COVENANT BALLET is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels.
Garnet 1 & 2: fundamentals of the ballet technique.
Sapphire 1 & 2: building on the fundamentals; girls beginner pointe if approved.
Amethyst 1 & 2: advanced beginner ballet; pointe for approved girls.
Emerald: Intermediate ballet; pointe, variations, partnering.
Lapis/Onyx/Diamond: advanced to pre-professional ballet, pointe, variations and partnering.
Modern 1/2: introduction/beginner Horton and Graham based classes.
Modern 3: building on the Horton and Graham modern styles.
Contemporary 1/2: introduction/beginner Release Technique based classes.
Contemporary 3: building on the Release Technique style along with composition work.
Modern/Jazz 1/2/3: a blend of modern and jazz dance for the beginner student.