Upper School + BV II
Academy Year Information
Schedules and registration are online. Registration is ongoing. Make sure to follow the dress code and read our academy policies before coming to class.
Dancers in both the Upper School and BV II must be committed and possess the physical requirements needed to facilitate classical ballet movement. They must train year round, including an approved summer study program or continue their training with Ballet Virginia’s Summer Programs. These levels are a progressive course of study designed to bring a dancer from an intermediate level to the technical skill and artistry of a professional dancer.
— Class Times & Registration —
Registration is ongoing throughout the school year
A free placement class is required for this program.
The levels below are a way of grouping students into classes that best meet their individual needs; meaning physical strength, mind/body connection, flexibility and maturity. This program is designed for the serious dancer generally in the age range of 12 to 20 whose goals include a professional career in dance or acceptance to a major college or university dance program. These levels meet several times per week.
Level 5 – Includes conditioning classes, ballet technique classes, pointe classes and one modern class per week. Optional electives available.
Level 6 – Includes conditioning classes, ballet technique classes, pointe classes and one modern class per week. Optional electives available.
Ballet Virginia II – Includes conditioning classes, ballet technique classes, partnering, pointe classes and one modern class per week along with rehearsals and performance opportunities throughout the year.
Read more about our professional company and opportunities for trainee positions through BVII.