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This Week - Auditions & Trial Classes for Open Registration (Aug 27-29)

BAYER BALLET Vaganova Center of Excellence

AUDITION - Upper Division

THURS. & FRI., AUGUST 27 & 28⁣⁣

⁣⁣𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝟗-𝟏𝟎⁣⁣

  • ‪5:45-7:15 (Thurs‬ & Fri⁣)⁣

𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝟏𝟏-𝟏𝟐⁣⁣

  • ‪4:00-5:30 (Thurs‬ & Fri⁣)

𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝟏𝟑-𝟏𝟓⁣⁣

  • ‪6:15 - 7:45 (Thurs)

  • ‪4:00-5:30 (Fri)

𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝟏𝟔+ 𝐏𝐫𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 ⁣⁣

  • ‪6:00-7:30 (Thurs‬ & Fri⁣)


TRIAL CLASS - Pre-Ballet Division


𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝟑-𝟒⁣⁣

  • 9:00-9:45 (Miss Marina Ebrahimi)⁣

𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝟑-𝟓⁣⁣

  • 10:00-10:45 (Miss Christina Kongaika)⁣

𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝟓-𝟕⁣⁣

  • 9:45-10:30 (Miss Marina Ebrahimi)⁣

𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝟔-𝟕⁣⁣

  • 11:30-12:15 (Miss Christina Kongaika)⁣

𝐀𝐠𝐞 𝟖⁣

  • 9:00-10:00 (Miss Christina Kongaika)⁣

  • 11:15-12:15 (Miss Marina Ebrahimi)⁣⁣⁣


NOTE: Division placement is based on level and determined by the Artistic Director. An audition is required for Divisions starting from Juniors 1 and higher.​ Trial Class is required for Pre-Ballet Division. Auditions & Trial Classes are virtual only; however, we will be back in-person, as soon as COVID regulations allow.

VIRTUAL & HYBRID TRAINING School Year Begins September 8

Bayer Ballet Academy has been successfully providing virtual training since Shelter in Place, as well as safely operating in-person summer programs since early June. Our program is designed to adapt to the evolving conditions. Whether we are dancing in-person or virtually, we are committed to delivering the highest quality education (Vaganova method) and access to world-renowned faculty and master teachers. ​DIVISIONS

  • Pre-Ballet (ages 3-8)

  • Juniors 1 (ages 8-10)

  • Juniors 2 (ages 9-10)

  • Juniors 3/4 (ages10-11)

  • Juniors 5 (ages 11-12)

  • Juniors 6 (ages 12-13)

  • Apprentice (ages 14-15)

  • Pre-Professional (ages 16+)


  • SAFETY FIRST - we are following strict guidelines and ask for your cooperation. This is a shared responsibility.

  • HEALTHY & HAPPY GROWTH IS IMPORTANT - we are dedicated to helping all students achieve their individual goals, while creating an environment that promotes physical and mental wellness. 


  • Our Master Vaganova Faculty are graduates of the Vaganova Academy and Bolshoi Ballet Academy, where they received their training and graduate degrees⁣⁣⁣.

  • Master Classes offered year-round by an internationally-renowned faculty of Master Teachers (including teachers from Russia and Europe) delivering various disciplines, virtually through Zoom.⁣⁣⁣

  • Large monitors, cameras, and tripods installed in studios to all in-person teachers and remote teachers to correct all students.⁣⁣⁣

  • Small class sizes to meet strict safety protocols to meet Santa Clara County Public Health and CDPH and ensure students are progressing.

  • We are taking all precautions and strictly adhering to the recommended guidelines and directives to keep dancers and their families, as safe as possible.

  • Safety Procedures

  • Social Distancing Protocol 

  • Release of Waiver & Liability - HYBRID

  • Release of Waiver & Liability - VIRTUAL


BAYER BALLET Bayer Ballet has quickly established itself as a reputable dance institution in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Bayer Ballet Academy 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 curriculum provides a solid technical foundation, which prepares dancers to adapt easily to diverse styles and choreography, and unleash their full artistic potential.  Graduates of the Academy have been accepted into prestigious programs and professional companies. Bayer Ballet Company, 501(c)3 was formed in 2008 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. RECENT HONORS: Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Outstanding School (2018, 2019, 2020), Grand Prix 2020, Best Ensemble, Outstanding Teacher - Inna Bayer; World Ballet Competition (WBC), Gold Medalist; American Dance Awards (ADA), Choreographer of the Year - Inna Bayer; Prix de Lausanne (2 dancers) 2020; YoungArts Finalist Winner.

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