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Ballet Chicago:
Located on State Street in the heart of downtown Chicago, Ballet Chicago is an internationally recognized professional track school of ballet that creates exceptional dancers and people. We offer year-round and summer dance classes for children ages 3 and up. By teaching impeccable technique as well as fundamental life skills, our students go on to find success in dance and life. Founded by Daniel Duell, one of the world's finest ballet artistic directors, Ballet Chicago believes every aspiring artist deserves the opportunity to explore his or her fullest potential, and strives to make classical ballet training accessible to all talented students who have the desire to dance.

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Why Choose Ballet Chicago?


-  Comprehensive Training
The School technique is based on the ballet technique established by George Balanchine and offers comprehensive training for the serious student.

-  High-Caliber Curriculum
Providing one of the highest caliber curriculums in the nation, Ballet Chicago is dedicated to rigorous technical training in a culture that fosters personal growth. By teaching impeccable technique as well as fundamental life skills, their students go on to find success in dance and life.

-  Performance Opportunities
The Ballet Chicago Studio Company, the performing element of the School's Professional Division presents masterpiece repertoire in theatres throughout metropolitan Chicago.

-  Successful Alumni
Ballet Chicago alumni are spanning the globe and can be seen in professional companies throughout the US and Europe.

Year-Round & Summer Ballet Programs for Children & Adults:


Children's Theme Camp (ages 4-6)
- Duration: 1 week

Junior Intensive (ages 7-12)
- Duration: 1-3 weeks

Ballet Chicago Boot Camp:
- Duration: 1 week

Summer Course:
- Duration: 5 weeks, ages 11 and up

Advanced Intensive Class:
- Duration: 2-weeks 

"Training at Ballet Chicago is unlike anything I have ever experienced. The caliber of ballet technique is excellent. The environment encourages a healthy, competitive camaraderie and inspires a great desire to learn."
- William Miglino - Current faculty member at Pacific Northwest Ballet

"The quality of training at Ballet Chicago is truly exceptional. They gave me a command of ballet technique that was precise and powerful, yet also graceful and creative. They transformed me into a dancer who stood out in the professional world."
- Jake Laub - Ballet Chicago Studio Company Alumna, Professional Dancer in NYC

"The training at Ballet Chicago was absolutely instrumental in my road towards becoming a professional ballet dancer. Starting ballet relatively late at the age of 15, Dan Duell & Patricia Blair quickly pushed me to that next level and constantly challenged me to become the best dancer I could be.
- Brian Roethlisberger - Ballet Chicago Studio Company Alumna, Principal Dancer, Madison Ballet

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Address: 17 N State Street, 19th floor, Chicago, Illinois 60602, USA
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