PROGRAM OUTLINE

Approx Age Classical Ballet Modern Jazz Tapping Contemporary Body Conditioning
Pre Program
4yrs 4yrs Ballet & Modern Jazz (Non-Examinable)
5yrs 5yrs Ballet, Modern Jazz & Tapping (Pre Theatrical Exam)
Program
Level 1 6-7yrs Pre Ballet Theatrical A (Jazz) and Preliminary 1 Tap
Level 2 7-8yrs Primary Ballet Pre Modern Jazz and Preliminary 2 Tap
Level 3 8-9yrs Grade 1 Junior Modern Jazz Elementary Bronze
Level 4 9-10yrs Grade 2 Grade 1 Elementary Silver
Level 5 10-11yrs Grade 3 Grade 2 Elementary Gold
Level 6 11-12yrs Grade 4 Grade 3 Intermediate Bronze Higher Grade Ballet (G4 – G6)
Level 7 12-13yrs Grade 5 Grade 4 Intermediate Silver
Level 8 13-14yrs Grade 6 Grade 5 Intermediate Gold Foundation Level
Level 9 14-15yrs Sub Elementary Grade 6 Intermediate Gold Bar Level 1 Major Ballet (Sub El – Adv)
Level 10 15-16yrs Elementary Grade 7
Foundation
Advanced Gold Level 2
Level 11 16-17yrs Intermediate Grade 7 Advanced Gold Bar Level 3
Level 12 17-18yrs Advanced Grade 8 Gold Star Level 4
Open 18+ yrs Open Classes
Please note – this is an approximate guide. Actual levels for each genre will be determined by entrance age and progress.


Pre Program 4yrs:

For children turning 4yrs within the calendar year. Students will study Classical Ballet and Modern Jazz in a combined 1hr lesson.

Pre Program 5yrs:
For students turning 5yrs within the calendar year. Students will study Classical Ballet, Modern Jazz and Tapping in a combined 1.5hr lesson.

Program Levels 1 and 2:
Modern Jazz and Tapping are combined into a 1.5hr combined class. Both genres must be taken in addition to classical ballet. Students will gain strong fundamentals in dance in these levels.

Program Levels 3 and Above:
Students may study a minimum of two out of the three core genres at Jitterbugs Swingapore®. Classical Ballet must be taken. Students may opt to take Contemporary and / or Body Conditioning classes when they reach the appropriate level.

Open Classes:
When all examinations are completed, students may opt to join our open jazz, tap and ballet classes. These classes will only be available to students who have completed their training at Jitterbugs Swingapore®. Classes will consist of open unset technique and choreography, and will serve to maintain technique and continue to develop dancers to enter into pre-professional and / or professional dance programs and / or companies, continue students’ development towards becoming a professional teacher, or maintain an interest in dance whilst continuing to pursue another career.