Dance with the Professionals

Welcome to Massachusetts Academy of Ballet

Massachusetts Academy of Ballet is a training school for students interested in pursuing a career in classical ballet. The classes are based on the Russian syllabus, a training method that has created some of the best ballet dancers in the world.

The Academy also has a program for non-professional students and adults who value the best quality ballet training and artistic education. Through discipline and a positive approach to the challenges inherent in classical dance, students studying classical ballet will develop the skills needed to excel in their academics as well as their artistic and professional programs. Every student who attends the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet, from child to adult, will receive the same high quality training.
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Classes

Rose Flachs and Massachusetts Academy of Ballet Student

The classes at the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet emphasize classical ballet technique, musicality, artistry, and creativity.

Our school is open for ongoing enrollment.
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2014 - 2015 Schedule now available: click "Schedule" link above

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MAB Testimonials

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MAB Fall 2014 Brochure/Registration

 

MAB Summer Brochure/Registration

 

 


What's New

Great News!

A train stop will be built at the bottom of Dwight street, near the intersection with Main street one block from our studio, connecting Holyoke to nearby cities of Greenfield, Northampton, Springfield, Hartford and beyond. Amtrak’s Passenger service is scheduled to begin serving this corridor by December 29, 2014.

 

New Fall 2014 Newsletter

 

Nutcracker Rehearsal Schedule

 

Flora and Fun! Oct. 11th

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Link to MAB Dress Code

 

MABETA raised over $400.00 for Kate's Kitchen in Holyoke!

Thank you all for your support.

 

 

Summer Camp Fun!

SummerCamp

 

 

MAB Events 2014 -2015

Gwendolyn three school tour!

April 9th

Spring Performance - Holyoke High School May 30 1:00

 

Pigsm

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Students performing at Barnes and Noble Bookstore Holyoke, MA 2014.

 

MABETA

In 2008, the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet Educational Training Association (MABETA) was launched. The mission of this not-for-profit initiative is to educate residents of Holyoke and the surrounding communities about the art of classical ballet; to perform ballet at schools, senior centers and other community venues; to offer scholarships for the underprivileged and/or
under-funded students interested in studying classical ballet.  MABETA has formed many collaborative partnerships with community institutions including the Wistariahurst Museum, the Holyoke Children’s Museum, the South Hadley Public Library, Westfield Arts on the Green, and the Holyoke Public Library. We gratfully accept donations for any amount to support our programs

 

 

Music for Ballet

Rose and Charles Flachs

A multifaceted CD of great music. Ideally suited for teaching or taking class, one of the few that follows the correct sequence of exercises at the barre and in the center with the right build up of tempos.
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