A Ballet Education by David King

Ballet Consultant & Taste Maker

Building brands and dancers one day at a time.

Over the last ten years, you have trusted me as one of the top dance resources online, and now A Ballet Education is coming into a new phase.

A Ballet Education is a FREE online resource for teachers, parents, and students looking for answers. Over the last ten years A Ballet Education has curated a blog, a magazine, a podcast, a ballet school, a consulting and marketing firm, the ballet planner and more.

Now, A Ballet Education is focusing on curating looks, fashion, and inspiration.

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  • Say Goodbye

    Say Goodbye

    Hello everyone, if you have been following me on Instagram, you know that recently I cut my left hand, the one I use for illustrating, and hit a nerve. Since then, my drawing and hand function hasn’t been the same. Because of this, I will no longer be doing The Ballet Planner. While I will […]

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  • Grow your business

    Grow your business

    Start the New Year off right. For the 2023 year, I will be taking on 10 new clients! Do you want to grow your business, build your brand, and increase your online presence.

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  • Giving Tuesday

    Giving Tuesday

    Giving Tuesday is coming up and A Ballet Education’s Scholarship Fund: A Ballet Foundation is asking you to donate to our scholarship fund. Over the last 9 years we have given away over $400,000 through scholarships, pointe shoes, and fees associated with ballet. This year is our first official years a non-profit 501(c)3, this means […]

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  • Summer Intensive Guide 2023

    Summer Intensive Guide 2023

    It is that time of the year again; the time where everyone is overwhelmed, overworked, exhausted, and juggling a million different things. Yes, the 2023 audition season is upon us, and it is more stressful than ever. It could be that this is the first year back of full in-person auditions since the pandemic restrictions. […]

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  • How to build a successful ballet school

    How to build a successful ballet school

    Build Quality Relationships with Parents. The quality of the relationships with the parents of students at ballet schools can make or break a ballet school. One of the biggest mistakes ballet educators make is establishing a hierarchical dialogue with parents through the use of statements like “Well, you weren’t a ballet dancer so you don’t […]

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  • How to Build a Successful Ballet Program: Understanding your market

    How to Build a Successful Ballet Program: Understanding your market

    HOW TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL BALLET PROGRAM (part 1) Understand Your Market One of the biggest frustrations in owning a ballet school is the ability to bring in the “right” students or students in general. It is crucial to understand both your market and your niche. Within these parameters, you want to make sure you […]

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