Brighton Ballet Theater (BBT | The School of Russian American Ballet) is a not-for-profit organization. Established in 1987, it is situated in South Brooklyn and located on the campus of Kingsborough Community College and in Staten Island at the AVIS/South Shore JCC. We offer dance classes to all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels all year round . BBT's curriculum includes classical ballet (The Vaganova Method), character dance, folk dance, contemporary dance, etc. BBT provides all children with a unique opportunity to perform full-scale ballets, with costumes and scenery. The School of Russian American Ballet has a Summer Intensive Dance Program held in July through August of every year.