Recreational Division

Recreation | Teen-Adult

Enrollment for our Spring 2020 term is now closed. Please check back in the coming weeks for our Summer 2020 class listing, as we're looking at all options to keep families safe during the outbreak. Thanks for your patience! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us anytime at info@durhamschoolforballet.com.

Recreational Division

Recreational Division classes are open to teens and adults of any age who enjoy dance and wish to begin or continue their training in the following disciplines: ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, silks and lyra. Classes are open enrollment. "Drop-ins" are not allowed in aerial classes for safety reasons. There is no required uniform for Recreational Division classes, but we do ask that you adhere to the dress code.

Classical Ballet Classes

Spring 2020 Term

February 25 - June 1, 2020

Ballet Basics Barre

TUESDAYS | 6:15 - 7:15 P.M.

Barre-only portion of Ballet Basics class.

Ballet Basics

TUESDAYS | 6:15 - 8:15 P.M.

Tween/Teen Ballet

THURSDAYS | 5:00 - 6:15 P.M.

For students who have taken ballet classes before but are feeling rusty or who are new to ballet and want to explore. Focuses on basics and technique.

Modern, Contemporary, Tap & Jazz Classes

Spring 2020 Term

February 25 - June 1, 2020


TUESDAYS | 6:15 - 7:15 P.M.

Open Contemporary Ballet

SATURDAYS | 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Drop-ins welcome.

Aerial Silks & Lyra Classes

Spring 2020 Term

February 25 - June 1, 2020

Adult Silks Beginning

WEDNESDAYS | 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.

At least 12 months of experience required. This class will explore balance poses, beginner inversions, and sequences. Students will be introduced to climbs and locks, as well as build core strength, stamina and body control.

Adult Silks Beginning/Intermediate

WEDNESDAYS | 7:00 - 8:00 P.M.

In this course, adult students will build on movements and poses learned in Beginning Silks. By instructor recommendation only.

Adult Silks Intermediate/Advanced

TUESDAYS | 7:15 - 8:30 P.M.

Experience required. By placement.

Silks Conditioning/Open Lab

MONDAYS | 7:15 - 8:15 P.M.

Age 15+ or by placement.

Lyra Mixed Level

THURSDAYS | 7:15 - 8:15 P.M.

Beginning & Continued Beginning. Ages 13 +


Durham School for Ballet & the Performing Arts’ aim is to provide a space for the cultivation of creativity through dance. Dance is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun. Our role as Dance Educators is to help children climb their own mountains.

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