COVID-19

COVID-19 Policies Due to the COVID-19 restrictions suggested by Federal and State agencies, we will be enforcing the following policies: Students who have a fever or are otherwise not feeling well should not attend. Everyone entering the building will have a temperature check and may not exceed 99.5 degrees F. Students who have been exposed […]

Dance Recital time and your child’s training

Every dance school traditionally has an annual dance recital where the children perform an end-of-the-year dance. Costumes and stage time are an attractive proposition to children, and parents love the photo ops and seeing their child in the spotlight. Getting some experience on stage performing for an audience is certainly a valuable part of a […]

Following through on your studies

Don’t be a “jack of all trades, and master of none” Many parents seem to want their children to get an exposure to many different activities when they are young and consequently enroll them in a series of activities perhaps including dance, gymnastics, soccer, piano, acting, painting, etc. It seems like the plan is often […]

Mother tells us why she is really paying for ballet classes

Paying for ballet classes provides many benefits In this great post, a parent tells us why she is paying for ballet classes for her daughter, and through this response explains the many great benefits of ballet classes: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/effects-ballet-classes-schools-dont-tell-you-mironova-evdokimova- If you don’t go to the link above, here is the text: Well, let me tell you […]

Dance improves academic performance

Dance helps the brain to learn better A recent article at sharpbrains.com by Judith Lynne Hanna, PhD, author of Dancing to Learn: The Brain’s Cognition, Emotion, and Movement, is citing “more than 400 studies related to interdisciplinary neuroscience [that] reveal the hidden value of dance.” More and more scientific evidence is showing that what we […]

Ballet for your child = Success, grit, and a growth mindset

I recently heard a radio program about “grit” featuring Angela Duckworth, Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and winner of a MacArthur Genius Fellowship in 2013. She was saying that her research showed that the number one thing that contributed towards students’ success is “grit,” which she described as “the disposition to pursue […]

Summer ballet classes

Summer ballet classes for teens and adults .The Greenville Ballet School will offer classes for experienced teenage ballet dancers and adults with previous experience starting May 21 and continuing through August. . Adult Ballet is on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The cost is $18 per class or 10 classes for $165. The session […]

More Info About Spring Showcase

Rehearsal Day – Tuesday, May 14 Please arrive on time (See schedule on reverse) Enter through the front doors of the auditorium. Sit downstairs in the front of the auditorium seating, in your assigned area. Arrive with hair done (Hair should be in a high bun with all loose hair pinned up and sprayed).   […]

Spring Showcase Rehearsal Schedule

Schedule for Spring Showcase On Tuesday, May 14, there will be no Pre-Ballet, Ballet, or Performance classes at the School because we will have the following schedule at McAlister Auditorium, Furman University: DRESS REHEARSAL – Tuesday, May 14 This means you need to have all your dancewear, shoes, accessories, etc. just as if it were […]