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.

Pretty Little Ballerinas

Offering ballet and jazz lessons to girls and boys from aged 2 to 10, Pretty Little Ballerinas is a first-rate choice when working out which dance school to send your child to. They have studios peppered throughout the Eastern Suburbs; in Coogee, North Bondi, Vaucluse and Rushcutters Bay as well as Surry Hills and Alexandria. 

Their classes are designed to inspire young minds and bodies, whilst providing a fun and imaginative environment for kids to explore dance. From age 5 and up, they offer RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) classes which offer classical ballet education. 

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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 toddlers, preschoolers and children from 18 months to12 years at their Double Bay, Bronte, Coogee, Randwick, Clovelly, Maroubra, Alexandria 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 coax out the confident and creative little dancer within through well-structured programs that focus on inspiring confidence, positivity and a magical learning environment.

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Baby Ballet Academy

Boasting two superb studios in Bondi Beach, Baby Ballet Academy are specialists in preschool - school age ballet classes for little ones aged 2-7years old. 

The focus is on the beauty of true classical ballet, as 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 & Ballerinas will absolutely love and feel engaged in these classes—once the dancers step inside the studio; playfulness, fluidity and petite formalized steps will begin to develop weekly.

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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.

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Bright Stars Dance

Bright Stars Dance is an up and coming dance school for kids aged 2-5 located in the Hills District of Sydney. At Bright Stars Dance, the focus is on imagination, creativity and confidence in order to build your child’s appreciation for music and dance. 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 ballerinas aged 3—5. The class is designed to nurture your child’s emerging creativity, physical awareness and sociability whilst being slowly introduced to basic ballet vocabulary and structured routines and exercises.

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