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#1 Redbookish



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Posted 25 November 2011 - 12:18 PM

For the last few years we've asked that if you are seeking recommendations for good adult ballet classes or programmes, you post your request in the Pre-Professional General Education forum, on the principle that a good pre-professional school is likely to have a good adult programme, or that regular readers of the pre-pro forum will have advice about good classes in their area.

However, as that forum is now organised alphabetically for ease of reference, we're finding that most of the first page is taken up with requests for Adult classes. So we're going back to placing requests for information about classes in the Adult Ballet Students forum, here.

Can we follow the same protocol:

GIve your post the title:
Adult Ballet Classes (space)- (dash) (space) general area
specific area

For example:
Adult Ballet Classes - Texas
In the topic description box, it says, "Dallas"

Thanks for your co-operation.

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 02:12 PM

All "Adult Ballet Classes - Location" threads have been moved here. To find them click at the top on "Custom" and re-order the topics by (Sort) "Topic Title", then "ascending order- A_Z", then "Update Filter". Then click on page 4 which is where they start, and they take up the next 2 pages!

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 01:06 PM

I travel on occasion and would like to quickly look up where to take class. This will help!

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:00 PM

Adult Ballet Classes - New Jersey
Ridgewood (Bergen County)

I highly recommend the Art of Motion located in Ridgewood, NJ. They offer Adult Ballet class 7 days a week. All
of the teachers had professional careers with major ballet companies such as Joffrey, Boston. The student base is composed of a mix of former professionals and dance enthusiasts age 40 - 60. Sometimes a teen or two will take an adult class. However, this studio has an extremely non-competitive environment, the dancers are very welcoming and friendly towards each other. But this does not effect the professionalism of the classes, during class dancers work hard, they do not gab amongst each other, they drink in every word of correction the teacher offers. This is a diamond in the rough: a professional studio located in an are surrounded by Dipsy Doodle Dance Schools who have annual recitals of young dancers dressed in hot pink a glitter.

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Posted 15 November 2014 - 05:55 PM

Adult Ballet Classes - Maryland

Silver Spring (Montgomery County)


Maryland Youth Ballet near the Silver Spring Station for the Washington, DC, Metro, has around 35 classes for adults weekly. The levels range from beginning to advanced. Classes typically have a live pianist for accompaniment. There are 20 to 40 students in each classes. Some teens take classes. Some students are over 80 years of age. The skilled teachers of youth also provide valuable guidance for adults.


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Posted 19 March 2015 - 01:59 PM

Adult Ballet Classes - California

San Gabriel Valley/Pasadena


Preston Li Dance - great instructor with levels ranging beginner to advanced and beginner pointe. Smaller classes between 6 - 20 students and drop ins welcome. Relatively easy to follow for first timers and he gives plenty of corrections. Focuses a lot on artistry so you look good no matter your level of technique. Age ranges from older teen to retirees. Also does an adult recital at least once a year, so if you want to finally wear a tutu, here's your chance!