Acceptance into the ABT William J. Gillespie School Levels 1A and above (ages 8-18) is by audition only.
Students ages 3-8 may enroll in Pre-Primary or Primary levels during open enrollment periods. 

Current students are evaluated at the end of the school year during regular classes, and are pre-placed for the following school year in their Spring Evaluation. Current students have approximately 2-3 weeks of priority enrollment after which enrollment opens to the public. 

Children's Division

Focuses on building a solid foundation in ballet technique with an emphasis on proper placement and safe progressions of movement while remaining sensitive to the developmental needs of younger dancers. 

(Ages 3+)

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Pre-Professional Division

Dedicated to training students serious about advancing into a career on stage or attending a prestigious dance college/university. 

(Ages 12+)

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Boys Dance Too!

Boys Dance Too is a new initiative to introduce boys between the ages of 6 – 12 to the art of ballet in a supportive environment. 

(Ages 6-12)

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Summer Classes

Our Summer Classes are open to the public, and are a great way to introduce your dancer to the American Ballet Theatre curriculum or reinforce their current training.  

(Ages 3+)

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