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Classes

International Dance Acclaim (IDA) Ballet Program

The Joy of Dance ballet curriculum follows the International Dance Acclaim (IDA) Program. In June, the students have a ballet examination that will be assessed by an international examiner. Students are awarded a performance certificate and medal that provide proof that they have attained an international standard of classical ballet appropriate to their ages. Instructor: Joy of Dance Staff.


Pre-Ballet (IDA) • 5-6 years
17 lessons @ 45 mins, $390/$323 MCC district residents.
1587.319          M, 1/28-6/10          3:45-4:30 p.m.
No lesson on 2/18, 4/15 and 5/27.

Ballet Grade I (IDA) • 7+ years
18 lessons @ 1 hr, $540/$450 MCC district residents.
1588.319          Sa, 1/19-6/8          11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
No lesson on 4/20, 5/18 and 5/25.


Ballet Grade II/III (IDA)
• 8+ years
18 lessons @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $674/$558 MCC district residents.
1589.319          Sa, 1/19-6/8          12:30-2 p.m.
No lesson on 4/20, 5/18 and 5/25.


Ballet Grade V (IDA)
• 11-16 years
Instructor: Miss Virginia Britton, Founder, Alexandria Ballet.
20 lessons @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $749/$620 MCC district residents.
1590.319          F, 1/25-6/14          6:45-8:15 p.m.
No lesson on 4/19.

Ballet Grade IV (IDA)
11-16 years
20 lessons @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $749/$620 MCC district residents.
1591.319          W, 1/23-6/12          5:30-7 p.m.
No lesson on 4/17.

Pointe Grade V (IDA)
11-16 years
Instructor: Miss Virginia Britton, Founder, Alexandria Ballet.
20 lessons @ 45 mins, $459/$380 MCC district residents.
1592.319          F, 1/25-6/14          8:15-9 p.m.
No lesson on 4/19.

Joy of Dance is a progressive dance training program where students advance in a systematic manner. Joy of Dance staff members hold university degrees, are internationally accredited and/or are performing professionals. Questions? Email info@joyofdance.org. Optional Performances: To view all optional events and performances, instructor qualifications and other information, visit www.joyofdance.org. Students
participating in optional performances, McLean Day, The Alden Spring Demos or Black Box Demos, will incur an $85 fee to cover the cost of costumes, backdrop rental, music editing, tickets, props, programs and event staffing
for dress rehearsals and events.
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