Ballet Classes and Lessons For Kids




Looking to enroll a budding dancer in a great ballet class? Ballet has long been known to promote physical strength and agility, and boost concentration. It can also help your child develop an understanding of music and rhythm, and generate a love of movement. Whether your child is 4 or 14, he or she can benefit from age-appropriate ballet instruction.

The GTA is home to several schools, most of which are founded by professional dancers. These schools offer a variety of excellent programs for children of all ages.

Where kids can take ballet classes in and around the city...

L'Arabesque Ballet
300 John Street, Suite 200, Thornhill
647-523-9054
L'Arabesque Ballet offers a professional approach to ballet training in a fun and creative atmosphere. It follows the Royal Academy of Dance syllabi. Classes are taught by former principal dancer Laetitia Clement, (American Ballet Theatre certified, RAD certified, Advanced Cechetti, French School trained, George Brown College Dance Faculty Member) and follows the Royal Academy of Dance syllabi. All levels are offered, from Primary to Advanced. Creative expression is highly encouraged as classes are kept small. Year-end theatrical performance. You can book a free trial class.
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Bravo's Party Dance and Fitness
2342 Dufferin St., Toronto
647-893-7891
Bravo's Party Dance and Fitness' dance studio is located in Toronto at Dufferin St with Eglinton West. Have the best Dance experience. Bravo's offers a Pre-Ballet Class for age 4-8 years and a Ballet class ages 9-12 years. You can reserve a first trial class for Free.
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Groove Creative Arts Center
491 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto, ON M5N 1A8
416-919-2914
Since 1999, Groove School of Dance has been a performing arts highlight for the Allenby Forest Hill community. When parents look for a dance class for kids in a structured, professional atmosphere built around fun, and they find that at Groove. Dance is taught in a positive environment with an emphasis on the development of creativity, self-expression, self-achievement, self- confidence and FUN! Ballet classes are offered for kids ages 4+.
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Interplay School of Dance
250 Davisville Ave. 5th floor, Toronto, ON M4S 1H2
416-972-1316
Interplay offers both recreational and pre-professional classes. The Recreational Division offers a variety of classes for those students ranging in age from 3 to adult, who simply enjoy dancing for fun. The Pre-Professional Division is designed for gifted, highly motivated students who wish to be considered for RAD exams and/or participation in Interplay's acclaimed performance company "The Interplay Dance Company." Many pre-professional students who wish to pursue a dance career are accepted into the National Ballet School of Canada, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Boston Ballet School, Quinte Ballet School and The Banff Centre.
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J'Danse Studio
150 Nantucket Blvd, Unit 4, Toronto
416-830-5601
J'Danse Studio offers a great value and well-rounded dance curriculum offering students of all ages the opportunity to express themselves through the art of dance. In addition to Ballet, a Mini-Ballet class is offered for kids ages 2 to 5. J'Danse Studio will help develop the student's coordination, self-esteem, discipline, creativity all while loving the art of dance.
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Propel Dance Centre
240 Manor Road East, Toronto
647-827-9362
Propel Dance Centre is a dance school for children ages 18 months to 8 years in the Davisville village area of Toronto. Ballet and Creative Movement classes are structured with a focus on developmental learning and creativity. Early dance programs are also offered for pres-school ages 2 1/2 to 3. Propel Dance Centre fosters creativity and imagination in every child, while instilling the basic principles of ballet and contemporary dance.
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PSB Dance Academy
2 Toronto locations - Rylander and Kingtson Road   
416-261-9312
Founded in 1989 by Karen Davies Thomas, PSB is a premier technical dance studio offering professional-level training, Ballet exams, performance opportunities (Nutcracker, Elite Competitions) and recreational programs. Over 5,000 students have enjoyed its dedicated, nurturing faculty and state of the art studios. PSB is committed to nurturing every person's dance potential, making it one of the finest dance studios in the Greater Toronto Area.
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Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts
736 Bathurst Street, Toronto
416-924-2243 X225
Through the Randolph Academy Kids Program, young students take their first small steps toward big dreams. Modeled after the Academy’s prestigious college program, the Randolph Kids program provides a safe environment that supports and encourages creative expression and inspires self-motivation and responsibility. The Randolph Academy offers classes for students 3-17 in Ballet. Taught by highly qualified teachers who are actively involved in the professional arts and entertainment industry. All programs culminate in a showcase performance in June.
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Star Potential Studios
60 Six Point Rd, Toronto
416-352-2479
Star Potential Studios is celebrating its 8th year. Star Potential Studios offers ballet classes for students aged 2 to 18, September through June. Barre work, cross floor and a class routine are the main components of all classes. Students will gain the fundamental skills in each dance style plus be given the opportunity to showcase their skills in studio variety shows.
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