Dance

Ballet Elementary

7yrs and up
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Preparatory Hip Hop

8yrs – 10 yrs
1 class per week – 45 minutes

Intermediate Hip Hop

11 yrs & up
1 class per week – 45 minutes