Children's ballet classes in Connecticut

Children's Ballet Classes in Connecticut

Young Children’s Ballet Classes Program

Levels A-D Ages 3-7


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Program Description

Our ballet classes for young children ages 3 to 7 provide a warm and imaginative atmosphere that inspires creativity.  Young dancers are encouraged to express themselves through their natural love of music and movement. Voted “The Shoreline’s Best Children’s Ballet School”, we emphasize basic ballet skills, coordination, and musicality.

Children receive an excellent foundation for ECB’s progressive ballet training program and registrations are accepted year-round.

Children's ballet classes are offered in both our East Lyme studio, conveniently located 5 minutes from I-95, and at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook.

A range of children's summer dance programs beginning at age three and a half offer further opportunity for enrichment and growth.

Young Children's Performance Opportunities

Performing onstage is an exhilarating experience for a dancer, whether beginner or advanced. All dancers are eligible to perform in our annual Spring Showcase, featuring both classical and modern repertory.

Class Schedule

Pre Ballet 1 (ages 3 & 4) - One day per week
Day Time Instructor
Monday (Old Saybrook) 4:15-5pm Ms. Laura
Saturday (East Lyme) 9:30-10:15am Ms. Laura
Wednesday (East Lyme) 4:15-5pm Ms. Marylu
Pre Ballet 2 (age 5) - One day per week
Day Time Instructor
Wednesday (East Lyme) 5-5:45pm Ms. Marylu
Saturday (East Lyme) 10:15-11am Ms. Laura
Monday (Old Saybrook) 5-5:45pm Ms. Laura
First Steps (ages 6 & 7) - Two days per week
Day Time Instructor
Tuesday (East Lyme) 4:30-5:30pm Ms. Laura
Friday (East Lyme) 4-5pm Ms. Laura

Class Uniforms

Uniforms are custom orders and may only be purchased through Dolores at Dancers Outlet:

Dancer’s Outlet
190 Flanders Rd.
East Lyme, CT
Phone: 860-367-1491

Please call ahead before making the trip.

Pre Ballet 1 and 2 Uniform:

  • • Motionwear Dress: PINK leotard with attached PINK skirt
  • • Pink tights, pink leather split sole ballet slippers
  • • Hair in tight slicked back ballet bun

First Steps Uniform:

  • • Motionwear Dress: VIOLET tank leotard with attached ORCHID skirt
  • • Pink tights, pink leather split sole ballet slippers
  • • Hair in tight slicked back ballet bun

Tuition Rates

  • • Pre Ballet 1 & 2 –Program Charge of $594/year; 2 payments of $297 to be paid September & February
  • • First Steps BALLET ONLY: Program Charge of $1692/year; 9 payments of $188 to be paid monthly on the 1st
  • • All new and returning students: $35 registration fee