Lake Placid School of Ballet & Dance


Session 1: September 12 to January 21.  Session 2: January 23 to May 28

The Lake Placid School of Ballet and Dance provides a center for dance excellence in the Adirondack region, nurturing and training dancers of all ages and offering superb community performances. The LPSBD was founded by Michela Boschetto and is currently managed by Terpsie Toon. 

Incoming students can choose between 2 tracks of study

ABT Division

The LPSBD is proud to include the American Ballet Theatre's National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 8-level program that combines high-quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. Level 2 through Level 6 will be taught by ABT Certified Teachers who have successfully completed the Teacher Training Intensive of the ABT National Training Curriculum.

ABT Division Class Schedule & Tuition Information

Open Division

For students ages 3 and up, our Open Division is the first building block of our dance education program. Classes are designed to allow children to explore movement through music, develop physical skills, channel energy and stimulate imagination and creativity dance training enhances cognitive learning skills such as memory and communication. For older students, the emphasis for each class is to learn good clean technique, improve strength and flexibility, and build a vocabulary of steps.

Open Division Class Schedule & Tuition Information

...dedicated to presenting and fostering quality arts, which inspire, enrich, educate and entertain people of all ages.
Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

Upcoming Events
02/25/17 - 01:00pm

A part of the Met Opera Live in HD series

02/25/17 - 07:00pm

BETA presents Monumental: Skiing Our National Parks

02/27/17 - 04:00pm to 05:30pm

Session 1 - Ages 5 - 7

02/28/17 - 03:30pm to 04:15pm

Join us at CrossFit Lake Placid for a free movement workshop - Recommended Age 5 - 16

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