Ballet School of Vermont | Home of Northern Vermont Ballet

  • Affordable High-Quality Ballet Program

  • Beginner to PreProfessional Levels
  • Complimentary Placement Ballet Class

  • (802) 527-0868
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Northwest Vermont’s Premier Ballet Program

Vermont Ballet Lessons for Beginner to Pre-Professional Levels in a nurturing environment. Classes offered in Classical Ballet Technique, Pointe, Variations, Choreography, Body Conditioning, and Performance. ABT® Certified Ballet Instruction, Professional Faculty & Master Guest Teachers, Summer Ballet Dance Camps & Intensives, Ballet Theater Program. Home to Northern Vermont Ballet Student Company. Located in a beautifully restored building specifically designed for ballet in downtown St. Albans, VT 05478. Our new facility features with two dance studios, a reception desk, parent lobby, changing areas & NVB Company lounge.

2020-2021 Season

Come Dance With Us. Register Today!

The Ballet School of Vermont offers ballet classes for beginner to advanced pre-professional levels. Our Young Children’s Program offers ballet lessons beginning at 3.5 years old. The Ballet School’s of Vermont’s Advanced Ballet Program, in conjunction with Northern Vermont Ballet Company, features guest instructors and classes in Ballet Technique, Pointe, Variations, Body Conditioning and Alternative Classes (Contemporary/ Modern/ Choreography /Nutrition) throughout the season. Our enrichment classes compliment our student’s ballet education and allow them to explore other dance disciplines.

The more you dance, the more you SAVE at The Ballet School with our Multi-Class & Sibling Discounts!

Due to Covid-19 Social Distancing Guidelines, classes will have a limited number of students, so register or get on the waiting list today! Priority is given to students enrolling in the maximum potential track for their level.


Dedication, Artistry and Nurturing Set Us Apart!

Our Vermont ballet instructors and guest teachers have danced professionally with the Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal, American Ballet Theater Studio Company, Wonderbound, Ballet Nouveau Colorado, and Miami City Ballet. Read faculty bios.

American Ballet Theatre® National Training CurriculumThe Ballet School of Vermont is proud to include the American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 8 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels.

Primary through Level 7 & Partnering will be taught by ABT® Certified Teacher, Maryellen Vickery, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 7 & Partnering of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.

There is no better quality dance instruction around than The Ballet School! Through their knowledge, expertise, and nurturing guidance I have seen my daughter’s skill as a dancer and confidence as a young girl soar.”

Kirsten, Ballet Mom

In addition to providing stellar technique and training in ballet, BSVT invests in the whole student—caring for each person individually and each family.

Karen, Parent

Our daughter has learned not only the ballet positions but also qualities of grace, focus, determination, and perseverance – qualities that will be important for her to have in all that she encounters throughout life.

Nancy, Parent
Avery is truly enjoying her time in class and the confidence she is gaining is just beautiful to see!
Lisa, Parent

My daughters have been dancing there For the last 8 years, since they were 4! They have grown not only as ballet dancers but as exceptional young women. We would recommend BSVT to anymore looking for high quality ballet instruction and a feeling of family!

Jennifer, Ballet Mom