LEVEL & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
The following are Level & Experience Requirements for the Kona Dance & Performing Arts 2020-2021 Season. Returning Kona Dance students will be placed in the same level classes as the 2019-2020 Season unless notified by a teacher. Please review carefully & contact the front desk for assistance with class placement.
PRE-BALLET Ages 3-4. No experience necessary.
KEIKI Ages 5-7. No experience necessary.
INTRO Ages 8+ (Age 7 considered upon teacher approval). No experience necessary.
ORANGE Beginner, Ages 8+. Previous Intro level or equivalent experience required. Enrollment in ballet class recommended.**
YELLOW Beginner/Intermediate, Ages 8+. Enrollment in a ballet class is encouraged.**
GREEN Intermediate, Ages 10+. Enrollment in a ballet class is required (Jazz is an alternative option to ballet for enrollment in Musical Theatre).**
BLUE Intermediate/Advanced, Ages 11+. Minimum of one ballet class is required. Must be enrolled in dance classes at least 2 times a week. Consistent attendance is critical. Dancing during off-season is highly encouraged.**
VIOLET Advanced, Ages 12+. Our highest level of a genre that demands a high level of commitment to dance. Placement is per teacher recommendation only. Enrollment in at least one additional ballet class is required. Must be enrolled in dance classes at least 3 times a week. Consistent attendance imperative to remaining at this level, as is dancing year round.
BLACK These classes are by teacher recommendation/invitation only and require a high level of commitment to dance. Requirements for these classes will be sent with invitation.
**Enrollment in any color class from Orange through Black is per teacher approval only.
Note: Ballet requirements are waived for Hip Hop and Breaking classes, although it is highly recommended in classes Green & above.