The Best Ballet Schools in Sydney

  • Toddlers

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. 

The Best Ballet Schools in Sydney for Boys & Girls

1. Tutu Studios

Tutu Studios Dance Classes
Show your little dancer the magic of ballet with Tutu Studios' range of story-based ballet classes.

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.

2. Pretty Little Ballerinas

Pretty Little Ballerinas
Pretty Little Ballerinas is one of Sydney's most popular destinations for ballet and jazz lessons for girls and boys!

Offering ballet and jazz lessons to girls and boys aged 2 to 10, Pretty Little Ballerinas is a delightful dance school with studios throughout Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs (Bondi Junction, Coogee, Rushcutters Bay and Vaucluse) and the Inner city areas of Surry Hills and Erskineville, as well as their newest studio located in Cooks Hills, Newcastle.

Their classes are designed to inspire young minds and bodies while providing a fun and imaginative environment for kids to explore dance. Following on from the preschool classes children will then progress into Royal Academy of Dance classes from age 5 and up. Children have the opportunity to sit for a ballet exam. Pretty Little Ballerinas has an averaging exam result of distinction.

Pretty Little Ballerinas accepts enrolments all year round, no need to wait until the next term starts to join. They offer a free trial lesson to all new students. Enrol Now!

3. Tiny Toes Ballet

Tiny Toes Ballet will encourage your tiny dancer to move expressively, all whilst building their self-esteem.

Tiny Toes Ballet is proud to announce that they have WON the 2023 Local Business Awards for Outstanding Performing Arts.

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 is 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 your family with their free to watch gorgeous in-class concerts!

4. Twirling Tutu's

Twirling Tutus
With a range of classes for every age and stage, Twirling Tutu's is a one-stop shop for budding ballerinas!

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®

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

Baby Ballet Academy
Baby Ballet Academy is one of Bondi's leading dance schools, with plenty of classes for different age and ability groups!

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

En Pointe Dance Academy
En Pointe Dance Academy in the Sutherland Shire is a great place for little dancers to start honing their craft.

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

Bright Stars Dance
Ballet and lots of fun musical activities await at 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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