Preparatory Level 5

Preparatory Level 5

Ages 12 - 14

Level 5 students are expected to be competent in the vocabulary of the previous levels and have the artistry, technique, and musicality to develop more complex movement patterns with confidence and performance quality. They should have the maturity to work independently and be self-motivated as they refine their pointework, √©paulement, and transitions between movements. 

Core Curriculum

  • Ballet Technique: Five Classes per Week
  • Pointe: Four Classes per Week
  • Progressing Ballet Technique: One Class per Week
  • Contemporary Technique: One Class per Week


  • Senior Performance Ensemble
  • Senior Jazz Technique

Students must be at least 12 years old by the start of the fall semester to be eligible for Level 5.