Open Division Calgary

Adult Classes

Our Adult Classes range from beginner to advanced ballet. Our classes are open to adults ages 16 and up and are based on the technique and styles of the Ceccheti Society and the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD).

 Please read the HANDBOOK before completing your registration.


Adult Ballet Winter Term:  January 6 to April 22
Level  Day Time Instructor
Beginner - A Mondays 6:30-8:00pm Paul Chambers*
Beginner - B Thursdays 6:15-7:45pm Paul Chambers*
Ballet 1 - A Tuesdays 7:30-9:00pm Jelena Bagaric-Mandic
Ballet 1 - B Sundays 11:15-12:45pm Heather Cook
Ballet 1/2 Wednesdays 7:45-9:15pm Victoria Wells-Smith*
Ballet 2 Mondays 8:00-9:30pm Paul Chambers*
Ballet 3 Thursdays 8:00-9:30pm Paul Chambers*
Ballet 3/4 Saturdays 12:30-2:00pm Lynette Fry-Abra*
Ballet Barre Fitness Saturdays 1:30-2:30pm Sarah Tabler*

*Instructors always subject to change

This level is geared for adult students who have little to no prior ballet training.  The basics of posture and positions will be covered. A perfect introduction to dance.

Ballet 1 
For adult dancers who have had a minimum of 1-2 years of previous ballet training and a moderate understanding of basic dance technique and vocabulary. Simple combinations of steps and short phrases focusing on the foundations of technique and an overall enjoyment of dance. 
Ballet 2 
Suitable for dancers with a minimum of 3-4 years of previous training.  A greater focus on the progression of technique, strength and alignment, as well as an increase in the complexity of movement phrases.  Students must have a good understanding of basic dance technique and vocabulary. A workout for the mind and body.  

Ballet 3/4
For dancers at an intermediate level with a minimum of 5 years training. Students must have an intermediate understanding of dance technique and vocabulary. Classes will move quickly with an increase in the complexity and length of the exercises and phrases. Dancers will be expected to actively participate in the application of corrections.

Ballet Barre Fitness

This program is based on the core principles of ballet barre work that will help strengthen and lengthen muscles, improve posture and increase flexibility. The barre is used as a support to balance while executing exercises that focus on isometric and dynamic strength training.

Adult Ballet Pricing & Enrolment Options
Winter Classes (14 weeks) $336.00
Ballet Barre Fitness (14 weeks) $245.00
5 Class Pass* $135.00
Drop In Class $30/ class
All Adult Classes are subject to an additional 5% GST  

*Please Register for and pick up your 5 Class Pass in person at our
Front Desk. 5 Class passes expire each term and are valid for any adult class within the session.  Please note that Adult Ballet Barre Fitness classes are one hour in length..  Be sure to use them up!!!

University Students - register for adult ballet with your Student ID card in person to receive a 15% discount on Beginner to Level 3/4 -14 week class programs