School of Atelier Ballet

The newsletter for our Spring 2024 Semester is now available.
here to register for the Spring semester.

Please note that the dates for our Fall semester are from September 5 to December 23.
The Spring semester begins on January 2.

About the school: A unique ballet school housed in the historic St. Lawrence Hall, the School of Atelier Ballet offers instruction in ballet and historical dance that is affordable and enjoyable for both the aspiring professional and recreational dancers of all ages. Instruction is provided by professional dancers in a caring, creative atmosphere with convenient class schedules.

The School of Atelier Ballet also offers summer programs in which students study various forms of dance, with a focus on baroque and ballet repertoire.

All of our students enter the School of Atelier Ballet through an assessment by the director and are provided with an individual placement.

To learn more about our Director, Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, C.M., you can find her biography

Our Graduates: Students who have trained at the School of Atelier Ballet have gone on to dance with companies such as the National Ballet of Canada, the Stratford Festival, Toronto Dance Theatre, Opera Atelier's own Artists of Atelier Ballet and various companies in Europe and the United States.

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School of Atelier Ballet Online Classes

Dance Through Time

Dancers from the School of Atelier Ballet present a fascinating program of free public dance recitals tracing the history of dance from the Renaissance through to the Romantic era (15th to 19th centuries) and into contemporary dance forms, Marshall Pynkoski (Opera Atelier’s Co-Artistic Director) provides an educational and entertaining commentary that gives each dance a historical context.