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Pre-Professional Path:
Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Academy

Admission to the Pre-Professional Ballet Academy is by audition only. Students must be rising 6th grade or above to audition. The Academy is designed for the student seeking a professional ballet career and/or admission to a college dance program. Auditions are held in the spring of each year. Please email for information after the audition date.


5 days per week (additional evening and weekend classes and rehearsals as necessary)


Monday-Thursday 4:00-7:15 and Friday 4:00-6:00


To provide the most personalized experience, the Pre-Professional Ballet begins to refine artistry and ballet technique. Ballet theory, vocabulary, dance history, more advanced pointe work, variations, and partnering are added. Classes incorporate all traditional exercises with floor, barre, and center work. Students must have 3 years of previous experience with at least 1 years of pointe work. Students receive a daily ballet class with additional rotating training to include Pas de deux, Repertoire, Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern, Variations, Pointe, Musical Theater, Jazz, and Progressive Ballet Technique.

Dancers will be involved in 4 Performances: Christmas Show, Winter Show, Year-End Recital, and Mixed Repertoire Showcase with additional Saturday required rehearsals. *Additional Show fees

Summer Requirements: This program requires each dancer to complete 4 weeks of summer intensives at AABD if staying local or by attending an approved National Program.


Discounted Monthly Cost $430

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Please email the office if you are interested in pursing the Pre-Professional Path at AABD 

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