GRADED TECHNIQUE  (Grades 5 and up)
The Tamara Howe School of Dance is dedicated to providing excellence in technique, positive role models and opportunities to give back to the community. With 3 levels of technique classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Pointe, THSD has a class to fit your level and schedule.

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Level 3, 4 & 5 Ballet, Tap, Jazz

 

These classes are for dancers age 10 and up who love to dance. 

Classes available include Ballet, Tap, Jazz Levels 3-5

See Registration Page for class times.

Advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery, and instructor recommendation-not by age-which means all classes have a variety of age levels. Students spend an average of two - three years at each level before mastering the skills to advance. Students receive annual skills tests in class.

It's never too late to register at Tamara Howe School of Dance!
It's easy to register from the convenience of your home with our online registration system.


Registration requires payment of a $25 registration fee.

 

Attire:

Level 3 | Navy Balera Brand Leotard
Level 4 | Black Cherry Balera Brand Leotard
Level 5 | Black Balera Brand Leotard


 

Level 3-5 Milestones

  • Confidence

  • Building self-esteem

  • Leadership

  • Respect

  • Dedication

  • Perseverance

  • Responsibility

  • Endurance

  • Achieve goals

  • Reduce stress

  • Positive body image

  • Time management

Pointe & Pre-Pointe

 

Pre-Pointe is for students in Junior Company/Level 2-3 and Higher.


*New for 2018, Pointe technique has been included in our ballet technique classes.  Pointe dancers should register for 2 graded technique lballet classes.

*Pre-Pointe dancers must enroll in two  leveled ballet technique classes.  There is not a seperate class.


*Dancers are not required to dance en pointe to take ballet technique.

Pointe Placement

Most dancers spend an average of 1-2 years in pre-pointe training technique.

For safety reasons, enrollment in this class does not guarantee earning pointe shoes. Not all students’ feet are naturally adept to dancing en pointe, and it is therefore not safe for all students. Instructors determine pointe placement.

Pre-Professional Ballet Technique

 

An intermediate/advanced level technique class for our ballet

pathway students.  Students will take an additional ballet class each week.