Teen/Adult Open Class Offerings
The Florida Ballet offers weekly classes in the evenings for Teens/Adults. With several levels of technique and genres of dance to choose from, these classes allow you the flexibility to dance as much or as little as you like.
Single drop-in class or class card rates are available. Pre-registration not required.
SUMMER DANCE OPEN CLASSES:
Open Teen/Adult Beginning and Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Technique classes are being offered as part of our Summer Dance session (June 17-July 27). For schedule and information visit our Summer Dance Page.
2019-2020 TEEN/ADULT OPEN CLASS SCHEDULE:
Open classes for the 2019/20 calendar year start on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. All classes will take place at our new facility located at 10131 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225.
Class Rates: $15 drop-in or $120 for a 10-class card (cards expire 6 months after purchase).
- Teen/Adult Beginner Level Classes -
Open to teens (ages 13 and above) and adults of all ages, this program is a great way to experience dance training, stay in shape, and have fun! All levels are welcome, but the classes are geared towards the beginning level.
Teen/Adult Beginner Level Class Options
~ Mondays from 7:00-8:15pm ~
This class will focus on the basics of ballet and provides students with an introduction to the elements of ballet technique. No previous dance experience is required. Dress code: comfortable fitted attire that you can easily move in and ballet shoes.
~ Mondays from 7:30-8:30pm ~
Students will be introduced to the basics of tap in a fun and exciting atmosphere! No previous dance experience is required. Dress code: comfortable fitted attire that you can easily move in and tap shoes.
~ Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30pm ~
Come move groove and have fun with this beginner jazz class! No previous dance experience is required. Dress code: comfortable fitted attire that you can easily move in and jazz or ballet shoes.
~ Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm ~
Open to teens ages 13-18. Show us your moves while learning the basics of hip-hop technique. Dress code: comfortable fitted attired that you can easily move in and sneakers.
- Intermediate/Advanced Level Classes -
Open to teens (ages 13 and above) and adults of all ages, this program is perfect for those who want to add additional dance training or those who are unable to commit to a more rigorous daily training schedule. Technical proficiency and sufficient knowledge of the different genres and terminology is required to fully enjoy the intermediate/advanced level.
Intermediate/Advanced Level Class Options
~ Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30-9:00pm ~
Technical proficiency and knowledge of ballet terminology is required. Dress code: leotard and tights or fitted dance attire you can easily move in and ballet shoes.
~ Mondays from 7:00-8:15pm ~
Technical proficiency of contemporary dance technique is required. Dress code: leotard and tights, or fitted dance attire you can easily move in. Ballet shoes or barefoot.
~ Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm ~
Jacksonville Dance Theatre offers an open Adult Modern Dance Class taught by a rotating group of JDT's leadership and founding dancers. Simonson, Limon, and Post-Modern Release techniques frame the primary focus on the integration of performance and technique, and correct/articulate body placement/anatomical alignment. This class will employ elements of improvisation and composition to support whole body integration and the expression of personal artistry.