Bayer Ballet has quickly established itself as a reputable dance institution in San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Founded in 2005, Bayer Ballet Academy delivers the Vaganova method of classical ballet through a variety of programs designed for all ages and levels from pre-ballet through pre-professional, summer intensive programs, master classes with internationally renowned guest teachers, and professional stage and outreach performance opportunities.
Artists seeking a holistic approach to the art directly experience the benefits of the Vaganova method, a scientifically based and physiologically sound methodology, which incorporates the laws of physics and bio-mechanics. This foundation creates impeccable artistry and creativity, awareness, mind and body, within the dancer. Dancers are equipped with the technique to adapt to various styles, learn choreography with ease, and realize their full artistic potential.
We are committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment, where our students can safely grow and thrive through careful attention to their well-being, as people and artists.
In 2008, Bayer Ballet Company 501(c)3 was formed to to serve as a community service organization, committed to providing accessibility to the art and culture of the Vaganova method of classical ballet. Our mission is to enhance the cultural well-being of our community by creating equitable accessibility to the Vaganova method through educational and interactive events and world-class performances, which expose and explore the intricacies of this method; thereby, providing the purest experience and insights into this artform. We strive to cultivate and foster an appreciation and love for the artform, providing opportunities for emerging artists in our community to engage, educate and collaborate with world-renowned master artists.
Ms. Bayer's students have been accepted into prestigious programs, including those of the Paris Opera, the American Ballet Theatre, the Royal Ballet, and the Bolshoi and Kirov Ballets. In recent years, her students have received prestigious awards and scholarships, including:
Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)
Outstanding School (2018 & 2019)
Outstanding Teacher, Inna Bayer
World Ballet Competition (WBC)
American Dance Awards (ADA)
Choreographer of the Year, Inna Bayer
Prix de Lausanne 2020
(2) Bayer Ballet dancers selected (10 dancers from the United States / 48 world-wide will compete)