The Academy of Ballet offers an intensive program for students who have a professional career in dance as their goal.
A full curriculum is provided. Technique classes, pointe, classical variations, pas de deux, special men’s classes as well as contemporary and repertoire classes. The professional program also includes rehearsals and coaching for performances. The repertoire ranges from the classical repertoire, Balanchine choreography (approved by the Balanchine foundation), Contemporary choreographies and commissioned work created for the students of the Academy. Selected students take part in Chamberdance the Academy’s company.
2016-2017 Class Schedule
Valid August 29, 2016 to June 11, 2017
- Ballet VI & VII, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
- Ballet V Pointe, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Begins 2/17/2017
- Ballet VI & VII Pointe, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
- Men, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Notes for the 2016-2017 Schedule
Students who attended the summer course will have conferences with a recommended schedule provided to them at that time.
Returning students of Pre-Ballet please contact the Academy for the recommended classes.
Ballet I will become Ballet II, Ballet II will become Ballet III, Ballet III will become Ballet IV, Ballet IV will become Ballet V and in February will increase from two classes per week to three classes per week with the introduction of beginning Pointe. Ballet V in February becomes 5-6:30pm on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
The tuition is based on 10 month, 2 semester periods September-January and February -June. Tuition for first and last month will be due on the first day of classes, the remainder will be due by the tenth day of each month. There is a 10% discount for tuition paid yearly or by semester. Rates are factored below.
|Level||Monthly Cost||Semester Cost|
|Ballet V: Fall||$150.00||$675.00|
|Ballet V: Spring||$216.00||$972.00|
|Ballet VI||Minimum: three days per week|
|Ballet VII||Minimum: five days per week|
|Classes / Week||Monthly Cost||Semester Cost|
|Ballet V:||Pink tights and shoes, Burgundy leotard|
|Ballet VI-VII:||Pink tights and shoes, Black leotard|
|Boys/Men:||Black tights, White socks, shoes and T-shirt|
July 5, to August 12, 2017
The Academy of Ballet offers training for both the student preparing for a professional career and those who are studying ballet for its many other benefits. All classes are graded both for age and technical level and each student is given the individual attention so necessary for his or her progress. The summer course is a six-week period of intensive training for the pre-professional, advanced and intermediate student. Classes include daily technique in classical ballet as well as pointe, variations, pas de deux and men’s technique. The Summer Course will culminate in a studio performance giving the dancers an opportunity to perform the repertoire learned during these six weeks of intensive study. Level I (advanced) students will also learn both classical and contemporary repertoire while Level II (intermediate) students will have classes in performance skills, adding a performance quality to classroom technique and different movement styles used in various classical and contemporary ballets.
Level I (advanced): Pink tights and shoes, leotard of choice.
Level II (intermediate): Pink tights and shoes, navy blue leotard.
Rates and Summer Tuition
Level I & Level II: $1500.00
Tuition is due on the first day of classes. No credits or refunds for absences. Classes missed due to illness may be made up during the summer course as additional classes to regular schedule.
Professional Program Performance Photos