About the Academy

Ballet Idaho Academy

The Academy is the official school of Ballet Idaho and is the only ballet school in the Intermountain West to have a professional ballet company affiliation. Deeply rooted in the classical ballet tradition, our Academy provides a strong foundation of technique and artistry. Alongside dance education, students develop life-long skills such as self-determination, confidence, poise and respect. We have a highly trained faculty dedicated to developing and inspiring the whole child. Welcoming students with varying degrees of interest and talent, we strive to develop accomplished dancers as well as healthy individuals. The array of class offerings ensures that each student receives the dance experience they seek in an enriched, engaging and disciplined environment. The Academy’s affiliation with Ballet Idaho, our professional ballet company housed in the same facility, offers students the chance to observe and often perform with the Company at the Morrison Center. Ballet Idaho and the Academy provide a complete dance experience for students and their families.

Our Academy Curriculum is separated into four divisions — Children’s, Preparatory, Pre-Professional and Adult. Classes offered include Ballet (all levels), Pointe, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Creative Movement, and Adult Ballet. A student is placed in a division in accordance with their ability level, age and also their particular dance goals. Whether one chooses to pursue dance professionally or wishes to study dance recreationally, we have the right program of study for you!