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.


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 8
Classes for Levels 4 & 5 start September 10

Spring 2024 Semester

Classes begin February 12.
Registration begins December 11, 2023.
SPRING RECITAL Sunday, June 2 at 1 pm (tech week class/rehearsal schedule TBA)

March 29 – Apr 14 Spring Break
May 27 Memorial Day

Select Dance from the Class Type dropdown menu below to view dance classes only.

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Dance With Me Spring Break Morning Classes (Ages 1-3)

Thursday, April 4, 9:00 – 9:30am

Dance With Me Spring Break Evening Classes (Ages 1-3)

Thursday, April 4, 5:30 – 6:00pm

Meet the LPSD Staff

Alice Schonbek

Kristen Glazier

Skylar Curtis

Emily Brown


Please email Alice Schonbeck at [email protected].


Scholarships & Financial Aid

For more information, please reach out to Managing Director Jon Donk at (518) 523-2512 ext. 1002 or [email protected].