They don their tights, straighten their shoulders, and embrace all the poise, grace and explosive power ballet can bring to their lives. From the moves of the tiniest dancer to the breathtaking turns of a career ballerina, the Alberta Ballet School is the place to learn. For decades, they have trained dancers of all levels and they continue to provide quality instruction and methodology for students in Calgary. With a program for everyone, from aspiring career dancers to adults who never had the chance to dance, Alberta Ballet School’s classes will accommodate all levels of dancers.

Alberta Ballet School was established in 1991 and is recognized as one of Canada’s leading dance schools. The Calgary studio is also home to a professional training program for students pursuing a career in dance. No matter your age or level, Alberta Ballet School offers the opportunity to develop your skills in a warm and positive environment.

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Live accompaniment in every class

Alberta Ballet School offers recreational and dedicated dance programs for all ages and experience levels. From preschool to adult, beginner to advanced, their classes offer quality dance training in active, engaging classes. Plus, every class has live accompaniment, and there’s nothing like dancing to live music. If your child is just beginning their dance journey, and you’re not sure about committing to a full year of classes, the studio also offers 4-month sessions. Classes are always open to join, even if classes have already started.

Alberta Ballet School Classes

Preschool Classes

Young dancers, ages 3 – 5 years, can experience the joy of movement and music at a weekly preschool ballet class, available for the full year or in 4-month sessions. Through the exploration of creative movement and music, children develop coordination and an understanding of rhythm and musicality. The dedicated and experienced teachers promote teamwork and a structured routine while nurturing the student’s creativity and building self-esteem and confidence. These classes provide inspiration to the youngest dancers in a fun and engaging environment.

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Youth Classes

Youth classes are designed for ages 6 – 11 years old. Students can attend classes once or twice a week, exploring movement and music, while learning the fundamentals. Dancers will develop poise, self-discipline, and musicality. They will build confidence in a safe and nurturing environment and this program is a great complement to students who participate in other activities or sports and are looking to enhance their posture, balance, and flexibility. Ballet may be taken as a stand-alone, or in addition to other recreational classes such as jazz, and this program is available for the full year or in 4-month sessions.

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Teen Classes

Teen classes are designed for ages 12 – 17, and no experience is required. Students can attend classes once or twice a week, exploring movement and music, while learning the fundamentals. Dancers will develop poise, self-discipline, and musicality. They will build confidence in a safe and nurturing environment and this program is a great complement to students who participate in other activities or sports and are looking to enhance their posture, balance, and flexibility. Ballet may be taken as a stand-alone, or in addition to other recreational classes such as jazz, and this program is available for the full year or in 4-month sessions.

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There is also an Enrichment Program for both youth and teens, offering students an engaging program of dance study exploring more in-depth training in ballet and modern dance. Students continue to develop the fundamentals of ballet and dance technique while exploring the joy of movement and developing musical and artistic appreciation. Dancers in the Enrichment Program will gain confidence and self-discipline in a warm, welcoming environment that fosters a lifelong love of dance, music and the arts. Previous dance experience may be required for some levels of the Enrichment Program.

Adult Ballet Classes

Aspiring grown-up ballerinas can indulge their inner dancers at adult classes which range from beginner to advanced ballet. Classes embrace a relaxed manner that strives to bring the best out of each student and is available for the full year or in 4-month sessions.

And then, they Perform!

And what is dance without a stage? Students will have a number of occasions to showcase their new skills with performances in the winter demonstration, the year-end performances, and perhaps even coveted roles in the professional production of The Nutcracker by Alberta Ballet!

Now, it’s time to dance! No matter who you are or how you move, the Alberta Ballet School has something for you and your little dancers.

Alberta Ballet School:

Address: 2nd Floor, West Annex, 906 -12 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-245-2274
Website: www.albertaballetschool.com