Ballet is a great activity for boys and girls alike, encouraging fitness, flexibility and fun while they learn new skills and meet new people. It is also great for building self-confidence and discipline. There are several locations around Brisbane offering ballet classes for Brisbane Kids.
Balance Dance School
Balance Dance School located in Bulimba specialises in early childhood dance, with the following classes offered for boys and girls – toddler dance (2-3 years), kinda ballet (3 to 5 years) classical ballet and jazz (both 5 years and up). They hold an informal end of year concert for family and friends, allowing the children to showcase what they have learnt and celebrate their achievements. www.balancedanceschool.com.au
Brisbane Academy of Dance
Brisbane Academy of Dance offers a variety of dance types, including classical ballet, encouraging students to learn all dance types to broaden their skills. Located in Stafford, they offer classses starting from 2 years right through to adults. With class exams and several showcases through the year, this is the place for dances wanting to go that extra step, yet still offering open classes for those kids just wanting some fun while dancing, without the exams and performances.
Kinder Ballet, available in several locations across Brisbane and beyond, specialising in Preschool ballet. KinderBallet is a ballet program developed for children between 2 and 5 years of age, as an introduction to Classical Ballet. They also offer programs for older kids, as well as a ‘mummy and me’ class for the youngsters. Classes range from $14 to $17 per lesson depending on the child’s age.
If ballet is not so much your Brisbane Kids style, check out the list of drama and dance classes for more creative arts related activities around Brisbane.