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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Fun and creative activities focusing on the arts

For girls ages 3 to 8

Ballet Academy East’s Summerdance is a fun-filled summer program for girls ages 3 to 8. Designed to foster imagination and inspire a love of the arts, the curriculum includes dance, art, drama, cooking, swimming (ages 4-8), and more. Our classes are led by gifted instructors who specialize in teaching young children. There will be a short in-studio showing for each group at the end of weeks 4 and 8. Students may enroll in Summerdance for either four or eight weeks, or customize their own schedule.

Early Drop-Off:  The BAE counselors will supervise children in fun activities beginning at 8:15am until the start of the Summerdance day.

Summerdance 2020

Session 1: June 29-July 23
Session 2: July 27-August 20

Enroll in one or both sessions, or create your own calendar!

Performing Arts: Ballet, modern, tap, and jazz focus on developing young dancers’ strength, flexibility, and musicality, while instilling a love and appreciation of dance. Drama, singing, and musical theater provide fun opportunities to develop each child’s creative skills.

Arts & Crafts: Summerdance students explore their unique creativity through decoupage, painting, dioramas, papier-mache, collage making, and more. Art classes take place downstairs at The Craft Studio and are overseen by their very talented and joyful staff.

Cooking: Students whip up delicious, age-appropriate recipes while learning essential cooking skills like measuring and following instructions. Our fully equipped kitchen can be found in our building’s party room, located just around the corner on 92nd Street.

Swimming: Children, ages 4 and up, enjoy instructional and free swim twice weekly at The New York Sports Club, located right down the block from BAE. Certified aquatics instructors ensure that everyone is safe and happy at the pool while learning to swim.

To register, please fill out the form below. The completed form should be emailed to us at You can also visit us in person or fax your registration to (212) 369-2723.

View Summerdance Form

Your child should meet the age range for this program as of June 30, 2020.

Group A: Age 3, Monday through Thursday, 9:30-1:00pm
Group B: Age 4-5, Monday through Thursday, 9:30-2:30pm
Group C: Age 6-8, Monday through Thursday, 9:30-3:30pm

Sample Daily Schedule (Activities vary daily.)
Group A: Morning Greeting, Cooking, Art, Lunch, Ballet, Snack Time, Dismissal
Group B: Morning Greeting, Ballet, Cooking, Lunch, Art, Costume Making, Snack Time, Tap, Dismissal
Group C: Morning Greeting, Art, Costume Making, Cooking, Lunch, Ballet, Drama, Snack Time, Tap, Dismissal

Lunch and Snacks: The Corner Café, located on the ground floor of our building, delivers healthy, delicious, child-friendly lunches each day. Children are also welcome to bring their own lunch. Snacks are provided. BAE is a peanut-free facility.

Register either by the session or design your own schedule!
Session 1, June 29-July 23
Session 2, July 27-August 20
Full 8 Weeks, June 29-August 20

Early Bird Discount: Register by April 1st and save $300 off for either session or $600 off for the full 8 weeks!

Summer 2020 Tuition

Group A, Age 3
Session 1: $2100, Session 2: $2100
Full 8 Weeks: $3900, Weekly: $625

Group B, Age 4-5
Session 1: $3000, Session 2: $3000
Full 8 Weeks: $5700, Weekly: $825

Group C, Ages 6-8
Session 1: $3300, Session 2: $3300
Full 8 Weeks: $6300, Weekly: $900

Early Drop-off: $25 per day or $85 per week.
Corner Cafe Lunch: $55 per week.

“My daughter loved Summerdance. Each day she came home so excited about the activities she did and the friends she made. She had fun, stretched her imagination and loved being part of the in-studio performances.”