In this introduction to classical ballet, young children explore the concepts of grace, line, posture and stretch.

Basic elements of ballet warm-ups and traveling steps are taught in a way that includes creative improvisation and expressive dance inspired by stories, songs and nature.

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Full Year - Creative Ballet / 5 yrs (Sat Class)

Venue: Classroom

Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

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The subscription contains these programs:

  • Creative Ballet Age 5
    First Session: Sat, Oct 5, 2013, 9:45 am - 10:30 am

    In this introduction to classical ballet, young children explore the concepts of grace, line, posture and stretch.

    Instructor: Susan Giovanoni  show bio

    Susan Giovanoni is a dancer, choreographer and educator. As a dancer she has studied ballet, jazz, modern, tap, hip hop, improvisation, and East and West African dance. She received her BA degree from Wheaton College (MA), with a major in English, and a minor in Theater and Dance Studies. She then moved to New York to pursue dance and dance education. She received her Master of Arts degree from New York University in 2011, becoming a New York State certified Teacher of Dance. She has taught in various settings including preschool programs, public schools, private studios, community centers, summer camps, and after-school and outreach programs. Currently she teaches Creative Ballet and Ballet Basics at the Harkness Dance Center at 92Y.

    Day(s): Saturday
    Sessions: 15
    Class Calendar: View class calendar
    Room: NB07, Lower Dance Studio
  • Creative Ballet Age 5
    First Session: Sat, Feb 8, 2014, 9:45 am - 10:30 am

    In this introduction to classical ballet, young children explore the concepts of grace, line, posture and stretch.

    Instructor: Susan Giovanoni  show bio

    Susan Giovanoni is a dancer, choreographer and educator. As a dancer she has studied ballet, jazz, modern, tap, hip hop, improvisation, and East and West African dance. She received her BA degree from Wheaton College (MA), with a major in English, and a minor in Theater and Dance Studies. She then moved to New York to pursue dance and dance education. She received her Master of Arts degree from New York University in 2011, becoming a New York State certified Teacher of Dance. She has taught in various settings including preschool programs, public schools, private studios, community centers, summer camps, and after-school and outreach programs. Currently she teaches Creative Ballet and Ballet Basics at the Harkness Dance Center at 92Y.

    Day(s): Saturday
    Sessions: 16
    Class Calendar: View class calendar
    Room: NB07, Lower Dance Studio


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Who is eligible for priority registration?

Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.

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