Ballet Art and Craft Camps

“Trolls” Ballet Camp June 19-22
Dancers will enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls. Attendees will dance to their favorite Trolls music and make a fun Trolls-themed craft.
What to bring: extra change of clothes (in case of an accident).
10:00 am-12:00 pm       Age 3-6
1:00 pm-4:00 pm           Age 6-9


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“Dance with American Girl Dolls” Ballet Camp June 26-29 American Girl Doll Dance Camp
Bring your favorite American Girl Doll (or another favorite doll) and enjoy a summer camp that is perfect for doll-loving girls! Camp day will be filled with crafts, games,  a tea party and a Dance Lesson. All, of course, centered around their American Girl Doll! This may be favorite Day of the summer!
Please label your child’s doll and accessories.
What to bring: American Girl Doll, (or other favorite doll).
Bring extra change of clothes (in case of an accident).
10:00 am-12:00 pm       Age 3-6
1:00 pm-4:00 pm           Age 6-9


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“Zootopia” Ballet Camp July 17-21
This hilarious adventure full of action, heart and tons of Dance and Crafts participants will create in this camp will take them deeper into the world of Zootopia. It’s big fun for all shapes and species.
Bring extra change of clothes (in case of an accident).
10:00 am-12:00 pm       Age 3-6
1:00 pm-4:00 pm           Age 6-9

 

 

 

“Nutcracker” Ballet Camp August 7-10Nutcracker Summer Dance Camp
Nutcracker camp unbeatable combination of joyful creative motion fused with high-quality dance instruction and engaging professional teachers! Dancers will learn the Nutcracker story and dances from classical ballet Nutcracker performed by ARB students and guest artists in December 2014. As well as do arts and crafts activities, where the students will participate in fun and educational art projects and make up related to the ballet “Nutcracker”.
Bring extra change of clothes (in case of an accident).
10:00 am-12:00 pm       Age 3-6
1:00 pm-4:00 pm           Age 6-9


Tuition



“Moana” Ballet Camp August 14-17
Dancers will joins forces with a mythical Polynesian demigod and Moana to explore magical lands and experience spectacular encounters with incredible creatures of the sea by creating dances and crafts.
Bring extra change of clothes (in case of an accident).
10:00 am-12:00 pm       Age 3-6
1:00 pm-4:00 pm           Age 6-9


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Adult Classes

Ballet Beginners
Ballet class is good for body as well as for mind. Besides promoting cardiovascular fitness and posture this introductory class provides a welcoming and friendly class for adults with little or no prior experience. In this level you will learn the basic positions and concepts of Ballet with exercises at the barre and in the center.
Saturdays 9:30-10:30am
July 1-22 (4 classes)
$60.00
Single classes available for Drop in rate.

Ballet IntermediateAdults+Ballet3
Ballet class created for any dancer with a basic understanding of ballet technique. This class covers the fundamentals of Ballet technique using simple combinations that allow students to focus on perfecting their technique, musicality, and movement.
Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm
July 3-24 (4 classes)
$80.00
Single classes available for Drop in rate.
Wednesday 12:00-1:00 pm
TBD

Ballet Barre Workoutbarre
This 45 min class inspired by Classical Barre exercise and designed to trim, tightens, and tones your entire body. Ballet-barre class combines traditional ballet techniques including slow exercises to stretch and warm up muscles as well as fast exercises that help to strengthen muscles, develop technique and sculpt the body proportionally.
Saturday 10:30 – 11:15 am
July 1-22 (4 classes)
$48.00
Single classes available for Drop in rate.

 

 

 

 

 

Yoga Classes

45-minute gentle flow class that combines yoga postures (asanas), breathing (pranayama), and meditation. The main emphasis of the class is to slow things down so we can develop a stronger awareness and connection to our body and mind, with details to alignment and breath-work.
Tuesdays 4:45-5:30pm or 5:45-6:30pm
July 3-25 (4 sessions) very first class start Monday July 3rd 
$48.00
Single classes available for Drop in rate.

 

Aerial 2Aerial Ballet
This class incorporates the aerial silks into choreography allowing dancers to explore space in alternative three-dimensional planes. Integrating vertical and horizontal movement patterns into choreography allows us to explore movement vocabulary otherwise unavailable to dancers.
Aerial exercise helps builds strength, power, flexibility, courage and grace in a non-competitive, exploratory environment.
Monday 12:30-1:45 pm
TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For questions contact:
academyofrussianballetusa@gmail.com
612-501-9208

Drop in Classes

Spring Gala 2014

Big Swans – Spring Gala 2014

Drop in Classes Now Available.
Academy of Russian Ballet gives opportunity for all metro area youth dancers to take classes without contract and registration fees.
Looking for single classes to improve Ballet Technique? Simple show up and take a class. All age children can participate, check schedule for time.
Children age 3-8 call for spot availability.
ARB graduates and High school Dance Team dancers welcome.

If questions contact:
academyofrussianballetusa@gmail.com
612-501-9208

 

Audition Nutcracker 2017

ARB is pleased to offer youth of the Twin Cities an opportunity to participate in the most well-known and beloved story ballet of all time, the Nutcracker. Auditions are open to children ages 10 (age 8 for ARB students) and older who love to dance and perform. Dance experience is preferred. Roles include: party girls, mice, soldiers, angels and among others.

Audition will be held Saturday August 26 at ARB studio,

14675 Martin Dr Suite 400 Eden Prairie MN 55344

Registration: Please arrive ½ hour before your scheduled audition time to check in and register. At this time you will turn in your completed application along with your $15 fee and participation fee.

11:30am registration for age 10-12 (age 8 for ARB students), 
12pm-1pm audition for following parts:
Soldiers (no dance experience required), Party Boys, Party Girls, Rats, Snowflakes, Angels, Chinese, Russian, Waltz of the Flowers 2 years of Dance experience required.
12:30am
registration for age 13-18
1pm-2pm audition for following parts:
Rats, Snowflakes, Arabian, Pas de Trois, Waltz of the Flowers 
2 years of Ballet and Pointe technique required.

Performers will be cast in the Friday,  Saturday and Sunday performances.

The Nutcracker performance dates are Friday December 15th 7pm,
Saturday December 16th 2pm and 7pm, Sunday December 17th  2pm
Eden Prairie High School Performing Arts Center
17185 Valley View Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55346

Commitment:  All dancers must be willing to commit to a busy schedule of rehearsals and performances. Other extra-curricular activities must not take precedence. Rehearsals will begin in October, depending upon assigned role, and will be every Friday or Saturday and Sunday until the week of performances, which will include two dress rehearsals. Schedules are posted at Bulletin Board at ARB lobby and ARB website http://www.academyofrussianballet.com/performances/rehearsal-schedule/ and can be confirmed with Kirill Bak at (612) 501-9208 in case of any last minute changes.

Parent Information:  Parents are requested to attend a Nutcracker Meeting also at the dance studio 11:00-12:00 for age 10-12 (age 8 for ARB students) and 12:00-1:00 for age 13-18 during your child’s audition. This meeting will give parents information about designated responsibility for the safety of their children during the term of the rehearsals and production. Parent Volunteer Forms will be provided and we will discuss the many volunteer positions that need to be assigned every year such as backstage assistants, dressing “moms” for each group of dancers, gift table attendants, concessions, set up and tear down teams, etc. These are necessary and vital roles to our production, therefore, we encourage parents, other family members and friends to sign up for these duties. You will find that, if past years are the measure, these positions can be a lot of fun, an amazing experience and the key to a smooth and memorable Nutcracker production.


Nutcracker 2017 registration form

Fall Registration

IMG_8546Sign up for 2017-2018 season with most advanced Ballet School in Minnesota.
Academy of Russian Ballet offer comprehensive training in Russian classical ballet technique and skills development using famous Russian Vaganova Method. We provide introductory classes for students with little or no previous training and advanced classes for students exhibiting strong technique. Students have unique opportunity to perform Repertoire of the Academy of Russian Ballet includes The Nutcracker, The Great Halloween Adventure, Peter and the Wolf, Carnival of the Animals, Paquita, and our annual Spring Gala Recital which include many dances from classical ballets as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty,  La Giselle, La Sylphide and many others.
2016-2017 season Academy’s dancers participate in YAGP Ballet competitions in Chicago and locally, where they won Top places include money awards. 

Open House
Fall registration
During Open House your child can take FREE Trial Class (can’t attend if late for class) while you will meet teachers, observe class, register and place your child in appropriate level.

Tuesday August 1
Open House and Registration 4:30pm-6:30pm
4:45-5:30 Observation Class for Dancers age 3-5
5:30-6:30 Observation Class for Dancers age 5-8
6:30 Registration

Tuesday August 22
Open House and Registration
 4:30pm-6:30pm
4:45-5:30 Observation Class for Dancers age 3-5
5:30-6:30 Observation Class for Dancers age 5-8
6:30 Registration

Wednesday August 23
Open House
 and Registration 4:30pm-6:30pm
4:30-6:30 Observation Class for Dancers age 8-18
6:30 Registration

Thursday August 24
Open House and Registration 4:30pm-6:30pm
5:30-6:30 Observation Class for Dancers age 5-8
4:30-6:30 Observation Class for Dancers age 13-18
6:30 Registration

Saturday August 26
Open House and Registration 11:00-12:00 Registration

Contact us to visit our studio and register for classes.  Registration is open year-round.  Please review the Studio Rules and Dress Code, in addition to the Class Schedule and Tuition fees.

Studio Rules
Students should be on time for the beginning of a class. If late the teacher’s permission is required to enter the class. Students who are more than 15 minutes late may observe class, but will not participate.
No food, chewing gum, or beverages (except water) are allowed in the dance studio.
Students must be picked up at the end of class or rehearsal. After a 15-minute grace period has passed, a $1 per-minute fee will be assessed to parent. Young children not enrolled in class should not be left unattended.
The number of students per class may be limited by Directors at any time.
There is a $150 participation fee for each production (which students have the option to participate in) and $50 participation fee for Spring Recital. Families who volunteer for 8 or more hours will be given a $50 reduction on the next session tuition payment. The participation fee is non-refundable if the student chooses to quit a production after rehearsals have begun.
Students must be enrolled for the entire class session in order to participate in ARB productions for example: Halloween-Fall, Nutcracker-Winter, Peter & the Wolf and Carnival-Spring.
Students can apply to compete in local and regional competitions. Competition training costs, rehearsal schedule, and terms of competition are to be decided between Directors and parents.

Dress Code
Pre-ballet: pink tights, pink leotard, pink shoes no skirt allowed.
Ballet 1-2: pink tights, black leotard, pink shoes no skirt allowed.
Ballet 3-5: pink tights, black leotard preferred any color accepted, pink shoes skirt allowed.
Boys: white T-shirt, black tights, white socks, and white or black ballet shoes

All levels: hair should be secured from the face and neck (in bun). No warm-ups or additional clothing worn during class

Miss Open House registration? Simply call or e-mail for more info and appointment.