The mission of Armour Dance Theatre is to create a pathway to educational and professional opportunities, for the youth of Miami-Dade County, through the study and performance of dance.
First Baptist Church in Needham
858 Great Plain Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
The training philosophy of Arrais Ballet is that rigorous training should be paired with artistic expression, creativity, individuality and risk taking in a supportive environment.
Experience the joy of movement and the power of expression at Arrais Ballet.
We welcome young children, experienced youth, competitive dancers, and adults alike to Arrais Ballet. Our age-appropriate curriculum and Pilates workouts cater to individuals of all levels, promoting core strength, flexibility, and a healthy body image.
Salt Lake City, UT
artÉmotion is under the Artistic Direction of Ballet West First Soloist Allison DeBona and Ballet West Principal, Rex Tilton. artÉmotion’s inaugural year was 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio where they established a summer intensive for ballet students. In 2016 it grew to offer programs in both Cleveland and Detroit, Michigan. In 2017 the artÉmotion Summer Intensive partnered with the Frederick Quinney Lawson Ballet West Academy, official school of Ballet West. This strategic partnership between artÉmotion and Ballet West saw Allison DeBona and Rex Tilton leading a two-week Choreographic Workshop in Salt Lake City, Utah, and a two-week Summer Intensive for pre-professional students in St. George, Utah. DeBona and Tilton continue their well-established Summer Intensive for Adults in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Adult Ballet Workshop in St. George, Utah.
Allison DeBona and Rex Tilton believe training is vital to honing their craft and want to share as many opportunities with fellow dance professionals and students, alike. artÉmotion is dedicated to fostering a dance environment dedicated to operating diversely, equitably, and inclusively. In 2019, they had made it artÉmotion’s goal to reach more dancers. In addition to their summer intensives for students and adults, they now offer VIRTUAL OPEN CLASSES, and VIRTUAL AND IN PERSON MASTER CLASSES and PRIVATE LESSONS , with an emphasis of turning Salt Lake City, Utah into a premiere dance hub.
In August 2021, Allison DeBona was appointed Principal of the Ballet West Academy Peggy Bergman Park City Campus.
Art of Classical Ballet
North Broward Preparatory School
7600 Lyons Rd. Coconut Creek, FL 33073
The Art of Classical Ballet School was founded in 2003 by world renowned Ballet Mistress, Choreographer, and Repetiteur Ms. Magaly Suarez. The school offers world-class training in classical ballet, as well as in the Cuban classical ballet method. Classes include ballet, pointe, pas de deux, variations, modern and physical conditioning. With over 30 years of international experience, Magaly Suarez leads an exceptional team of dance teachers who provide the best environment for all students to grow and excel in the art of ballet.
The school is newly located in North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek, Florida. Strategically located between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Coconut Creek offers access to a variety of cultural opportunities to enrich the training experience.
The Art of Classical Ballet School strives to prepare all dancers for future employment by providing a pre-professional program that gives the dancers an opportunity to perform with our professional company Florida Classical Ballet.
The mission of the school is to develop each student into outstanding dancers who will be future assets to the international world of dance.
Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida
15939 Biscayne Boulevard North Miami Beach, FL 33160
For the past 24 years, Artistic Director Vladimir Issaev’s passion and commitment to bringing the best ballet productions, has contributed to the success of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida developing it as a solid organization where company dancers have also devoted their time and creativity. As a result, the South Florida area has a stunning ballet company for all its residents to enjoy. Since its inception in 1997, Arts Ballet produces a full season of excellent works of classical Russian-style ballets, New-Classical ballets and Contemporary dance works, making professional ballet performances accessible to broad audiences including students, the elderly and to the diverse residents and visitors of our area. The company dancers are awarded international artists who have received the greatest accolades due to the high quality and technique they bring to the stage. They have made of our company a sundry organization that truly represent the diversity of South Florida.
Arts Umbrella School of Dance
1400 Johnston St., Granville Island, Vancouver, BC V6H 3S1
Sophisticated, dedicated, and inspired. The Arts Umbrella Dance Company (AUDC) is a pre-professional repertory company based in Vancouver, BC. The company rehearses and performs new, innovative works by leading North American and European choreographers.
AUDC consists of more than 60 dancers, select members of the Arts Umbrella Professional Training Program and Post-Secondary Programs. These dancers train, rehearse, and perform in two ensembles: Senior (Ages 16-22) and Apprentice (Ages 12-16).
Our broad-based performance and touring opportunities, along with rigorous technical training, prepares AUDC members for dance education at the university level or a career with professional dance companies. Dancers from AUDC are lauded for their professionalism and dedication, going on to join companies across North America and Europe, including Ballet BC, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet (New York City), Noord Nederlandse Dans, and Dresden Semperoper Ballet. Learn more about our alumni here.
Aspen Santa-Fe Ballet
245 Sage Way, Aspen, CO 81611
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is a multi-faceted arts organization that nurtures and manifests the love of dance across a spectrum of programs for the cultural enrichment of Aspen, Colorado, and Santa Fe, New Mexico—and beyond.
A convergence of visionaries, educators, artists and philanthropists pursues the ASFB mission with energy, fortitude, and passion. A humble start in a single ballet studio founded by the civic-minded Aspenite, Bebe Schweppe, led to a widespread network of schools touching the lives of pre-professional and recreational dance students in two Southwestern states. An award-winning after-school Mexican folkloric dance program that bolsters self-esteem and ethnic pride for community children also prospers. Dance presentation, in an annual series, showcases world-renowned visiting companies while cultivating an engaged audience. The organization’s pinnacle achievement, the groundbreaking and adventurous performance troupe, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, for 25 years brought its inimitable contemporary choreography to stages across the United States and overseas before the global pandemic precipitated its closure.
Mirroring the very art form it embodies, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet continues its dynamism. In a bold move to sustain the organization’s long-term health post-Covid-19, a new venture, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Fund for Innovation in Dance, will perpetuate the dance company’s pioneering spirit. Guided by optimism and a can-do attitude, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet sees ‘giving back’ and ‘forging ahead’ in its future.
1695 Marietta Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Since its founding, the CDE has become one of the top dance education facilities in the country and continues to set a high standard for excellence. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance, the CDE has world-class faculty and a challenging, comprehensive curriculum designed to inspire future dancers.
Atlantic Ballet of Canada
68 Highfield Street, Suite 200 Moncton NB E1C 5N3 Canada
Founded by CEO, Susan Chalmers-Gauvin and Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy, Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is an acclaimed creation based Canadian ballet company with a focus on new works, collaboration and inventive creative practices that foster cross sectoral innovation, learning and dialogue that interface with community and the public in new ways. The Company’s distinctive style and approach has made a unique and valuable contribution to dance in Canada and our works are presented regionally, nationally and internationally.
Susan Chalmers Gauvin and Igor Dobrovolskiy co-founded Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada (now Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada) with a vision of establishing an internationally ranked professional ballet company, of high artistic standard, that would serve and represent the Atlantic region in Canada and around the world. Since 2001, they have brought Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada from start-up to an international touring company.
Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada is a ballet-theatre company dedicated to performing original works by one choreographer – Artistic Director – Igor Dobrovolskiy. As a Company we are committed to placing creation at the centre of our existence. Igor Dobrovolskiy fuses ballet technique with theatrical expression – what he terms a “theatre of movement.” Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada pursues a continuous creative process in an environment that supports origination and strong technical and expressive dancers who co-create with him. The Company embraces diversity and is a multi-cultural company of soloist artists well known for their extensive technical abilities and strong emotional qualities on stage. Through collaboration with like-minded artists attracted by the vision and artistic philosophy of our Artistic Director our creative practice uses ballet-art as a platform to see our world in more compelling, poignant and imaginative ways.
Susan and Igor firmly believe the arts are a means to engage communities in public dialogue, contribute to the development of a community’s creative learning, provide a powerful tool for community mobilization, and help build community capacity and leadership. In addition to creating and touring internationally, Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada actively engages in projects and initiatives in the community every year on relevant challenges and issues. Their largest national project, CELEBRATE COURAGE, mobilized over 300 front-line service organizations and forty communities across Canada in a dialogue on violence against women.