4S Dance Academy (4SDA), founded in 2010, originated in 4S Ranch. After 5 years, the lease ended on the shared studio space and new owners Shay & Jason Galloway began the search for a new home. The forced move proved a blessing as 4SDA now has its very own retail studio space at the Westwood Shopping Center, which is conveniently located on W. Bernardo Rd. and is easily accessible from I-15, Rancho Bernardo Dr. and all surrounding areas.
A&A Ballet Chicago
731 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60605
A&A BALLET is devoted to training in strong, versatile dance technique, as well as the development of PERSONALITY, INDEPENDENCE, and ARTISTRY in young dancers. Founded and led by internationally acclaimed artists and former Founding Artistic Directors of the Joffrey Academy and Joffrey Studio Company, Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev, A&A BALLET offers a wide variety of classes, professional performance opportunities, private instruction, choreography, and training for dancers ranging in age from three to adults.
Abilene Ballet Theatre
1265 N. 2nd Abilene, TX 79601
Abilene Ballet Theatre (ABT) is our performing company. ABT was founded in 1985 and is a 501C3 non-profit organization. The company is under the artistic direction of Nancy Gore and Lisa Gore. ABT holds open auditions each Fall to dancers ages nine and up for the upcoming season. All company members sign a contract to uphold company requirements. Our performing season includes the Nutcracker and Sugar Plum Fairy Tea in the Fall and ABT's Spring Showcase in the Spring. ABT is governed by a board of directors and is supported by proceeds from our performances and donations. In 1987 ABT was selected by audition for membership in the prestigious Regional Dance America/Southwest, a six-state organization of 22 select dance companies. ABT has been a performing member of RDA for 34 years.
ABT- William J. Gillespie School
600 Town Center Drive,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School was founded in 2015 and combines the traditions of American Ballet Theatre with the resources of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, where the program is located. The school, under the direction of Principal Susan Brooker, is named for renowned local philanthropist William J. Gillespie, who has been a board member of ABT since 1999 and a generous donor to the Segerstrom Center throughout its history. The Center is one of the world’s leading presenters of dance and provides unrivaled opportunities for training and nurturing future dancers.
Academy of Ballet Arts California
Academy of Ballet Arts 26305 Jefferson Ave. #B & C Murrieta, CA 92562
Academy of Ballet Arts’ instruction method follows a structured sequence of training stages intended to increase student’s technical skills, stamina and discipline in accordance with their age and physical development. We work hard to emphasize correct placement in order to prevent injury. Our curriculum embraces traditional ballet principles and incorporates elements of the French, Italian and Russian training systems. We only secure instructors with extensive experience and who have a passion for teaching and sharing their love of dance. These methods help to provide a healthy and enjoyable learning environment and allow the students to experience a feeling of mastery in each level. It is a style that readily adapts to meet the demands of any choreographer, any company, and any style of movement. ABA’s students are versatile and company ready when they graduate.
Academy of International Ballet
405 Caredean Dr, Horsham, PA 19044
Students have the unique opportunity to study the Vaganova syllabus, as taught at the Bolshoi. The Vaganova method is a solid dance curriculum systemized by Agrippina Vaganova, one of the most important dance teachers of the twentieth century.
Academy of Russian Ballet
8840 Rixlew Ln Manassas, VA 20109
Since our establishment in 2006, The Academy of Russian Ballet has quickly become recognized as one of the preeminent ballet schools in Northern Virginia. Our students have won awards at Youth America Grand Prix sixteen years in a row, have performed at International Festivals, and are being accepted to top National and International ballet programs including the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia, the John Cranko School in Germany, and the Royal Ballet School in London. Our Directors, Yuri and Jasmine Nikitenko are three time recipients of the "Outstanding Teacher Award" at Youth America Grand Prix in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
ARB provides its students with a complete classical training program instructed by a renowned, international faculty. Our students are provided with ample professional performance experience in which they perform most roles and share the stage with international guest artists. They are educated on not just technical levels but the historical and cultural aspects of the art. We truly believe everyone can dance and benefit from studying in a strong program whether or not they have professional aspirations.
Peruse our website and see why ARB is your best choice for top level training in the area! Come and experience the ARB difference!
Academy of Russian Classical Ballet
18005 NE 68th Street A-110 Redmond, WA 98052
Welcome to the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet, a pre-professional ballet school located in the beautiful city of Redmond. Our mission is to provide top-tier classical ballet training to students of all ages, fostering their passion for this timeless art form.
Established in 2009, the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet (ARCB) proudly follows the renowned Vaganova curriculum, ensuring an exceptional level of ballet education. Through year-round ballet lessons, enriching summer intensives, annual master classes featuring internationally acclaimed guest teachers, we create an environment of artistic growth and excellence.
The Academy of Russian Classical Ballet provides numerous performance opportunities throughout the year, catering to students of all age groups. Among these events are the enchanting December presentation of “The Nutcracker,” a cherished traditional Christmas ballet, as well as the eagerly anticipated annual Spring Performance held in June.
Recently, during this past summer, we delighted audiences with a captivating brand new production titled “Harlequinade.” This charming ballet, performed in the delightful commedia dell’arte style, showcased the immense talent of our young and middle-aged students. Additionally, we proudly presented the world-renowned ballet masterpiece “Don Quixote,” featuring our exceptionally talented students from the middle and upper levels. The performance received widespread acclaim, showcasing the dedication and skill of our accomplished dancers.
Our esteemed faculty adheres to the Vaganova curriculum, offering a structured, scientifically grounded dance methodology combined with a holistic pedagogical approach. We take pride in our highly consecutive and competent technique system, widely recognized as one of the finest in the world. With this comprehensive foundation, our students can reach their utmost artistic potential.
Preserving the traditions of Vaganova, we are committed to delivering the highest quality education while fostering a safe and nurturing atmosphere where our students can flourish as ballet artists and individuals.
For our young dancers aged three and a half to five, our beginning classes provide age-appropriate dance education, focusing on ballet vocabulary, posture, coordination, and memorization. As students progress to age six and beyond, they receive formal instruction in the Vaganova Method along with contemporary and modern lessons, enriching their dance repertoire.
Enrollment for Levels A and A* (Ages 3-6) is based on age, ensuring a comfortable and supportive environment for our youngest learners as they take their first steps in ballet. Registration for Levels B and above (Ages 7 and older) takes into account age, experience, performance, and ability. Students interested in these levels will undergo a trial class, followed by an evaluation by our Artistic Director. These advanced levels cater to students who wish to refine their ballet skills beyond the fundamentals. They will have the opportunity to enhance flexibility and master the intricacies of classical ballet steps and patterns.
The dedication and hard work of our students have earned them acceptance into esteemed international schools like The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia, and The Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C. Additionally, many of our talented students have received recognition at various Seattle YAGP regional competitions, receiving invitations to perform in the prestigious New York City Finals as soloists, Pas de Deux performers, and ensemble group members.
At the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet, we are passionate about sharing the beauty and discipline of ballet with aspiring dancers. Join us on this inspiring journey, where we nurture dreams and shape futures through the art of classical ballet.
Please contact the school office for questions regarding the placement and sessions.
Acosta Danza Academy
Acosta Danza Academy
Línea Nº 857 e/ 4 y 6
Our aim at the AATH is to elevate aspiring dancers to new heights by providing them with a fully immersive development opportunity. We’re proud to announce that we’ve adopted the renowned methods and curriculum from the Acosta Danza Academy in Havana, Cuba, spearheaded by the legendary Carlos Acosta.