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Secondary & Upper Divisions

Classes within the Secondary and Upper Divisions are designed to

  • build interest in dancing

  • strengthen muscles

  • build vocabulary

  • develop a sensibility of the artistic and performance qualities that make up dance

In the Secondary and Upper Divisions, students are introduced to a more demanding level of study as classes meet two or more times a week and incorporate elements from major training styles including Royal Academy of Dance, Cecchetti, and Vaganova.

We also introduce training in progressive levels of Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Broadway, and Worship to offer students a well-rounded dance education.


Colorado Ballet Society is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high-quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels.

The Secondary and Upper Divisions season runs

  • Aug 15, 2022 - May 27, 2023


We have open enrollment all year long. There is no definite enrollment deadline for performance participation, the cut off is dependent on the instructor.

The Secondary division includes the following levels:

  • Level 2

  • Level 3a

  • Level 3b

The Upper division includes the following levels:

  • Encore 1-3

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

  • Adult

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