Class Requirements – School Year

School Year 2017-2018 — 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.
  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 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, or leaps & turns.
  5. Pre-Pointe: Students must also take an advance ballet class or have auditioned into the Jr. Ballet Company. Students advance to pointe when ready.
  6. 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 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 junior choir class.
  8. Dance Line: Students must also enroll in at least one foundation class such as ballet, jazz or modern.
  9. Leaps & Turns: Students must also be enrolled in an intermediate to advance level ballet, jazz or modern class.

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.
  5. Pointe: Students in pointe must be a member of the Sr. Ballet Company.
  6. 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 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 or modern.
  9. Leaps & Turns: Students must also be enrolled in an intermediate to advance level ballet, jazz or modern class.