Classical Ballet Instruction
Ages Three to Adult

Concentration on Form, Technique, Strength, Musicality and Theatricality

Home of Sebastopol's Nutcracker

Class Schedule

September 2014 - June 2015

Fall Classes Begin September 3!

The regular class schedule begins September and includes Pre-Ballet, Beginner to Advanced Ballet, Pointe, Jazz and Zumba. New students should contact the studio about class placement and are always welcome to observe classes.

Ballet Birthday Parties

Have a ballet themed birthday party for your child at our studio. Ages 3 and up.

Each 2-hour party is led by one of our ballerinas and includes: a performance by the ballerina in costume; a 20-minute ballet class; a tutu to take home; a tiara or wand to decorate; and more!
Leave the set up and clean up to us!

Download the Ballet Birthday Party flyer for more information

Call (707) 824-8006 or send us an email to reserve your party today

Calendar

August 4 - September 2
Closed for Summer Break

September 3
Fall Session begins

September 14
Nutcracker Auditions
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2014 Sebastopol Nutcracker Auditions

Sunday, September 14

Auditions for the 2014 Sebastopol Nutcracker will be held at the Sebastopol Ballet School on Sunday, September 14.

Dancers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent and the parent(s) must attend the mandatory parent meeting held during the audiiton.

  • Group A – Levels 1, 2 & 2/3 (Ages 8-10)
    • 9:30am Sign In
    • 10:00-11:00am Audition
    • 10:00am Mandatory Parent Meeting
  • Group B – Levels 3 & 4 (Ages 11-13)
    • 10:30am Sign In
    • 11:15-12:15pm Audition
    • 11:15am Mandatory Parent Meeting
  • Group C – Levels 5, Intermediate & Advanced (Ages 14+)
    • 11:30am Sign In
    • 12:30-1:30pm Audition
    • 12:30pm Mandatory Parent Meeting
  • Angels (Ages 5-7) & Lambs (Ages 6-8)
    • 12:00pm Sign In
    • 12:15-12:45pm Audition
    • 12:30pm Mandatory Parent Meeting
Audition Forms

Although blank forms will be available at the auditions, we prefer that you bring your already filled form to the audition.


Voted "Best Ballet Company" and "Best Performing Dance Company" for 2014!

Sebastopol Ballet School is proud to have been voted "Best Ballet Company" and "Best Performing Dance Company" in the North Bay Bohemian's readers poll. Thanks to everyone who voted!


Best of the North Bay
2014

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2014
Best of the North Bay
2013

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2013
Honorable Mention
Best of the North Bay
2012

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2012
Best of the North Bay
2011

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2011
Best of the North Bay
2010

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2010

Order Recital & Nutcracker DVDs

Order DVDs of the 2013 Nutcracker and 2013 Summer Recital and from the DVD Order page. Previous Nutcrackers and Summer Recitals are also available.

Nutcracker DVDs are offered with a choice of the Friday evening/Saturday matinee shows or the Saturday evening/Sunday matinee shows.


Studio Rental

Rental of one or both of the Sebastopol Ballet School studios by the hour is now available. See the Studio Rental page for more information.


Congratulations!

Congratulations to SBS student, Dana Jane Birthistle, who won a scholarship in the 2014 Helen Cochrane Memorial Scholarship Competition Senior Division!

Sonoma West article about Sebastopol Ballet's new studio

After 19 years at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, Sebastopol Ballet School now has it's very own dance studio.

"It all happened very quickly," said Director Susan Borgeson, who along with others in the organization, often dreamed of having a space dedicated just to dance.

Juggling schedules, especially during the busy rehearsal season before the annual "Nutcracker" performance, was often a challenge for students and teacher alike.

Continue reading the Sonoma West Times & News article