FDCO members: FDCO class requirements plus the Classical Ballet Rehearsal fulfill the Classical Ballet Program requirements.  In addition, at least one of your FDCO ballet classes must be with Graca.

Non-FDCO members: A minimum of three Ballet Classes, the Classical Ballet Rehearsal and one other class of your choosing.

Unlimited Classes:
Classical Ballet Program dancers are entitled to unlimited dance classes.  It is important for dancers to stay well-rounded, so we encourage you to take as many classes as you can including Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, MoPeD®  and any other classes Foster Dance has to offer.

Classical Ballet Program dancers will perform a piece in both of our shows in January and May and at any other performance opportunities that arise.

Levels and Placement:
Intermediate: Open to Level II or higher  
Placement guideline: Levels II and III

Advanced: Pointe required
Placement guideline: Levels IV, V and VI



Placement will be on a case by case basis.  If you are a member of Foster Dance Company, please get your level approved before registration. If you are new to Foster Dance, please email with your dance background at for level placement.

We are exceptionally honored that Graca Sales is the head of our Classical Ballet Company at Foster Dance!

For the last 8 years, Graca has been the Ballet Mistress and Principal Coach with the Joffrey Ballet. She brings to Foster Dance her extraordinary talents and internationally recognized teaching techniques.