Ballet Schools California


To help you navigate through, schools with ** are affiliated with a professional company. Schools in a different font color are schools that a Ballet Education Editors have seen first hand and strongly recommend for their training. 

Northern California Ballet School 
Artistic Director: Trudi Angel
6491 Clark Rd. Paradise, CA, 95969
Phone Number: (530) 872-1719

Northern California Dance Conservatory 
Owner/Artistic Director: Jen Bradford
920 Reserve Drive, Suite 110, Roseville, CA, 95678
Phone Number: (916) 791-2061

Benicia Academy of the Performing Arts
Artistic Director: Margaret Rose Kenrick
Director of the RAD program: Jeanie Pors
938 Tyler Street #204, Benicia, CA, 94510
Phone Number: (707) 746-6757

Academy of Classical Ballet California
Artistic Director: Crystal Petzel
236 W. Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA, 95008
Phone Number: (408) 355-3767

The Studio, School of Classical Ballet**
Directors: Robert Kelley and Diane Cypher
2800 S Rodeo Gulch Road, Suite C, Soquel, CA, 95073
Phone Number: (831) 479-1600

The School of the Sacramento Ballet **
Director: Carinne Binda
Principal: Melanie Haller
1030 15th Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814
Phone Number: (916) 732-3660

Sacramento Academy of Dance
Director: Janelle Sabren
2818 Macroni Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95821
Phone Number: (916) 971-0945

Carmel Academy of Performing Arts
(Formerly known as Carmel Ballet Academy)
Ballet Director: Philip Pegler
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923
Phone Number: (831) 624-3729

Central West Ballet**
School Director: Leslie Ann Larson
5039 Pentecost Dr, Modesto, CA, 95356
Phone Number: (209) 576-8957

Northwest Studio for Ballet
Director: Yukari Thiesen
1752 West Bullard, Fresno, CA, 93711
Phone Number: (559) 432-0155

San Francisco Ballet School**

Artistic Director: Helgi Tomasson
Associate Director: Patrick Armand
455 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102
Phone Number: (415) 865-6700

Dance Center of Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Director: Kristen Gurbach Jacobson
26 Seventh Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103
Phone Number: (415) 863-3040

City Ballet School
Artistic Director: Galina Alexandrova
32 Otis Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103
Phone Number: (415) 626-8878

Bay Pointe Ballet School**
School Director: Bruce Steivel
271 Wattis Way, South San Francisco, CA, 94080
Phone Number: (650) 835- 1035

Juline School of Dance
Director: Debbie Betrucci
1700 McHenry Avenue, Suite 50A, Modesto, Ca, 95350
Phone Number: (209) 529-2264

State Street Ballet School**
Director: Rodney Gustafson
2285 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone Number: (805) 845-1432

Deane Dance Center
Artistic Director: Allyson Deane
3385 Lanatt Street, Sacramento, CA, 95819
Phone Number: (916) 453-0226

The Ballet School
Director: Jenny Perry
1357 N. Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone Number: (925) 934-2133

Royal School of Ballet
Artistic Director: TBD
409 Main Street, Suite B, Vacaville, CA, 95688
Phone Number: (877) 595-0717 toll free or (707) 685-9090 direct

Santa Clarita Ballet Academy**
Academy Director: Corrine Glover
26798 Oak Avenue, Santa Clarita, CA, 91351
Phone Number: (661) 251-6844

Goleta School of Ballet
Artistic Director: Lisa Abshere
303 Magnolia Ave, Goleta, CA, 93117
Phone Number: (805) 328-3823

Santa Barbara Festival Ballet Dance Conservatory**
Director: Denise Rinaldi
1019 B Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Phone Number: (805) 966-0711

Gustafson Dance (SSB) **
School Director: Allison Jones Gustafson
2285 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105
Phone Number: (805) 563-3262

Montecito School of Ballet
Director: Delila Moseley
529 E. Gutierrez Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Phone Number: (805) 560- 0597

Los Angeles Ballet Academy
Artistic Director: Andrea Paris
16422 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA, 91436
Phone Number: (818) 382-2500

The San Pedro Ballet School**
Artistic Director: Cindy and Patrick Bradley
1231 S. Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA, 90731
Phone Number: (310) 732-1861

Ballet Academy Ventura**
Artistic Director: Kathleen Noblin
2750 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA, 93003
Phone Number: (805) 653-2800

California Dance Arts
Artistic Director: Aerin Holt
4490 Cornishon Avenue #6, La Canada, CA, 91011
Phone Number: (818) 790-7924

California Dance Academy
Artistic Director: Jennifer Shahani
9741 Independence Avenue, Chatsworth, CA, 91311
Phone Number: (818) 341-0525

Marat Duakayev School of Ballet
Artistic Director: Marat Duakayev
Located at Dance Arts Academy: 731 S. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90036
Phone Number: (323) 965-0333

Los Angeles Ballet School**
School Director: Thordal Christensen
11755 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90064
Phone Number: (310) 696-9057

Yuri Gregoriev School of Ballet 
Artistic Director: Yuri Gregoriev
12932 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90066
Phone Number: (424) 500-2630

Pacific Ballet Academy
Directors: Marion Chaeff and Rima Chaeff
295 Polaris Avenue, Mountain View, CA, 94043
Phone Number: (650) 969-4614

South Bay Ballet/ Lauridsen Center 
Artistic Director: Diane Lauridsen
1261 Sartori Ave, Torrance, CA 90501
Phone Number: (310) 533-1247

Bayer Ballet Academy: School of Russian Ballet
Artistic Director: Inna Bayer
2028 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View, CA, 94043
Phone Number: (650) 988-9971

Westside School of Ballet
Artistic Director: Martine Harley
1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90404
Phone Number: (310) 828-2018

Southern California Dance Theatre: Dance Academy**
Artistic Director: TBD
Phone Number: (562) 496-1766
4410 Greenmeadow Road, Long Beach, CA, 90808

Long Beach Ballet Academy**
Artistic Director: David Wilcox
1122 E. Wardlow Road, Long Beach, CA, 90807
Phone Number: (562) 426-4112

Maple Conservatory of Dance
Directors: Charles Maple and Kathy Crade
1824 Kaiser Ave, Irvine, CA, 92614
Phone Number: (949) 660-9930

Southland Ballet Academy**
Academy Director: Salwa Rizalla
9527 Garfield Ave, Fountain Valley, CA, 92708
Phone Number: (714) 962-5440
Location 2: 710 Roosevelt, Irvine, CA, 92620
Phone Number: (949) 757-1936

Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy**
Artistic Director: Dmitri and Jennifer Kulev
23091 Del Lago Drive, Laguna Hills, 92653
Phone Number: (949) 360-4233

Riverside Ballet Arts
Artistic Director: Glenda Carhart
6465 Sycamore Canyon Rd, Suite 110, Riverside, CA, 9250
Phone Number: (951) 653-020

Inland Pacific Ballet Academy**
Directors: Victoria Koenig and Kevin Myers
5050 Arrow Highway, Montclair, CA, 91763
Phone Number: (909) 482-1590

Huntington Academy of Dance
Director: Kimberly McEachern
16601 Gothard, Suite A, Huntington Beach, CA, 92647
Phone Number: (714) 847-6657

Anaheim Ballet School**
Directors: Lawrence Rosenberg and Sarma Lapenieks Rosenberg
280 E. Lincoln Ave, Anaheim, CA, 92805
Phone Number: (714) 520-0904

The Ballet Studio
Director: Mark Erickson
41581 Date Street, Murrieta, CA, 92562
Phone Number: (951) 600-1896

California Ballet School**
Faculty Principal: Maxine Mahon
4819 Ronson Ct, San Diego, CA, 92111
Phone Number: (858) 560-5676

Southern California Ballet Academy**
Academy Principal: Sylvia Palmer Zetler
12285 World Trade Drive, Suite K, San Diego, CA, 92128
Phone Number: (858) 674-1006

City Ballet of San Diego**
Directors: Steven and Elizabeth Winstrich
a941 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: (858) 274-6058

San Diego Ballet**
Director: Robin Sherertz Morgan
2650 Truxtun Road #102, San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: (619) 294-7378

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