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Ballet Chicago's curriculum is carefully stepped and provides students with the foundation necessary to pursue a career in classical ballet. The technique is Balanchine-based and offers the most advanced training methods available to ballet dancers today. All classes are conducted by teachers experienced in developing young children and are accompanied by one of our expert class pianists. Ballet Chicago's faculty is composed of former and current dancers. A unique feature of enrolling at Ballet Chicago is that students participate in a performance-based curriculum. On-stage experience builds confidence, promotes teamwork, and provides a twice-yearly benchmark for each child's progress. Our young dancers are given two exciting performance opportunities:

  • Ballet Chicago's annual Nutcracker performance (December)

  • Annual School Performances (May)

  • Opportunity to perform in Ballet Chicago's Annual Balanchine + Beyond Spring Series (May)


Ballet 1 (7-8)*

Ballet 2

Ballet 3 

Ballet 4

Ballet 5

*no audition required









Leotard: Wear Moi Faustine Microfiber basic tank leotard with front pinch. Full front lining and U-cut back. 

Ballet 1 - white

Ballet 2 - sky

Ballet 3 - mint

Ballet 4 - lilac

Ballet 5 - french blue

Tights: Pink and Flesh Color Tights are welcome. – Wear Moi Style Divo1 Child (available on website only) (Pink, Caramel, Toast, Walnut), Wear Moi Style Divo3 Child (available in-store) (Pink, Caramel, Toast, Walnut), 

Blendz Apparel Premium Fleshtone Tights, Discount Dance Girls Ultra Soft Transition Tights (Style No: 1916C)

Ballet Slippers: Leather Shoes that match the color of the tights - single elastic, no crisscrossed elastics. Brands: Wear Moi, Bloch, and Blendz Apparel 

Pointe Shoes: Ballet 4 & 5: Pointe shoes that match the color of the tights.


Shirt: Wear Moi Conrad in White

Tights: Wear Moi Orion in Grey

Ballet Slippers: Wear Moi Vesta in Grey

Dance Belts are required for Ballet 1 and up.

for dancewear

3352 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657


note: schedules are subject to change. 

Ballet 1:

Thursday: Technique 5-6:15pm

Saturday: Rehearsal 10-10:45am, Technique 11-12:30pm


Ballet 2:

Monday: Technique 5:15-6:45pm, Stretch 6:45-7:30pm

Saturday: Rehearsal TBA 10-10:45am & 3:30-5:45pm, Technique 11-12:30pm


Ballet 3:

Tuesday: Technique 5:15-6:45pm, Jazz 6:45-7:30pm

Thursday: Technique 5:15-6:45 pm, Pre-Pointe 6:45-7:30pm

Saturday: Technique 12:45-2:15pm, Stretch 2:15-3:15, Rehearsals TBA 3:30-5:45pm


Ballet 4:

Monday: Technique 5:15-6:45pm, Pre-Pointe 6:45-7:30pm

Wednesday: Technique 5:15-6:45pm, Stretch 6:45-7:30pm

Friday: Technique 5:15-6:45pm, Pre-Pointe 6:45-7:45pm

Saturday: Technique 12:45-2:15pm, Stretch 2:15-3:15pm, Rehearsals TBA 3:30-5:45pm


Ballet 5:

Monday: Technique 5-6:30pm, Pointe 6:30-7:30pm

Tuesday: Technique 5:30-7pm, Pointe 7-8pm

Wednesday: Technique 5:15-6:45, Pointe 6:45-7:45pm

Friday: Technique 5:15-6:45pm, Jazz 6:45-7:45pm

Saturday: Technique 12:45-2:15pm, Pointe 2:15-3:15pm, Rehearsals TBA 3:30-5:45pm

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