Pre-Primary. Age 3-4
Primary Level. Age 5-6
Level 1A. Age 7 and up. Meets once a week.
Level 1B. Age 8 and up. Meets twice a week, students strongly encouraged to take both classes. Monday 1B/2 and Saturday 1A/B.
Level 2. Age 9 and up. Twice a week required.
Level 3a. Age 10 and up. Three 3a classes per week required. Prepointe half hour once a week required if wishing to be on pointe.
Level 3b. Age 11 and up. Three technique classes per week required. Please register for one 3a class and two 3b classes. Pointe 3b one hour once a week.
Level 4a. Age 12 and up. Four 4a technique classes per week required. Two 4a Pointe classes per week required if on pointe.
Junior Performance Group. Optional and open to levels 3a/3b/4a. The Junior Performance Group meets for one hour on Saturdays to learn choreography outside of the class. The Junior Performance Group will have two in studio performances a year and will perform their repertory at the Spring DanceFest.
Level 4b. Age 13 and up. Four technique classes per week required. Please register for two 4a classes, Tuesday Professional Division/4b class, and Thursday Professional Division/4b class. Two 4b Pointe classes per week required if on pointe. Please register for 1 4b pointe class and 1 Thursday Professional Division/4b pointe class. If additional pointe classes are desired please add a 4a pointe class.
Level 5. Ages 14 and up. Advanced Recreational Level for high school aged students. Three classes per week minimum (any combination of 4a, 4b, and Pro Div classes). Not eligible for ballet productions unless taking 4 technique classes a week.
Please speak to the director for recommendations.
Preprofessional Performance Division.
Optional and open to Level 4b.
Open to level 4b students, ages 13 and up on an audition basis. The PreProfessional Performance Division is an apprentice program for dancers hoping to transition into the Professional Division. 4B dancers who are considering entering the Professional Division are strongly recommended to audition. Dancers will attend Professional Division rehearsals and will possibly be cast by choreographers in repertory pieces.
Dancers in the PreProfessional Division will be subject to all of the commitment guidelines of the Professional Division. The PreProfessional Performance Division meets twice a week on Thursdays and Saturdays.
The highest level of training for FineLine dancers. This division requires a complete commitment to training and performance at FineLine.
The Professional curriculum includes daily ballet classes and pointe classes as well as conditioning, music theory, contemporary jazz/modern. Dancers are encouraged to add additional tap, acrobatics, jazz, vocal performance, and acting classes to their schedules.
Professional Division students have a repertory of two pieces created by choreographers currently working in the field of dance. Professional Division dancers will have increased performance opportunities as well as master classes and convention/competition opportunities. In the same manner that advanced sports teams require additional fundraising from families, The Professional Division families will be asked to coordinate fundraising throughout the year to cover the expense of extra activities, or families can commit to paying additional fees directly. Additional fees are not covered by the scholarship program.
Requirements are: Minimum of 5 Ballet Technique classes per week. Minimum of 3 pointe classes per week required. (Please note Tuesday class on Pointe fulfills both a technique class and pointe class requirement).
Additional required classes: Variations Class one time per week (Please note Variations class fulfills one ballet technique requirement but not the pointe requirement). 2 Conditioning Classes per week. 1 Music Theory class per week. 2 Contemporary Classes per week. 1 rehearsal class per week.
**Please note: Dancers in any level must have permission from the Director to take less than the required classes.**
***Please note that although most FineLine classes end in late May/early June, Ballet Levels 3b and up will have an extended year. Dancers in Level 3b will be invoiced $150 and dancers in Levels 4 and up will be invoiced $200 for the extended year of classes. This tuition will be added to your tuition total.***