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Junior Ballet Program

Our Junior ballet program welcomes students from age 4 and up. Based on the 8 levels of the Vaganova method, this program is designed for the child who dances 1-2 times weekly, who pursues ballet as a fun, fulfilling and personal interest. Here at RBA, we believe not only in every dancer's potential in mastering clean and beautiful technique through the Vaganova method, we also value building self-esteem in every child, encouraging them to step out of their comfort zone one step at a time. Classes are structured so that formal ballet technique is taught at an age-appropriate level, with clear progression, exams and performances. Putting on successful performances on stage in front of an audience and achieving goals in exams help children develop self-confidence, self-expression, resilience, teamwork, focus and many more benefits that go beyond picking up new skills. Dancing here at Russian Ballet Academy, your child will not only have the distinct qualities of a well-trained dancer, but they will also exude poise, confidence and a true enjoyment of the arts.

Dip your tippy toes into classical ballet! Pre-ballet lessons are a combination of fun, learning and exploring music and dance. The making of a young ballerina and ballerina starts here!

  • For ages 4-6 

  • Physicality: This component prepares the young dancer in their physical development by means of gymnastical exercises.

  • Classical technique: Learning fundamental ballet positions and vocabulary.

  • Learning simple and fun ballet choreography: Polka, Polonaise, Waltz etc



$300.00/12 lessons (term)

Exams & Performances

Each year, we partner with Russian ballet schools to have our students assessed by a master teacher. Students will receive certificates with personal feedback and also get a chance to take masterclasses with the guest teachers.

Past examiners:

  • Anastasia Erchov, graduate of Moscow University of Culture and Arts, Pedagogic Studies

  • Evgeny Serdeshov, graduate of Vaganova Ballet Academy, Pedagogical Faculty

  • Guntis Kalnins, graduate of Vaganova Ballet Academy

  • Vladimir Issaev, Artistic Director of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

  • Natalia Kremen, Artistic Director of Natalia Kremen Ballet School

A Year at RBA 

Trial lesson

Our classes are based on both age and ability. We welcome students to take a placement class with us first before deciding to join the academy. If you'd like to find out which level your child belongs to, email us here or WhatsApp us.

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