Children's Division

Watch your child grow in confidence, agility, dedication, and inspiration.  Through structured classes and professional techniques, we build a foundation that helps our students elevate their art and confidence to their highest potential.  See how much they can gain on and off the stage at MBSA.

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Children's Division

AGES 2-6 YEARS OLD
Placement in Children’s Division is based on the student’s age as of September 1 of the current school year. All children in Creative Movement and Pre-Ballet levels must be fully toilet trained and comfortable entering the classroom without an adult.

Dance Along With Me // Ages 2-4

Dance Along with Me is designed as an introduction to dance for our littlest dancers, aged 2-4 years old.  Students and their adult participate in this class together. Class sessions are typically 6 weeks long.

2023/24 Tuition: 

6-week session | $101
5-week session | $85
* A $5 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Sessions: 

Session #1 | 6 weeks | September 5-October 14
Session #2 | 6 weeks | October 16-December 2*
Session #3 | 5 weeks | December 4-January 20*
Session #4 | 6 weeks | January 22-March 2
Session #5 | 6 weeks | March 4-April 20*
Session #6 | 5 weeks | April 22-May 25

2023/24 Locations & Times: 

DOWNTOWN – BAUMGARTNER CENTER FOR DANCE
Thursday | 10:30-11:00am
Saturday | 9:00-9:30am

FOX POINT – RIVERPOINT VILLAGE
Wednesday | 11:00-11:30am
Saturday | 10:45-11:15am

BROOKFIELD – TOWNE CENTRE
Thursday | 9:00-9:30am
Saturday | 9:00-9:30am

*Classes are not in session during MBSA breaks including November 20-20, December 20-January 3, and March 25-30.

Creative Movement // Age 3

Creative Movement introduces elements of dance with a professional instructor in a studio environment. Based on creativity, musicality, and imagination, students gain awareness of elements of dance before entering the Pre-Ballet program. Classes meet once weekly.

2023/24 Tuition: 

9 monthly payments of $68 per month
* A $25 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Locations & Times: 

DOWNTOWN – BAUMGARTNER CENTER FOR DANCE
Wednesday | 4:15-4:45 pm

FOX POINT – RIVERPOINT VILLAGE
Thursday | 4:30-5:00 pm
Saturday | 9:00-9:30 am

BROOKFIELD – TOWNE CENTRE
Tuesday | 4:15-4:45 pm
Saturday | 9:45-10:15 am

Pre - Ballet I // Age 4

Students develop body and simple muscle awareness, strengthen locomotor skills, and are introduced to basic ballet posture and some techniques. Classes meet once per week.

2023/24 Tuition: 

9 monthly payments of $98 per month
* A $25 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Locations & Times: 

DOWNTOWN – BAUMGARTNER CENTER FOR DANCE
Tuesday |  3:45-4:30 pm
Wednesday |  5:00-5:45 pm
Saturday |  11:45 am-12:30 pm

FOX POINT – RIVERPOINT VILLAGE
Tuesday |  4:15-5:00 pm

BROOKFIELD – TOWNE CENTRE
Tuesday |  4:15-5:00 pm
Saturday |  10:30-11:15 am

Pre - Ballet II // Age 5

More complex loco motor movements within the classical posture help students gain knowledge of personal directions and basic musicality. Classes meet once per week.

2023/24 Tuition: 

9 monthly payments of $98 per month
* A $25 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Locations & Times: 

DOWNTOWN – BAUMGARTNER CENTER FOR DANCE
Monday | 4:15-5:00 pm
Tuesday | 4:45-5:30 pm
Saturday | 10:45-11:30 am

FOX POINT – RIVERPOINT VILLAGE
Tuesday | 5:15-6:00 pm
Saturday | 11:30 am-12:15 pm

BROOKFIELD – TOWNE CENTRE
Monday | 5:15-6:00 pm
Tuesday | 5:15-6:00 pm
Saturday | 11:30 am-12:15 pm

Pre - Ballet III / Age 6

More emphasis is placed on right and left, pointed feet, and straight legs within the classical posture and discipline. Upon completion of Pre-Ballet III, students should be prepared to start formal ballet training in Ballet I. Classes meet once per week.

2023/24 Tuition: 

9 monthly payments of $98 per month
* A $25 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Locations & Times: 

DOWNTOWN – BAUMGARTNER CENTER FOR DANCE
Monday | 5:15-6:00 pm
Tuesday | 5:45-6:30 pm
Saturday | 9:45-10:30 am

FOX POINT – RIVERPOINT VILLAGE
Tuesday | 6:15-7:00 pm
Wednesday | 5:15-6:00 pm
Saturday | 12:30-1:15 pm

BROOKFIELD – TOWNE CENTRE
Monday | 4:15-5:00 pm
Tuesday | 4:15-5:00 pm
Saturday | 12:30-1:15 pm

How to Register

Learn about MBSA registration, payment policies, and how to register online.

Dress Code

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy requires a uniform dress code to create a strong sense of unity and discipline in the studio.