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School of Ballet

School of Ballet Sample Daily Schedule

Classes are held Monday- Saturday (with only morning classes on Saturdays). 

A typical schedule may look like the following:

8:00am- Get ready for the day!  Breakfast at the dining hall and catching the bus to the National Museum of Dance

9:30-11:00am- Ballet Technique

11:00-12:00pm- Pointe, Variations or Men's Class

12:00-1:30pm- Return to Skidmore College for Lunch, some rest before afternoon classes and catching the bus to the National Museum of Dance

2:00-3:00pm- Afternoon Class #1- Which may consist of Variations, Jazz, Turns and Jumps, Strength and Conditioning, Pilates, Pas de Deux

3:00-4:00pm- Afternoon Class #2- Which may consist of Variations, Jazz, Turns and Jumps, Strength and Conditioning, Pilates, Pas de Deux

​4:00-6:15pm- Dinner and free time.  Students may visit Skidmore College's Pool,the Tang Museum or yes, even do laundry!

6:30pm -Bed Check- Performance and Recreational Time.  Students will attend performances at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center or participate in a full recreational program designed by the NYSSSA Staff (events include Spa Nights, Movie nights, scavenger hunts and health and wellness programs). Lights out to get ready for the next day!