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.

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


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.

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


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


Ballet Fundamentals

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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.

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


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


Introduction to Classical Ballet

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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.


ballet level 1

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

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


**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.


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

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


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.

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

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

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


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.

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

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

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


Level 4 Unlimited

Level 4 Ballet students may sign up for any/all level 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

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ballet level 4

11 years and up. Students MUST take all three technique classes for Level 4 Pointe (see below).

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

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

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


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.


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

30 Thursdays, September 12, 2019 – May 21, 2020
7:15 – 7:45pm 
$560

26 Saturdays, September 14, 2019 – June 6, 2020
11:30-12:30pm
$705


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.

ballet level 5

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

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

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

ballet level 5

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


Pointe: Level 5

14 years and up

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

ballet level 5

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

7:15 – 8:15pm   
$810
Instructor:  TBD

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