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Exam Exercise Lists


Ballet Syllabus


Test Three Ballet Exam Exercises

1.  Positions of the Feet

2.  Demi Plies

3.  Battement Tendu

4.  Exercise for Demi Pointe

5.  Preparation for Petti Jete

6.  Preparation for Polka

7.  Port de Bras

8.  Battement Tendu & Spring Pointes

9.  Deportment Walking

10.  Sautes

11.  Gallops

12.  Temps lève

13. Reverence


Bronze Medal Ballet Exam Exercises

1.  Positions of the Feet

2.  Plies

3.  Battement Tendu & Battement Glisse

4.  Preparation for Releve

5.  Preparation for Jetes

6.  Preparation for Grand Battement

7.  Port de Bras

8.  Battement Tendu

9.  Preparation for Coupe

10.  Sautes

11.  Petit Jetes

12.  Temps Leve

13.  Gallops & Spring Points

14.  Gallops

15.  Polka

16.  Reverence



Bronze Star Ballet Exam Exercises

1.  Warm Up Exercise

2.  Plies

3.  Battement Tendu & Battement Glisse

4.  Demi Assemble Soutenu

5.  Preparation for Assembles

6.  Preparation for Retire Positions

7.  Grand Battement

8.  Port de Bras

9.  Battement Tendu

10.  Coupes

11.  Pas de Cheval

12.  Poses

13.  Promenade

14.  Changements

15.  Glissades

16.  Jetes

17.  Dance Enchainment

18.  Dance

19.  Reverence


Silver Medal Ballet Exam Exercises

1.  Warm Up Exercise

2.  Plies

3.  Battement Tendu & Battement Glisse

4.  Rond de Jambe a terre

5.  Battement Frappe

6.  Assemble Soutenu

7.  Développe a la seconde & Arabesque

8.  Echappe Glisse

9.  Preparation for Pirouettes en Dehors

10.  Preparation for Pirouettes en Dedans

11.  Grand Battement

12.  Port de Bras

13.  Battement Tendu

14.  Chasses & Demi Détourne

15.  Pas de Valse & Poses

16.  Soubresaut & Changement

17.  Glissades & Assembles

18.  Preparation for Chaines

19.  Pas de Chat

20.  Pas de Basque

21.  Jetes

22.  Dance

23.  Reverence




Jazz Syllabus


Test Three Exam Exercises

1.  Cardio

2.  Forward Flat Back

3.  Side Stretch in 2nd

4.  Thoracic Exercise

5.  Ribcage Isolation

6.  Preparation for Retire Turn

7.  Kick Combination

8.  Step Hops

9.  Kick Ball Change

10.  Jump with Turning Grapevine

11.  Body Pulses

12.  Girls Combination

13.  Jazz Dance

14.  Cool Down



Bronze Medal Exam Exercises

1.  Cardio

2.  Side & Flat Back Stretch

3.  Hamstring & Hip Flexor Stretch

4.  Leg Extension

5.  Isolations - Ribcage

6.  Isolations - Hips

7.  Single Retire Turns

8.  Chasse Turns

9.  Kick Combination

10.  Warm Up Jump

11.  Retire Jump Turns

12.  Travelling

13.  Funk Combination

14.  Teacher Combination

15.  Jazz Dance

16.  Cool Down & Stretch



Bronze Star Exam Exercises

1.  Cardio

2.  Side, Flat Back & Hip Stretch

3.  Hip Flexor & Gluteal Stretch

4.  Forward Split & Strengthening Exercise

5.  Isolations

6.  Single & Double Retire Turns

7.  Turn Combination

8.  Kick Combination

9.  Warm Up Jump

10.  Preparation for Forward Jete

11.  Travelling

12.  Pony Step

13.  Teachers Combination

14.  Jazz Dance

15.  Cool Down & Stretch


Silver Medal Exam Exercises

1.  Cardio

2.  Arm & Side Stretch

3.  Floor Stretch

4.  Side Split with Leg Extension

5.  Isolations

6.  Up Down Turns

7.  Turn Combination

8.  Fan Kicks

9.  Warm Up Jump

10.  Forward Jete

11.  Hand Jive

12.  Lyrical

13.  Travelling

14.  Cane

15.  Jazz Dance

16.  Cool Down & Stretch



Silver Star Jazz Exam Exercises

1.  Cardio

2.  Leg Extensions with Kicks

3.  Forward Split & Back Strengthening Exercise

4.  Side Kicks & Stretch

5.  Isolations

6.  Turn Combination

7.  Pose Turns

8.  Reverse Fan Kicks

9.  Kick Combination 

10.  Side Jete

11.  Turn Jete in Attitude

12.  Lyrical

13.  Charleston

14.  Travelling

15.  Hat

16.  Jazz Dance

17.  Cool Down & Stretch 



National Character Syllabus


Primary Cross National Character Exam Exercises

1.  Heel Drops & Demi Plies

2.  Heel Digs

3.  Preparation for Inverted Toe & Heel

4.  Stamps

5.  Preparation for Heel Walks

6.  Port de Bras

7.  Directions

8.  Character Promenade

9.  Preparation for Partner Work

10.  Sautes

11.  Gallops

12.  Skips

13.  Dance

14.  Reverence



Contemporary Syllabus


Contemporary - Level One

1.  Warm Up

2.  Light Stretches A

3.  Light Stretches B

4.  Introduction to the Floor

5.  Plies and Rises

6.  Spinal Curl

7.  Limb Articulation - Arms

8.  Limb Articulation - Legs

9.  In & Out of the Floor

10.  Turns

11.  Triplets

12.  Jumps