ORLANDO
BALLET SCHOOL

ORLANDO </br>BALLET SCHOOL

Orlando Ballet School is regarded as one of the finest training academies in the world and is the official school of the Orlando Ballet. The school has been named “Outstanding School” at the New York finals of Youth America Grand Prix three times. With two locations in Central Florida, Orlando Ballet School adheres to the American Ballet Theatre® National Training curriculum and our American Ballet Theatre® certified teachers provide disciplined training for dancers of all ages.

 

Orlando Ballet School classes begin with the Enrollment Division and progress to the Pre-Professional Division. Each level follows a structured syllabus that recognizes cognitive, emotional and physical development. Students aged three to six are placed by age while students aged seven and up are auditioned and placed by knowledge, ability and potential. All students receive bi-annual progress reports and are advanced only when the teaching team believes more advanced work will be beneficial to the student.

 

 

 

 

Orlando Ballet School is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 8 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. Primary through Level 7, will be taught by ABT® Certified Teachers who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through the levels they are responsible for in classes of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.

Campus Locations

Central Campus

2201 McRae Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803

407-418-9818

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South Campus

7988 Via Dellagio Way Suite 204 Orlando, FL 32819
[email protected]

407-352-9733

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Faculty & Staff

Robert Hill

Artistic Director, Orlando Ballet

Phillip Broomhead

School Director

Kim Marsh

Assistant to School Director and Head of Academy 1, 2, 3

Yan Chen

Principal Academy Teacher

Natasha Glos

Head of Pre-Professional, Upper 1 and Upper 2

Jenny Logus

School Business Manager

Gonzalo Espinoza

School Choreographer

Katie Slattery

Teacher & Outreach/Artistic Assistant

Charmaine Hunter

Director of Community Enrichment

Vincent Lee

Registrar

Victoria Sarau

South Campus Supervisor

Jonna Stephan

Summer Intensive Coordinator

Teachers

  • Ellie Potts Barrett
  • Daniel Benavides
  • Phillip Broomhead
  • Amyia Burrell
  • Yan Chen
  • Dimitri Delazanos
  • Gonzalo Espinoza
  • David Gabriel
  • Tasha Golis
  • Charmaine Hunter
  • Paul Johnson
  • Krista Ledden
  • Laura Love
  • Mila Makaroff
  • Venus Mallory
  • Kim Marsh
  • Rebecca Martin
  • Isabella Mendez
  • Sheri Metcalf
  • Anamarie McGinn Harris
  • Percy Nelson
  • Julie O'Connell
  • Susan Olson
  • Glynn Owens
  • Bevalie Pritchard
  • Amy Seawright
  • Elizabeth Shook-King
  • Jessica Sibley Yates
  • Katie Slattery
  • Jessica Springer
  • Amanda Tempel
  • Heidi Towle
  • Marianna Tzanova
  • Julia Walker
  • Randee Workowski
  • Jennifer Zuckerman

School Calendar

September 3, 2019 

CLASSES BEGIN

September 7, 2019

Competition Audition

3pm (Central)
Eligibility: Levels Upper 1, Upper 2, Academy, Trainee, and OBII

September 9-14, 2019

“Meet the Teacher” Week

Classes will be dismissed 15 minutes early

September 14, 2019

Nutcracker Auditions

Only currently enrolled OBS students

October 6, 2019

Master Class with Artistic Director, Robert Hill

October 11, 2019

Parents Night Out

 

October 19, 2019

Nutcracker Parent Meeting

Time TBD

October 31- November 3, 2019

VAMPIRE’S BALL PERFORMANCES

November 18- 23, 2019

Parent Observation Week

Central & South

November 25- 30, 2019

Thanksgiving Holiday – School Closed

(no classes & Nutcracker rehearsals)

December 2, 2019

Classes Resume

December 8, 2019

Nutcracker Tea

December 23- January 3, 2020

Winter Break – School Closed

2019-2020 SCHOOL CALENDAR

*Note: Calendar subject to change.