Students in the pre-professional division work hard to achieve the proper technique. Dancers who develop the skills necessary to qualify, may participate in a variety of classes including pointe, pas de deux, and variations in addition to their regular technique classes. The amount of time spent in a level depends on the students individaul improvement and advancement is determined by the teachers along with the Artistic Director.
Guest teachers and permanent Guest faculty are invited to teach the pre-professional levels on a regular basis.
It is recommended that students invest the following amount of time:
Level 4 - 7.5 hours
Level 5 - 10 hours
Level 6 - 11 hours
Level 7 - 13.25 hours
Level 8 - 13.25 hours
Level 9 - 16 hours