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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Unleashing children's potential through dance

ages 2 - 6 years

We invite young dancers, ages 2-6, to discover the joy and magic of dance at Ballet Academy East. The renowned BAE teachers and pianists create a warm and positive environment where children will develop their physical coordination, self-confidence, musicality, focus, and their love of dance. Join us in the BAE studios for the 2021-2022 school year!

Class Offerings by Age
Age 2: Petit Dancers – Children and their parents/caregivers share the joys of dance and music through song and movement while learning group and individual participation.

Ages 3-6:
Pre-Ballet – Children are introduced to the beginnings of ballet.
Tap – Children focus on rhythm and timing while building physical coordination and musicality.

School Year
September 20, 2021 – June 12, 2022

School Holiday Closings
Italian Heritage/Indigenous People’s Day: Monday, October 11
Thanksgiving Break: Thursday, November 25-Sunday, November 28
Winter Break: Monday, December 20-Sunday, January 2
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 17
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 21
Spring Break: Monday, March 14-Sunday, March 27
Easter: Sunday, April 17
Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday, May 28-Monday, May 30

Girls- pink leotard, pink or flesh tone tights and ballet slippers. No skirts or tutus. Boys- white tee shirt, black shorts or pants, and black ballet slippers.

Capezio Uptown Store
Open by appointment only.

For store hours or to setup an appointment please contact 92nd@capezio.com or 212-348-7210

Visit Capezio online for all your dance wear needs.
Get 20% off with promo code NYCBAS20

2021-2022 School Year Tuition
September 20, 2021 – June 12, 2022

Tuition can be paid in full or in two installments.

 One Payment in FullSeparated into Two Payments
Petit Dancer
Once Weekly
$1470$785 (per payment)
Petit Dancer
Twice Weekly
$2645$1415 (per payment)
Pre-Ballet or Tap
Once Weekly
$1400$750 (per payment)
Pre-Ballet or Tap
Twice Weekly
$2520$1350 (per payment)

Please note; enrollment is ongoing and tuition is prorated based on the week a child begins class. Please contact us at info@baenyc.com for a tuition quote.

Tuition Policies:

  • To register for more than one class a week, please contact us at info@baenyc.com.
  • Withdrawals must be submitted in writing to Amy MacDermott, Director of Admissions at AmyM@baenyc.com. Once withdrawal requests have been received, subsequent installment payments will be removed. There are no refunds or credits for tuition already paid.

Make-up Class Policy
Missed classes for holidays (except winter and spring break), illness, or any other reason may be made up by appointment with a maximum of 6 make-ups allowed for the school year. Make-up classes must be done by June 12, 2022 and cannot be transferred to a future session or to another student. There are no refunds or credits for missed classes. Make up appointments are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.

Health Screening
All visitors to BAE are required to complete the HealthCheck questionnaire. Please click here for details.

Face Masks and Health Protocols
Masks must be worn by students, parents, caregivers, faculty, and staff. Our Health and Safety Guidelines will be continually updated as more information becomes available. For full details on our Health and Safety Guidelines please click here.

Dressing Rooms and Bathrooms
Dressing rooms and bathrooms are available to a limited number of students at a time. We encourage students to arrive dressed for class.

Water Fountains
Water Fountains are not available for use at this time. Please bring your own water bottle or utilize the on site vending machine.

Our first and foremost commitment is to the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, extended families and community. Please click on the link below to view our Health and Safety protocols. This document will be continuous updated as new information becomes available. 

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines

HealthCheck App:
To keep our BAE community safe, we have partnered with HealthCheck for our daily check-in process at BAE. Everyone will be required to show that they completed their HealthCheck upon entering BAE.

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Ballet Academy East Facilities Code for the App: .U%wLWcS

March Mini Camp 2022 Dates TBD.
More information will be available in January 2022.

Celebrate your child’s birthday with a ballet-themed party at BAE for an unforgettable day.

Your child’s special day begins with a fun warm-up that leads into a personalized class with a festive birthday theme. The children dance a ballet birthday story narrated by the teacher. Each dancer receives a crown or wand to dance with and keep. Two studios are reserved for your child’s ballet birthday – one is for dancing, and the other will be set up with balloons, tables, and chairs for cake and refreshments once the dancing is done. Each party includes two highly trained, energetic teachers, a party host, and a pianist. We take care of the set-up and clean-up. Parents supply the paper goods, goodie bags, cake and any additional refreshments.

Birthday Party Prices
11 children and under: $895
12-18 children: $995

To schedule a birthday party, please contact our party coordinator Kaileigh Underwood at Kaileigh@baenyc.com.

“Coming to class at BAE is the highlight of my daughter’s week. It’s been exciting to see her self-confidence grow as she’s advanced through the classes. Her poise and ability to express herself have blossomed. She is thriving in BAE’s environment of joy and positivity.”