Elevé Ballet Company

MKSD’s pre-professional ballet company experience.

Mission

Elevé Ballet Company (EBC) provides a pre-professional atmosphere for company dancers to enhance their technical and artistic ballet skills in classes, rehearsals, and performances. All content will be classical work, educating the dancers on the history of ballet while preserving original choreography. 

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Mission

Elevé Ballet Company (EBC) provides a pre-professional atmosphere for company dancers to enhance their technical and artistic ballet skills in classes, rehearsals, and performances. All content will be classical work, educating the dancers on the history of ballet while preserving original choreography. 

Requirements

Elevé dancers are required to take “Company Class”, each Friday 4:00 – 5:45pm (Ballet and Pointe). Additionally, company dancers are required to take 3 additional ballet and 1 additional pointe classes at their designated level. 

EBC dancers are eligible, but not required, to participate in MKSD Performing Groups.

Preseason Rehearsals

August 23 – September 1: Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00 – 5:30pm; Saturday 1:00 – 5:00pm 

January 3 – January 5: 4:00 – 5:30pm

Full Session Rehearsals

September – April: Saturdays, 3:30 – 5:00pm 

Performances

Premiere Elevé Ballet Company performance – March 25, 2023 

 

Dancers are invited at the discretion of the Elevé teachers (will be notified by May 22) based on the following criteria:

 – Student is in Advanced 1, 2 or 3

 – Student demonstrates a year round commitment to ballet

 – Student has taken multiple ballet classes for consecutive sessions

 – Student exhibits outstanding ballet and pointe technique

 – Student exhibits outstanding confidence and performance quality in ballet in class, rehearsal and performance.

 – Student demonstrates willingness to receive and apply corrections

 – Student has expressed interest in advanced training and/or pursuing a career in ballet.

 – Selected dancers have proven dedication to ballet coursework and commitment above other activities. 

Elevé dancers demonstrate excellence in attendance, dress code, and classroom etiquette, and serve as role models for young dancers. 

 
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