Set your budding ballerina off on the right foot with Alberta Ballet School! For decades, they have welcomed dancers of all ages and levels with high-quality instruction and proven dance methodology. From the studio to the stage, they are ready to help aspiring dancers develop the skills and self-confidence to shine!

Established in 1991, Alberta Ballet School is recognized as one of Canada’s premiere dance schools. Classes and programs are offered in both Edmonton and Calgary with an enrollment of over 1,000 local, national and international students annually. Providing a warm and positive environment for all levels of dancers, Alberta Ballet School has programs for everyone from aspiring career dancers to adults who never had the chance to dance.

Alberta Ballet School

Live Piano Accompaniment with Every Class

In Edmonton, Alberta Ballet School programming is offered six days a week out of the Ruth Carse Centre for Dance. Aptly named after one of Alberta Ballet’s founders, this purpose-built facility is hub to several recreational and professional dance companies. Dancers and their families will find inspiration in this modern space equipped with large dance studios, full change rooms, a large parent/student gathering lounge, and free parking.

Alberta Ballet School is proud to offer both recreational and enrichment programs for dancers of all ages and experience levels. From preschool to adult, you will find quality dance training in an active and engaging environment. Paired with piano accompaniment each ballet class, dancers will learn to feel the beat and gain a greater appreciation for the relationship between music and movement.

Alberta Ballet School Classes

Preschool Classes | Ages 3-6

The tiniest dancers can experience the joy of movement and music during once-weekly preschool ballet classes. Accompanied by a talented live pianist, dancers will explore creative movement and begin to understand rhythm and musicality as they develop both coordination and self-confidence. Dancers will learn together alongside a team of dedicated teachers who work hard to provide a fun and engaging class environment.

Alberta Ballet School

Youth Classes | Ages 6-11

Teen Classes | Ages 12-18

Recreational Classes are a fun and flexible option for young dancers with little to no experience. Your child’s love of dance will be fostered during their choice of once or twice weekly classes in varying styles of dance including ballet and jazz. It is the perfect opportunity to introduce the joy and benefits of dance or supplement other extracurricular activities.

The Enrichment Program is a more intensive program option designed for those who are passionate about dance and want to commit to multiple ballet and dance classes each week. Dancers in this program are able to customize a program towards their personal goals and tailor a training schedule to meet their preferred level of intensity.

The Enrichment Program follows the Alberta Ballet School curriculum, as well as incorporates material from the Cecchetti method. Led by a dedicated and qualified faculty, it is proven to be highly effective in the development of safe and technically proficient dancers.

Alberta Ballet School

Adult Flex Classes | 16+

Adult classes are open to those 16 and over with all levels of dance experience. A range of leveled dance classes make it easy and enjoyable whether you are brand new to ballet or are ready to get back to the barre after many years. Accompanied by a live pianist, you can rediscover the joy of dance as you learn new skills and improve posture, balance, strength and flexibility. For a more rigorous workout, Ballet Barre Fitness classes are also a popular option.

Alberta Ballet School

Alberta Ballet School is ready to welcome you, wherever you may be on your dance journey! All programs are always open and the level of commitment is up to you with the choice of 4 month or full year sessions. If you see anything of interest to you, simply call the school and they will be happy to help you find the right program for your needs.

Alberta Ballet School:

Where: Ruth Carse Centre for Dance
11205 107 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Phone: 780-702-4725 extension 507