a long history of excellence in dance education

Lake Placid School of Dance

About Us

LPSD has a long history of excellence in dance education and we are honored to continue that tradition this year. We believe in offering extraordinary training in dance while creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Our dance staff provide high-quality dance training in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, and variations from ages 3 and up in a positive, nurturing, and supportive environment. Students of all abilities from beginner to advanced and recreational are welcome!

All classes are live & in-person.

Class Schedule

Pre-Ballet Ages 5-6 & Beginning Ballet Ages 6-8

Creative Movement A & B Ages 3-5

Level 1 Ages 8-10

Level 2 Ages 9-11

Level 3 Ages 10-12

Levels 4 & 5 Ages 13+ or by permission of Director

Please note that when registering for classes this year, students should sign up for the level to which they were assigned last year. Assessments will be made during the first week of class, and classes will be tailored to the level of those registered.

Fall 2023 Semester

September 18 – February 1
Classes for Levels 4 & 5 start September 10

Spring 2024 Semester

Registration will open in November 2023.

October 9 Indigenous Peoples’ Day
October 31 Halloween
November 27 – January 6 Thanksgiving/Nutcracker Performances/Holiday Break
November 27 – December 3 Nutcracker Performances
January 15 Martin Luther King Day
February 19 President’s Day
March 29 – April 14 Spring Break
May 27 Memorial Day
June 1 Recital Day

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Browse Classes

Lake Placid School of Dance

Monday, September 18

The Built Landscape! with Kari Ganoung Ruiz

Tuesday, October 3, 5:00 – 7:00pm

FREE Crafterschool Workshop

Thursday, October 12, 4:00 – 6:00pm

TUESDAY Tumbling Classes

Tuesday, October 17 –
Tuesday, November 14

WEDNESDAY Tumbling Classes

Wednesday, October 18 –
Wednesday, November 15

Meet the LPSD Staff

Alice Schonbek

Kristen Glazier

Skylar Curtis

Emily Brown