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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Detroit 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. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

2nd Street Studio of Dance

2nd Street Studio of Dance is a provider of non-competitive creative movement instruction in Rochester. The company accommodates students of all ages, and it organizes yearly recitals, summer camps, and other fun learning activities. 2nd Street Studio of Dance offers modern, acro and stretch, tap, and ballet lessons.

Rochester, MI 48307


Allegro Dance

Allegro Dance is a studio for creative movement in Bloomfield Hills. The center welcomes children who want to take the classes for fun or as a stepping stone to their dream of becoming a professional performer, and it has group and one-on-one sessions. Allegro Dance also welcomes adult learners, and it hosts summer camps and other enjoyable learning activities. The teachers offer a complimentary trial lesson in ballet and other styles.

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301


Ann Parsley School of Dance

Ann Parsley School of Dance is a training center in Clinton Township that has been around since 1976. The team provides quality instruction in a non-competitive and fun environment, and the programs focus on discipline and technique. Ann Parsley School of Dance offers lessons in creative movement, ballet, pointe, and jazz, and other styles, and it organizes performances, where the students can showcase their talent and collaborative skills.

Clinton Township, MI 48038


Center Stage Dance Co.

Center Stage Dance Co. is a studio in Northville that offers lessons in ballet, pointe, contemporary, and other styles. The programs accommodate all ages, and the teachers afford students the opportunity to showcase their talent at recitals and community performances. Center Stage Dance Co. rents out the space for fun, memorable birthday parties.

Northville, MI 48167


Dance Nation Company

Dance Nation Company is a creative movement and fitness studio in Clawson. The center teaches people of any age and skill level, and some of the classes are tumbling for toddlers, hip-hop for tweeners, ballet for teens, and belly dance for adults. Dance Nation Company features informational videos and activity photos on its website.

Dancers for Life

Dancers for Life is a school for creative movement and the performing arts in Garden City that welcomes people of any age, shape, and culture. The facility embraces talent, discipline, and diversity, and it provides a non-judgmental and encouraging environment for recreational dancers and professional artists. Dancers for Life offers a range of classes, including “Mommy and Me,” tip-toe tap, ballet, hip-hop, conditioning, and it has group and private teaching options. The center holds recitals, community performances, and summer camps.

Garden City, MI 48135


Detroit Barre

Detroit Barre is a fitness studio in Detroit that combines techniques in ballet, yoga, and Pilates. The facility creates a supportive environment for all ages and backgrounds, and it aims to “define and tone the muscles” of dancers and other students with isometric, low-impact exercises. Detroit Barre posts its current schedule and registration guidelines on the company website.

Detroit Skating Club

Detroit Skating Club is a training center in Bloomfield Hills established in 1910. The facility welcomes recreational and competitive athletes, and it also runs a dance academy that offers lessons in ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz, Broadway, Pilates, yoga, and other techniques. Detroit Skating Club features some of its students’ latest activities on the company website.

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302


Great Technique

Wyandotte-based Great Technique is a dance studio that's been providing ballet instruction for children since 2006. Teaching kids that are three years and older, the studio prides itself on being very structured, with a strict dress code and attendance policy. Great Technique's skilled team accommodates beginners and advanced learners and also offers instruction in modern, tap, jazz, and hip-hop dance styles as well as a yearly spring recital.

Wyandotte, MI 48192


Juliana’s Academy of Dance

Juliana’s Academy of Dance is a school for creative movement and the performing arts in Madison Heights. The center has been part of the community since 1979, and it has always welcomed local students and those from other parts of Michigan who wish to receive quality instruction in ballet, pointe, acrobatics, and other styles. Juliana’s Academy of Dance accommodates learners of any age and skill level, and its foremost aim is “to strengthen and stimulate the mind, body, and spirit.”

Madison Heights, MI 48071


Knapp School of Dance

Knapp School of Dance is a training center in Warren that has the motto, “Motivating young minds to be the best they can be.” The facility has been part of the community for more than 35 years, and it welcomes young recreational and competitive performers aged six years and above. Knapp School of Dance is the recipient of the Macomb Daily Best Dance Studio in Macomb County Award in 2013, and the lessons include ballet, pointe, lyrical, clogging, and pom.

Metro Dance & Music

Metro Dance & Music is a school for the performing arts in Plymouth that has been honing talent since 1997. The facility welcomes children and adults, and the classes include ballroom dance, ballet, gymnastics, hip-hop, piano, guitar, and voice. Metro Dance & Music offers flexible schedules for busy people, and the teaching options are group, semi-private, and one-on-one.

Plymouth, MI 48170


Motor City Dance Factory

Motor City Dance Factory is a school for creative movement in Southfield that welcomes recreational and competitive performers. The instructors welcome male and female students of any age and skill level, including toddlers and Baby Boomers, and they have individualized programs for beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners. Motor City Dance Factory offers lessons in ballet, gymnastics, tap, hip-hop, and other styles, and its website features a gallery of activity photos and the studio policies.

Southfield, MI 48076


Suzette’s Masters of Dance

Suzette’s Masters of Dance is a learning facility in Shelby Charter Township. The center provides a fun and positive atmosphere that embraces diversity, discipline, and creative expression through movement and music, and some of the classes are ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, and gymnastics. Suzette’s Masters of Dance accommodates “people of various tastes, talents, and age groups.”

Shelby Charter Township, MI 48315


Taylor Dance

Taylor Dance is a training facility in Taylor that has been honing talent since 1966. The center is the home of Ballet Americana, a regional dance company, and it offers affordable, high-quality programs in a positive and nurturing environment. Taylor Dance welcomes learners of any age and performance level, including toddlers and seniors, and some of the classes are ballet, tumbling, Bollywood, and Hawaiian-Tahitian.

The Dance Academy

The Dance Academy in Westland, Michigan has taught thousands of students since its establishment in 2001. The academy offers a wide selection of classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, Hawaiian/Tahitian, modern, contemporary, lyrical, pointe, predance, kinderdance, tiny tots, and tumbling as well as fitness classes in yoga, Zumba, and Pilates. They offer a large schedule with a variety of class times to choose from in order to accommodate many busy scheduling needs. All of their dance instructors are highly qualified and make a point to stay current with trends in the dance world. Their year-end dance recitals are held at the beautiful Michael A Guido Performing Arts Theater located at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. Prospective students can call or drop by to learn more about The Dance Academy's accomplished students and alumni.

Westland, MI 48185


Timberlane Dance

Timberlane Dance is a classical ballet studio in Northville that trains students in the Cecchetti method. The center inspires learners to express themselves through movement and music, and it helps them showcase their talent to the greater glory of God. Timberlane Dance runs Northville Ballet Theatre, a non-profit ballet company that brings classical and contemporary Christian dance to the community.

Northville, MI 48168


Tina Marie School of Dance

Tina Marie School of Dance is a studio in Warren that has been around for more than 35 years. The board-certified instructors have dance degrees, and they have decades of collective professional experience as performers, choreographers, teacher-trainers, and competition judges. Tina Marie School of Dance has another location in Shelby Township, and it welcomes students of all ages and skill levels. Some of the classes are ballet, tap, pom, and musical theater.

Warren, MI 48092


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