Ballet for all!

Toward a diverse and inclusive community of dancers and dance enthusiasts

Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 6-April 2

New Course! 8-Week Intro to Ballet for Adults

This is an 8 week course designed to teach adults the beginning basics of ballet technique as well as proper and healthy bio-mechanical body alignment.
Students will learn basic ballet positions, vocabulary, and class exercises with an emphasis on alignment and musicality.
Karen’s teaching promotes an environment where students feel safe to explore, take risks, and learn new things.

Thursday 7:45-9:45 pm


The course starts on February 6. There will be no drop-ins for this course. Register today! 

Tuesday, February 18- Friday, February 21

“Sleeping Beauty”  Dance Workshop during Winter Break

Explore the classic ballet Sleeping Beauty at Amherst Ballet’s February workshop! Young dancers from the beginning to intermediate level will find something for them from Sleeping Beauty crafts and movement games, to high-quality personalized ballet training, to learning iconic fairy roles from the ballet. Dancers will delve into the World of Ballet with lessons in music and choreography, ballet costumes, and styles and techniques of ballet from around the world. We hope you join us in this Sleeping Beauty-filled week to dance, learn, and enjoy!

Saturday, February 29

World dance Workshop: Middle eastern belly dance

The second workshop in the World Dance Workshop series featuring Middle Eastern dance.
2-4 pm
Fee and open to public!

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