Best Ballet Schools For Boys And Girls In Sydney
Got a little dancer in your midst? Keen to get them knowing their chassé from their bourreé? If you think your little one would love ballet lessons, there are so many reasons to get them started! From social skill development and boosting self-esteem to creativity and physical exercise, dance is an excellent activity to get your child involved in.
Here are the best ballet schools for boys and girls in Sydney.
1. Pretty Little Ballerinas
Offering ballet and jazz lessons to girls and boys aged 2 to 10, Pretty Little Ballerinas is a delightful dance school with studios throughout the Eastern Suburbs (Coogee, North Bondi, Vaucluse and Rushcutters Bay) as well as central locations in Surry Hills and Erskineville.
Their classes are designed to inspire young minds and bodies while providing a fun and imaginative environment for kids to explore dance. From age 5 and up, they offer RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) classes for classical ballet education.
Pretty Little Ballerinas accepts enrolments all year round, no need to wait until the next term starts to join. They also offer a free trial lesson to all new students.
2. Tutu Studios
Tutu Studios is the perfect choice for boys and girls to experience the magic of ballet. They offer joyful and nurturing story-based ballet classes for children from 18 months to14 years at their Double Bay, Bronte, Coogee, Randwick, Clovelly, Maroubra, Darling Point and Kensington studios.
Each class will have your tiny dancer captivated by a playful fairy tale where they could swim like a mermaid, shoot like a rocket, or fly with Peter Pan. The highly qualified teachers inspire the confident and creative little dancer within through well-structured programs that focus on inspiring confidence, positivity and a magical learning environment. Find out more about Tutu Studios.
3. Tiny Toes Ballet
Tiny Toes Ballet is about instilling a stress-free love of dance in little ones from a young age. Lots of fun goes into the programming and planning—including imagery, props, rhymes and games, all of which engage young minds and teach them the fundamentals of ballet and dance. Tiny Toes Ballet will help your child build their physical movement abilities, encourage spatial awareness, stimulate their listening skills, move expressively, build confidence and self-esteem and a whole lot more.
There are mums and bubs classes, classes for preschoolers and tiny tots, as well as one for kindy and year 1-ers! All of which are geared towards building your child's confidence and skills in a nurturing, engaging environment.
Tiny Toes Ballet are located at convenient locations in The Hills, Inner West and North Shore. At Tiny Toes Ballet, they have no set uniform, no makeup and beautiful age appropriate costumes. They will wow you, your friends and family with their free to watch gorgeous in-class concerts!
4. Twirling Tutu's
Malabar Dance Crew has launched a brand new 'mini' department especially for little dancers aged 6 months to 6 years. Twirling Tutu's dance classes include the globally loved and award-winning preschool dance program babyballet®. Classes for 'babyballet® Tots' (6 - 18 months), 'babyballet® Tinies' (18 months - 3 years), 'babyballet Movers' (3-4 years) and 'babyballet® Groovers' (4 - 6 years) are held in Maroubra and Matraville and start from just $60 per 9-week term.
Their exclusive classes aim to build confidence and balance in little twirlers, developing their imagination through songs, stories and rhythm while making new friends and learning together. It's the perfect way place for little ballet stars to find their sparkle! Toddlers and preschoolers will love their magical dance journey as they develop new skills. They also run Acrobatic Arts® Preschool.
5. Baby Ballet Academy
Boasting two superb studios in Bondi Beach, Baby Ballet Academy are specialists in ballet classes for little ones aged 2 - 7 years old.
With a focus on the beauty of true classical ballet, the classes aim to fire up young imaginations whilst teaching the fundamental elements of dance. The classes develop coordination and boost confidence but most importantly offer children the chance to pirouette and plié their way throughout the session! Leapers and ballerinas will absolutely love these classes, feeling inspired as soon as they step inside the studio and developing playfulness, fluidity and petite formalized steps every week. Find out more about Baby Ballet Academy.
6. En Pointe Dance Academy
Located in the Sutherland Shire, En Pointe Dance Academy offers a caring, inspiring and encouraging environment for all little dancers. Their aim is to create technically strong ballet and lyrical dancers whilst offering young ones the opportunity to take part in their Petite Pointe Club, where they’ll make lots of friends and learn lots of new dance moves! The classes include Tiny Ballet, Petite Dance and Pre Primary In Dance - catering for all ages and abilities before the RAD classes start. Found out more about En Pointe Dance Academy.
7. Bright Stars Dance
At Bright Stars Dance the focus is on imagination, creativity and confidence, to help build your child’s appreciation for music and dance. With classes for kids aged 2 - 5 in the Sydney's Hills District, the lessons incorporate props, musical instruments and lots of fun ‘imagination games’ that will transport your child to magical faraway lands, underwater adventures and more!
The Bright Stars Ballet program is a playful, age-appropriate introduction to ballet for children aged 3—5. It is designed to introduce budding ballerinas to basic ballet vocabulary and structured routines and exercises while nurturing their emerging creativity, physical awareness and sociability. Find out more about Bright Stars Dance.
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