Balettikoulu Sinikello is a ballet school located in Oulu. It was founded in 1995. This autumn 2019, there are 550 dance students between the ages of 4-30. There also are dance groups for boys called Tiikeripojat, Tigerboys. Ballet classes are held in the center of Oulu, in Kuivasjärvi, in Taka-Lyötty, in Värttö and in Heinäpää.
In the beginning, children are taught the basics of ballet as well as improvisation and dancing through fairytales and playing. Year after year the amount of actual ballet dancing increases. The national curriculum for the basic studies in arts is mostly followed in Balettikoulu Sinikello.
A teacher and the director of Balettikoulu Sinikello is Päivi Honkakoski.
Term Fees of Ballet Lessons
SI and Tiikeripojat 2 (30 minutes per week) 130 EUR
SII, AI and Isot Tiikeripojat 1 (45 minutes per week) 145 EUR
AII, BI and Isot Tiikeripojat 3 and Aikuisbaletti (60 minutes per week) 160 EUR
BII, BIII, BIV and ITP5 (60 + 60 minutes per week), ITP6 (75 + 60 minutes per week) 190 EUR
BJIV, BV, BVI, BJVI, BVII, BVIII, BIX, BXI and BJXIV (75 + 75 minutes per week) 205 EUR
TPV8 (75 + 75 + 30 minutes per week) 205 EUR
Additional lessons: Extraclass 1 and 2 (75 minutes per week) 75 EUR
A 10 euro discount on the every family member.
The bill for the ballet classes of the term will be given to students on their 3rd lesson. After the third lesson the whole term will be charged. Please inform your ballet teacher after the third lesson if you will not continue attending the class.
Dresses for Ballet Groups
In Balettikoulu Sinikello, each ballet groups always has a certain dress, tights and soft ballet shoes. In BII groups and above, dancers also use pointe shoes and a separate skirt.
All the dresses and other necessary equiptment are sold in Dance Store Oulu, Hallituskatu 29. Dance Store Oulu knows each groups’ models. The students of Sinikello will get a 5% discount on the dresses and other things bought for the student’s personal use.
Dresses for ballet groups (form groups for younger children to groups for older children, boys after girls):