Classes at Misako Ballet Studio

 

We are happy to work with you to design a more rigorous program of study if you would like to attend classes more frequently.

Private/Semi-Private classes are available upon request. Please contact us at (410) 884-9690.

 

 


Ballet Lower Division

Rates:

$70/Month
Try-Out Rate: $15/Class

Creative Movement

Ages 3-4

Students will be introduced to dance through the use of imagery, stories, and movement games. Exercises will focus on improving body awareness, coordination, memory, and listening skills.

Elementary ballet 1

Ages 4-6

This class is for students ages 4-6 with less than a year of dance training. Emphasis will be placed on learning simple steps and body positions as well as music-listening skills. The class will help children begin to realize the connection between music and movement.

Elementary Ballet 2

Ages 5-6

This class is for students ages 5-6 with at least one full year of dance training. Students will continue to work on exercises to improve coordination, balance, and posture. Some basic ballet vocabulary and positions will be introduced.

Elementary ballet 3

Ages 6-7

This class is excellent for a student still exploring dance.with at least one full year of ballet training. Students will learn new concepts as well as continue to improve their dance skills from previous years. This class is excellent for a student still exploring dance.

 


Ballet Upper Division

Ballet Basics 1 & 2

Ages 8-11
 

This once-a-week class is designed for 8-11 year olds with little or no dance training. The students will practice basic ballet exercises to learn posture, body placement, and coordination. Students will also begin to focus on maintaining turned-out positions, coordinating the arms, and simple enchaînements.

Rates:

1x/week: $75/month
2x/week: $140/month
Try-Out Class: $20/class

Beginner/Inter. Ballet (UD1)

Ages 7+

(Minimum of 2 classes per week) This class is for students ages 7 and up with at least one full year of training who wish to begin a more intensive study of ballet by committing to at least two classes a week. The students will practice basic ballet exercises to learn posture, body placement, and coordination. Students will also begin to focus on maintaining turned-out positions, coordinating the arms, and simple enchaînements. The students find it easier to retain ballet vocabulary as well as improve their coordination, strength, flexibility, and balance.

2x/week: $150/month
3x/week: $210/month
4x/week: $270/month
Try-Out Class: $20/class

Beginner/Inter. Ballet (UD2)

 (Minimum of 2 classes per week) Students should have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience. Students ready for this class will enjoy learning more advanced ballet dance combinations to a variety of appropriate musical styles. The student will improve in strength, fluidity, extension, and musicality.

2x/week: $150/month
3x/week: $210/month
4x/week: $270/month
Try-Out Class: $20/class

Beginner/Inter. Ballet (UD3)

(Minimum of 2 ballet classes per week) This class is by permission of the instructor only. A minimum of 2 years of experience (taking multiple classes per week) is required. Students will establish a solid technique foundation to further develop their ability to perform classical ballet as well as other forms of dance. Students are encouraged to begin taking a Modern dance class (if they haven’t already done so) to supplement their training. Students may begin pre-pointe classes with the permission of the instructor.

2x/week: $150/month
3x/week: $210/month
4x/week: $270/month
Try-Out Class: $20/class

Classical Ballet Technique (CB1)

(Minimum of 3 ballet classes per week) This class is by permission of the instructor only. A minimum of 4 years experience (with multiple ballet classes per week) is required. The prepared student has a good understanding of ballet technique and will work on enhancing their skills towards advanced technique. Weekly pointe classes and a modern class are recommended to supplement technique classes.

2x/week: $150/month
3x/week: $210/month
4x/week: $270/month
Try-Out Class: $20/class

Classical Ballet Technique (CB2)

(Minimum of 3 ballet classes required, 4+ recommended) This class is by permission of the instructor only. A minimum of 5-6 years of experience required. Students will have a very solid understanding of ballet vocabulary and the execution of the associated movements. This class focuses on alignment in body positions, efficiency of technique, and clarity of movements.

3x/week: $210/month
4x/week: $270/month
Try-Out Class: $20/class

Royal Ballet Technique (RBT)

(Minimum of 3 ballet classes required, 4+ recommended): This class is by permission of the instructor only. A minimum of 6-7years of experience required. Students will have greater body control, and a solid understanding of ballet movement. This class focuses on alignment in body positions, efficiency of technique, and clarity of movements.

3x/week: $210/month
4x/week: $270/month
Try-Out Class: $20/class

Pointe Classes

(Minimum of 2 pointe classes per week) Pointe classes are for dedicated students who are enrolled in Classical Ballet Technique to Royal Ballet Technique and are deemed ready to begin pointe training by their instructor. Good attendance is mandatory for pointe work and is necessary to build strength.

$35/month
Try-Out Class: $10/class

 


Modern Dance

Rates:

$75/month
Try-Out Rate: $20/class

 This class is designed for students age 7 and up. Students will study basic concepts from Modern dance and work to increase their strength, musicality, and movement quality. Students will enjoy a range of musical styles while learning and practicing Modern dance movements.

Modern 1

 

 

This class is by permission of the instructor. Students will expand their knowledge of Modern Dance movement and vocabulary and study topics such as improvisation, partnering, and performance qualities. Students will learn basic choreography techniques. Successful students often have two years of ballet as background.

Modern 2

Modern 3-5

Student’s readiness for this level will be determined by the instructor. Students will study concepts from Modern dance and work to increase their strength, musicality, and movement quality. Greater control and ability to dance as part of a group are highlights of the learning in this class.

Modern 6 & Advanced

This class is by permission of the instructor. Students will expand their knowledge of Modern Dance movement and study topics such as improvisation, partnering, and performance qualities. Successful students often have two or more years of ballet as background.

 


Teen & Adult Classes

Teen & Adult Beginner Ballet

Adult Contemporary Dance

ADULT CLASS RATES

Drop-In Rate: $20/class
Class Card (10 classes valid for 4 months): $170

 


Private Classes

For private classes, please contact us at 410-884-9690 or email us at misakoballet@gmail.com. We are very happy to work with you.

PRIVATE CLASS RATES 

30 min- $40/class
45 min - $50/class
1 hour - $70/class
Semi-Private Class (1 hour) - $40/person

 


Fees & Payment

Registration Fee: $32

The yearly registration fee of $32 (non-refundable) will be collected at the time of enrollment or registration.

Other Fees:

There may be additional fees for students for recitals, costumes, etc. You will be notified of these fees as they arise.

Payment Options:

You may choose one of three types of payment:

  • Cash: Customers paying by cash must pay three months in advance.
  • Check: Customers paying by check must pay three months in advance. There is a $50 service charge for returned checks. Please make checks payable to: Studio Management LLC.
  • Credit: Credit card customers must enroll in an autopay contract which will be billed monthly on the 1st of each month. A written notice one month in advance is required to cancel your payment plan. If you fail to give us a written notice in the time period, you will be charged for the next month.

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