Classes will include basic fitness, developmental and imagination exercises combined with ballet and creative movement. Basic ballet foundations will be covered in terminology, technique, and positions. Ballet class etiquette will be practiced. Dress code is as follows: For boys and girls (as comfort and budget allow), black shorts or comfortable pants, white t-shirt or black leo and pink tights with dance skirt, ballet slippers
Classes will include basic strengthening and ballet technique, with foundations in terminology, ballet positions and history. Students will learn basic ballet positions of arms and feet, beginner exercises at the barre and simple phrasing of two to three movements in center combinations. Ballet class etiquette will be followed. Dress code is as follows: For boys and girls (as comfort and budget allow), black shorts or comfortable pants, white t-shirt or black leo and pink tights with dance skirt, ballet slippers.
Laura Segre-Lewis | Dance Instructor
Laura Segre-Lewis is a trained dancer/performer and the co-director of a Lexington based Christian ballet school, Kentucky Repertory Dance Theatre, and performing troupe, Laos Deo. She has seventeen years of experience with dance for worship and has performed original works both regionally, nationally and internationally in Perth, Australia, Moscow, Russia and Cancun, Mexico on ministry related trips. Laura has also helped lead and teach numerous workshops and dance intensives. Yearly, she helps produce two dance productions with her students at Kentucky Repertory Dance Theatre showcasing original works. Their performing troupe, Laos Deo, has taken these works on the road and used them to minister regionally in venues such as nursing homes, children’s homes, schools and churches.
Laura also holds an MFA in painting from the University of Kentucky. Her research is based on issues of space and patterns of movement within a three-dimensional area correlating to its relationship with two-dimensional design. Laura has also taught at the university level for the University of Kentucky and currently teaches at Asbury University in the Fine Arts Department as an adjunct faculty.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
The mission of the BAC is to provide affordable music instruction for all families in our community. However, the costs may still be difficult for some families. There may be some financial aid available for families with significant need. What we are able to provide is dependent on the number of students enrolled. If you need financial aid to afford to participate in the BAC, please email firstname.lastname@example.org detailing your need and what you are able to afford.
Families who have two or more children enrolled in the BAC will receive a 10% discount on their total costs for each semester.
- Registration Fee: $10
- Arts Classes: $50