Class Registration for 2021-22 now open!

Registration is now open for the 2021-22 school year! Classes begin Wednesday, September 15 and run to June.  Classes are offered in pre-ballet/creative dance, parent/child, ballet, pointe, contemporary, hip-hop, tap, jazz, yoga, and Downs’ at Dance. Check out our new Improv/Composition class as well as Dance Conditioning and Barre Time!  View the schedule here. Register…

Summer Intensive

Save the date for the 2021 Olympia Summer Dance Intensive, August 9-27 (one, two or three week options.)  Guest faculty include former dancers with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Houston Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and more! For detailed summer intensive information (for intermediate and advanced ballet dancers)…

Congrats to JODC students!

Congrats to JODC students Giovanny Garibay and Natalie Allenton, who recently performed the lead roles in Ballet Northwest’s Don Quixote. For this school year, Gio will be attending the prestigious San Francisco Ballet School on full scholarship, and Natalie will be attending the renowned Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet on scholarship.

2020-21 School Year Schedule

The 2020-21 schedule is posted! In-person or Zoom classes are available. Students will have the option of registering for classes in person (with strict health & safety guidelines in place and following the Governor’s capacity restrictions) or on Zoom. If you would like to attend on Zoom, please register for the normal class AND register…

Ballet Northwest’s 50th Anniversary Gala

Ballet Northwest celebrates its 50th anniversary with a gala featuring professional dancers from American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, and National Ballet of Cuba. The event will include memorabilia displays and video interview clips from throughout BNW’s 50 years, and raise funds for BNW’s costume and scholarship funds. The…