Hampton Roads now has its own professional ballet company! Our brand new full-time company consists of 10 amazing dancers from the Hampton Roads area and beyond. They are bringing the finest training and experience to our stages, and we are honored to be launching with them!
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“If your child wants to pursue dance on a professional level, you need to take them to Ballet Virginia.”
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SEASON 2019/2020

Get ready for exciting new repertoire this season, including “Diversity in Dance,” choreographed by Lydia Roberts Coco, former Alvin Ailey Principal Dancer; “Masquerade,” a Halloween themed production; as well as your classic favorites like “The Nutcracker” and “Sleeping Beauty.”
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Ballet Virginia is thrilled to announce it’s brand new sister location a few blocks from the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. We are honored to be bringing classes right to Virginia Beach!
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the absoluteBEST BALLET TRAININGin the Hampton Roads region

Ballet Virginia is a professional ballet company with an associated academy. Ballet Virginia provides quality professional productions/performances and training for classical ballet dancers in the Hampton Roads community. Ballet Virginia will uphold the standards required to maintain membership standing with Regional Dance America Southeast. Ballet Virginia will also provide opportunities for professional dancers, lighting, set and costume designers and choreographers while continuing education and outreach programs for Hampton Roads community at large.

Our instructors are dedicated to bringing their students to the highest technical and artistic level possible by freely sharing their talents. We are proud of our professional faculty, whose combined experience of over 100 years includes such talents as professional instruction, staging, choreography and performance skills.  Our faculty strives each day to offer the absolute best ballet training in the Hampton Roads region.

diverseballet syllabusinspired by the American, Russian, Italian, English and French schoolsclassical ballet, modern, contemporary, partnering, variations and character classes

Ballet Virginia Academy specializes in a diverse ballet syllabus inspired by the American, Russian, Italian, English and French schools. This solid technical base insures added success in classical ballet technique and pointe, modern, contemporary, partnering, jazz, variations, and character classes also offered at BVA.

Ballet Virginia is proud of our unique offerings that expand the range of instruction to our community at large. Classes include adult ballet, tap for kids and adaptive dance. Musicality and artistry are developed joyously in our supportive environment. Like-minded students enjoy a camaraderie and environment that will provide wonderful memories and life-long friendships.

Ballet Virginia also offers several performing opportunities for young dancers including an annual run of “The Nutcracker” and a full-length spring ballet. These opportunities are in addition to regular classes by audition only. All registered BV students have the opportunity to perform with their class in Concert Classique, our student showcase, usually the second Sunday in June. First Pointe Players, an outreach junior company, offers many wonderful opportunities for dancers to share their abilities with the community. Lastly, Ballet Virginia is proud to be an honor member of Regional Dance America.  This organization brings together some of the best regional dance academies and companies with festivals, performances and workshops.

If you are considering a dance education simply for the love of movement, or your child dreams of a professional career, Ballet Virginia Academy has designed a program to suit your needs.

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