Tutu School Scottsdale

Tutu School Scottsdale is a boutique ballet school for all children ages 18 months - 8 years.

Operating as usual

04/01/2024

We absolutely loving the attitude from this little dancer. The Monday feels are real today 😅

03/31/2024

Hoppy Easter! May your day be filled with joy, laughter, and lots of chocolate eggs! 🐰🐣

03/30/2024

This is something we tell ourselves quite often! We’re always feeling inspired by role models like 💛

03/29/2024

Tutu School exists to make space in the world for confident creativity and the pure joy that comes from finding oneself in music and movement 💛🩰

03/27/2024

Dancing through the day, twirling all the way! 🩰✨

03/26/2024

We are so proud that Tutu School is women-owned, women-led, and women-founded! During Women's History Month, we want to take a moment to shine a spotlight on some incredible women who have made dance history! 🎀🩰

03/24/2024

We believe that thoughtfully exposing children at the earliest possible age to creativity, movement, and music can only lead to good things and that dancing out stories not only exercises little bodies but also nurtures big imaginations 🎶 💕

In our Tutu Toddlers division, classes involve caregiver participation. Caregivers can use the opportunity to take a break from distractions and really be in the moment!

03/19/2024

Our March Ballet Book Club book is “Big” by Vashti Harrison! 📚

We’re so excited to share this empowering story for Women’s History Month. “Big” traces a child’s journey to self-love and shows the power of words to both hurt and heal. 💕🥰

03/18/2024

Did you know membership at Tutu School is ongoing? 💕 You can enroll your little one anytime! We love welcoming familiar and new dancers to Tutu School classes each and every week.

03/12/2024

A friendly reminder that Tutu School Scottsdale and Arcadia will be on Spring Break 🌺 from March 11-17th during this time no in-person classes will be held.

We will resume twirling on March 18, 2024! 🩰

03/11/2024

Did you know performing arts like ballet strengthens problem-solving and critical thinking skills?! ✨

This happens when children start to ask themselves how they express a particular feeling through movement. 🩰 Learning to make choices and decisions will certainly carry over into their education and other parts of life!

This is just one of the many benefits of classes and performances at Tutu School! Our spring Bravo Bash registration is OPEN.

Don’t wait to sign up to see them SHINE on the stage with other classmates.

⭐️ tutuschool.com/scottsdale/bravobash/cb

03/09/2024

Calling all young dancers & parents! 🩰✨ Step into the enchanting world of ballet and discover the magic of movement. Secure your little one’s spot in our kids’ ballet classes now.

Visit the link in our bio for more information on registering!

Photos from Tutu School Scottsdale's post 03/09/2024

Welcome to the ABC’s of Ballet! This is the third in a series of posts teaching ballet vocabulary to the masses 🔤✨ So let’s keep learning with G, H, and I! Save this post to collect the whole alphabet and study at home with your dancer!

⭐ Grand plié: A basic ballet movement where the dancer fully bends their knees. A demi-plié is the same thing, but a half bend!

🎼 Harp: Harps have played an important role in the development of classical ballet music. You can even hear it being used in the music of “The Nutcracker” to represent the magical elements of the story!

🇮🇹 Italy: Ballet originated in Italy as far back as the 15th Century, in the Italian Renaissance courts.

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When you sign up for Tutu School, your child will be enrolled in one of three main class divisions! Scroll through this post to learn more about what each one entails.

Not registered yet? Sign up for a trial class to get started 🩷

Photos from Tutu School Scottsdale's post 03/07/2024

It’s COSTUME REVEAL time!! 🧜‍♂️🐚✨

Here are our adorable spring Bravo Bash costumes perfect for our twirly mermaids and sea-riffic dancers*!

Rehearsals have started in class, so if you haven’t reserved your child’s spot in the recital, head to the link in our bio to do so now.

*To order the non-tutu option for your dancer, select “Non-tutu option” on the recital sign-up form and specify your dancer’s size in the comments.

03/05/2024

A smile is the best ballet accessory there is 😊🩰😊

03/01/2024

Dancing among the stars in our own little galaxy 🌟✨

02/27/2024

Dance proud, smile bright, and twirl like no one’s watching! 😁🩰

02/26/2024

Introducing our Spring Bravo Bash 2024 theme: Twirling Under the Sea 🐠

Save the date! Our dancers will take the stage Saturday, June 1st at The Landes Center at Valley Presbyterian Church, Paradise Valley 🩰

Bravo Bash is our twist on a recital and a magical introduction to the stage for our tiny dancers.

We can’t wait for our students to show off their beautiful dancing to their family and friends.

Please save your child’s spot on stage soon. Active members can reserve their spot here: tutuschool.com/scottsdale/bravobash/cb

Photos from Tutu School Scottsdale's post 02/25/2024

Welcome to the ABC’s of Ballet! This is the second in a series of posts teaching ballet vocabulary to the masses 🔤✨ So let’s keep learning with D, E, and F! Save this post to collect the whole alphabet and study at home with your dancer!

⭐ Demi-plié: A basic ballet movement where the dancer bends their knees halfway while keeping their heels on the floor. A grand plié is the same thing, but a full bend!

🤸 Extension: This refers to the ability of a dancer to lengthen and stretch their limbs, particularly their legs and arms, to create beautiful lines and shapes while dancing!

🩰 Frappé: In French, frappé means “to strike.” We strongly, yet gently, strike the ball of the foot against the floor like we are trying to kick up fairy dust.

02/24/2024

Are you wondering when barre work comes into play at Tutu School? We start to briefly introduce the barre starting in our Exploring Ballet B/C class division for 4-5 year olds!* As your dancer moves on to Primary Ballet Prep, we start working on barre, center work, and choreography! View more information on our class divisions at the link in our bio.

*If there are any 5-year-olds present in our Exploring Ballet A-C classes, we may introduce the barre then, too.

02/21/2024

At Tutu School, we encourage unleashing your imagination 🌈 It’s a joy to witness the playful energy of our young dancers during and after class! 🩰

Photos from Tutu School Scottsdale's post 02/20/2024

Welcome to the ABC’s of Ballet! This is the first in a series of posts teaching ballet vocabulary to the masses 🔤✨ So let’s kick it off with A, B, and C! Save this post to collect the whole alphabet and study at home with your dancer!

⭐ Arabesque: This is one of our favorite positions because we look like sparkly stars! In arabesque, we hold onto the ballet barre and stand on one strong leg with the other leg reaching behind us, making a long line from our nose to our toes. When we feel ready to balance without holding onto the barre, we stretch our arms out like points of a shiny star.

✴️ Barre: A stationary handrail used as a support and aid during warm-up exercises and practice routines.

💫 Chassé: A step that involves one foot chasing the other. It is a traveling step where one foot steps to the side, the other foot closes to it, and then the first foot steps again, either to the side or to the front or back, depending on the choreography.

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We offer storybook ballet classes for all children ages 18 months through 8 years. ✨🩰✨

Our membership offers great benefits:
🌟 Your child’s weekly tuition
🌟 Unlimited make-up classes (while your child is still enrolled in the current session)
🌟 priority access to your Tutu School’s special events
🌟 Flexible cancellation policy

The best part is we offer a free trial class to new students! Questions? Please email [email protected]

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02/18/2024

What are classes like week to week? 🌷

Classes at Tutu School follow a consistent structure each week, but although much of the class content remains the same in every class, there is also a great deal of variation from week to week within that established structure.

Children benefit tremendously from the security they gain when there is a sense of ritual to what they do, and their skill level evolves more evenly when there is consistency in their practice.

That being said, we always work to keep the activities we do in class fresh and exciting, so there will be plenty of new mixed in among the familiar! ✨🩰✨

02/16/2024

Did you know parents and siblings are welcome to watch classes at Tutu School?

! We do ask, however, that all observers respect the cozy atmosphere of our little boutique school, and remain quiet during class time.

It’s important to us to maintain a focused learning environment at all times! 🩰🌟

02/14/2024

Happy Valentine’s Day! We just LOVE twirling with your little one and our tutu-sweet ballet community ❤️💜💛

02/13/2024

We absolutely LOVE when you tag us in your Instagram posts and stories!! Did you know that we have Tutu School branded stickers that you can use, too?

Help us spread the word about Tutu School Arcadia and Scottsdale by using one the next time you post 🙌🩰

Photos from Tutu School Scottsdale's post 02/12/2024

How TUTE CUTE are these captures from our Valentine’s Day Dance! 💕🩰💕

Thank you to all the families who made the day so special! Did you know that membership includes access to exclusive events?!

02/09/2024

Did you know classes at Tutu School nurture positive social connections?

These two ballet besties LOVE twirling together! New to our location? Sign up for a free trial class!

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6969 E. Shea Boulevard , Suite 165
Scottsdale, AZ
85254

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30am - 11:30am
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 11:30am
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30am
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday 9:30am - 11:30am
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Friday 9:30am - 11:30am
Saturday 9am - 12:45pm
Sunday 9am - 11am

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