The strongest performances are built from within.

What we see onstage is the result of countless hours of toil, sweat, failure, and resilience.  It is only by becoming a stronger person on the inside that we get to the seemingly effortless level of confidence exuded by our students.  This is as true in life as it is in dance.

Academy Division

Ages 13 and up

The Academy program is designed for serious dance students interested in and willing to commit to intensive study in a variety of dance styles.  Students must have approval from the MBSA Director to advance to the Academy Division. Advanced students who do not wish to follow the Academy schedule should consider Advanced classes in the Youth Division.

Saturday rehearsal schedules will be determined and communicated on a weekly basis but will fall between 1:00-5:00pm and students are expected to be available during this time.

Ballet classes are accompanied by live piano music. Performance opportunities include a holiday show, spring showcase and possible in-studio performances.  Students may also be eligible to audition for Milwaukee Ballet Company productions.

All classes are held at the Baumgartner Center for Dance.

  • Pre-Academy

    All classes are required.

    Monday | Ballet & Pointe | 6:15-8:45pm
    Wednesday | Ballet & Pointe | 6:15-8:45pm
    Thursday | Ballet & Pointe | 6:15-8:45pm
    Saturday | Ballet & Pointe 9:00-10:30am |Pilates 10:45-11:45am |Jazz 12:00-1:00pm | Rehearsal 1:00-5:00pm

    2019-20 School Year Tuition | 9 monthly payments of $420 | A $25 registration fee applies starting August 1, 2019 at time of enrollment

  • Academy I

    All classes are required.

    Monday | Ballet & Pointe 6:15-7:45| Jazz 7:45-8:45pm
    Tuesday | Modern 6:15-7:15pm | Ballet & Pointe 7:30-9:00pm
    Thursday | Ballet & Pointe | 6:15-8:45pm
    Friday | Ballet & Pointe | 6:15-8:45pm
    Saturday | Pilates 9:00-10:00 | Ballet & Pointe 10:15-11:45am | Rehearsal 1:00-5:00pm

    2019-20 School Year Tuition | 9 monthly payments of $435 | A $25 registration fee applies starting August 1, 2019 at time of enrollment

  • Academy II

    All classes are required.

    Monday | Ballet & Pointe 6:15-7:45pm| Hip Hop 7:45-8:45pm
    Tuesday | Ballet & Pointe 6:15-7:45pm| Modern 7:45-8:45pm
    Wednesday | Ballet & Pointe 6:15-7:45pm | Partnering 7:45-8:45pm
    Thursday | Ballet & Pointe | 6:15-8:45pm
    Friday | Ballet & Pointe | 6:15-8:45pm
    Saturday | Pilates 9:00-10:00 | Ballet & Pointe 10:15-11:45am | Rehearsal 1:00-5:00pm

    2019-20 School Year Tuition | 9 monthly payments of $446 | A $25 registration fee applies starting August 1, 2019 at time of enrollment

  • Academy Extension

    By teacher recommendation or audition only.

    Academy Extension classes may be taken as a supplement to Pre-Academy, Academy I or Academy II by students who wish to add additional classes to their Academy Division schedule to deepen their ballet education.  Students must make alternative arrangements to traditional academic education to accommodate the morning class schedule, Monday-Friday.  Some additional performance or outreach opportunities may become available to Academy Extension students.

    Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    Pilates | 8:15-9:15am
    Ballet | 9:30-11:00am
    Pointe or Men’s Class | 11:15am-12:15pm

    Tuesday & Thursday
    Ballet | 9:30-11:00am
    Pointe or Men’s Class | 11:15am-12:15pm

    Additional rehearsals may be necessary following pointe or men’s class classes, depending upcoming performances.  Schedules additions will be communicated as needed.

    2019-20 School Year Tuition | 9 monthly payments of $278, in addition to Pre-Academy, Academy I or Academy II tuition.
    A $25 registration fee applies starting August 1, 2019 at time of enrollment

     

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