Junior Professional School & Sports Class
For children with a special talent and a corresponding motivation, the school offers special remedial classes from Grade I onwards. Admission to the A classes is by recommendation only.
Ballet A Classes
Lessons per week
7 – 8 years
2 x 60 minutes
8 – 9 years
3 x 75 minutes
9 – 10 years
4 x 90 minutes
11 – 12 years
4-5 x 90 minutes
12 – 13 years
3 x 90 minutes
2 x 120 minutes
Progression from one level to the next depends on individual progress. From Level IIA onwards, examinations are held at the end of the year.
For particularly gifted young dancers of secondary school age and above, the sports class offers the ideal school environment for intensive ballet training.
The Bäumlihof secondary school in Basel and the Gründen school in Muttenz run sports classes in all three years (7th to 9th grade) at A, E and P level.
A recommendation from the Ballet School Theater Basel is required for admission to the sports class. Further details can be found on the websites of the cantons.
Pupils in the sports class attend weekly training sessions in classical ballet of 3x 90 minutes and 2 x 120 minutes as well as 90 minutes of modern dance and 1 lesson of yoga.