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.

Junior Level Pre-Professional Day Program *NEW*

Pre-professional day program for junior ballet dancers

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

Monday

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Technique
6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Pointe
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Modern
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Jazz

Tuesday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Variations/Repertoire
(Students are asked to come back on Tuesday evenings for an additional Technique & Pointe class. During YAGP season, students may stay at the studio in-between and work on homework during this time.)
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Technique
8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Pointe

Thursday

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Technique
6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Pointe
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Contemporary
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Character

Friday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Variations/Repertoire

Saturday

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

Fees:

  • Annual Registration Fee = $55 per student or $100 per family (includes fall, spring and summer)
  • Semester Performance Fee = $150 (auto-charged at beginning of each semester)
  • Annual Tuition (also available in 10 installments = $2,950
  • * 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 3 - Motionwear princess seam silkskyn camisole leotard Style 2518 in Sunset Coral
  • Level 4 - Motionwear princess seam silkskyn camisole leotard Style 2518 in Raspberry
  • 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

Intermediate Level Pre-Professional Day Program

Pre-professional day program for intermediate ballet dancers

Enrollment is by audition only (typically ages 13-15)

Monday

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

Tuesday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Repertoire

Wednesday

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

Thursday

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

Friday

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

Saturday

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Technique
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pointe
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Production Rehearsals

Fees:

  • Annual Registration Fee = $55 per student or $100 per family (includes fall, spring and summer)
  • Semester Performance Fee = $150 (auto-charged at beginning of each semester)
  • Annual Tuition (also available in 10 installments = $3,350
  • * 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 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
11:45 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
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Repertoire
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. YAGP Ensemble Rehearsals TBA

Wednesday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pointe
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Character
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pas de Deux

Thursday

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technique
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. Contemporary

Friday

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

Saturday

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Technique
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pointe
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Production Rehearsals

Fees:

  • Annual Registration Fee = $55 per student or $100 per family (includes fall, spring and summer)
  • Semester Performance Fee = $150 (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