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Academy of Russian Classical Ballet
 46969 West Road, Wixom, MICHIGAN USA 48393


We are proud to have been selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization for inclusion in the International Who's Who in Dance.


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The Academy was formed in 2004 to offer students in Southeastern Michigan the opportunity to study classical ballet in a structure reminiscent of a traditional Russian ballet academy.  Our instructors  are classically trained former professional dancers who have studied at a variety of top international ballet schools and have performed extensively. Classes are available for beginning through advanced studies for children through adults.  The Academy was named Best Ballet Academy of Michigan in 2012.
Our goal is to maintain the highest quality classical dance instruction in a disiplined yet supportive setting. We strive to provide cultural opportunities and interchange while promoting an inclusive environment for students of all ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds


New Professional Trainee Program by Bolshoi Ballet Instructors

We are thrilled to announce our new Professional Trainee Program for advanced level ballet students taught by Yulia and Maxim Vasilyev of the Bolshoi Ballet! 

Audition for Advanced Level Ballet Students 
Saturday, June 18th 11:00-12:30pm $30.00 
Audition Conducted by Artistic Advisor Madame Lobanova 
*Acceptance into the Trainee program is by audition only

Michigan’s Only Professional Russian Ballet Trainee Program 
Academy of Russian Classical Ballet’s new Professional Ballet Trainee program is a highly specialized intensive year-round training program for serious ballet students who strive for the highest standard in classical ballet education with the goal of a professional ballet career. Under the expert guidance of famed Russian ballet masters, Yulia Vasilyeva, graduate of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy with a degree in classical ballet and Pedagogy (received with honors) and former Bolshoi Ballet Academy instructor, and Maxim Vasilyev, graduate of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, students will receive world-class training in the Vaganova method, studying both technique and artistry required for a career as a professional dancer. Students will also receive individual YAGP coaching and performance opportunities as part of the program. Working daily under Madame Vasilyeva and Mr. Vasilyev, students will develop the essential skills to fully explore and realize their greatest individual potential. Classes include Vaganova technique, pointe, variations, pas de deux, character, conditioning, private coaching for YAGP, men’s technique, men’s variations, and performance opportunities throughout the year. The program runs from August 29, 2016-June 23, 2017. Acceptance is by audition only.

To guarantee hands-on and highly concentrated training, the program will only accept 15 students. The program is open to students from the US and abroad.

Please contact the studio for more information!

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