Ballet Academy East Young Dancer Division
Unleashing children’s potential through dance
Ballet Academy East is home to aspiring dancers of all ages in its Young Dancer, Pre-Professional and Adult Divisions. BAE is internationally recognized for exceptional dance training and is the Upper East Side’s ballet school of choice. The accomplished faculty lead classes that nurture students’ physical and emotional well-being, build technical skills, and develop artistry.
The Young Dancer Division instills a love of dance in an environment focused on developing individual potential. Children, 18 months to 6 years of age, experience the joy of dance while benefitting from increased coordination, self-confidence, musicality, strength, focus and creativity through age-appropriate, structured classes. The Young Dancer Division curriculum equips students with the skills necessary for advancement into the Pre-Professional Division. All classes feature two teachers and live piano accompaniment.
Petit Dancers: Ages 18 months-2 ½ years, with parent/caregiver
Pre-Ballet I, II and III: Ages 3-6 ½ years
Tap: Ages 3 ½-5 ½ years
Ballet Academy East
1651 Third Avenue