Ballet classes for kindergartners through teens.  All levels available.  Limited class size. Expert instructors.

Boys and girls are educated in the art and discipline of ballet through a safe, hands-on, methodical curriculum based on a well-established syllabus.  All classes are taught by professionals in the field of ballet.
Levels 2-5  require a minimum of two years each to complete.
Live piano accompaniment adds an important element of musicality and passion to many of our ballet classes.


2019-2020: Fall Semester begins Monday, September 9, 2019

Monday, September 9, 2019 – Tuesday, January 28, 2020
No Classes: 9/30-10/1, 10/8-10/9, 10/12-10/15, 10/21-10/22, 10/31, 11/9-11/11, 11/28-30, 12/20-31, 1/1-4, 1/18, 1/20

2019-2020: Spring Semester begins January 2020

Tuesday, January 15 – Tuesday, June 2, 2020
No Classes: 2/15-23, 4/6-17, 5/25


**We offer online open registration for our entry level classes. Registration in all other classes for all new students requires an evaluation by our Dance Director, Kristen McGrew. Please click here to request an evaluation so that we can ensure your child is placed at an appropriate level.



Beginner Ballet – Teens

beginner ballet for teens

12 years and up. It’s never too late to begin classical ballet training. For the teen/young adult interested in learning ballet basics, this class includes barre work, vocabulary, stretching, and center floor. This is a great class for teens involved in musical theatre productions or just wanting to begin ballet lessons. Dress Code: (Girls): Black leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers. Simple skirts are permitted. Hair must be pinned up off neck. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.

30 Tuesdays, September 10, 2019 – June 2, 2020
6:00 – 7:00pm
$960
Instructor: Camille Rodriguez


Ballet for K

Kindergarten. This class is for kindergartners to learn basic ballet steps, positions, vocabulary and movement. Successful completion of this class will prepare students for Ballet Fundamentals. Dress Code: (Girls): White leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers. Simple white skirts permitted (no tutus). Hair must be pulled back off the neck. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.

15 Wednesdays, September 11 – January 8, 2020
15 Wednesdays, January 15 – May 13, 2020
4:30 – 5:15pm
$455 per session
Instructor: Gina Bergamini


15 Fridays, September 13 – January 17, 2020
15 Fridays, January 24 – May 22, 2020
3:45 – 4:30pm
$455 per session
Instructor: Anna Wroclawski


Ballet Fundamentals

fundamentals class 2018

6 years (must be in 1st grade). Children explore a more sophisticated use of movement and imagination as they learn ballet fundamentals. They will discover the joy of communicating ideas through movement as they develop self-esteem and social skills. Barre work introduced at this level. Dress Code: (Girls): Black leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers. No tutus or skirts permitted. Hair must be pulled back off the neck. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.

30 Wednesdays, September 11 – May 13, 2020
5:15 – 6:00pm
$905
Instructor: Gina Bergamini


30 Fridays, September 13 – May 22, 2020
4:30 – 5:15pm
$905
Instructor: Anna Wroclawski


Introduction to Classical Ballet

intro to classical june 2018

7-10 years (2nd grade and up). Girls and boys begin formal ballet training, while increasing their basic ballet vocabulary, strong focus on barre work and correct body placement. Students are taught strength and flexibility exercises needed for beginning levels of ballet. Class consists of barre, center work and large jumps. Dress Code: (Girls): Light blue leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers. No tutus or skirts permitted. Hair must be pulled back off the neck. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.


ballet level 1

30 Wednesdays, September 11 – May 13, 2020
4:15-5:00pm
$905
Instructor: Violeta Katz

30 Thursdays, September 12, 2019 – May 21, 2020
4:00 – 4:45pm
$905
Instructor:Jayne Santoro


**We offer online open registration for our entry level classes. Registration in all other classes for all new students requires an evaluation by our Dance Director, Kristen McGrew. Please click here to request an evaluation so that we can ensure your child is placed at an appropriate level.


Ballet: Level 1

8 years and up. Placement audition required for new Dance School at the JCCMW ballet students. Must have completed Introduction to Classical Ballet, or at least one year prior ballet experience. Children are moved to next level at the discretion of the instructor. Dress Code: (Girls): Light pink leotard, pink footed-tights, pink ballet slippers. No skirts. Hair must be pulled back off the neck. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.


30 Tuesdays, September 10, 2019 – June 2, 2020
5:00 – 6:00pm
$960
Instructor: Camille Rodriguez

30 Thursdays, September 12, 2019 – May 21, 2020
4:45 – 5:45pm
$960
Instructor: Jayne Santoro


Ballet: Level 2

9 years and up. Must have at least two years’ prior ballet experience.  Dancers are strongly encouraged to enroll in two weekly classes. Dress Code: (Girls): Navy leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers. No skirts. Hair must be pulled back off the neck. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.

28 Mondays, September 9, 2019 – June 1, 2020
5:15 – 6:30pm
$1010
Instructor: Camille Rodriguez

30 Wednesdays, September 11– May 13, 2020
5:00 – 6:15pm
$1085
Instructor: Jayne Santoro

30 Fridays,  September 13 – May 22, 2020
4:00 – 5:15pm
$1085
Instructor: Camille Rodriguez


Ballet: Level 3

10 years and up. Aspiring Level 4 dancers must come twice weekly and are strongly urged to attend at least three weeks of Summer Dance Intensive at the JCC. Dress Code: (Girls): Hunter green leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers. No skirts. Hair must be pulled back off the neck. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.

30 Tuesdays, September 10, 2019 – June 2, 2020
4:00 – 5:30pm
$1155
Instructor: Kristen McGrew

30 Wednesdays,  September 11– May 13, 2020
6:15 – 7:45pm
$1155
Instructor: Jayne Santoro

30 Thursdays, September 12, 2019 – May 21, 2020
4:15 – 5:45pm   
$1155
Instructor: Kristen McGrew


Level 4 Unlimited

Level 4 Ballet students may sign up for any level 1 – 4 ballet classes and the modern class. This includes adult ballet classes, which the student may take during school holidays and on Saturdays. Hip Hop and tap classes are included as well but the teacher must approve the student’s level.  

Students must register for their chosen classes at the beginning of the year/semester in order to maintain proper class sizes. Classes will be closed when they reach the maximum number of students.  
Price for the Dance School year: $5800

Ballet: Level 4

ballet level 4

ballet level 4

11 years and up. Students MUST take all three technique classes for Level 4 Pointe (see below). Dress Code: (Girls): Black leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers. No skirts. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.

28 Mondays, September 9, 2019 – June 1, 2020
6:30 – 8:00pm   
$1070
Instructor: Kristen McGrew

30 Tuesdays, September 10, 2019 – June 2, 2020
5:30 – 7:00pm  
$1155
Instructor: Kristen McGrew

30 Thursdays, September 12, 2019 – May 21, 2020
6:00 – 7:30pm 
$1155
Instructor: Melissa Bartucci


Pointe: Level 4

Pointe class is the ultimate goal for many young dancers. Our training is slow, methodical and syllabus based. Pointe classes are offered for Level 4 and above after careful evaluation by the student’s  teachers.

Variations class is a dancer’s chance to learn the classical repertoire from many of the great story ballets.  Level 5 takes the class en pointe. Level 4 is invited to take this Level 5 class off pointe on Saturdays.

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11 years and up. All three Level 4 technique classes are required, as well as both Tuesday and Thursday pointe classes.  Placement is at the discretion of the instructor. Dress Code: Black leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers. No skirts.


30 Tuesdays, September 10, 2019 – June 2, 2020
7:00 – 7:30pm   
$560
Instructor: Kristen McGrew

30 Thursdays, September 12, 2019 – May 21, 2020
7:30 – 8:00pm 
$560
Instructor: Melissa Bartucci


Level 5 Unlimited

Level 5 Ballet students may sign up for any/all level ballet classes and the modern class. This includes adult ballet classes, which students may take during school holidays and on Saturdays. Hip Hop and tap classes are open to Level 5 students as well but the teacher must approve the student’s level.  

Students must register for their chosen classes at the beginning of the year/semester in order to maintain proper class sizes. Classes will be closed when they reach the maximum number of students.  
Price for the Dance School year: $6200


Ballet: Level 5

14 years and up. For advanced dancers, with permission of instructor. Students must take all three Level 5 technique classes and two pointe classes. Dress Code: (Girls): Black leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers. Simple skirts are permitted. (Boys): White shirt, black tights or leggings, white socks, black or white ballet shoes.

ballet level 5

28 Mondays, September 9, 2019 – June 1, 2020
5:00  – 6:30pm 
$1070
Instructor: Mimi Wallace

30 Tuesdays, September 10, 2019 – June 2, 2020
7:00 – 8:30pm   
$1155
Instructor: TBD

30 Wednesdays, September 11, 2019 – May 20, 2020
5:00 – 6:30pm   
$1155
Instructor: Kristen McGrew

ballet level 5

30 Thursdays, September 12, 2019 – May 21, 2020
5:45 – 7:15pm    
$1155
Instructor: Kristen McGrew


Pointe: Level 5

14 years and up

28 Mondays, September 9, 2019 – June 1, 2020
6:30 – 7:30pm   
$755
Instructor: Mimi Wallace

ballet level 5

30 Thursdays, September 12, 2019 – May 21, 2020 (pointe & variations)

7:15 – 8:15pm   
$810
Instructor:  Kristen McGrew

26 Saturdays, September 14, 2019 – June 6, 2020 (pointe & variations)
11:30-12:30pm
$705
Instructor: Kristen McGrew