vaganova center of excellence
official partner school
to the world-renowned
vaganova ballet academy
Awarded Outstanding School
2018, 2019, 2020 2021, & 2022
by Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) the world’s largest global network of dance.
We are committed to providing a healthy and nurturing environment, where students can safely grow and thrive through careful attention to their well-being, 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 teaches essential life skills, while providing 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-renowned 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.
"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."
Bayer Ballet receives highest honors at Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) 2022
2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Natalia Makarova Award for Artistry
1st, 2nd & 3rd Places
across multiple divisions
World Ballet Competition
Prix de Lausanne
Young Arts Winner
Our award-winning faculty directly hail from the Vaganova Academy and Bolshoi, where they received their training, teaching credentials and advanced graduate degrees in pedagogy.
We are dedicated to providing opportunities for emerging artists in our community to engage, educate and collaborate with world-renowned master artists.
Yuri FATEEV, Dir. Mariinsky; Selyutsky, Gennady NAUMOVICH, Ballet Master, Choreographer, Mariinsky; Margarita YUSIM, Bolshoi Ballet; Veronika PART, ABT; Alexei MOSKALENKO, Assist. Dir. YAGP; Adji CISSOKO, Lines Ballet; and many more.
Every student deserves a safe and nurturing environment to grow and thrive.
Our facility is designed to adapt to the evolving conditions, allowing students to safely continue training. Whether we are dancing in-studio, outdoors or virtually, we are committed to delivering the highest quality education (Vaganova method) and access to world-renowned faculty and master teachers.
We have seven studios, including two outdoor studios with raised wooden floors. There is a beautiful courtyard for students to gather and study, while waiting for class.
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.
" This is a top notch school where your son or daughter will receive the proper training that a dancer needs. We have been thoroughly impressed with the professionalism of the school...The teaching faculty is devoted to giving the students excellent instruction. I recommend this school for any child that wants to work hard, and takes their ballet training seriously."
— Michelle R., Belmont, CA