AP Track

Levels:

While the ages are listed as a general guideline, AP placement is based on level. Normally, a dancer will spend 2-3 years in each AP level before advancing to the next one (sometimes a combination schedule of two tracks is recommended when transitioning).

AP 1 (recommended for dancers 6-9)

    • Two AP 1 ballet classes
    • One Technique class (choose between AP 1 Turns, Jumps, Progressions, AP 1/2 Stretch/Conditioning, AP 1/2Technique + Extensions)
    • Ap 1 Jazz
    • Ap 1 Contemporary

Ap 2 (recommended for dancers 9-12)

    • Two AP 2 ballet classes
    • AP 2 Turns, Jumps, Progressions
    • One other AP 1/2 Technique Class (Choose between AP 1 Stretch/Conditioning or AP 1/2 Technique +Extensions)
    • Ap 2 Jazz
    • Ap 2 Contemporary

Ap 3 (recommended for dancers 10-13)

    • Three AP 3 ballet classes (one may be Pointe + Variations if recommended)
    • AP 3 Turns, Jumps, Progressions
    • One other AP 3 Technique Class (Choose between AP 3/4 Stretch/Conditioning or AP 3/4 Technique +Extensions)
    • Ap 3 Jazz
    • Ap 3 Contemporary

Ap 4 (recommended for dancers 14+)

  • Three AP 4 ballet classes (one may be Pointe + Variations if recommended)
  • AP 4 Turns, Jumps, Progressions
  • One other AP 4 Technique Class (Choose between AP 3/4 Stretch/Conditioning or AP 3/4 Technique +Extensions)
  • Ap 4 Jazz
  • Ap 4 Contemporary