ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS
The program for dancers either beginning their dance journey, or seeking to progress their dance training alongside their commitments to other activities. These classes are designated by both age/grade and level of experience: beginning (beg,) intermediate (int,) or advanced (adv.)
Progressive Beg, Beg/Int, & Int Classes: These classes allow dancers to begin and develop their passion for dance at any age with a class schedule of their choice that compliments their lives. These dancers perform in CREO’s Spring Recital (early June.)
Progressive Int/Adv (formerly 4P) & Adv (formerly 5P) Classes: Formerly 4P and 5P, these dancers commit to the following,
- 2 days of dance per week including at least one Ballet or Ballet/Contemporary class
- 15 hours of summer punchcard class or a CREO Dance Blitz
- Perform at Cathedral Dance Festival (early May)
- Perform in CREO’s Spring Recital (early June)
CREO’s Accelerated Program is designed for dancers seeking to accelerate his or her development in dance. These dancers have chosen dance as their primary extracurricular activity. Accelerated Program dancers are required to commit to the following,
|Fall-Spring 2022-2023||Summer 2022||Performances|
|All Levels – 2 days of Ballet/week||Level 1-3 – 15 hours of punchcard class or the Dance Blitz||All Levels – CREO’s Spring Recital
|Level 4-7 – At least 1 elective
(Contemporary/ Jazz/ Hip-Hop)
|Level 4-7 – 30 hours of punchcard class or the Dance Blitz + 10 punchcard hours||Level 3-7 – Cathedral Dance Festival
|*Tap and Acro do not count as elective classes as they are shorter in length||Class attendance is mandatory 3 weeks prior to a performance|
How to enter the Accelerated Program: Please contact us at (952) 465-0018 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about joining the Accelerated Program.
The Conservatory Program is for dancers considering a future in dance beyond CREO. Including three audition-based tracks, these dancers commit to a class regimen reflective of the highest degree of excellence in their respective areas of focus. These dancers are considered ambassadors for the CREO studio both as leaders within the CREO community and representatives of CREO outside the studio.
CREO Classical Ballet
CREO Classical Ballet is CREO’s track for the dancer seeking to achieve technical and artistic excellence in Ballet and Pointe. This comprehensive training program begins early in their dance training to equip today’s young dancers with the artistry and athleticism expected of classical ballet in the 21st century.
Flight is a conservatory-level technique and performance class for Level 5-7 dancers. Flight was created to give CREO students an opportunity to continue their technique training, take risks, and perform choreography with maturity and vulnerability in ways that are above and beyond their regular classes.
Hip-Hop Invitational, Pre-TEAM, and TEAM Hip-Hop
TEAM Hip-Hop and it’s preceding classes (Hip-Hop Invitational and Pre-Team) is the conservatory track for dancers who are skilled in both hip-hop and acro. This track emphasizes high physicality, athleticism, and individual expression through the hallmarks of contemporary hip-hop movement including popping, locking, tutting, breaking, rhythm, groove, isolation, groundedness, and acrobatic skills. Dancers are accepted through the summer Hip-Hop Skill Builder Audition Camp.