Latest Orlando Ballet School News

Nutcracker Auditions

Nutcracker Auditions are open to current OBS Students (levels 1 and up). Please review the THIS document which contains information on fees, audition times for specific levels and the rehearsal schedule through Thanksgiving.

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Orlando Ballet School has been awarded OUTSTANDING SCHOOL at the New York Finals of Youth American Grand Prix.

Congratulations to Austen Acevedo, 13, Silver Medal in the Junior Men category and Blake Kessler, 16, Bronze Medal in the Senior Men category.

The Youth America Grand Prix, founded in 1999, is the world's largest ballet competition that awards full scholarships and job contracts to young dancers.

Other Competition News

World Ballet Competition-Orlando

Austen Acevedo earned a Bronze Medal and a $500 cash prize in the Pre-Professional division.

International Ballet Competition-Jackson

OBS sent the most competitors of any organization. Both Blake Kesster and Melissa Gelfin competed in the final round and were each awarded at $1,000 cash prize. Also representing OBS were Jeissica Assef, Luis Eduardo Gonzalos, Telmo Moreiro, Lamin Pereira and Yuki Yushima.

USA IBC is a two-week “olympic-style” competition for top young dancers and a major stepping stone toward a professional career. Competitors from all over the world vie for gold, silver and bronze medals; cash prizes; and company contracts.

American Ballet Certification

Orlando is one of a select few ballet schools in the United States to be designated an ABT Certified School

OBS Mission Statement

Orlando Ballet School aims to be one of the finest classical dance academies in America. Students are trained by the highest caliber staff and performances seek to educate and uplift both the dancers and the audiences. Additionally, the school expands the art of ballet through outreach programs.

Orlando Ballet School's Adaptive Dance Program for children with Down Syndrome

Continues at the South School for children ages 8 and up. Online Registration is now available. Please contact the South School for details.

OBS Adult Classes

Orlando Ballet Schools offers a variety of adult open classes. Online registration is NOW AVAILABLE. From beginning to advanced--we have something for everyone! Adult classes are available at our South and Seminole campuses. Please visit the adult classes page for more information.

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