Level Information:

In order to help parents better understand which classes would be best for their child, the Barrington Park District has included different levels for each class. Below is a basic description of the four different levels of dance offered.

Pre Classes: Very basic introduction to dance. Ages: 2 – 4 years. No previous dance experience required.

Level I Classes: An introduction to a given style or styles of dance technique, class etiquette, and basic choreography. Approximate ages: 4 – 7 years. No previous dance experience required.

Level II Classes: An intermediate approach to a given style or styles of dance technique, class etiquette, and choreography with a slightly faster-pace teaching style to give the students the ability to grow as a dancer with technique, flexibility, strength, and style. Dancers are encouraged to retain and perform skills and routines and will be encouraged to begin expressing themselves through performance. Approximate ages: 7 – 10 years. No previous dance experience required but recommended.

Level III Classes: An intermediate- advanced teaching approach of a given style or styles of dance technique, class etiquette, and choreography. Students will be held more accountable to retain and perform skills and routines and will be encouraged to express themselves individually through performance. Approximate ages: 8 – 12 years or instructor approval. Previous dance experience preferred.


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Dance: Ballet (Fall)

For Ages: 11 - 14 years

Sec.# Ages Level Day Date Time Fee 01 11 - 14 yrs II/III Tue. 9/13 - 12/13* 7:30 - 8:15pm $117/$146 (13 wks) *No class 11/22 This is a traditional ballet class that focuses on technique. We will explore the ballet barre and center combinations to increase coordination and poise. Instructors:  Ms. Heather Locations: F&RC…


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Dance: Ballet/Tap Combo (Fall)

For Ages: 4 - 10 years

This is a primary course that introduces ballet technique and class etiquette including ballet positions, basic ballet vocabulary, across the floor exercises, simple steps, correct posture and ballet choreography.


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