Open Division

Open Division classes are designed for teens and adults with varying levels or no experience, who are interested in the fun and fitness of dance. Classes are drop-in style and meet weekly. Students may attend any or all of the classes that suit their interest or level of ability.

1 Class: $15
2 Classes: $27
3 Classes: $38
4 Classes: $48
5 Classes: $57
6 Classes: $65

Save by purchasing 6 classes at a time. No pre-registration required! Simply show up to class and purchase on the spot.

Classes run September 4-June 1 with the following exceptions:
– Thanksgiving Break (November 18-25, 2018)
– Winter Break (December 23, 2018-January 2, 2019)
– Spring Break (April 7-14, 2019)

Dress to your comfort level! Socks or dance shoes required.

Beginning Ballet

Beginning Ballet teaches the basic arm and leg positions with a few combinations. Class is accompanied by live piano music.

Jodi Peck Center – Downtown
Wednesdays | 6:15-7:30pm

Towne Centre – Brookfield
Mondays | 6:15-7:30pm

Schauer Center – Hartford (with Continuing)
Tuesdays | 7:00-8:15pm

Continuing Ballet

Continuing Ballet builds upon the basics from Beginning Ballet, adding more complex combinations and steps. Class is accompanied by live piano music.

Jodi Peck Center – Downtown
Tuesdays | 6:30-7:45pm

Towne Centre – Brookfield
Wednesdays |  6:15-7:30pm

Schauer Center – Hartford (with Beginning)
Tuesdays | 7:00-8:15pm

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

Students interested in Intermediate/Advanced ballet should have a good understanding of proper ballet technique and are able to do more difficult steps and combinations. Class is accompanied by live piano music.

Jodi Peck Center – Downtown
Saturdays | 11:30am-12:45 pm

Towne Center – Brookfield
Wednesdays | 6:15-7:30 pm

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Faculty & Staff

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Season 2018-19

Our upcoming season features Michael Pink's blockbuster, Dracula, and much more.

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Artistic Director

Michael Pink is the longest serving artistic director in Milwaukee Ballet’s history. Since arriving in 2002, he has demonstrated his commitment to the future of dance through new work, education, and collaboration. His artistic vision for Milwaukee Ballet continues to excite and challenge.

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Community Engagement

Dance is a powerful tool. Our education and outreach programs inspire confidence, creativity, and health throughout the Greater Milwaukee community, reaching more than 30,000 people annually.

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