Ballet Classes

Academy faculty

Glenda Lucena

Glenda Lucena is a world-renowned professional ballet teacher and repetiteur. She brings her insight, excellence and spirituality into every studio. Lucena has served as Ballet Master at Miami City Ballet, taught consistently for the Chautauqua Institution and served as both faculty and repetiteur for the JSoM Ballet Department.

Robin Hoover Allen dancing with children

Robin Hoover Allen specializes in teaching creative movement classes for young children with a pre-ballet focus, and she also teaches elective courses in classical and contemporary ballet as an adjunct instructor with the ballet department. Allen is an alumna of IU with a Bachelor of Science in ballet and human biology and a Master of Science in ballet.

Rebecca Janes

Rebecca Janes has performed principal roles throughout her extensive career in notable ballets by leading choreographers such as George Balanchine, Alonzo King, Dwight Rhoden, Nacho Duato, Gerald Arpino, Marius Petipa, Sasha Janes and many others. Fully certified in Romana Pilates, she instructs privately from her home studio in Bloomington.

Fall Schedule
DateEvent
September 6Classes Begin
October 14–16Fall Break, no classes
November 20–27Thanksgiving Break, no classes
December 3Classes conclude

Fall semester

All students must be the age listed as of August 1, 2022.

Class Schedule:

  • Saturday: Technique, 9:30-10:45AM
  • Tuesday & Thursday: Technique, 5-6:15PM

Dress Code: Dark pink leotard, flesh-tone or pink tights and slippers, or Virtuosity Class dress code.

Tuition: $511.33

Class Schedule:

  • Saturday: Technique, 10:45-12PM
  • Tuesday & Thursday: Technique, 6:15-7:30PM

Dress Code: Light pink leotard, flesh-tone or pink tights and slippers, or Virtuosity Class dress code.

Tuition: $511.33

*Those not yet on pointe.

Class Schedule:

  • Monday & Wednesday: Technique, 5:15-6:30PM
  • Thursday: Conditioning, 5:15-5:45PM; Technique, 5:45-7PM; Pre-Pointe, 7-8PM

Dress Code: Light green leotard, flesh-tone or pink tights and slippers, or Virtuosity Class dress code.

Tuition: $650

*Those already on pointe.

Class Schedule:

  • Saturday: Technique, 9:30-11AM; Contemporary, 11:15-12:15PM
  • Monday: Technique, 6:30-7:45PM; Pointe/Variations, 7:45-8:45PM
  • Wednesday: Technique, 6:30-7:45PM
  • Thursday: Conditioning, 5:15-5:45PM; Technique, 5:45-7PM; Pointe, 7-8PM

Dress Code: Dark green leotard, flesh-tone or pink tights and slippers, or Virtuosity Class dress code.

Tuition: $858

Class Schedule:

  • Saturday: Technique, 12:30-2PM; Variations, 2-3:15PM
  • Monday: Conditioning, 5:45-6:15PM; Technique, 7-8:15PM; Pointe, 8:20-8:45PM
  • Tuesday: Technique, 5:45-7:15PM; Variations, 7:20-8:20PM
  • Wednesday: Technique, 5:45-7PM; Contemporary, 7:15-8:15PM
  • Friday: Technique, 5:45-7:15PM; Coaching, 7:15-8PM

Dress Code: Grey leotard, flesh-tone or pink tights and slippers, or Virtuosity Class dress code.

Tuition: $953.33

Class Schedule:

  • Saturday: Technique, 12:30-2PM; Variations, 2-3:15PM
  • Monday: Conditioning, 5:45-6:15PM; Technique, 7-8:15PM; Pointe, 8:20-8:45PM
  • Tuesday: Technique, 5:45-7:15PM; Variations, 7:20-8:20PM
  • Wednesday: Technique, 5:45-7:15PM; Contemporary, 7:15-8:15PM
  • Friday: Technique, 5:45-7:15PM; Coaching, 7:15-8PM

Dress Code: Burgundy leotard, flesh-tone or pink tights and slippers, or Virtuosity Class dress code.

Tuition: $953.33

Class Schedule:

  • Saturday: Technique, 12:30-2PM; Variations, 2-3:15PM
  • Monday: Conditioning, 5:45-6:15PM; Technique, 7-8:15PM; Pointe, 8:20-8:45PM
  • Tuesday: Technique, 5:45-7:15PM; Variations, 7:20-8:20PM
  • Wednesday: Technique, 5:45-7PM; Contemporary, 7:15-8:15PM
  • Thursday: Technique, 7-8:30PM
  • Friday: Technique, 5:45-7:15PM; Coaching, 7:15-8PM

Dress Code: Black leotard, flesh-tone or pink tights and slippers, or Virtuosity Class dress code.

Tuition: $1,148.33

*Designed, but not limited to, the Male Bodied Dancer.

Class Schedule: Saturday, 12:15-1:30PM

Dress Code: Fitted white t-shirt, black fitted tights.

Tuition: $95.33

Class Schedule: Tuesday, 7:45-9PM

Dress Code: Fitted sportswear or ballet attire.

Tuition: $165

Important Dates

Registration & Financial aid – October 3, 2022

Payment due – October 17, 2022

How to apply

  1. New Students: Before registering, please contact the Pre-College program director at balletpc@indiana.edu for level placement.
  2. Application Process: To apply, please complete the online registration form. No auditions are required for enrollment. Late registrations may be accepted pending space availability. For those individuals awaiting merit or financial aid decisions, please register in full (e.g., specify the class selection) and select the option to delay payment.
  3. Payment: Accepting payment via credit card or check. Please do not send checks or any forms of payment to the Office of Jacobs Academy.

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