Pre-Ballet Program - Ballet for Toddlers & Preschoolers for Ages 3-5 Years Old

In pre-ballet, your child will enjoy being introduced to classical ballet technique and choreography. Your child will get to participate in in-studio parent performances and have the opportunity to do an on-stage performance at the end of the year.

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Pre-Ballet: Ballet for Ages 3-5

A fun and engaging early ballet program for toddlers and preschoolers

Your toddler or preschooler will love pre-ballet! The pre-ballet program at Central Utah Ballet is perfect for introducing classical ballet to young children. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers ages 3-5 years old, these classes are fun and engaging. It is a great introduction to ballet techniques and terminology, and helps them develop a love for ballet.

Each of our pre-ballet classes is specifically designed for younger age groups, helping provide a gentle and fun introduction to ballet. Pre-ballet helps your child learn to love dance while developing foundational introductory ballet skills. Your toddler or preschooler will engage in creative movement while developing muscle strength, spatial and cognitive awareness.

When you enroll your child in Pre-Ballet at Central Utah ballet, you will enjoy regular parent observation performances in the studio as well as an optional main stage ballet performance each year.

Preschool young child in ballet class in Utah jumping in front of dot

Pre-Ballet Classes Offered for Toddlers & Preschoolers Ages 3-5

Pre-Ballet 1

Age: Must be 3 by August 1 (proof of age required)

Class Day Time Studio Instructor
Section 1 Monday 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Studio C Kassidy Walstad
Section 2 Tuesday 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Studio C Kassidy Walstad

Additional Information:

  • Classes are 30 minutes a week
  • Children must be potty-trained

Pre-Ballet 2

Age: Must be 4 by August 1 (proof of age required)

Class Day Time Studio Instructor
Section 1 Monday 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM Studio C Kassidy Walstad
Section 2 Tuesday 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM Studio C Kassidy Walstad

Additional Information:

  • Classes are 45 minutes a week
  • Children must be potty-trained

Pre-Ballet 3

Age: Must be 5 by August 1 (proof of age required)

Class Day Time Studio Instructor
Section 1 Monday 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Studio C Kassidy Walstad
Section 2 Thursday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Studio C Kassidy Walstad

Additional Information:

  • Classes are 60 minutes a week

Pre-Ballet 1-3 Dress Code

Girls

  • Block Girls Essential Short Sleeve Leotard (CL5602) Light Pink
  • Students will wear their class leotard, pink seamless fully-footed ballet tights, and pink ballet slippers. No skirts please.
  • Hair must be worn pulled back in a bun or securely clipped in a ponytail or braid.

Discount Dance Link: Block Girl Essential Short Sleeve

Dancewear Solutions Link: Block Kids Microlux Leotard

Block World Link: https://us.blochworld.com/products/girls-dujour-cap-sleeve-leotard-light-pink

Boys

  • Any plain white t-shirt and black athletic shorts are acceptable, below are two options available on Discount Dance by Body Wrappers. Students will also wear white ankle socks, white ballet slippers, and briefs, or athletic underwear under shorts.
  • Body Wrapper Fitted Short Sleeve for Boys (B190)
  • Body Wrappers Boys Dance Shorts (B192)

Discount Dance: Body Wrappers Fitted Short Sleeve for Boys

Discount Dance: Body Wrappers Boys Dance Shorts

Why Choose Central Utah Ballet for your Young Child or Preschooler’s Ballet Lessons?

We know you have lots of options when it comes to ballet classes for toddlers & preschoolers. At Central Utah Ballet, we take teaching our young students seriously! Many studios have their least experienced ballet instructors teach their early ballet classes. At Central Utah Ballet, we put our most experienced instructors in charge of the pre-ballet program. This ensures that your child has a positive early ballet experience and that they’re learning age-appropriate technique and skills that they can build upon in the future.

Each pre-ballet class is overseen by our award-winning owner and artistic director, Jennie Creer-King. Jennie is highly experienced in ballet instruction, performance, choreography, and pedagogy.

About the Owner

Jennie Creer-King is the owner and artistic director of Central Utah Ballet Academy. She is an award-winning dancer, instructor, and choreographer. Among her awards include “Best School Award” by the Youth American Grand Prix, “Best of State” in Choreography and Youth Performing Group, and the Presidential Scholar’s Teacher Recognition Award. Jennie has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Utah School of Dance with an emphasis in Ballet Performance and a Master’s Degree from the University of Utah School of Dance emphasis in teaching pedagogy and choreography.

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