Requirements: General Performing Arts

Although Ballet is recommended to progress through the General Performing Arts Program, it is not required. A multitude of classes and levels are offered and students will be placed in the correct class according to age and level of experience.

The requirements provided below are provided to make your class selections easier; Allegro teachers reserve the right to make ultimate class placement decisions.

  • General Performing Arts students participate in year-end Recitals

  • Classes and levels offered may vary from year to year depending on enrolment

  • “Grade” refers to the student’s grade in school

Ballet

It is normal for Ballet students to spend more than one year in the same level to ensure that the basic skills of ballet are covered.

  • Primary 1 (kindergarten), Primary 2 (grade 1), Primary 3 (grade 2)—age determines placement

  • Ballet Middle School (grades 6–8): Beginner/Intermediate level

  • Ballet High School (grades 9–12): Beginner/Intermediate level

Pre-School

3 to 5 years old (age determines placement)

  • Tap
  • Jazz
  • Creative Movement

Tap/Jazz Combo

Primary 1 (kindergarten), Primary 2 (grade 1), Primary 3 (grade 2)—age determines placement

Jazz

  • Jazz Elementary School (grades 3–5): Beginner/Intermediate Level

  • Jazz Middle School (grades 6-8): Beginner/Intermediate Level

  • Jazz High School (grades 9–12): Beginner/Intermediate Level

Tap

  • Tap Elementary School (grades 3–5): Beginner/Intermediate Level

  • Tap Middle School (grades 6-8): Beginner/Intermediate Level

  • Tap High School (grades 9–12): Beginner/Intermediate Level

Hip Hop

  • Hip-Hop Primary (grades 1 & 2): Beginner Level

  • Hip-Hop Elementary School (grades 3–5): Beginner/Intermediate Level

  • Hip-Hop Middle School (grades 6-8): Beginner/Intermediate Level

  • Hip-Hop High School (grades 9–12): Beginner/Intermediate Level

  • Boys’ Hip Hop: Intermediate/Advanced level

Musical Theatre

  • Musical Theatre Elementary School (grades 3–5)

  • Musical Theatre Middle School (grades 6–8)

  • Musical Theatre High School (grades 9–12)

Modern

  • Modern Middle School (grades 6-8)

  • Modern High School (grades 9-12)

Lyrical

  • Lyrical Middle School (grades 6–8)

  • Lyrical High School (grades 9-12)

Adult

Adult classes are offered in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Contemporary.