Hair Requirements for All Ballet Classes: 

Please wear hair in a bun for ballet if hair length allows. Hair must be pulled up off face and neck. Please note the importance of this standard. Hair worn down or in a ponytail is too distracting for the athletic discipline of classical ballet and cannot be allowed.

Kinderballet/Tap

A combination ballet/tap class for students who are in kindergarten.  This class is designed to develop the student’s beginning ballet and tap vocabulary and technique.

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Prerequisites

  • Ages 4 - 5

Dress Code

  • Pink leotard
  • Light pink or white tights
  • Pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes

*Pink ballet skirts are allowed but please ensure the dancer can still see their feet.
*Please ensure ballet shoes have leather bottoms and do not have slippery material on the bottom.

Schedule

For information on weekly times for Kinderballet/Tap, check the Fall-Spring Dance Schedule.

Fall-Spring Dance Schedule



Primary Ballet/Tap

A combination ballet/tap class for kindergarten – 2nd grade, covering the same curriculum as Ballet/Tap 1. 

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Prerequisites

  • Kindergarten - Beginning 2nd Graders

Dress Code

  • Pink leotard
  • Light pink or white tights
  • Pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes

*Pink ballet skirts are allowed but please ensure the dancer can still see their feet.
*Please ensure ballet shoes have leather bottoms and do not have slippery material on the bottom.

Schedule

For information on weekly times for Primary Ballet/Tap, check the Fall-Spring Dance Schedule.

Fall-Spring Dance Schedule



Ballet/Tap 1

A combination ballet/tap class focusing on beginning ballet barre, center floor and traveling steps and combinations.  Students are expected to learn fundamental ballet and tap vocabulary and technique.

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Prerequisite

  • Ages 1st and 2nd grade

Dresscode

  • Pink leotard
  • Light pink or white tights
  • Pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes
  • Ballet hair requirements

Schedule

For information on weekly times for Ballet/Tap 1, check the Fall-Spring Dance Schedule.

Fall-Spring Dance Schedule



Ballet 2-6

Prima offers these continuing levels of classical ballet through Level 6. Ballet is the foundation for all of dance. It promotes physical strength and agility, can boost concentration, develops and understanding of music and rhythm, and generates a love of movement.

On average, dancers stay in each level for two to three years with consecutive years of study.

*Prima offers an Adult Ballet class; please see Fall-Spring Dance Schedule for day and time,or call Prima at 605-348-8125

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Prerequisites

  • Level 2 - Ages 7 - 8
  • Level 3 - Ages 8 - 11
  • Level 4 - Ages 10 - 14
  • Level 4P - Ages 11 - 14. This is the year of going on pointe; students who are considered for pointe must have at least three consecutive years of ballet experience at Prima, and turn 12 by October of the year they go on pointe.
  • Level 5 - Ages 14 - 18
  • Level 6 - Ages 14 - 18

Dresscode

  • Black leotard
  • Ballet pink tights (which are a light flesh-colored pink)
  • Pink ballet shoes

Schedule

For information on weekly times for Ballet 2-6, check the Fall-Spring Dance Schedule.

Fall-Spring Dance Schedule