Primary: Age 7

Now enrolling for the 2021/2022 school year. In-studio and virtual options available.

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At the Primary level, your child understands and can safely execute ballet fundamentals. Through fun and engaging activities, we introduce and develop the foundational ballet building blocks, including proper turnout of legs, pointing feet, and body alignment. These elements prepare your child for the continued study of ballet in the Classical Ballet Program.

Age Range: Age 7 by August 31, 2021
Time Commitment: Once a week, for 1 hour
Max Enrollment: 16 students per class section
Studio: Boston, Newton, or Virtual
Schedule: For information on class times and locations, please use the register button below. Classes run September 9 through June 12.

Dress code will be communicated in the upcoming months.


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Your investment is guaranteed
Your enrollment is an investment in our shared future and directly supports the artists, faculty and staff who make everything you love about Boston Ballet possible. As a non-profit, we rely on your investment now more than ever. When you enroll in Boston Ballet School, you give us the gift of a solid financial foundation upon which to build our upcoming programming.

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Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director


2021/22 School Year