|9:00 – 9:45 PRE-BALLET (3-5 yrs)
|10:00 – 11:30 BALLET II / III Teen/Adult
| 10:00 – 11:30 BALLET II / III Teen/Adult
|10:00 – 11:30 BALLET III Teen/Adult
|10:00 – 11:30 BALLET III/IV Teen/Adult
| 3:30 – 4:30 BALLET I
|3:30 – 4:30
BALLET II (8-11 yrs)
|4:30 – 5:30
|4:30 – 5:45 POINTE
|4:30 – 6:00
| 5:30 – 7:00
Ballet III/IV Teen/Adult
|6:00 – 7:00 BALLET I / II
|6:00 – 7:00
If you have questions about the appropriate level for your first class at Lois Ellyn Ballet Studio, please email [email protected]
Complete the required Registration Form online prior to your first class, or fill out the paper form at the studio. Reminder to please arrive 15 minutes early.
|Class taken in
|1 hour class
|1.5 hour class
New fees effective August 1, 2022
Please inquire about family rates.
There is a one-time registration fee of $20 per family.
If a student drops enrollment for three consecutive months, the registration fee must be paid in order to re-enroll.
Tuition may be paid per class or monthly.
For students paying on a monthly basis, tuition is due
on the 1st lesson of the month, or by the 7th of that
Any tuition that is paid after the 7th will incur a $10
late fee that will be added to the monthly tuition
Please note that we are a pet-friendly business and our studio is home to three resident cats.
Age categories are guidelines only. Dancers are placed according to their skill level.
Pre-Ballet Ages 3-5
The introduction of simple ballet exercises at the barre and across the floor for the young child to develop coordination, musicality, muscle memory, and good technique. The class includes creative games and improvisational dancing to nurture expressive movement.
Ballet I Ages 6-9
Continued study of basic ballet techniques at the barre and center. Combinations of dance steps are introduced to enhance memory, strengthen muscles, and increase flexibility. Preparation for stage performance is introduced.
Ballet II Ages 8-11
Progression of ballet exercises at the barre, in the center, and across the floor. Increased focus on balance and core strength as well as increased flexibility. Longer dance combinations are presented. Attention to artistic elements is emphasized.
Beginning Ballet for Teens and Adults
The introduction of basic barre and center exercises appropriate to the teen and adult dancer. No experience is necessary for this class.
Ballet I/II for Teens and Adults
Basic ballet exercises at the barre, in the center, and across the floor are presented with attention to proper technique and execution of each exercise. Options are presented to increase the difficulty of an exercise to challenge the Level II dancer.
Pre Pointe (Minimum age 10 years or approval of Instructor)
Emphasis on core, foot, and ankle strength to prepare the dancer to go on pointe. Correct form must be achieved on relevé before the dancer can progress to the pointe class.
Pointe (Minimum age 12 years or approval of instructor)
Warm up and barre exercises on pointe beginning with two foot relevés progressing to one foot. Basic to intermediate pointe combinations are presented in the center and across the floor. Emphasis on proper technique, transitions, and artistic expression.
Ballet II for Teens and Adults
Intermediate level barre and center combinations are presented with attention to correct technique and artistic expression.
Ballet III for Teens and Adults
More complex ballet combinations are presented including multiple pirouettes, batterie, and turns and jumps across the floor. Artistic expression and musicality are emphasized.
Ballet IV for Teens and Adults
Advanced level ballet combinations are presented that challenge the dancer’s strength, endurance, and flexibility. Artistic expression and musicality are emphasized.
Stretch and Conditioning for Teens and Adults
Floor exercises designed to increase overall strength, conditioning, and flexibility for the advanced dancer. Includes use of props such as therabands and foam rollers. Dancers must provide their own mat.