Laurels

Best Ballet Teachers
in San Francisco
2020

Why These Ballet Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Ballet Teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Kathy Mata Ballet

Founded in 1988, Kathy Mata Ballet is one of few dance companies in the U.S. to provide talented adults from non-dance professions with opportunities to train and perform, rehearsing several times a week, on top of their regular work days. The company has an emphasis on community service and regularly performs at senior centers and other community organizations across the Bay Area/San Francisco. Their performances (free of charge or by donation) benefit local charities. Kathy Mata Ballet also provides dance programs for seniors with various dance styles including classical ballet, contemporary, modern dance, musical theater, and more. They were awarded Best Outreach Community Service Dance Group for 2010-2013.

San Francisco, CA 94103

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Marin Dance Theatre

Marin Dance Theatre is a dance studio in San Rafael, CA that has been providing ballet classes for students ages 3 and up for over 20 years. The school has a team of knowledgeable and experienced Pilates and ballet instructors led by Margaret Swarthout. The studio offers comprehensive ballet lessons and training to carefully guide each student in the art and discipline of ballet. Marin Dance Theatre strives to provide its students with quality ballet lessons in a fun and caring environment.

San Rafael, CA 94903

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Moving Arts Studio

Moving Arts Studio is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATREĀ® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high-quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. Taught by caring professionals who are certified in the ABT curriculum, Moving Arts Studio takes pride in providing world class ballet training along with contemporary and theater classes as well as yoga for adults and movement-oriented camps in the summer and over holiday breaks.

San Francisco, CA 94112

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Peninsula Ballet Theater

Peninsula Ballet Theater is a prestigious ballet school in San Mateo, CA that provides classes for children, teens, and adults. It has been serving the community for over 50 years, providing its students with the highest quality of training in its state-of-the-art facility. Peninsula Ballet Theater is registered with the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Dance Network.

San Mateo, CA 94402

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Poise Ballet

Poise Ballet is a Corte Madera dance studio that is composed of talented and experienced dance instructors who provide quality dance lessons at reasonable rates. The school is led by Royal Academy of Dance registered teacher, Ms. Terry Wong-Mc Donnell. The studio strives to provide the highest quality of training and lessons in a fun and comfortable environment. Classes include contemporary, lyrical jazz, and ballet classes. Poise Ballet also offers special dance classes on Fridays and Saturdays.

Corte Madera, CA 94925

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San Francisco Dance Space

San Francisco Dance Space is a reliable dance studio that has been serving the greater San Francisco area for many years. Its team of creative mentors and dance professionals is experienced in handling ballet classes for student ages three years and up. Classes include ballet technique, pointe, and contemporary dance classes. San Francisco Dance Space also offers summer dance camps and ballerina-themed birthday party hosting services.

San Francisco, CA 94127

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The Ballet School and Performing Arts Studio

The Ballet School and Performing Arts Studio in Walnut Creek, CA is composed of friendly and highly-skilled instructors who provide acting workshops, dance, and music lessons. The school offers ballet classes for students, ranging from beginner to advanced level ballet students. The Ballet School and Performing Arts Studio strives to provide its students with comprehensive and high-quality training in a fun and nurturing environment.

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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