Michiana’s Premiere Classical Ballet School and Home of the Southold Dance Theater Pre Professional Ballet Company


Our dance program for children develops musicality, rhythm, movement skills, coordination, expression and creativity. It also encourages class participation, focus and confidence.

It is perfectly suited for children 3 to 7 years old.  All children’s program classes are open to boys and girls.

Faculty members use the American Ballet Theater syllabus as a template for their instruction, and from the Vaganova Method and early childhood teaching methods to encourage   Children’s Division classes create a nurturing environment that enables each child to begin a lifelong love for dance.

All classes meet once per week and are offered at the Southold Studios located in the Historic Colfax Cultural Center.

Creative Movement

In this class, students will develop a greater sense of confidence and self-esteem within an environment that encourage expressiveness and joy of movement.  Children learn increased control and coordination in their movements. They also enhance their listening, cooperation and social skills in a nurturing environment.

Class meets once a week in Studio A.

Creative I (Ages 3-4)

Monday     3:30-4:15 p.m.

Tuesday    4:00 – 4:45 p.m.

Creative II (Ages 4-5)

Tuesday     3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Thursday    3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Primary Ballet

In this fun and expressive class, children develop coordination, creativity and musicality while beginning to learn foundational ballet vocabulary.  This class encourages focus and participation, and provides a strong link to the Intermediate Division.

Class meets once a week in Studio A.

Primary I (Ages 5-6)

Wednesday   3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday       10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Primary II (Ages 6-7)

Thursday    4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday     12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Children’s Program Attire

Plain Pink Leotard
Pink Tights
Pink Canvas Ballet Shoes

White T-shirt (no logos)
Black shorts or Boy’s Black Ballet Tights
Black Canvas Ballet Shoes

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