Class Requirements – School Year

School Year 2019-2020 — Requirements for Registration

CHILD: Age 5 to 7 – YOUTH: Age 8 to 10

  1. Sweethearts: Placement in this company is by audition during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the company class, members must take at least one other foundation class such as ballet, jazz, modern, tap, hip hop or break dance. Tuition for Sweethearts is the Junior Unlimited Class Pass, which covers any number of classes they desire to take.
  2. Acting: Students must also enroll in any dance class of their choice -or -the youth choir class. Actors will benefit greatly from taking both a dance class and choir class if possible.
  3. Youth Ballet Company: Placement in this company is by audition during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the company class, members must take at least one other foundation class such as ballet, modern or jazz.
  4. Beat Squad: Placement in this company is by audition during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the company class, members must also take intermediate to advance level break dance and hip hop. Tuition for Beat Squad is the Junior Unlimited Class Pass, which covers any number of classes they desire to take.

JUNIOR: Age 11 to 13

  1. Jr. Academy: Students must have successfully auditioned into at least two companies during Heartbeat’s summer session. The companies can include any combination of dance disciplines, acting or choir. In addition to the Jr. Academy class, students must enroll in required c lasses for each company in which they are a member and submit a completed academy application form. Tuition for the Jr. Academy is the Junior Unlimited Class Pass.
  2. Acting Class: Students must also enroll in any dance class or choir class of their choice. Actors will benefit greatly from taking both a dance class and choir class if possible.
  3. Jr. Acting Company: Students must audition into this company during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the acting company class, students must also enroll in any dance class of their choice or a choir class. Actors will benefit greatly from taking both a dance class and choir class if possible.
  4. Jr. Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern or Tap Companies: Students must audition into any of these companies during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the company class, students must also enroll in at least one other foundation class such as ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, break dance, leaps & turns or musical theater dance. It is highly recommended that Jr. Ballet Company members also enroll in the ballet technique class on Tuesdays.
  5. Pre Pointe: Students must also take an advance ballet class, ballet technique class, or have successfully auditioned into the Jr. Ball et Company. Students advance to pointe when ready as determined by instructor.
  6. Pointe: Students must be advance level in ballet. Placement into pointe class is by teacher determination only.
  7. Beat Squad: Placement in this company is by audition during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the company class, members must al so take intermediate to advance level break dance and hip hop. Tuition for Beat Squad is the Junior Unlimited Class Pass, which covers any number of classes a student desires to take.
  8. Heart & Soul Elite Choir: Students must audition into this company during Heartbeat’s summer session and must also enroll in the junior choir class.
  9. Dance Line: Students must also enroll in at least one foundation class such as ballet, jazz, modern or musical theater dance class at inter. or adv. level.
  10. Leaps & Turns: Students must also be enrolled in an intermediate to advance level ballet, jazz or modern class.
  11. Musical Theater: Students must also be enrolled in any of the following: ballet, jazz or modern at the intermediate or advance level.

SENIOR: TEEN (mature 13+) & ADULT

  1. Sr. Academy: Students must have successfully auditioned into at least two companies during Heartbeat’s summer session. The companies can include any combination of dance disciplines, acting or choir. In addition to the Sr. Academy class, students must enroll in required classes for each company in which they are a member and submit a completed academy application form. Tuition for the Sr. Academy is the Senior Unlimited Class Pass.
  2. Acting Class: Students must also enroll in any dance class or choir class of their choice . Actors will benefit greatly from taking both a dance class and choir class if possible.
  3. Sr. Acting Company: Students must audition into this company during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the acting company class, students must also enroll in any dance class of their choice or a choir class. Actors will benefit greatly from taking both a dance class and choir class if possible.
  4. Sr. Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern or Tap Companies: Students must audition into any of these companies during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the company class, students must also enroll in at least one other foundation class such as ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, break dance, or leaps & turns. Students in Sr. Ballet Company must also take the Ballet Tech Only class.
  5. Pre Pointe & Pointe: Students in pre pointe and pointe must be advance level in ballet. Placement into pointe class is by teacher determination only.
  6. Beat Squad: Placement in this company is by audition during Heartbeat’s summer session. In addition to the company class, members must al so take intermediate to advance level break dance and hip hop. Tuition for Beat Squad is the Senior Unlimited Class Pass, which covers any number of classes a student desires to take.
  7. Heart & Soul Elite Choir: Students must audition into this company during Heartbeat’s summer session and must also enroll in the senior choir class.
  8. Dance Line: Students must also enroll in at least one foundation class such as ballet, jazz, modern or musical theater dance class at inter. or adv. level.
  9. Leaps & Turns: Students must also be enrolled in an intermediate to advance level ballet, jazz or modern class.
  10. Contemporary Fusion: Must be advance level in jazz, modern or hip hop.
  11. Musical Theater: Must be inter. or adv. level in ballet, jazz or modern.