Welcome to Summer Classes at Mendocino Ballet! We offer two different Dance Camps for children ages 5-12 as well as Pre-Ballet for the 3-5 year old, Ballet Classes for ages 6-9 and 10-13, and teen/adult Ballet Classes. A special Ballet Intensive for ages 8-adult willl be held in August to prepare the student for placement in the "Art of Classical Ballet" program. A special Jazz/Contemporary Dance Workshop is offered for ages 10-16. Limited class sizes, professional instruction and an age-appropriate curriculum set us apart from other dance programs in the area. Whether you are looking for a class for yourself or your child(ren), we have something for you!
Dancers in the Mendocino Ballet Company along with students in our Recreational Dance Program will perform in a special performance of "Cinderella" on Saturday, May 25th at 7:30 pm and Sunday, May 26th at 2 pm. Act I will feature students of Mendocino Ballet in Classical, Contemporary, Jazz and Tap Dance. After a brief intermission we'll lead into Act II; Our beautiful version of "Cinderella. Wonderful entertainment for the entire family!
Do you love Dance? Are you interested in being part of an exciting community arts organization dedicated to excellence in the Dance Arts? We are recruiting New Members for the Mendocino Ballet Board of Directors.
What sets us apart from other dance programs?
We are the only dance program in the area that offers profesional quality dance training with Classical Ballet as the foundation. This means that even if you do not plan on a career in dance, you receive the best technical training and performance opportunities around. Our students have the chance to perform in our annual "Nutcracker" as well as in original choreography and ballets of favorite fairytales and stories from "Cinderella", "Alice in Wonderland" and "Peter and the Wolf" to "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", "The Little Mermaid" and more! We also offer the opportunity for students to participate in a special Cultural Exchange Program with dancers from France.