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What we do

We instill a love of dance in each student and give them skills that last a lifetime

In our dance school, we lay the foundation, training our students with the concept of discipline, determination, and dedication. These skills begin with ballet and are useful in all aspects of our students’ lives. Start your dance journey with us, book your free dance class.

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All Levels of Experience

World Class Premises

We have the structure and comfort needed to be the best dance studio in Johannesburg for learning, for dance mums to wait, for students to grow and excel in dance.

Highly Experienced, Caring Teachers

We choose the most qualified
individuals for each position and insist on continued education, development, and commitment to their role. 

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All Classes Are taught by Industry Arts Professionals

Our highly experienced, carefully selected teachers treat each student with respect, expertise and a passion for developing their potential and personality through the expression of dance. Our classes are holistic, where each student is seen as a whole, as a unique being that requires full attention and assistance.

 

Hence, our method of teaching is not one of “repeating what the teacher does”, but one of embracing each student’s strengths and transforming it into beautiful movement and technique.

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What we offer

Our Classes

Junior Ballet

3-8 yrs old

Class details

Our ballet programme is based on the Russian (Vaganova) method. All new students are placed in a level that will be challenging but will allow for maximum growth and improvement of the dancer.
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Senior Ballet

Russian method for all levels

Class details

Our ballet programme is based on the Russian (Vaganova) method. All new students are placed in a level that will be challenging but will allow for maximum growth and improvement of the dancer.
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Youth Russian Ballet Company

Performance opportunities

Class details

At the Youth Russian Ballet Company, we inspire others by passing on our vast knowledge and passion for a ballet performance.
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Contemporary Dance

Variety of contemporary techniques

Class details

A variety of contemporary dance techniques including Release-based, Contact Improvisation, Graham and Cunningham technique.
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Adults Ballet

For beginners and advanced dancers

Class details

Beginners and previously experienced dancers are welcome. You don't have to meet any standards. All it requires is a genuine love for ballet and a desire to do it.
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Testimonials

What They Say

Why Choose Russian School of Ballet

  • THE VAGANOVA METHOD

    We train our students in one of the most prestigious methods of ballet teaching. This style has been the core training of many of the world’s finest classical dancers. It is developed to work on the body as a whole.

  • HIGHLY EXPERIENCED TEACHERS

    We choose the most qualified individuals for each position and insist on continued education, development, and commitment to their role. Each of our skilled instructors takes into account the unique anatomy, physical and cognitive development of each student.

  • HOLISTIC CLASSES

    Each student is seen as a whole person. Seeing their potential, their personality, they are encouraged both mentally and physically. Ballet classes are so much more than a physical exercise, they develop a person as a whole.

  • WORLD CLASS PREMISES

    We have the structure and comfort needed to be the best studio for learning, for parents to wait, for students to grow and excel in dance, equipped with a wall of mirrors and spring floor with Harlequin Studio mats.

  • LONG-LASTING SKILLS

    We teach so much more than dance. Our classes follow our students into all aspects of life. From a love of dance to a mentality that assists in moving into adulthood. They learn structure and discipline in an inspiring way.

  • GREATEST OPTION FOR PARENTS

    We guarantee that each child is cared for and encouraged, making us a family favorite school. Parents feel happy in the knowledge that their child is with the most qualified professionals who can assist in their child's dream and development.

  • NURTURING

    We nurture and develop each student's skills. Encouraging, empowering and assisting them to reach full potential. We want our students to leave each class feeling inspired and hopeful for their future in dance, beaming with energy and confidence.

  • MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT

    While learning at the Russian School of Ballet, our students are immersed in a multicultural environment with students and teachers from all over the world with diverse backgrounds and unique qualities. It's a wonderful place for learning and acceptance of everyone.

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Rent a Dance Studio in the Heart of Parkhurst

The Studios Feature…

  • Private reception with waiting area and viewing window – Your clients can relax and enjoy a cup of tea and watch classes.
  • Professional Harlequin Studio flooring.
  • Big private parking lot with safe secure parking off the street.
  • Changing rooms.
  • Full-length mirrors.
  • Air-conditioning.