Primary Division: Ages 6-7 entering First Grade. The syllabus is specifically designed to prepare students for the requirements of Level 1 within BAE’s Pre-Professional Division or the Children & Teen Division. Students develop strength, coordination and flexibility as well as basic ballet vocabulary. Musicality and joy of dance are emphasized throughout the class. No audition or previous experience required.

Register for the 22-23 School Year 

Note for current students: enrolled students are automatically registered for spring 2023 and do not need to resubmit a waiver.

School Year
September 19, 2022 – June 11, 2023

School Holiday Closings
Rosh Hashanah: Monday, September 26
Yom Kippur: Wednesday, October 5
Italian Heritage/Indigenous People’s Day: Monday, October 10
Thanksgiving Break: Thursday, November 24-Sunday, November 27
Winter Break: Monday, December 19-Sunday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 16
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 20
Spring Break: Monday, March 20 – Sunday, April 2
Easter: Sunday, April 9
Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday, May 27-Monday, May 29

Special Weeks
Halloween Dress-Up Week: Tuesday, October 25-Monday, October 31
Favorite Leotard Week: Monday, November 28-Sunday, December 4
Parents’ Observation Week: Monday, January 23-Sunday, January 29
Favorite Leotard Week: Monday, March 6-Sunday, March 12
Parents’ Observation Week: Monday, May 1-Sunday, May 7

2022-2023 School Year Tuition
September 19, 2022 – June 11, 2023

 Full Year
Once Weekly$1730
Twice Weekly$3115

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

Tuition Policies:

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


Girls: Light blue leotard, pink or flesh-toned tights and ballet slippers. Tutus and skirts are not permitted.
Boys: White T-shirt, black tights, and black ballet slippers.

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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

2023 Summer

More information about Summer 2023 will be available early 2023.

“Performing in BAE productions gave me the opportunity to take my skills to the next level in highly produced productions. It was also such a thrill to dance in front of a live audience in New York City.”