Academy offers a
full range of graded classes, from pre-ballet to pre-professional
training. We provide a unique opportunity for students of all ages and
abilities to study the traditions and discipline of Russian Ballet.
Whether a student's goal is a career in dance or purely recreational
exercise, our dedicated faculty offers personal attention and
professional training to match each student's interests.
Registration available for classes with openings. 2nd Term ends June 6.
Summer registration now available! Intensives, Flexible and Dance Camps are now open.
follow this link to the Class Information and Registration
|Our Spring Showcase on May 2 & 3 was very successful!
Thank you to all our wonderful students for dancing so well, and to our parents who helped make the shows run smoothly!
We are now back to our regular schedule, the school year ends Saturday, June 6.
Studio Company Gala on April 18 was very successful! Thank you to our
lovely Studio Company dancers! Our dancers who performed at the
San Francisco City Hall for the Armenian
Commemoration on April 24 were on the TV news! We also performed
3 Family Concerts with the San Francisco
Chamber Orchestra. More details here!
Please see our Workshop offerings!
Ballet 101 for Beginners: 2 Saturdays per month will be offered:
- May 9 & 16 - 2-3:30pm with Stephanie Maughan
- May 30 & June 6 - 10-11:30am with Ali McKeon
- June 13 & 20 - 10-11:30am with Ali McKeon
Dance Workshop:V/VI/VII students only -Thurs- $80
- Resume in May after Showcase
Ballet Conditioning Workshop -TBA- please contact us if interested
Please go to our Registration Page to sign up!
Classes: Schedule and Information
Everybody is welcome to come in and try our adult classes,
suitable for beginning and intermediate dancers. Come and try a class
today! Teachers include Ommi
Pipit-Suksun, Anton Pankevich, Aly Romano, Francesca Tan,
Ali McKeon, Janine Kovac, and Audrey Hagopian.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
Beginning/Intermediate Ballet-Ali McKeon
9-10am: Ballet for Adults and Parents (Beginning)-Janine Kovac (no class April 25, May 2, May 23)
6-7:30pm: Adult/Teen Intermediate Ballet- Anton Pankevich
10:30am-12pm: Adult Beginning Ballet-Francesca Tan
12noon-1:30pm: Adult Intermediate
BALLET 101 FOR BEGINNERS WORKSHOP: Introduction to the basics of ballet for absolute beginners!
workshops in May: May 9 & 16, May 30 & June 6, June 13 & 20, $34
for workshop - online registration now open!
We will be offering one session per month (2 Saturdays per session) when teachers are available.
We remind you to drive slowly and carefully in our parking lots, and to
park only in our lots on Wright and Polaris or on the street and not in
our neighbors' lots. We ask
parents and friends to enter our parking lots with great care and
vigilance for the sake of our precious children. Finally, we ask that
children, especially siblings of
students, not play or go near the rocks in the front of our Studio 1
We follow the
philosophy of Danilova and Balanchine, who believed that the quality of
ballet instruction was more important than the quantity. This
philosophy is followed by some of the most selective schools in the
United States, including the School of American Ballet in New York
City. We encourage our students to have other interests in addition to
ballet, knowing that not everyone plans a career in dance. We also
provide daily classes for intermediate and advanced students who are
very serious about their studies.
The syllabus used
at our school is based on the Russian system of dance training, which
is taught at most major professional schools. We also incorporate other
styles of ballet into our classes to ensure that our students are able
to adapt to different dance and choreographic techniques. Please visit
page for details.
Location and Facilities
Our ballet campus
is located at 295A & B Polaris Avenue, and 1095 Wright Ave,
Mountain View, California, where we
have three studios. For the safety and comfort of our dancers, each
studio has a sprung dance floor. Click here
for a printable map and driving directions.
students attend our school during the academic year. During the summer
we offer an intensive ballet program to approximately 100 students.
Families new to
our school should call or visit our ballet campus and take a placement
class if possible (not necessary for Pre-Ballet). You can register
the registration page
once your placement has been determined. If you are unable to
register online, you can submit a registration form (can be
downloaded here or picked up at the studio). Pacific Ballet
reserves the right to determine the proper class level of all entering
students, regardless of their prior training.
Ballet is a
performing art, and we feel that participation in performances is an
important part of our students' training. We provide two opportunities
for performance experience each year at the Mountain View Center for
the Performing Arts: in the late Fall we stage The Nutcracker
and in the late Spring we stage our school recital, the Summer
Showcase. For more information, please visit our Performances
As a special
service to our students, we offer a monthly Wellness Clinic, where our
students can meet with Chiropractor Dr. Rick Chaeff to discuss
injuries, strengthening and stretching exercises, and proper nutrition.
There is no charge for this service, and parents are encouraged to
accompany their dancer to the clinic.
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Pacific Ballet Academy •
P.O. Box 765 • Los Altos, CA 94023
Ballet Campus located at: 295B Polaris Avenue •
Mountain View, CA
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Or telephone Pacific Ballet Academy at: (650) 969-4614
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