Class Requirements – School Year

School Year 2021-2022 — Requirements for Registration

YOUTH: Age 8 to 10

  1. 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.
  2. 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 advance level foundation class such as ballet, modern or jazz.
  3. Musical Theater Dance: Students must also take at least one other advance level foundation class such as ballet, modern or jazz.
  4. Choir: Classes are now held in person instead of on ZOOM.

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 classes 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.
  5. Pre Pointe: Students must have successfully auditioned into the Jr. Ballet Company. Students advance to pointe when ready as determined by instructor.
  6. Pointe: Students must be advance/company level in ballet. Placement into pointe class is by teacher determination only.
  7. Break Dance Advance: This class will work toward establishing an elite performing crew.
  8. Jr. Choir and Heart & Soul: Classes are now held at Heartbeat instead of on ZOOM. Heart & Soul placement is by choir director invitation only.
  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 class es 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 bot h 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.
  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. Break Dance Advanced: This class will work toward establishing an elite performing crew.
  7. Sr. Choir and Heart & Soul: Classes are now held at Heartbeat instead of on ZOOM. Heart & Soul placement is by choir director invitation only.
  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. Musical Theater: Must also take inter. or adv. level in ballet, jazz or modern.