1651 Third Avenue, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10128

(212) 410-9140

Located in the heart of New York, BAE has five spacious, air-conditioned studios with sprung floors, mirrors, sound systems, and pianos, which are available for rental. The versatile spaces at BAE are ideal for your next reception, fundraiser, corporate event, meeting, private party, photo shoot, or rehearsal.

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Pre-Professional, Young Dancer, Primary and Enrichment Divisions will begin to offer both in-studio and virtual programs as of the new School Year. Please visit the individual program pages on our website for full details.

Adult Division classes will continue online for the time being. Please click on the tab below for schedule and signup.

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Daily ballet and fitness classes for all levels. Current and New students are welcome!

CLICK HERE for program information.

Online Program Information: This two-week online program gives pre-professional students the opportunity to cap off their summer studies and prepare for the season ahead. Classes are taught by the renowned BAE faculty, led by artistic director Darla Hoover and principal Jenna Lavin. Admission to the August Intensive is by audition. Click here for video audition information.

Accepted students are placed in levels according to their ability. Level A has three classes per day Monday-Friday and one class on Saturday. Levels B and up have the option of choosing a full or half-day program Monday-Friday with a half day on Saturday for all. Classes begin each day at 11:00 AM EST. Please see program details below.

Level A
Three classes per day Monday-Friday, and one class on Saturday
Daily Schedule: Technique class, stretch and strengthen, additional M-F class (modern, character, and hip hop)

Level B and up, Full Day
Four classes per day Monday-Friday and two classes on Saturday
Daily Schedule: 2 technique classes, pointe or men’s, additional class (stretch and strengthen, pantomime, modern, character, and hip hop)

Level B and up, Half-Day
2 classes per day
Daily Schedule: Technique class and pointe or men’s

In addition to the classes listed above, we will present opportunities for students to gather virtually for inspiring and enriching meet-the-artist events.

Tuition for the two-week online program is offered at reduced fees from our in-person program, as listed below.
Level A Online: $650
Level B and up, Half-Day Online: $540
Level B and up, Full-Day Online: $900

If we are fully online, students who have already paid the in-person tuition will receive either a credit toward fall enrollment or a refund for the balance, as per your preference. You may also choose to donate the balance toward BAE’s Scholarship Fund.

Please visit the August Intensive page of the BAE website for full program information, including faculty bios, dress code details, tuition policies, and more.

Creating a Home Studio: We recommend that you create a space that allows you to mentally and physically get the most from every class while reducing the risk of injury. There are now many online resources for barres and floors. Here are links to home floors and barres that we recommend.




Floor Option #1

Floor Option #2