Now Enrolling for Fall Classes!
Please email the Academy registrar, Dawn Naatjes, for information at
or call 407-849-9942 ext 10.
Open Adult classes (for ages 18+) are offered year-round from beginner to advanced. No registration fee is required for adult students.
Parents of Academy students, dance professionals and theme park employees can take adult classes for only $8/each!
Click Here for Adult Class Schedule
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The Ballet Academy of Central Florida was founded in 2000 by world-renowned dancer and director, Vasile Petrutiu, and "Orlando's ballerina" Heather Fryxell-Sanders.
MOVE...BE MOVED...BE MORE is not just our slogan, it's a way of life for Central Florida Ballet. Celebrating 15 years of excellence, The Ballet Academy of Central Florida prides itself on offering the "FINEST" classical ballet training in Central Florida. Our curriculum has been designed to bring out the best in every student creating a well rounded dancer. In addition to ballet classes, dancers will ALSO study jazz, modern, tap, contemporary and body conditioning. Our students have attained professional careers with prestigious companies including San Francisco Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Colorado Ballet, State Street Ballet, Ballet MET, and Louisville Ballet. The Academy's students annually receive scholarships to coveted dance schools and companies worldwide, totaling more than 30 schools and companies to date.
We are not a competition school but do offer several performance opportunities throughout the year including our Annual Nutcracker (Audition required) and Recital, both are performed in the state of the art Linda Chapin Theater at the Orange County Convention Center. Our Studio Company performs year round at various events and performances throughout Central Florida. Advanced students have an additional option to audition for the World Ballet Competition that is held in every year in June.
Central Florida Ballet is the official host and presenter of the
World Ballet Competition USA Finals 2016.
The premier, international dance competition for its use of technology, strict adherence to rules, and fairness. Please Visit http://www.worldballetcompetition.com for more information.
Central Florida Ballet is supported by United Arts of Central Florida.
The World Ballet Competition 2016 is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.
The World Ballet Competition 2016 is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida.
Central Florida Ballet
| 3306 Maggie Blvd., Suite B, Orlando, FL 32811 |
| Ph. 407-849-9948 |
THE CENTRAL FLORIDA BALLET, INC. IS A 501(C)(3) NONPROFIT ARTS ORGANIZATION, AND CONTRIBUTIONS ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE UNDER SECTION 170 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.