OPEN CLASSES

Adult Open Classes

Theatre Jazz and Beginner Tap will end May 31st. Both classes will return in August!

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix offers wide array of dance classes each week to improve fitness, strength and poise. All classes are open to the public YEAR-ROUND,  drop in only with no registration required. No prior dance experience necessary.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to pay before class.

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Know Before You Go

Ballet 

  • $18 - Full Class
  • $160 - 10 Class Card
  • $10 - 10 Barre Portion
  • $90 - Barre Portion Class Card

Dance For All 

  • $12 - PBT, Theatre Jazz, & Tap
  • $100 - 10 Dance for All Class Card (cannot be used for ballet classes)

Introductory/ Beginner Ballet: For students who have minimal ballet experience. The pace is slow and the exercises are more simplistic with an emphasis on barre work, body placement and ballet terminology.

Beginner/Intermediate Ballet: This class has complete barre and center work moving at a quicker pace with more complex exercises. Students in this class possess a well-developed ballet vocabulary.

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet: This class is faster paced and the exercises are complex and challenging. These classes are good for someone who has considerable ballet experience. As a mixed class, it is important to note that some teachers' pace may be more intermediate while others may be more advanced.

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT): For students who want to build strength and stamina. This class helps to understand weight-placement, core control, and how to break down movement and unfold the layers to understand what muscles assist each movement.

Theatre Jazz: For students to understand musicality and technique at a performance caliber. This class digs deep to ground oneself in the roots of jazz, utilizing the whole body to tell a story in a safe and encouraging environment.

Tap: For students to learn the fundamentals of tap, technical basic steps, and how to progress them with speed. While also using the elements of musicality and body percussion to dance different styles.

See below as each class may have different shoes or clothes to wear:

Ballet: Comfortable athletic clothing, leotard and tights, ballet slippers or socks

Theatre Jazz: Comfortable athletic clothing, jazz shoes, character heels, or socks

PBT: Comfortable athletic clothing, bare feet

Tap: Comfortable athletic clothing, tap shoes

Schedule

Schedule and Instructor subject to change.
Mondays

9:00 - 10:30am - 

Beginner Ballet | Lainie Seretis

10:00 - 11:30am -

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet | Ilir Shtylla

 

Tuesdays

5:30 - 6:30pm -

PBT | Lainie Seretis

6:30 - 8:00pm -

Intermediate Ballet | Lainie Seretis

Thursdays

9:00 - 10:30am -

Intro/Beginner Ballet | Jennifer Cafarella Betts

10:30 - 12:00pm -

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet | Ilir Shtylla - ENDS JUNE 27

7:00 - 8:00pm - 

Intermediate Theatre Jazz | Lauran Stanis - ENDS MAY 30. Will return in August! 

Fridays

10:00 - 11:30am -

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet | Lainie Seretis

 5:30 - 6:30pm - 

Beginner Tap | Lindsay Vandeest - ENDS MAY 31. Will return in August! 

6:30 - 8:00pm -

Beginner Teen/Adult Ballet | Emilie Tran**

Saturdays

9:15 - 10:15am -

PBT | Lainie Seretis

10:30 - 12:00pm -

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet | Lainie Seretis

**Ages 12 - 17 are welcome to attend this class as registered students.