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858 284 0561
4696 Ruffner St.
San Diego, CA 92111

Ballet School Programs for all ages and levels

Ballet Institute of San Diego is a premier ballet school with the unique education style and programs. Classical and contemporary ballet education programs integrate elements from the best in progressive and acclaimed classical ballet schools. In addition to ballet, students at our ballet school will have opportunities to take classes in contemporary, repertoire and pointe  technique, improvisation, as well as historical/character dance.  Over the years,  we have developed a functional and extensive Body Conditioning Program to prepare the youngest students for ballet training and increase their physical abilities. This program was also created at our ballet school to educate students about their bodies and the care required to maintain the precision of a professional dance career.

BISD Children dance education program is structured according to the individual abilities of each student and their age. This is the only way to create the conditions to discover each student’s highest individual potential.

    • Premiere Ballet School in San Diego
    • Internationally renowned faculty with university degree in Child Education
    • Personal approach to every student
    • Live piano accompaniment for Pre-Ballet children

Year in Rear View Mirror

Year in Rear View Mirror

Ballet Institute of San Diego is changing the landscape and quality of Ballet Education in San Diego. Here is our list of achievement only for the year 2017-2018 season

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Pre-Primary.  Ages 5 – 7

Pre-Primary. Ages 5 – 7

Pre-Primary ( ages 5 – 7) level. These are the first conscious lessons of classical ballet, correct posture, and grace. This is the best time to develop the body skills and creativity

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Primary.  Ages 7 – 9

Primary. Ages 7 – 9

Students are taught fundamentals of ballet technique and development of self-discipline necessary to continue study in…

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Elementary (Pre-Professional full program ).  Ages  ( 8 ) 9-10

Elementary (Pre-Professional full program ). Ages ( 8 ) 9-10

The program is designed for students who want to learn ballet seriously and/or move towards being a professional dancer. The program includes: Classical ballet technique, body conditioning & stretching, pre-pointe and pointe, variation, jazz, contemporary, character dance classes.

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Intermediate (Pre-Professional full program ).  Ages 10-12

Intermediate (Pre-Professional full program ). Ages 10-12

Students will be placed into this class upon successful completion of a placement lesson.
The program includes: Classical ballet technique, Body conditioning and stretching, Pointe technique, Contemporary, Historical dance and variation classes that consisting 11 hours per week.

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Advanced level ( Pre-Professional if full program ). Ages 11-14

Advanced level ( Pre-Professional if full program ). Ages 11-14

This level (grade III- IV by A. Vaganova, Intermediate by RAD) is based on the basics of ballet exercise, demi pointe exercise barre and center, accelerated pace work, and a greater quantity of movements including the basic steps of allegro and Pointe technique. This level is vital in establishing a firm foundation on which future training will be built.

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Everyone from very beginners to amateurs to experienced dancers and professionals will have the opportunity to improve their skills, to ask questions and figure out what Ballet can be.

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