Whatever your age, level of expertise or fitness there's a ballet
school in Brisbane to accommodate you.
Ballet lessons are a fantastic form of exercise and discipline and a great way to have fun while meeting new friends. The number of dance schools holding ballet lessons in the Brisbane region is extensive. Below are a select few that are both affordable and local.
Located in Nundah, Tiddlywinks provide dance classes for children up to 11 years of age. Their combined Jazz/Ballet class is held on Wednesday afternoons for children aged 3 to 5 and 6 to 9 years. A trial lesson costs $13 or pay full term fees of $10 per week. The atmosphere at Tiddlywinks is relaxed and playful. Parents have the option of sitting in on the class or visiting the Tiddlywinks café. Visit www.tiddlywinks.com.au or telephone (07) 3266 8484.
Tiptoe Dance Tiptoe classical dance is located at the Coorparoo School of
Arts for children aged 3-5 years. The school is essentially an introduction to ballet and dance preparing them in advance for a larger school. There are three classes running every Friday morning for 45 minutes each - Tiptoe Tulips (3 to 4 years), Tiptoe Teddies (4 to 5 years) and Jump & Gym (4 to 5 years). Class terms are ten weeks long and will cost you $150 per term. If you sign up for two classes you'll receive a 10% discount. Visit www.tiptoedance.com.au or telephone (07) 3342 1198.
Seriously Dance have a great philosophy, part of which is "we believe that each student is to be appreciated and respected for their individual talent and personality". Dance lessons are held at Macgregor State High School and there are several classes for the ballet fanatic. A classical ballet class for children aged 2-4 and 5-6 years and a contemporary and lyrical class ("ballet with no rules") for children aged 7-9, 10-12 and 13 years and upwards. Specific class and timetable information can found here. Costs start from $8 per class for enrolled students. For more information email email@example.com or check out their Facebook page.
ADULT BALLET LESSONS Located at Kenmore, Sayers Dance Centre run beginner ballet lessons for adults every Tuesday morning at 11am. For pricing information email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (07) 3378 4222. Centenary Dance Academy is another school providing ballet lessons for adults. Priced at $17.50 per class, lessons are held at their studio in Oxley every Tuesday morning from 8am - 9.30am. For more information download an information pack or email email@example.com.
If the dance schools mentioned above are too far from home or you're looking for something else check out Dance Australia. It's the biggest online directory of dance venues and classes in Australia. Additionally, if you know of a great dance school holding ballet lessons in Brisbane I encourage you to leave a comment in the space provided.