New York Theatre Ballet School
New York Theatre Ballet School is the official training academy of NYTB, offering classes for students ages 4 and up. Following the Cecchetti syllabus, classes emphasize music, theatricality, gesture, and style.
The school teaches dance as a total art form, developing strong technical skill and discipline. For the advanced and professional level student, classes in modern, theater dance, pointe, variations, and repertory round out the training curriculum. Well-trained Cecchetti dancers have purity of line and simplicity of style which enables them to take their place in dance companies throughout the world.
NYTB School provides teaching assistants in every class to guarantee highly individualized instruction. For qualified students, the school’s unique relationship with New York Theatre Ballet provides performing experience throughout the year in ballets featuring roles for children.
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