Classical Ballet

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This is the foundation of all dance forms necessary for the linear and technical development of a dancer.  Twelve levels of technical training span a child’s first introduction to musical movement and the emergence of a professional dancer.

Enrollment

Admissions are based on age, previous training, natural ability as well as space availability. Accepting applications beginning 1 week prior to the start of the next enrollment period.

Academy Information & Policies

This is the foundation of all dance forms necessary for the linear and technical development of a dancer.  Twelve levels of technical training span a child’s first introduction to musical movement and the emergence of a professional dancer.

Curriculum

The curriculum of the Long Beach Ballet Academy reflects the eclectic repertoire of a professional ballet company.   Weighted heavily toward the training of classical ballet technique, the school also hosts an internationally recognized Summer Program where other forms of dance are introduced, including jazz, African dance, modern and character dance.

Tuition

Tuition is payable in advance through our online.  There are a variety of payment options available with discounts for pre-payment of multiple months or multiple classes in the case of “drop-in” classes.  Additional fees are added to delinquent payments and returned checks. We accept all major credit cards

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

Performance opportunities are available to all students aged four and up.  Each June, students perform in the Annual School Performance – an elaborate two-hour production featuring a full-scale story ballet presented at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center.

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Nutcracker

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In December, the school produces David Wilcox’s internationally acclaimed production of The Nutcracker at the Terrace Theater.  These performances are the culmination of countless hours in the classroom and are rewarding for students and family alike. 

All currently enrolled students will have the option to participate.