School of Nashville Ballet
With classes in Nashville and Brentwood
ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS
Our dance program for children develops musicality, rhythm, movement skills, coordination, expression and creativity. It also encourages class participation, focus and confidence.
It is perfectly suited for children 2 to 6 years old. All children's program classes are open to boys and girls.
Faculty members use the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus as a template for their instruction, which provides a solid foundation for students moving into the Academy. Children's Program classes create a nurturing environment that enables each child to begin a lifelong love for dance.
All classes meet once per week and are offered at The Martin Center for Nashville Ballet and the School of Nashville Ballet Brentwood Campus.
The School of Nashville Ballet Academy Division is an exciting and challenging training ground for tomorrow's dancers, choreographers, teachers and ballet lovers. Our internationally recognized faculty members are drawn from companies and schools around the world, bringing their expert knowledge and experience to the official school of Nashville Ballet. The Academy Division offers classes for children ages 6 to 18 during three semester sessions.
The School of Nashville Ballet Academy Division also offers summer dance camps for young students who want to spend their summer doing what they love and a summer intensive program for dancers at the pre-professional level.
Professional Training Division
The Professional Training Division was developed to give dancers a comprehensive program designed to further develop technique, strength and artistry in a rigorous pre-professional environment. Dancers selected for this program are chosen for their talent and potential to pursue a career in professional dance. Dancers are evaluated throughout the year and considered for advancement into Nashville Ballet's official second company (NB2).
The School of Nashville Ballet Community Division offers dance and fitness classes to teens and adults of all ages and abilities. Whether you are new to dance, rediscovering a passion for movement or continuing your dance education, our Community Division classes appeal to all dance levels and fitness goals.