Dance Directory

Ballet Academy East


Ballet Academy East is one of NYC’s tops centers for complete dance education and home to aspiring dancers of all ages in its Young Dancer, Pre-Professional, and Adult Divisions.

The Young Dancer Division, for ages 18 months-6 years, instills a love of dance while developing the individual potential within each child. Students benefit from increased coordination, self-confidence, musicality, strength, focus, and creativity through age-appropriate, structured classes.

The Pre-Professional Division combines comprehensive ballet training with professional-caliber performance opportunities to prepare students ages 7-19 for success in the dance world.

From teen enthusiasts and adult beginners to seasoned dancers, BAE’s adult dance and fitness classes stimulate every student to reach their highest potential in ballet, tap, jazz, Zumba, modern, yoga, and Pilates.

Students are taught by the school’s acclaimed faculty. All dance classes feature live musical accompaniment.

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Ballet Hispanico


The Ballet Hispanico School of Dance is a leading center of excellence in dance education accessible to the community at large. Here students learn in a nurturing and disciplined environment, discover dance as a language of ideas, and explore the rich history and aesthetics of Latino cultures. The Adventures in Dance program (ages 2-5) merges creative movement and Latino culture to form a fun atmosphere in which spatial awareness and self-expression can flourish, while the General Program (ages 6-18) offers cultural enrichment alongside superior dance training in Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Flamenco, Salsa, Afro-Cuban, and more. Our Pre-Professional Program (ages 8-18) trains eclectic, versatile dancers that stand out in a competitive environment for their mastery of the ballet tradition, familiarity with contemporary technique, and exposure to Spanish dance.

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Ballet School of Stamford


With classes for children ages 3 to 18 in Creative Movement, Ballet, Jazz, and Modern, your child will learn to love dance and gain all the benefits of an excellent and focused dance program. The Ballet School of Stamford is a not-for-profit school that provides both professional dance training for children ages 3-18 and adult classes for students from Fairfield and Westchester Counties. The school is entering its nineteenth year and is located downtown in Stamford's Old Town Hall. 

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BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange - Classes


BAX empowers young artists from tots to teens to tell their own stories and develop their skills in dance, theater, and tumbling. At BAX, students develop improvisational, compositional, and performance skills while working both independently and with collaborators.

Experience self-liberation and joy through Movement of the Afro Diaspora. Discuss and dismantle gender archetypes and learn about drag performance’s rich cultural history and roots in queer performance traditions. And for tots, discover the concepts of body, space, shape, and time while cultivating individual expression using imagery, music, stories, and props in Creative Movement classes.

BAX offers school breaks programming for President's week, spring break, and summer in addition to year-round classes.

There’s something for everyone at BAX!


BBT | The School of Russian American Ballet


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.

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