Ballet and Variations

Ballet

A classical dance form that originated in the 15th century of Italy, from there it traveled and evolved through Russia and France. Through the centuries, ballet has grown into the classical style that is seen today. Classical ballet is based on traditional technique and vocabulary.

 

Level 5 Ballet

Building on technique and skills learned in level 4, level 5 Ballet will increase understanding and development of terminology, muscular control, body placement, musicality, and overall performance. This class is for students with 3+ years of experience. Students must demonstrate a greater understanding of placement, terminology, technique, and artistry.

 

Level 6 Ballet

Level 6 Ballet is for dancers with 4+ years of experience in ballet.  Students will prove a mastery of terminology, proper body alignment, attention to detail in musicality, technique, and overall performance.

 

Dress Code for Ballet (Level 5-6)

Hair must be properly secured in a ballet bun or french braid for all classes.

  • Any colored leotard
  • Ballet pink tights
  • Pull on or wrapped skirts are acceptable to wear but not required.
  • Pink leather or canvas split-sole ballet shoes

 

Ballet Variations (Level 3-6)

The Ballet Variations Class is for dancers co-currently in a level 4-6 ballet class. Dancers will explore choreography from classical and neo-classical ballets such as La Bayadère, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Firebird, and The Nutcracker. This class is designed to expand dancers own choreographic ballet repertoire while building and expanding their ballet technique.

 

Dress Code for Ballet Variations (Level 3-6)

Hair must be properly secured in a ballet bun or french braid for all classes.

  • Any colored leotard
  • Ballet pink tights
  • Pull on or wrapped skirts are acceptable to wear but not required.
  • Pink leather or canvas split-sole ballet shoes




Applause Dance Academy

2000 Hwy 16 East

La Crosse, WI 54601

 

608-797-2547

sadie@applauselacrosse.com

 

Located between La Crosse and Valley View Mall 

Front Desk Hours

 

Mon-Thurs: 4:00-8:00pm

 

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Adult Classes:

 

Barre workout

Mon: 7:30-8:30pm

Tues: 8:00-9:00am

Wed: 7:00-8:00pm

Sat: 8:30-9:30am

 

Ballet

Wed: 8:00-9:00pm

 

CALL OR TEXT TO RESERVE A SPOT IN CLASS! 608-797-2547

 

Drop in adult classes are $10 or you can purchase a punch card with 12 classes for $100! 

 

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We do birthday parties!  Have your child's next party at Applause!!

Our barre workout class will focus on your whole body using movements based in ballet, Pilates, yoga, conditioning, and stretching. Classes focus on posture, strength, alignment, core work, and flexibilty.

We stock ballet, tap and jazz shoes as well as tights and leotards. We carry various sizes in our retail area at our studio.  

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