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Preparatory Division
Age 3+ years

Preparatory Division classes are appropriate for students ages 3+. Classes meet once per week throughout the school year. Classes begin on September 3, 2013 and conclude with a Showcase on May 18, 2014. A complete School of Dance calendar is available online.

Parents should select a class based upon the student’s age as of September 30, 2013. The School of Dance may change class placement based upon an individual student’s maturity and physical strength.

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Creative Movement
In a fun and encouraging environment, students explore musicality, rhythm, creativity and movement through space. This class introduces age-appropriate stretching, basic strengthening, balance, motor skill development and coordination.

Pre-Ballet
This class introduces classical ballet vocabulary, emphasizing musicality and individual creative expression in an innovative, fun and easy-to-learn manner.

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Day Time Location Monthly Installment

Creative Movement
Ages 3+
Tuesday
Friday
Saturday
Saturday
4:00-4:45 PM
3:30-4:15 PM
9:00-9:45 AM
9:30-10:15 AM
Center for Dance
Charlotte Country Day School
Center for Dance
Tom Sykes Recreation Center
$65

Pre-Ballet
Ages 5+
Tuesday
Friday
Saturday
4:45-5:30 PM
4:15-5:00 PM
9:45-10:30 AM
Center for Dance
Charlotte Country Day School
Center for Dance
$65

Locations

Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance
701 N. Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
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Charlotte Country Day School
1440 Carmel Rd @ Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
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Tom Sykes Recreation Center
@ Dilworth Elementary School
1501 Euclid Ave
Charlotte, NC 28203
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Click here for a printable version of the Preparatory Division schedule and payment plan details
Click here for a printable registration form

Dress Code

In the proud tradition of classical ballet and in encouragement of each dancer’s positive self-image, we strive to have a clean, uniformed appearance for all our students. Please help us achieve this goal by purchasing leotards, tights and ballet shoes that match our dress code requirements and by fixing your child’s hair for class in the appropriate manner as listed.

Morris Costumes (4300 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28205) carries School of Dance dress code attire. Tutu.com no longer stocks most School of Dance dress code, but may have overstock dress code items remaining for sale.

Girls Dress Code

Item Brand Style Color
Leotard Mirella #MR515C Pale Pink
Skirts No Skirts    
Tights Capezio #CP1815X (size 2-6)
#CP1815C (size 8-12)
Ballet Pink
Shoes Bloch #BL205G (size 7-9.5)
#BL258G (size 10-1.5)
Ballet Pink Leather

Girls Hair
Pulled away from the face and neatly secured in a bun, ponytail or headband. Short hair must be pulled away from the face and secured in a small ponytail or headband.

Boys Dress Code

Shirt M Stevens OR

Body Wrappers
#MS1441 (child sizes)

#B400
White
Bike Shorts Baltogs OR

Body Wrappers
#BT1815 (child sizes)

#B192
Black
Dance Trunks JBB #JB8110 (child sizes) Black
Ankle Socks Freed #FRSOX White
Shoes Bloch #BL205G (child sizes
#BL208L (youth sizes))
Black Leather

Boys Hair
Hair should be neat and tidy. Hair longer than chin length must be pulled away from the face in either a ponytail or headband.