Ohio Performing Arts Institute

Class Schedule - Curriculum
Dress Code - Tuition/Fees

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OPAI's class schedule offers SEVEN levels of ballet plus two levels of Pointe. We have two large studios with mirrors and barres. Each has the amazing O'mara Sprung Floor!

Download the class schedule here.

* - Instructor Permission Required

PLACEMENT IN ALL CLASSES EXCEPT ACTING
IS BASED UPON THE STUDENT'S PROGRESS - NOT AGE

CURRICULUM/DRESS CODE



CURRICULUM


Pre-Ballet - designed to help young children develop a greater sense of body awareness, rhythm, flexibility, and coordination through a multi-approach that stimulates imagination and develops expression

Ballet - technique classes are offered at a variety of levels to best accommodate the growth skills of the dancer. Each student is placed in the class or classes most appropriate for his/her level.

Pointe - must be enrolled in Ballet VI or VII and Placement; students are introduced to pointe only after several years of serious, quality training and only when young feet, legs and abdominal muscles are strong, and mature.

Placement - an intensive, advanced level ballet class that focuses on achieving proper body alignment and correct technique through barre work and centre practice. -

Jazz - incorporates moves from the latest in popular jazz in all it's current forms from
classical jazz to street funk.

Tap - international tap styles taught from Broadway to jazz tap, with an emphasis on combinations, wings, pick-ups, turns, and rhythm.

Acting - Stresses improvisation, imagination awareness; Scene studies, monologues, character development for stage, film and television.


DRESS CODE

Ballet I & II-------Blue leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair worn in bun

Ballet III - VII------- Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair worn in bun

Jazz (all levels)--------Leotard & tights - any color, formfitting shirts & shorts permitted, jazz or ballet shoes,
hair pulled back,(pony tails allowed)

Tap (all levels)--------Comfortable, non-restrictive attire, low-heeled tap shoes required for small children,
all shoes must be inspected by instructor before class to prevent floor damage.


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