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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored ballet teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best ballet teachers in Rochester, NY.

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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.

Dance Biz

Dance Biz is located in Rochester and offers classes for dancers of all skill levels from age three to adult. The studio was founded in 1985 and emphasizes a non-competitive and enjoyable learning experience. The instructors have a natural love for dance and teaching and have won various awards and competitions. Dance Biz features an annual recital and appreciation ceremony to go along with its weekly classes. The studio offers discounts based on the number of hours of class per week their clients dance.

Rochester, NY(585) 254-0300


Dance Connection

Dance Connection in Rochester offers dance education to both children and adults. The studio limits the size of its classes to ensure a productive learning and teaching environment. Their staff provides a caring and motivated atmosphere suitable for all ages. Dance Connection focuses on various types of dance like ballet, tap dance, jazz, lyrical dance, and pre-pointe. Clients appreciate the studio for introducing their children to a new life passion.

Rochester, NY(585) 654-7654


Dance Emporium

Dance Emporium offers dance classes in a high-quality facility of over 4000 square feet in Avon. The studio features a raised dance floor and full-length mirrors. Faculty at Dance Emporium have worked with area schools and colleges, and the school offers scholarships and features a competition team. Clients appreciate the opportunity for their kids and themselves to work as a team and to grow in all areas of life.

Avon, NY(585) 226-8610


Dancing with Denise

Dancing with Denise is located in Webster and provides a variety of dance classes for ages two and up. The studio played host to Moscow Ballet’s The Great Russian Nutcracker. They strive to create memorable experiences for everyone in the annual dance recital and have a philosophy of having fun. The studio produces a DVD for performances, and each child receives a personalized trophy and balloon.

Webster, NY(585) 671-4191


DK Dance

DK Dance is located in Webster and was founded in 2004 to provide a positive atmosphere for dancers to learn and grow. The staff at the studio strives to provide the best education possible and offers inspiration, motivation, wisdom, and information to its students. They offer dance classes for ages two through adult and host birthday parties for kids. The studio considers it a privilege to participate in the worldwide community of dance and exemplifies the values of integrity, character, leadership, and responsibility.

Webster, NY(585) 872-3350


Draper Center

The Draper Center in Rochester serves as the official training school of the Rochester City Ballet and offers such programs as classical ballet, pointe, variations, jazz, and modern dance. The school opened its doors in 1986 and now continually strives to integrate character building into its offerings. The center offers tuition payment options and helps dancers of all skill levels. Students thank the Draper Center for helping them fulfill their dreams as professional dancers while improving their technique.

Rochester, NY(585) 461-2100


Finger Lakes Ballet Academy

Finger Lakes Ballet Academy in Canandaigua offers top-quality dance training for children and adults. The studio limits the class size and provides performance opportunities. They operate on the principle that serious dance can be fun. The studio’s instructors have choreographed musicals and other productions at local high schools and companies. Finger Lakes Ballet Academy offers combinations and other special discounts.

Canandaigua, NY(585) 396-9050


Inna Ballet

Inna Ballet in Pittsford provides professional instruction in classical ballet and related dance forms. The school educates students on the proper development of their bodies and works to cultivate their inner beauty and artistry. The school serves clients ranging in age from the very young to adult. The school was founded by professional Russian ballet artist Inna Esipova in 2011. Inna’s repertoire includes The Rite of Spring, Don Quixote, Spartacus, and other classics.

Pittsford, NY(585) 466-4701


Jody B's Studio of Dance

Jody B’s Studio of Dance in Rochester offers classes in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, modern, acro, and more. The studio offers discounts for receiving payment early, and they publish a newsletter of dancer’s accomplishments. Clients praise the collaborative environment and the education in quality technique.

Rochester, NY(585) 727-2346


Little Red Dance Studio

Little Red Dance Studio in Spencerport offers a range of dance technique classes in classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary, and musical theater. The studio holds dance recitals to give its students the opportunity to demonstrate their talent. Little Red Dance Studio aims to produce champions and a disciplined atmosphere where kids love to dance. Dancer Magazine voted the studio the number one Competitive Studio in New York State and number three in North America in 2008.

Spencerport, NY(585) 617-4960


Premier Dance Center

Premier Dance Center in Rochester aims to provide a safe and fun environment coupled with disciplined instruction in dance. The professionally trained staff works to ensure proper technique and helps inspire dancers. They offer classes in pre-dance, ballet, tap, jazz, and more. They maintain a competition squad by invitation only. The Center places students by their dance background and offers family rates.

Rochester, NY(585) 225-6980


Sandy Stramonine School of Dance

Sandy Stramonine School of Dance in Macedon focuses on the educational side of dance and strives to prepare its students for all that life has to offer. The staff at the studio works to help its students gain confidence and self-esteem. Ms. Stramonine studied with the founder of the Mercury Ballet of Rochester and with Lynne Markus Kareken of the Metropolitan Opera Company. The school is accredited by the BBB and offers classes to all skill levels from preschool to age 18.

Macedon, NY(315) 986-4786


Spins Dance Studio, Inc.

Spins Dance Studio, Inc. in Rochester teaches all kinds of dance including jazz, tap, and contemporary. The studio offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes, and they offer elite, competition-level courses. The staff at the studio strive to provide a welcoming atmosphere and have over 24 years of experience in dance.

Rochester, NY(585) 248-9330


Stilla Dance

Stilla Dance is located in Scottsville and aims to inspire and boost creativity in each of its students. They offer instruction in ballet, jazz, tap, modern, contemporary, and more. The staff at the studio have performed at Disney World and other reknown venues. They have years of experience and head dance troupes in the area, and their students say they enjoy learning with Stilla Dance.

Scottsville, NY(585) 794-9696


Symphony Dance Studio

Symphony Dance in Rochester was founded on the principle that everyone deserves to dream. The studio offers certified instruction in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, acrobatics, and more. They offer free admission to recitals and welcome dancers of all levels and abilities.

Rochester, NY(585) 713-9127


Visions Dance Studio, Inc.

Visions Dance Studio, Inc. is located in Rochester and teaches its students how to dance, act, and sing. They have focused on dance since 1998 and now continually raise money for Golisano Children’s Hospital. The studio provides a supportive environment to accommodate both the recreational student and aspiring professional. The studio offers classes to girl scouts at a discounted rate.

Rochester, NY(585) 334-5610


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