Acton School of Ballet

Acton School of Ballet celebrates its 47th year as the area's premiere school of classical ballet. We offer a structured syllabus from age 3 through high school, as well as classes for adults- artistry, integrity, and attention to every student.

Our Fall 2019 term starts in 3 days and we still have a few spaces left in our Lower School classes (ages 3-8), no experience required! Our ballet classes are taught by experienced faculty in a fun, organized, and creative environment. Students will learn the fundamentals of ballet and creative movement and are placed by age/grade level. We also offer Beginning Ballet on Sundays for students age 12+ as well as Boy’s Class for students age 9 and up. To register and learn more, visit

Acton School of Ballet

School starts in one week! Have you signed up for our fall 2019 classes? We have Fairy Tale Dance classes for 3 year olds, First Steps for 4 year olds, Pre-ballet for kindergarten and first graders, and much more! We even have Beginning Ballet for adults. Learn more and register today at Snow Day!

Back to Ballet | End of Summer Ballet Boot Camp in Acton, MA (Metrowest Boston)

Have you registered yet for Back to Ballet Boot Camp!? This year's guest faculty includes Cheryl Madeux (former dancer with ABT) and David Prottas (former dancer with NYCB and now on Broadway)! More info at Back to Ballet Boot Camp Back to Ballet Boot Camp is a one-week intensive program designed to polish dancers’ technique and return them in top form to their fall programs. For students who attended an intensive program earlier in the summer, the boot camp will allow you to maintain and show off yo...

Lower School (Age 3 - 3rd grade) — Acton School of Ballet

Fall 2019 Regsitration is now open! Acton School of Ballet offers ballet classes for students beginning at age 3. Click here to read more and regsiter your child today!

Acton School of Ballet provides the highest level of classical ballet training to our surrounding community in a fun, educational, and collaborative setting through stellar faculty and a focused approach to training. We strive to foster creativity, inspire confidence, and encourage our students to be persistent inside and outside of the studio. Join us today! Fairy Tale Dance focuses on connecting story-based themes with early ballet movement and music. We use treasure chests filled with exciting props to engage the imagination of our young dancers in this class. The syllabus is celebratory in its sharing of early ballet movement, storytelling and apprec...

Fairies, and Minions, and Roses, oh my! Looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend? Come see Acton School of Ballet’s production of “The Sleeping Beauty” on May 25 & 26 at 2:00 pm at Acton Boxborough Regional High School Theater. More than 250 students from ASB will be showcasing their talent and hard work that they have put into this ballet over the past couple of months.

Tickets are $20 (cash or check ONLY) and can be purchase at the door on the day of performances. All seating is general admission.

CLASSIC BALLET STORIES (Ages 4-8) — Acton School of Ballet

Looking for a fun/educational way for your child to learn ballet this summer? Acton School of Ballet’s Classic Ballet Stories Summer program is geared towards children ages 4-8 with little or no experince in ballet from July 15-19 or July 22-26 (9:30-11:30 am).

Students will have the opportunity to become exposed to the fundamentals of ballet as well as learn about the famous classical stories of dance. They will also have the opportunity to create imaginative craft projects related to the story ballets and will present their work in a mini showcase at the end of the week.

To read more or enroll today, please visit

For questions, please contact us at [email protected] or 978-263-6572


July Summer Intensive (Ages 9-18) — Acton School of Ballet

Summer 2019 Registration Open!

Acton School of Ballet’s Summer Program offers full or half day options for students ages 9-18 looking to refine their techinque, improve their artistry, and learn from a diverse group of faculty in a fun and educational setting. Classes are offered in ballet, pointe/pre-pointe, character, modern, jazz, conditioning, repertory and will vary from week to week!

1, 2, or 3 week sessions are offered from July 8-26.

To register or find out more, click here: Half Day from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Ballet focus)Early Bird, before March 1 - $300 (1 week), $600 (any 2 weeks), $900(all 3 weeks)

We are thrilled to introduce our first ever Boy’s Class taught by Joseph Jefferies!! There’s room for more, students ages 8 and up are eligible to sign up. Please visit our website at to learn more! #boysballet #youngdancer #maledancer #balletclass #bostondancescene #balletschool #classicalet #actonma

Classes start September 10! Have you registered?? Acton School of Ballet offers focused and professional-level training for the serious student as well as students that just enjoy dancing! We offer the following classes in a nuturing, creative, and community setting with highly qualified faculty:

- Fairy Tale Dance for 3 year olds
- First Steps for 4 year olds
- Pre-ballet for Kindergartedn and 1st graders
- Boy's Classes
- Focused syllabus level class for 2nd grade through high school (audition may be required)

Please visit to learn more and sign up today! Photo credit @lizavoll #youngballerina #westacton #actonma #balletschool #middlesexcounty

Join us next Tuesday 8/21 from 3:30-6:30 pm for our Open House! You can tour the school, meet our renowned faculty, register for classes, and purchase attire for the upcoming school year. We hope to see you there! 3 Spruce St, Acton, MA. Dance This Way

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Home from summer camp and looking to keep up the skills you’ve gained?? Open classes begin this evening at 5:00 pm at Acton School of Ballet! Classes for students ages 9 and up (rising Level 3+). Classes will continue on Tuesday and Thursday until the start of the fall term! (No classes the week of August 20). Find out more at Snow Day!

Lower School (Age 3 - 3rd grade)

Register now for Fall ballet classes!

Acton School of Ballet offers ballet classes for students as young as age 3 up to pre-professional. We also offer open classes and beginning classes for adults.

Students ages 3 through 3rd grade who are new to ballet, or who have had previous training may register online by visiting:
Students 4th grade and up looking to enroll, please email us at [email protected]

You can read more about classes offered, our stellar faculty, and information about our school on our new website, Fairy Tale Dance focuses on connecting story-based themes with early ballet movement and music. We use treasure chests filled with exciting props to engage the imagination of our young dancers in this class. The syllabus is celebratory in its sharing of early ballet movement, storytelling and apprec...

Our first week of Classic Ballet Stories summer camp is “flying” by! Our students had fun learning about Swan Lake and making swan masks! There’s one spot left in next weeks session, register online at our website! #balletschool #balletcamp #swanlake #campcrafts #acton #performance #bostondancescene #boxborough #concordma #westacton

July Summer Intensive (Ages 9-18)

Our July Summer Intensive program begins on Monday! Have you registered yet?? Click here to join in on the fun:

We only have one spot left in our Classic Ballet Stories dance camp for students ages 4-8, act fast! Half Day from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Ballet focus)$325 (1 week), $650 (any 2 weeks), $925(all 3 weeks, includes additional 5% off)

Lindsay Moncrieff is officially the new Owner & Artistic Director of Acton School of Ballet. Lindsay trained at Acton School of Ballet for 12 years and has been a faculty member for 3 years. She is happy to begin this new journey and to continue the amazing legacy that Chip & Melissa Morris have created. Check out her full bio here:

Also, FALL 2018 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Returning students have received re-enrollment information via email. We are also accepting registrations for new students ages 3 and up. Click here to learn more:

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our beautiful new website and logo thanks to the amazing design work of Blazar Design Studio and photography by Liza Voll-Photography!!!! We hope that you enjoy it just as much as we do and stay tuned for registration information, which will open in the next two weeks! In the meantime, we are still accepting registrations for our July Summer Intensive as well as Classic Ballet Stories Dance Camp.

Photo Credit: Liza Voll-Photography

Acton School of Ballet

Photo Credit: Liza Voll-Photography

Classic Ballet Stories July 16-20 or July 23-27 is a fun, educational, and creative way for your child to continue learning the fundamentals of ballet while also being exposed to the great classics of ballet through stories, crafts, and creative movement. The week will culminate in a small showcase of the work students have learned during the week. Ages 4-8. Sign up today!

Acton School of Ballet Summer Program will be held for 3 separate weeks in July: July 9-13, July 16-20, and July 23-27. Ages 9-18 from ASB and other schools are welcome to enroll! Please visit our website for more information or to register.

Summer Programs

Looking for a fun, creative, and educational summer camp for your little ballerina? Acton School of Ballet is now accepting registrations for our Classic Ballet Stories Dance Camp for students ages 4-8! We are offering two separate weeks, July 16-20 and July 23-27 from 9:30-11:30 am.

Register now by visiting or read more at Acton School of Ballet Web Site

Registration is now open for our summer intensive program offered three separate weeks from July 9-27!! For the first time we are offering a full day program from 9:30-5 as well as a half day option from 1-5. Students from ASB and other schools ages 9-18 are eligible. Sign up by April 1 to receive early bird discounts. For detailed information or to register visit #summerintensive #balletcamp #summerballet #acton #actonma #ballet #summerballet #balletschool #dancethisway #boxborough #concordma #lexingtonma #cambridgema #summerstudy

[01/03/18]   Due to the impending snow storm, all classes will be CANCELLED ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 2018. Classes plan to resume as scheduled on Friday. Please check our website for policies regarding makeup classes. Stay warm and safe! ❄️☃️

Commonwealth Ballet Company

CBC's Nutcracker is right around the corner! Join us for Commonwealth Ballet's 26th Season of The Nutcracker. Tickets are still available at or by calling our box office at 978-263-7794. A family tradition and a seasonal favorite! #commonwealthballet #nutcracker2017

"Wonderful, and exciting! A great performance to inspire a newer generation of appreciative audience."

"Great costumes, sets, dancers! The best gift table around! Where do you get all those unusual nutcrackers? Yours are the best!"

"Absolutely fantastic!!! It was my family's first time to see The Nutcracker on stage and we enjoyed it very much...beautiful music, dancing, and costumes! WOW!!"


[Very special thanks to Company Dancer, Ola Patykowski, for filming our dancers at work!]

A flurry of snowflakes!

A flurry of snowflakes for what feels like a winter day! More than 100 Acton School of Ballet students are getting ready to perform in Commonwealth Ballet Company 's production of "The Nutcracker" in just a couple of weeks. Come support our students and purchase your tickets today by visiting ! #nutcracker #waltzofthesnowflakes

Last June, Acton School of Ballet hosted an Empowerment Through Creativity workshop for upper school students. We asked students and families to donate ballet shoes, dance wear, and costumes, which the students sorted into boxes to be sent to schools throughout the world with limited resources and intense needs. We sent hundreds of items to ballet schools in Cuba, Rwanda, Kenya, Haiti, and Indiana.

Here is the response we received from the Haitian ballet school: “the kids and I want to thank Acton School of Ballet for these great costumes and hope one we will perform on the same stage because Dance is love, Dance is universal…”

Thank you to all our students and families who came together and helped make this possible. You have truly made a difference.

What's better than trick-or-treating? Creating a Halloween dance in Ms. Utz's Contemporary Ballet class! Enjoy!

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3 Spruce St
Acton, MA

Opening Hours

Monday 15:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 15:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 15:00 - 19:00
Thursday 15:00 - 19:00
Friday 15:00 - 19:00
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