Summer Classes

Whether a young dancer just starting out, or a serious student looking to maintain their training, classes and sessions are available throughout the summer at each of the MBSA branches.

Children's Division

AGES 2-6  //  This summer, let your little ones experience classical ballet preparation in inspiring, creative classes! Emphasizing coordination development, rhythm, body awareness, and ballet class etiquette, classes feature imaginative and age-appropriate activities presented in a welcoming, nurturing, and professional environment.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Pre-Ballet II, Age 5

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

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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.

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Student Division

AGES 7-14  //  Experience classical ballet study with professional teachers.  With each level, students achieve stronger technique, confidence, artistry, and grace.

For new students 8+, please contact us at (414)902-2117 for class placement information before registering.

Ballet I, Ages 7-9

Students who have completed Pre-Ballet or ages 7-9 and are new to ballet will enjoy an introductory course to our classical curriculum.

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Ballet II/III, Ages 8-10

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Boys Class I, Ages 7-10

Boys age 7-12 who are new to ballet or continuing study to improve strength and flexibility specific to techniques used by men in dance.  May be taken alone or with other classes or camps.

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Boys Workshop, Ages 7-12

A unique and focused week for boys aged 7-12.  Daily ballet class and variations (choreography from famous ballet stories).  Students will film their accomplishments during the final class.

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Ballet IV

Includes Ballet & Character dance.

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Ballet V/Pre-Pointe

Students who will start pointe in the fall.  Specific focus on preparing for pointe work, but pointe shoes are not worn.

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Ballet VI/VII

Ballet, pointe, variations and character dance.  Students must have at least 1-2 years of prior pointe experience.

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Junior Ballet Intensive

Live the life of a professional dancer this summer!  Ballet, character, variations, jazz, dance history, nutrition, injury prevention, stretching, and strengthening are some of the classes that will extend your training this summer.  Take one, two, or three sessions.

For intermediate students ages 9-13 with at least 3 years of ballet class experience. Current MBSA students should have completed Ballet III, Ballet IV, or Ballet V.

Academy Maintenance

Advanced ballet and pointe for students who have at least 3 years of serious pointe experience and boys in the equivalent level, or for students registered for Milwaukee Ballet’s Pre-Professional 6-week Summer Intensive Program.

Dress Code

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