Professional & Post-Grad Program

OUR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO PURSUING A CAREER IN CLASSICAL BALLET OR CONTEMPORARY DANCE. THE FOCUS OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DEVELOP EACH STUDENT INTO A COMPLETE DANCER, AND MULTI-FACETED ARTIST, WHILE PREPARING THEM FOR THE WORLD OF PROFESSIONAL DANCE.

ENTRANCE TO THE PD PROGRAMS ARE BY ACCEPTANCE ONLY. INTERESTED PARTIES NEED TO SUBMIT A REGISTRATION FORM AND CONTACT GALIEN@HWBALLET.COM TO SET UP A DROP IN CLASS TO AUDITION. IF THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE, THE STUDENT MUST SUBMIT PHOTOS IN THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: TENDU A LA SECOND, FIRST ARABESQUE, AND IF ON POINTE THEN FIFTH EN POINTE WITH ARMS IN FIFTH EN HAUT. THESE CAN BE SUBMITTED TO GALIEN@HWBALLET.COM AS WELL.

OUR POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM IS FOR STUDENTS THAT HAVE GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND ARE LOOKING FOR EXTRA TRAINING TO IMPROVE THEIR SKILLS AND TO PREPARE THEM FOR AUDITIONS. ENTRANCE TO THE POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM IS BY ACCEPTANCE ONLY. INTERESTED PARTIES MUST SUBMIT A REGISTRATION FORM AND CONTACT GALIEN@HWBALLET.COM TO SET UP A DROP IN CLASS TO AUDITION. IF THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE, THE STUDENT MUST SUBMIT PHOTOS IN THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: TENDU A LA SECOND, FIRST ARABESQUE, AND FIFTH EN POINTE WITH ARMS IN FIFTH EN HAUT. THESE CAN BE SUBMITTED TO GALIEN@HWBALLET.COM AS WELL.

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PD one

$7305.00 + gst

This combined grade includes students who are enrolled in grades 5 and 6 in school. This grade will receive the following classes (per week):

  • Ballet
  • Pre-pointe
  • Contemporary

*Training days for the 2019/2020 school year will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

PD two

$7694.00 + gst

This combined grade includes students who are enrolled in grades 7, 8, and 9 in school. This grade will receive the following classes (per week):

  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Pointe

*Training days for the 2019/2020 school year are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings, and Saturday morning

PD three

$7999.00 + gst

This combined grade includes students who are enrolled in grades 10, 11, and 12 in school. These students will train daily from 1pm to 4pm, as part of a high school partnership program. Students will attend high school in the mornings and attend the Hattori/Williamson School of Ballet to train in the afternoon. Students in this program also have the option to take high school classes through online schooling. This grade will receive the following classes (per week):

  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Pointe/Variations
  • Dance History/Repertoire
  • Pas de Deux

POST GRADUATE PROGRAM

8997.00 Full Year + gst

This program is designed for dancers who have graduated high school and who are looking for an intensive training year as they prepare for auditions. This program will involve up to 5 hours of intense training per day. We also offer help and advice in resume writing, audition video preparation, and variation setting and rehearsal for audition purposes. These students will receive the following classes (per week):

  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Pointe/Variations
  • Pas de Deux
  • Choreography
  • Dance History/Repertoire
  • Body Conditioning
  • Philosophy of Dance

 

*For the 2019/2020 school year students train Monday through Saturday

SHORT TERM STUDIES

2999.00 + gst

Students looking for an intensive training opportunity that will expand their technical, artistic, and performance abilities while working with our esteemed staff will find great benefit in joining one of our short term study programs. These studies run three times per year.

Fall: September 10-December 21

Winter: January 7-March 30

Spring: April 1-June 22

Students who are accepted into one of these study groups will train daily with our Post Graduate and PD3 students in a variety of classes like Ballet, Pointe and Variations, Contemporary, Choreography, Dance History and Philosophy, Body Conditioning, and Pas de Deux. They may also have the opportunity to join our full year students in some of our school performances.

Students must be between the ages of 16 and 21 to be considered. 

To apply, please send your request to galien@hwballet.com

PD Male Division

7694.00 + gst

We are excited to announce that starting September 2019, we are introducing a training program tailored to male dancers. Along with regular classes with the female students, the gentlemen will have the chance to train with ballet star and male technique master, Yukichi Hattori. This class will give male students the edge they need in their training when they learn the specific techniques and steps that are regularly required for male dancers to execute. Students in this program will also receive Pas de Deux classes to gain a competitive advantage when auditioning for professional performance opportunities and company placement. 

For students ages 12-18

*For the 2019/2020 training days please inquire