OPEN CLASSES

Adult Open Classes

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix offers wide array of ballet and contemporary 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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Schedule

Schedule and Instructor subject to change.
Mondays

10:00 - 11:30am - Int./Adv. Ballet | Luis Martinez

5:00 - 6:00pm - Int. Tap | Juan Pedro Carrere

6:30 - 7:30pm - Int. Theatre Jazz | Jonny Ramirez

Tuesdays

9:15 - 10:15am - Begins Oct. 4th - PBT | Lainie Seretis

10:30 - 12:00pm - Int./Adv. Ballet | Paola Hartley

6:30 - 8:00pm - Beg/ Int. Ballet | Lainie Seretis

Wednesdays

10:00 - 11:00am - Adult Theatre Jazz | Jonny Ramirez

 

Thursdays

9:00 - 10:15am - Intro/Beg. Ballet | Jennifer Cafarella Betts

10:30 - 12:00pm - Int./Adv. Ballet | Luis Martinez

6:45 - 7:45pm - Level 5-7 Contemporary | Lauren Jimenez

Fridays

10:00 - 11:30am - Int./Adv. Ballet | Lainie Seretis

12:00 - 12:45pm - Sit or Stand Senior Ballet*

5:30 - 6:30pm - Beg. Tap | Juan Pedro Carrere

5:30 - 6:30pm - Int. Theatre Jazz | Jonny Ramirez

6:30 - 7:30pm - Beg. Contemporary | Juan Pedro Carrere

6:30 - 7:45pm - Beg. Teen/Adult Ballet | Lainie Seretis**

Saturdays

9:15 - 10:15am - PBT | Lainie Seretis

10:30 - 12:00pm - Int./Avd. Ballet | Lainie Seretis

*Sit or Stand Ballet for Senior Classes are FREE to attend. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Please contact Jennifer Brauner at: seniorcenter@jfcsaz.org or 602-343-0192

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

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

Introductory Ballet: For students who are interested in learning ballet movement and vocabulary, but have no prior ballet experience.

Beginner/Intermediate Ballet: For students who have knowledge of ballet vocabulary and movement.

Advanced Ballet: For students with a comprehensive ballet vocabulary and understanding of movement. Perfect for advanced levels of study, professional or retired professional dancers.

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.

Contemporary: For students to focus on fluid movement, while becoming friends with the floor.  Our contemporary dance class fuses multiple dance genres including modern, jazz, and classical ballet to create an entirely new expression.

Theatre Jazz: For students to understand musicality and technique at a performance caliber. Digging 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.

We ask adult students to wear comfortable athletic clothing and have either ballet slippers or socks for ballet classes.

For theatre jazz you may wear jazz shoes, character heels or ballet slippers.

For contemporary you may wear black socks.