General Program

Ages Approx. 7-12
No auditions required

General Program classes are weekly Ballet and Jazz/Hip-Hop classes for students graduating from the Children’s Program who do not wish to pursue the professional track, or to outside students that want to join The School just once a week. General Program classes are held on Sundays.


Sundays 10:30-11:30am
Annual tuition: $1,000.00

Ballet A is a beginner ballet class for students ages 7-12. Ballet A is designed to offer the young dancer the complete ballet experience, without the commitment of the pre-professional program. In Ballet A, students will work on ballet terminology, connecting steps at the barre and in center, artistic expression, and expanding movement vocabulary. The Ballet A classes at The School of Pennsylvania Ballet take place in a very warm and inclusive environment, as The School feels it is important that our faculty share their high level of training with the Philadelphia community in a fun and supportive way.


Sundays 11:30am-1:00pm
Annual tuition: $800.00

Jazz/Hip-Hop is a beginner jazz class for students ages 7-12. Jazz dance class provides students with a strong working knowledge of the up-tempo discipline most commonly used in the musical theatre and entertainment industries. Jazz dance movements and terminology are taught with an emphasis on ballet technique foundation and include additional elements of stretch, strength, endurance, coordination, and performance quality. Students begin their training with a classic Broadway jazz concentration, and gradually incorporate commercial jazz skills.

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