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We are in the process of updating our website! Please be patient as things may not be quite up to date. We will be posting our Summer Schedule soon! Keep checking back for more information! Thank you for your patience.  

Summer Classes

Welcome to Summer Classes at Mendocino Ballet! The session will start on June 13! We offer Pre-Ballet for the 3-5 year old, Ballet and Tap Classes for ages 6-14, and teen/adult classes. Limited class sizes, professional instruction and an age-appropriate curriculum set us apart from other dance programs in the area.  Whether you are looking for a class for yourself or your child(ren), we have something for you! Sign up today by clicking on Classes above!

We will be having a special Dance Workshop from July 11-15 and again from July 18-22. This workshop will feature Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Contemporary. Don't miss out on the fun! Sign up today! For ages 8-11 & 12-16. For more information click on the Classes tab above.


Come Join Us

Do you love Dance?  Are you interested in being part of an exciting community arts organization dedicated to excellence in the Dance Arts?  We are recruiting New Members for the Mendocino Ballet Board of Directors.

The Mendocino Ballet is seeking energetic, creative thinkers to join our Board of Directors.  An interest in dance and children, and love of the arts are the main pre-requisites.  Perhaps you or some other family member enjoyed dance as part of your life and younow find yourself wanting to give back to your community. With new projects brewing, a Cultural Exchange with dancers from France, and the expansion of our dance program with new classes, our volunteer Board has the chance to really make a difference as we embark on these new opportunities.

If you have an interest in the dance arts and would like to help make a difference in a child's life and the quality of dance in our community, serving on the Mendocino Ballet Board of Directors might just be the ticket for you! We would love to talk to you.  Give our office a call at 463-2290 and we will make sure to get you a Board Packet and answer any questions you may have.

What Sets Us Apart?

We are the only dance program in the area that offers profesional quality dance training with Classical Ballet as the foundation.  We also offer Tap, Jazz, Pre-Ballet for ages 3-5 and Contemporary Dance so students can choose from a variety of styles. Even if you do not plan on a career in dance, you still receive the best technical training and performance opportunities around. Our ballet students have the chance to perform in our annual "Nutcracker" as well as in original choreography and ballets of favorite fairytales and stories from "Cinderella", "Alice in Wonderland" and "Peter and the Wolf" to "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", "The Little Mermaid" and more! We also offer the opportunity for our "Art of Classical Ballet" students to participate in a special Cultural Exchange Program with dancers from France. Class sizes are limited so students receive individual attention. Our studios are family friendly with waiting areas for parents who want to watch their children dance.