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.

Kona Dance and Performing Arts

81-973 Halekii St.

Kealakekua, HI 96750

(808) 657-4473

konadanceandperformingarts@gmail.com

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