In Motion is proud to include in our extensive list of classes and programs the American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum – a breakthrough 9 level programs that combines excellent artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. Within our conservatory program, the ABT ballet class will be taught in addition to classes in PBT (Progressive Ballet Technique) for supplemental conditioning and contemporary dance as well. Students will be examined at each level by National ABT faculty. Upon promotion to higher levels of the curriculum, dancers will be eligible to compete in the Youth American Grand Prix and Icon competitions. The Conservatory classes are taught by the following outstanding faculty teachers:
Ballet: Alejandra Dore – Certified in ABT curriculum & PBT method.
PBT: Michelle Nicholson – Certified in PBT method.
Contemporary: Nina Price – Kent State University Contemporary Major
Dancers are selected for the conservatory for body type and dance proficiency starting at age 6. Membership in the Conservatory is by audition only.