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New York, NY 10128

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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

New Online Program, designed for girls and boys, ages 3 to 8

Ballet Academy East’s ONLINE SUMMERDANCE CAMP brings all the joy and creativity of our program into your home! Summerdance is a fun-filled summer program for ages 3 to 8. Designed to foster imagination and inspire a love of the arts, the curriculum includes dance, art, drama, cooking, and more. Our classes are led by gifted instructors who specialize in teaching young children and are comfortable teaching virtually. Limited class sizes ensure that children receive individual attention. We are so excited to be able to dance, grow, and learn together this summer!

Enrollment for the new Summerdance Online Camp Program is complete.  Information about Summerdance 2021 will be available in winter 2021.

Summerdance Dates: June 29-August 20, 2020

Customize your own schedule! Enroll weekly, monthly, or for the full eight-week session.

Summerdance is bursting with art-centered, fun, and enriching activities!

Daily activities will vary depending on age group and will include ballet, modern, art, drama, yoga, cooking, musical theater, origami, theme days, and more! Activities will primarily be live-streamed on Zoom with some classes pre-recorded for you view on-demand.

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

Art: Summerdance students explore children’s unique creativity while developing their art skills. Classes and curriculum are led by the talented and joyful staff of The Craft Studio.

Cooking: Students whip up delicious, age-appropriate recipes while learning essential cooking skills like measuring, nutrition, and following recipe instruction.

Yoga: Children will learn yoga poses, breathing, and relaxation exercises to create a calming, stress-free mood, while developing strength and flexibility in this playful and fun class.

Origami: Always a favorite Summerdance activity! Children will learn the creative art of Japanese paper folding. Starting with the basic folds, students will follow Miss Yuki’s easy instructions to form animals, hats, birds and more!

Amanda Johnson, BAE Young Dancer Division Principal oversees Summerdance. Classes are taught by the beloved BAE year-round faculty and guest teachers.

BAE Faculty:

Ariella Aharon – Ballet
Miranda Berlin – Ballet
Sarah Feliciano – Ballet
Anne Kelly – Ballet
Yuki Kittaka – Origami
Caitlin Maxwell – Musical Theater and Jazz
Meaghan Maxwell – Modern


Guest Faculty:

The Craft Studio – Art
Dani Cole – Yoga
Bambi Everson – Drama
Jennifer Sweenie – Cooking

Summerdance Camp meets Monday-Thursday for girls and boys, ages 3-8.

Online Program Schedule
Group A/B (3-5 years) 10:00-11:45 AM
Group C (6-8 years) 10:00-1:45 PM (with lunch break)

Online Program Tuition
Group A/B (3-5 Years): Weekly, $140 | Any 4 Weeks, $490 | Full 8 Weeks, $900
Group C (6-8 Years): Weekly, $190 | Any 4 Weeks, $690 | Full 8 Weeks, $1200

“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.”