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This class is preparation for students seeking to study Pointe.  Emphasis will be placed on strengthening the core, developing center of balance, and reinforcing correct foot and ankle positioning to a safe and successful transition to pointe work.  There is only one level of Pre-Pointe.  Pre-Pointe must be taken in conjunction with a standard ballet class, traditionally Ballet 3.  Students may not advance to Pointe without instructor approval.  Pre-Pointe classes do not perform in the annual recital.

Pre Pointe/Pointe 30 mins

Permission from the instructor. Students have typically completed/are enrolled in Ballet 3. (Typical age range 11-13).


Permission of the Instructor


Black leotard with pink footed or convertible dance tights. No skirts allowed.


Hair must be in a bun


Pink leather or canvas, split-sole, ballet slippers.

Schedule of 2023-24 Pre-Pointe Classes

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"I dance for spending hours on end sitting in the wings backstage at 11 PM on a Sunday night with my best friends cheering on my teammates during senior solos. Those memories are some of the best I've experienced in my life and there are no words to truly describe how much joy they bring me."
TDC Dancer since age 5
Elite Team Dancer since age 5
WWPDC Member
The Dance Corner The Elite Team West Windsor Plainsboro Dance Company