IBC Pre-Professional Day Program

IBC offers a full-time Pre-Professional Day Program for those students with alternative/flexible academic schedules. Offering an intense level of training, this program is dedicated to elevating the technique and artistry of serious-minded dance students who strive to have a professional career in ballet and dance. Enrollment is by audition only.

Pre-professional ballet instruction

Students will take classes 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday, during the daytime hours in a carefully structured program that includes:

  • Ballet Technique
  • Pointe
  • Variations
  • Repertoire
  • Contemporary
  • Character
  • Comparative Technique
  • Acting
  • Ballet History
  • and more

Special Highlights

  • Opportunities to work with all members of IBC’s esteemed Faculty
  • Smaller classes with individualized attentionk
  • Private lessons for competition preparation
  • Performance opportunities
  • Additional/optional evening classes
  • Individual academic study time
  • Housing options available
  • Location in a small city known for affluent neighborhoods, emphasis on arts, quiet surroundings, and quaint shopping/restaurants

Housing

Out-of-town students interested in year-round housing and host family options
should contact the Admissions Director at 317-202-1617 ext. 1.

Intermediate Level Pre-Professional Day Program

Pre-professional day program for intermediate ballet dancers

Enrollment is by audition only (typically ages 11-13)

Monday

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:40 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Variations / Repertoire

Tuesday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:40 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Contemporary

Wednesday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:40 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Character

Thursday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:40 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Contemporary

Friday

4:40 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Technique
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Pointe

Saturday

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Technique
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pointe

Production Rehearsals 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Fees:

  • Annual Registration Fee = $50 per student or $95 per family (includes fall, spring and summer)
  • Semester Performance Fee = $125 (auto-charged at beginning of each semester)
  • Annual Tuition (also available in 10 installments = $3,250
  • * Full Scholarships are available to talented Gentlemen.
  • ** Day Program students may also attend additional classes in the evening if they wish, for an additional hourly rate.
  • *** Semester Tuition, if paid in full during first week of classes, receives a 5% discount (not applicable towards Fees or Private Lessons).
  • **** Family Discount = 2 or more students enrolled in immediate family will receive a 5% discount per student.

Uniform for Ladies:

  • (Leotards to correspond with the students' appropriate "evening program" level)
  • Level 4 - Motionwear princess seam silkskyn camisole leotard Style 2518 in Raspberry
  • Level 5 - Motionwear princess seam silkskyn camisole leotard Style 2518 in Teal
  • Prima Soft European Pink convertible tights (no seams)
  • Pink ballet shoes with ribbons attached and elastics removed
  • Pink pointe shoes
  • Black character shoes
  • Black character skirt (knee-length)
  • Uniform skirt - black wrap ballet skirt for Exams and other events

Uniform for Gentlemen:

  • White, fitted t-shirt
  • Black tights
  • Black ballet shoes
  • Black jazz shoes
  • Dance belt (undergarment)
  • Elastic belt (to be rolled into tights) or black elastic cumberband

Advanced Level Pre-Professional Day Program

Pre-professional day program for advanced ballet dancers

Enrollment is by audition only (typically ages 14-19)

Monday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Gentlemen's Variations
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Variations
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Repertoire

Tuesday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Gentlemen's Variations
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Choreography / Rotating Classes
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. YAGP Ensemble Rehearsals

Wednesday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Gentlemen's Variations
11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:35 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Variations
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pas de Deux

Thursday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Gentlemen's Variations
11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:35 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Character
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Contemporary

Friday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Gentlemen's Variations
11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:35 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Variations / Repertoire
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Contemporary

Saturday

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Technique
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pointe

Production Rehearsal 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Fees:

  • Annual Registration Fee = $50 per student or $95 per family (includes fall, spring and summer)
  • Semester Performance Fee = $125 (auto-charged at beginning of each semester)
  • Annual Tuition (also available in 10 installments = $3,535
  • * Full Scholarships are available to talented Gentlemen.
  • ** Day Program students may also attend additional classes in the evening if they wish, for an additional hourly rate.
  • *** Semester Tuition, if paid in full during first week of classes, receives a 5% discount (not applicable towards Fees or Private Lessons).
  • **** Family Discount = 2 or more students enrolled in immediate family will receive a 5% discount per student.

Uniform for Ladies:

  • Motionwear silkskyn camisole leotard Style 2174 with IBC logo in Black or Brown
  • (leotards are purchased through IBC upon enrollment, as they are made-to-order – black required for exams)
  • Prima Soft European Pink convertible tights (no seams)
  • Pink ballet shoes with ribbons attached and elastics removed
  • Pink pointe shoes
  • Black character shoes
  • Black character skirt (knee-length)
  • Uniform skirt - black wrap ballet skirt for Exams and other events

Uniform for Gentlemen:

  • White, fitted t-shirt
  • Black tights
  • Black ballet shoes
  • Black jazz shoes
  • Dance belt (undergarment)
  • Elastic belt (to be rolled into tights) or black elastic cumberband