Ballet with FAA

Meet the Instructor
Jan Smith

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Instructors: Howard Washington
  • for ages 12+
  • Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    • From January 28 to June 3, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2293

Choreographer’s Muse is a class that allows dancers, creatives, and future choreographers the opportunity to go through the entire journey of choreographing, instructing, and presenting. Participants will learn the inner workings of being not only a choreographer but an impactful choreographer. Participants who compete a full year will have the opportunity to showcase their work at our end-of-year recital. There will be no class Friday, November 5th.

Ballet (ages 8-10 & 11-14)

Instructor: Jan Smith
for ages 8-10

  • Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • From January 27 to June 2, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2210A

For students with little or no previous training. Introduction to Ballet technique and terminology. Students learn class structure including barre & center exercises as well as steps moving across the floor.

Instructor: Jan Smith
for ages 11-14

  • Thursdays from 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
    • From January 27 to June 2, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2210B

For students with little or no previous training. Introduction to Ballet technique and terminology. Students learn class structure including barre & center exercises as well as steps moving across the floor.

  • Instructor: Jan Smith
    • Summer Session: Mondays from 5:15 p.m. to 6:05 p.m.
      • From June 14th to July 26th, 2021
      • Registrations open on March 22nd
      • Class #: DS2110A

Introduction to Ballet technique and terminology. Students learn class structure including barre & center exercises as well as steps moving across the floor. Previous training is required.

  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • From June 15 to July 20, 2021
    • Class #: DSP2110B

Introduction to Ballet technique and terminology. Students learn class structure including barre & center exercises as well as steps moving across the floor. No previous training required.

  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • Thursdays from 6:20 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.
    • From June 17 to July 22, 2021
    • Class #: DSP2110C

Introduction to Ballet technique and terminology. Students learn class structure including barre & center exercises as well as steps moving across the floor. No previous training required.

  • Instructor: Jan Smith
    • Summer Session: Mondays from 5:15 p.m. to 6:05 p.m.
      • From June 14th to July 26th, 2021
      • Registrations open on March 22nd
      • Class #: DS2110A

Introduction to Ballet technique and terminology. Students learn class structure including barre & center exercises as well as steps moving across the floor. Previous training is required.

  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • Session 2 Thursdays from 6:35 p.m. to 7:25 p.m.
    • From 1/28/2021 to 6/3/2021
    • Class #: DSP2110C or DSP2110C – OL (online)

Introduction to Ballet technique and terminology. Students learn class structure including barre & center exercises as well as steps moving across the floor. No previous training required.

  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • Session 2 Thursdays from 6:35 p.m. to 7:25 p.m.
    • From 1/28/2021 to 6/3/2021
    • Class #: DSP2110C or DSP2110C – OL (online)

Introduction to Ballet technique and terminology. Students learn class structure including barre & center exercises as well as steps moving across the floor. No previous training required.

Register for Children's Ballet/ Pre-teen/Teen Ballet

Ballet I for (ages 8-10)

Instructor: Jan Smith
for ages 8-10

  • Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • From January 24 to June 6, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2211A
This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet student’s technique, terminology, appropriate with age and ability. Previous training required.
  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • based on ability
    • Mondays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
    • From January 24 to JUne 6, 2022
      • Class #: DSP2211B
This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet student’s technique, terminology, appropriate with age and ability. Previous training required.
  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • for ages 8-10
    • Mondays from 6:20 p.m. to 7:25 p.m.
    • From 1/25/2021 to 6/7/2021
      • Class #: DSP2111 or DSP2111 – OL (online)
This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet student’s technique, terminology, appropriate with age and ability. Previous training required.

Ballet II (based on ability)

Instructor: Jan Smith
based on ability

  • Meets twice a week:
    • Wednesdays from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (January 26 to June 1, 2022)
    • and Fridays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. (January 28 to June 3, 2022)
      • Class #: DSP2212
This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet students’ technique and terminology, appropriate with age and ability. The second year of Ballet II introduces pre-pointe work. Previous training required. Students must attend class two times weekly as listed.
  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • Meets twice a week:
    • Wednesdays from 7:40 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      (from June 16 to July 21, 2021)
    • and Fridays from 6:05 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. 
      (from June 18 to July 23, 2021)
      • Class #: DS2112A
This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet students’ technique and terminology, appropriate with age and ability. The second year of Ballet II introduces pre-pointe work. Previous training required. Students must attend class two times weekly as listed.
  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • Meets twice a week:
    • Wednesdays from 4:45 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
      (from June 16 to July 21, 2021)
    • and Fridays from 4:45 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. 
      (from June 18 to July 23, 2021)
      • Class #: DS2112B
This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet students’ technique and terminology, appropriate with age and ability. The second year of Ballet II introduces pre-pointe work. Previous training required. Students must attend class two times weekly as listed.

Register for Ballet II

Ballet III Tech and Pointe (based on ability)

Instructor: Jan Smith
based on ability

  • Meets twice a week:
    • Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
      (January 26 to June 1, 2022)
    • and Fridays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
      (from January 28 to June 3, 2022)
      • Class #: DSP2213
This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet students’ technique and terminology, appropriate with age and ability. Pointe work is begun in Ballet III. Previous training required. Students must attend class two times weekly as listed.
 
This class is based on ability, not on age. 

Register Ballet III Tech and Pointe

Ballet IV (based on ability)

Instructor: Jan Smith
based on ability

  • Meets twice a week:
    • Mondays from 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
      (From January 24 to June 6, 2022)
    • and Wednesdays from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
      (From January 26 to June 1, 2022)
      • Class #: DSP2214

This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet students’ technique and terminology, appropriate with age and ability. Previous training required. Students must attend class two times weekly as listed.

 
This class is based on ability, not on age. 

Ballet V based on ability

  • Instructor: Jan Smith
  • Meets three days a week:
    • Tuesdays from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
      (From January 25 to May 31, 2022)
    • Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
      (From January 27 to June 2, 2022)
    • and Fridays from 7:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
      (From January 28 to June 3, 2022)
      • Class #: DSP2215

This class is progressive and will continue to advance the Ballet students’ technique and terminology, appropriate with age and ability. Previous training required. Students must attend class three times weekly as listed.

Register for Ballet V

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What to wear

Dress requirements can be found here

Keep in touch

Email Mrs. Smith at mrssmithfaa@gmail.com