children learning at the barre

The Conservatory's mission is to educate students about the craft of classical ballet, inspire students to develop an affinity towards art and culture, uplift and encourage students to feel confident and secure and instill discipline as an effective tool for students to use in all facets of their daily lives.

Collage is proud to offer the following training programs for the 2014-15 school year:

Petit Pas I & IIAges 4-6

Petit Pas I and II meet on Saturdays for 1 hour. See schedule below.

In this introductory ballet program, the young student will learn musicality to a range of classical music compositions. The program will acquaint students with the French language and introduce them to classical ballet concepts. The student will develop body coordination while learning to dance with a group. Various creative movement exercises will be used to encourage the student's ability to express their individuality within the discipline of classical ballet. In Petit Pas II, the young student will be introduced to the concepts of turnout and proper dorsal alignment.

Attire for young ladies – short-sleeve buttercup leotard, flesh colored tights and ballet shoes. Hair must always be neatly pulled in a bun or away from face and pinned.

Attire for young men – white t-shirt, black tights and ballet shoes.

Tarantella I & IIAges 7-9

Tarantella I & II meet on Mondays and Wednesdays for 1.5 hours. See schedule below..

In this highly energetic program the young student will learn and master basic ballet positions through a curriculum which utilizes the Vaganova and Maggie Black ballet techniques. Emphasis will be placed on perfecting the proper body alignment required for advanced ballet instruction. Students will learn stretching exercises to encourage healthy mobility of the joints, tendons and muscles. In Tarantella II emphasis will be placed on learning a complete ballet barre and center. The student will also continue to grow their French vocabulary.

Attire for young ladies – purple camisole leotard, flesh colored tights and ballet shoes. Hair must always be neatly pulled in a bun or away from face and pinned.

Attire for young men – white t-shirt, black tights and ballet shoes.

Tarantella III

Tarantella III meets on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for 1.5 hours.

Allegro I & II Ages 9-16

Allegro I meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 1.5 hours. Allegro II  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for 1.5 hours See Schedule Bellow

In this gateway program the student will learn basic ballet positions through a curriculum which utilizes the Vaganova and Maggie Black ballet techniques. The Allegro program is designed for students with little or no previous ballet training. Emphasis will be placed on perfecting the proper body alignment required for intermediate and advanced ballet instruction. Students will also learn stretching exercises to encourage healthy mobility of the joints, tendons and muscles.

Attire for young ladies – hunter green high neck tank leotard, flesh colored tights and ballet shoes. Hair must always be neatly pulled in a bun or away from face and pinned.

Attire for young men – white t-shirt, black tights and ballet shoes.

Etude I & II Ages 9-18

 

Etude I meets on Mondays and Wednesdays for 1.75 hours and Fridays for 1.5 hours.  Etude II meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2 hours, Fridays for 1.5 hours and Saturdays for 1.5 hours.

The curriculum for this program utilizes various classical techniques, including the Opera de Paris French School, Maggie Black and Balanchine. This comprehensive class will provide the student with solid ballet technique that will prepare them for introduction and mastery of other dance disciplines and genres.

Attire for young ladies – black long sleeve leotard (Etude I & II), flesh colored tights and ballet shoes. Hair must always be neatly pulled in a bun or away from face and pinned.

Attire for young men – white t-shirt, black tights and ballet shoes.



Creative Movement Ages 2-4

This program meets on Saturdays for 45 minutes. Semester 1 runs from Aug 23 to Dec 20 and Semester 2 runs from February 14 to May 16 Tuition for each semester is $300. See schedule below.

Creative Movement is a joyful way for children to explore movement, channel energy, stimulate imagination, promote creativity and embrace discipline. Numerous creative movement exercises will be used to help the young student explore the four basic body movements: bending, stretching, turning and jumping. Through these four basic movements, children will learn about their bodies, the space around them, and working together as a group. Creative Movement will introduce the young student to French vocabulary and will prepare the student for the Petit Pas program.

Attire for young ladies – white leotard and flesh colored tights (optional).

Attire for young men – white t-shirt and black shorts



Payment Options:

OPTION 1: Tuition may be paid in full by August 1st for a 10% discount.
OPTION 2: Half of tuition may be paid by August 1st.  The remaining half is due by December 1st.
OPTION 3: Monthly payments.  7 payments may be made by check, cash or credit card.  Payments are due on the 1st of June, July, August, Sept, October, November and December.
OPTION 4: Monthly payments using auto-pay.  Tuition paid through auto-pay is eligible for a 10% discount.  Payments will be deducted monthly on a date of your choice June – December.

Save 10% when you use the single payment option

   

 

 

 

 

Program Tuition

Pay in Full

(by August 1st)

Monthly Payments

(June 1st, July 1st, Aug 1st, Sept 1st, Oct 1st, Nov 1st, Dec 1st)

Monthly Payments using auto pay

(June 1st, July 1st,
Aug 1st, Sept 1st, Oct 1st, Nov 1st, Dec 1st)

Petit Pas I $500 $495 $79 $70
Petit Pas II $550 $495 $79 $70
Tarantella I $935 $841.50 $136 $120
Tarantella II $935 $841.50 $136 $120
Tarantella III $1100 $990 $157 $141
Allegro I $935 $841.50 $136 $120
Allegro II $1100 $990 $157 $141
Etude I $1210 $1089 $173 $155
Etude II $1430 $1287 $204 $184
Schedule



students
Address

2497 Broad Ave.

Memphis, TN 38112

Phone: (901) 800-1873

Registration

To register, please call (901) 800-1873 or email theschool@collagedance.org.