Evening Programs (Young Dancer Program) ages 6-18


Kirov Academy of Ballet is proud to offer excellent training to young dancers through its Evening Programs (Young Dancer Programs) for ages 6-18. Our highly qualified instructors work with each dancer in a step-by-step approach instilling the solid foundations of classical ballet, along with character building qualities such as focus, a strong work ethic, determination, and self-esteem. With enrollment opportunities throughout the school year and summer, we hope to see your dancer with us very soon!


To request preliminary placement into Kirov Academy of Ballet’s upcoming Young Dancer Program for the 2017-2018 school year, please Click Here.




The Preparatory Division (ages 6-7) introduces children to the world of classical ballet with quality training from the young dancers’ first steps. Students develop a love for dancing and a beginning understanding of music, as they establish a basic foundation necessary for the Pre-Academy Division, which follows. Open to all interested children, based on availability.


The Pre-Academy Division (ages 8-13) offers aspiring young dancers the opportunity to train in the Vaganova method of classical ballet with our renowned instructors. Ideal for students seeking a demanding and rigorous program, classes offer proper development in preparation for continued studies in the full-time academy. There are two performances dedicated to the Pre-Academy Division per year.


The Upper Division (ages 14-18) provides training to dancers looking to improve technique and artistry. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for all areas of dance including college programs and related careers. Admission by audition only.


— The new Young Dancer Program is coming in September 2017!!! —

Please check back here after the summer for more information.


Contact Information:

Evening Programs Office
4301 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone (202) 636.0637 Fax (202) 636.0601
Email ep@kabdc.org