Curriculum

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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.

BALLET 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 LEVELS

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.