Class placement through Threshold is based on age and takes place in
August, January and June only. Children may not move up in the
middle of the semester.
Promotions for Threshold and up
are based on teacher recommendations.
Absences & or failure to attend each class in a student’s level may
retard promotion. Please discuss attendance issues due to illness or
injury promptly with the office.
Required Classes per Level
& Threshold 1
1 class per week.
|Threshold 2, Level 1, Level 2
||2 classes per week
||3 technique classes + 1 pre-pointe or pointe
||4 technique classes + 1 pointe
||5 technique classes + 2 pointe
||5 technique classes + 2 pointe
We encourage students to take classes in
other styles of dance as time allows, in order to enhance and fine
tune their technique.
Student Open House
Our Our annual in-studio Open House is held the last week of the fall semester for
parents to see what their dancers have been working on all Fall! Parents are
invited to observe class during this week.
Our June Showcase dates for 2017 are June 10-11, 2017. Rhythm N 4s
thru Level 6 perform in our End of Year June Showcase. Rhythm N 3s perform during
the last week of the spring semester. Costume fees are due starting in January.
Costume costs range from $30.00 to $80.00, which dancers will take home at the
end of the production.
Petaluma School of Ballet has produced a full length Nutcracker for 30 years,
a community favorite!
To participate in the school's annual Nutcracker:
1. Dancers must be
6 years old on or by 12/1/17,
2. Dancers must have taken continuous classes for one year prior to Nutcraker
Tuition must be current.
4. Dancers must have taken required summer training
Levels 4A-6: Dates and Times TBA.
Pre-Ballet-Level 4: Dates and Times TBA.
Mandatory Parent Meeting: TBA
Please label all dance clothing and shoes with an indelible laundry marker.
PSB is the official home of
North Coast Ballet California, a
non-profit 501(c)(3) corp., and a member of Regional Dance
America/Pacific. Dancers are chosen through an annual audition
or may be invited to join by the Artistic Directors.
check your dancer's mail folder (located by our office window)
and the bulletin
boards in the main entrance each time you come to the studio.
We also send out information by email. Please be sure to update your email
address with the office. Our office
staff is available to answer questions during business hours.
Required Dress Code
Rhythm N' 2's, 3's and 4's: pink short-sleeved
leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink full-soled ballet slippers, black
patent tap shoes for R&3's and 4's.
Threshold 2: White tank leotard, pink tights, & pink,
full-soled leather ballet slippers
Pre-Ballet: Blue short-sleeved
leotard, pink tights, pink full-soled ballet shoes and black patent tap shoes
Beginning & Threshold 1: Lavender short-sleeved
leotard, pink tights, and pink, full-soled leather ballet shoes.
Level 1: Theatricals #N5501 Mulberry
pink tights and pink full-soled leather ballet shoes.
Level 2: Capezio #202 light blue tank leotard, pink tights &
pink, full-soled leather ballet shoes.
Level 3: Capezio #202 royal blue tank leotard, pink, full-soled
leather ballet shoes, Body Wrappers tights #45
in Theatrical Pink.
Level 4: Capezio #202 burgundy tank leotard, pink canvas,
ballet shoes, Body Wrappers tights #45 in Theatrical Pink.
Level 5 to 6: Black Leotard; pink canvas
split-soled ballet shoes, Body Wrappers tights #45 or #46, in Theatrical Pink.
Boys: White crew neck T-shirt, black bike shorts or full-footed
tights, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.
Jazz: White camisole or tank top, black
bike shorts or jazz pants, black jazz shoes.
Hip Hop: Comfortable clothes that can be moved in (no
jeans) and non-marking tennis shoes.