South Coast Conservatory

27652 Camino Capistrano, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Call us at (949) 367 - 0099

Ballet Conservatory

An audition only program for dancers seeking a high level of ballet taught by Bolshoi Masters who present a comprehensive and fun approach to this graceful artform. Using the Vaganova method, derived from other methods such as Cecchetti, students progress through 8 levels of training. The Ballet Conservatory’s goal is the creation of classical ballet dancers who are instruments of artistic and creative perfection.

PROGRESSION - Pre level through level 7, Pre-Professional Academy and Company

ATTIRE - Class Leotard (assigned color), Classical Pink Transition Tights, Split-sole Pink Ballet Shoes with attached ballet ribbons. Ballet Belt* (color belts will be assigned by level) Blue Theraband (for stretch & conditioning classes) Pilates Mat (for stretch & conditioning) Slicked back tight ballet bun. Hair Accessories are fine. Black Jazz Shoes (for jazz/lyrical class) Black Character Shoes (for character class) Black Character Skirt (for character class) Hair is to be worn in a neat bun for all ballet classes including Character and Modern. No jewelry is permitted in class, and nail polish is not allowed.

Commercial Dance Conservatory

An audition only program for dancers seeking a high level of commercial dance training in jazz, tap, hip hop, acro, contemporary, and ballet. Professional educators and artists incorporate advanced technical training with a wide range of choreography. The Commercial Dance Conservatory’s goal is to create healthy, creative, and thoughtful dancers through the highest artistic and educational standards.

PROGRESSION - Pre level through level 7, Pre-Professional Academy and Company

ATTIRE - Class Leotard, Classical Pink Transition Tights, Pink split-sole Ballet Shoes, Ballet Belt* (color belts will be assigned by level), tan Jazz Shoes (for jazz/lyrical class), Black Mary Jane Tap shoes, Booty Shorts for Jazz and Tap. Blue Theraband (for stretch & conditioning classes) Slicked back tight and off the face. Hair Accessories are fine. Hair is to be worn in a neat bun for all ballet classes. No jewelry is permitted in class, and nail polish is not allowed.

Musical Theatre Conservatory

An audition only program for students seeking an advanced technical training with a large repertoire in musical theatre; emphasizing a strong foundation in dance. Professional educators and artists guide students on a theatrical journey, full of characters and stories that will last a lifetime.

PROGRESSION - Level 3-7, Pre-Professional Academy and Company

ATTIRE - Class Leotard, Classical Pink Transition Tights, Pink split-sole Ballet Shoes, Ballet Belt* (color belts will be assigned by level), Black Jazz Shoes, Black Mary Jane Tap shoes, Booty Shorts for Jazz and Tap, Music book, pencil, highlighter, dance journal, blue Theraband (for stretch & conditioning classes) Hair pulled back and off the face. Hair Accessories are fine. Hair is to be worn in a neat bun for all ballet classes. No jewelry is permitted in class.

Competition

An audition only program for dancers seeking group and individual competition for ages 5-14. Through teamwork, technical excellence, and cutting edge choreography, our competitive students experience life long benefits of accountability, discipline, and self expression.

PROGRESSION - (Mini, Petite, Pre-competitive, Junior, Teen, Senior in Novice, Intermediate and Competitive divisions)

ATTIRE - Class Leotard, Classical Pink Transition Tights, Pink split-sole Ballet Shoes for ballet teams, Black Jazz Shoes, Black Mary Jane Tap shoes for Mini/Petite levels, Tan Jazz Shoes and Oxford Tap shoes for Junior/Teen levels, Booty Shorts for Jazz and Tap, Hair is to be worn in a neat pulled back bun, ponytail, or braid. Hair Accessories are fine. No jewelry is permitted in class. Auditions Every June and July. Season is Sept-July.