American Ballet Theatre®
Virtuosity Performing Arts Studio
Virtuosity Performing Arts Studio is proud to include The American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 8 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development.
While participation in the ABT® program is through student evaluation and invitation only, Virtuosity also offers recreational ballet classes, taught with elements of French, Russian and Italian technique.
American Ballet Theatre® is recognized as America’s National Ballet Company, delivering the highest caliber of ballet to the world stage. Through a collaboration of dedicated, passionate individuals, ABT® is able to present the finest in classical and contemporary dance to audiences in New York, around the country and the world!
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. Miss Carrie Larson is an ABT® Certified Teacher who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive, in Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.
Get the ABT 2022-2023 Rules & Policies
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When can a student enter the program?
What is to be expected at the evaluation?
How are students placed in levels?
How long does a dancer remain in each level?
What is the attire?
Once a dancer is placed into a level, he/she must wear the ABT® specifically assigned ballet uniform, available through The Leotard via the links below. Female students must wear pink ballet tights and pink, split-soled ballet shoes. Males students must wear black ballet shoes. Hair must be pulled back securely in a proper ballet bun.
Primary A, B, C leotard in pink: https://www.theleotard.com/cproduct/5675/eurotard-kids-tank-dress-#10466
Level 1 leotard in light blue: https://www.theleotard.com/cproduct/5538/eurotard-kids-microfiber-tank-leotard-#4489
Level 2 leotard in lilac: https://www.theleotard.com/cproduct/5538/eurotard-kids-microfiber-tank-leotard-#4489