Creative Movement (Age 3)

Lower School is divided into two semesters: Semester 1 – August 22 to January 14 Semester 2 – January 17 to June 10 Students may register for one or both semesters. Creative Movement  Age 3 Creative Movement students must turn 3 years old before the start of the Fall semester

Adult Ballet Basics

Start from the Beginning This class is for the absolute beginner or students who haven’t had ballet in many years. Emphasis is on barre work, basic placement, and introduction to ballet terminology. Rebecca Witjas, Ilona Pociunas and Kasha teach the correct way to do every exercise at the Barre. You

Adult Ballet

Adult Students may register for classes via MindBody. Students must be at least 17 years of age to attend adult classes. If you have not used MindBody before, please click here. Class Schedules:  In-Studio Classes Zoom Classes  Direct Link to MindBody Further Information: Registration and Price List Adult Class Etiquette

Jazz

We are pleased to offer an exciting Jazz curriculum developed by Michele Bachar Mendicelli, our Jazz Director and a Westside Ballet alumna. Jazz dance can be an important part of a dancer’s education, and we encourage our students to participate in this program. Michele Bachar Mendicelli performed in many of

Pas de Deux

Pas de Deux A: Beginning concepts of partnering for Level 5/5+ girls and Level 6 boys. Pas de Deux B: Advanced partnering skills are developed for Level 6 & 7 girls and boys. By invitation only. Pas de Deux classes may not be taken independently of the full-year program. Pas

Other Classes

These teachers rent our studio space but are wholly independent of Westside School of Ballet. They set their own rates and class times.  Please direct inquiries to them using the contact information below. Flamenco Assieh La Mora (310) 202-8085   lamoraflamenco@yahoo.com Mondays 7:00-8:00pm Hula/Tahitian Dance Bernard Keali’l (310) 709-8732 Sundays 12-1:30pm

Teen Ballet

Teen Ballet is divided into two semesters. Students may register for one or both semesters. Teen Ballet classes train dancers in classical technique. This class is for ages 11-18, with limited prior ballet training. Barre work, center work, pirouettes, allegro, stretching. Please note that Pointe is not part of this

Boys-Only Ballet

Beginning and Intermediate/Advanced Technique, All Designed Exclusively for Boys! Instructor: Evan Swenson About WSB’s Boys Ballet Program Three divisions: ages 5 -7, 8-10 and 12-18. Boys Ballet classes emphasize posture, alignment, proper execution, fundamentals, port de bras, strength, and classroom etiquette. Includes attention to foot articulation and usage, and some

Level 7 ballet

Ballet VII

Pre-Professional Ballet (Level 7) is for the dedicated, advanced student with a serious desire to pursue a professional program. By evaluation in Level 6. Mastery of pointe work, further development of artistry, expressive movement, advanced center work and repertoire. All technique classes include pointe center. Students should come prepared with

Ballet VI

Ballet Level 6 training continues to develop the advanced dancer as an artist. Focus on center work, multiple pirouettes, fluidity of movement, intricate petit and grand allegro, musical phrasing and stage presence. All technique classes include pointe center. Students should come prepared with pointe shoes ready for center work. Pas

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