vaganova center of excellence
official partner school
to the world-renowned
vaganova academy of ballet
2021 REGISTRATION OPEN
AUDITION & TRIAL CLASSES
Awarded Outstanding School
2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
by Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) the world’s largest global network of dance.
Bayer Ballet is a nurturing environment, where individuals safely grow and thrive, as people and artists. Our award-winning faculty and master teachers deliver a holistic approach to the art of classical ballet, specializing in the Vaganova method, a scientifically based and physiologically sound methodology, which creates impeccable artistry, creativity, and awareness, mind and body. Our artfully-rigorous curriculum provides a solid technical foundation, which prepares dancers to adapt easily to diverse styles and choreography, and unleash their full artistic potential.
July 2021 (Mountain View, California USA)
Bayer Ballet has received the privilege of becoming an OFFICIAL PARTNER SCHOOL to the world-renowened Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg. This is the highest honor and responsibility for a school.
We humbly accept this honor and extend our gratitude to the community of Bayer Ballet.
The Rose and the Butterfly
- aLove Story
MOUNTAIN VIEW CENTER FOR
THE PERFORMING ARTS
AUGUST 14-15, 2021
The last ballet of Marius Petipa is traditionally considered to be "The Magic Mirror" delivered in 1903. However, the "honorary" title should be given to another performance, “The Romance of the Rosebud and the Butterfly, "which was scheduled to premiere on 1904 on the stage of the Hermitage Theater, but never took place.
This world premiere of "The Rose and the Butterfly - A Love Story" is directed and choreographed by world-renowned choreographer of Esmeralda from BOLSHOI and Nutcracker from Staatsballett Berlin, Vasily Medvedev, in collaboration with master teacher and principal dancer, Stanislav Feco, the Petipa Heritage Fund and Bayer Ballet Company.
**This performance will be the first ticketed MainStage performance at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts since lockdown**
the rose and the butterfly - a love story
We are extremely excited and honored to be hosting the world-renowned choreographer of Esmeralda from BOLSHOI and Nutcracker from Staatsballett Berlin, Vasily Medvedev.
Working in collaboration with master teacher and principal dancer, Stanislav Feco, the Petipa Heritage Fund, and Bayer Ballet Company and with limited historical materials to study, Medvedev is creating 100% of the choreography for this adaptation of "The Romance of the Rosebud and the Butterfly."
The award-winning team behind this production has collaborated on the choreography for several major ballet companies, including Bolshoi Ballet, Staatsballett Berlin, Lithuanian National Ballet, Compañía Nacional de Danza in Mexico, Croatian National Ballet, and Perm Ballet to name a few.
Registration is now open for new students. Please complete a registration application to ensure proper level placement.
AUDITION REQUIRED FOR UPPER DIVISION LEVELS (AGES 9+)
HEALTH & SAFETY
Every student deserves a safe enviornment to grow and thrive.
We have been successfully providing virtual training since Shelter in Place, as well as safely operating in-studio since since Summer 2020.
Our new Outdoor Studios feature raised wood flooring and full overhead coverage, allowing us to safely transition between in-studio and outdoors.
Interested in exploring the Vaganova method training regimen?
For a limited time only, we are opening our classes to prospective students to explore training within Bayer Ballet's Pre-Ballet and Upper Divisions.
Meet our award-winning faculty, who deliver a holistic approach to the art of classical ballet, utilizing the Vaganova method.
Unleash your full artistic potential.
2021 summer programs
3-WEEK JUNIOR SI
JUNE 14-JULY 2
JULY 5-AUGUST 13
An artfully-rigorous curriculum, presenting Vaganova technique in its purest form, is delivered by internationally-acclaimed Bayer Ballet Faculty & Guest Instructors.
JUNE 14-JULY 2
WEEKEND OPEN CLASSES
JUNE 19 - AUGUST 29
bayer ballet academy
Pre-Ballet, Junior Division, Apprentice, Pre-Professional, Male, Adult, Grown-Up & Me
Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Character,
Stretching & Strengthening
INTENSIVES & WORKSHOPS
Various Master Classes offered year-round
Professional performance and
Bayer Ballet Company, the 501(c)3 public charity organization, is dedicated to making the classical discipline of ballet accessible to new generations, preserving the traditions of the Vaganova method, and contributing enriching cultural experiences to our community.
𝐓𝐨𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫, we are creating 𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐄𝐒𝐒𝐈𝐁𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘 for our community, while 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐍𝐒𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐨𝐧 𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐲 into a center of artistic excellence on par with its technological achievements. Whether it will be done virtually or on the stage, we are determined to forge ahead to preserve the art of ballet in our community.
𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐯𝐞.
Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)
2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
GRAND PRIX 2020
SENIOR & JUNIOR DIVISIONS 2021
Prix de Lausanne 2020
Two of Bayer Ballet's dancers
selected to participate
"Pas de Trois"
The documentary, “Pas de Trois” invites you to experience the philosophy, culture and lifestyle of the art of ballet through the eyes of young aspiring ballerinas.
Documentary includes behind the scenes of training at Bayer Ballet, including rehearsal footage of "The Snow Queen."