ADULT Ballet Classes at BT-SLO
We have THREE classes for adult ballet

  • Beginning (Mon, 7:30-9:00pm) - a true beginning class, perfect for your first ballet class.

  • Intermediate (Wed, 6:30-8:00pm) - some experience required...

  • Mixed beg/int levels (Sat, 9:00-10:30am) - a terrific way to start the weekend.

These classes are FUN!

Maybe you're thinking...

  • It's too late to take a dance class now, I'm too old. 

  • I just don't have a dancer's body, I'd feel so out of place in a ballet class.

  • Do we have to perform on stage? If so, then forget it!

  • I have no dance experience, what could I possibly learn at this age?

  • I've always dreamed of doing ballet, but I guess that was just a child's dream. What's the point now?

Not So... See below for what our adult students are saying.

Dance has always been a positive influence in my life. As an adult dancer it’s hard to find a class that is comfortable to be in. BT-SLO offers great adult classes that truly teach you the artform while being accepting of the stage of life you are in. The positive and encouraging environment makes it perfect for anyone wanting to try ballet for the first time or just keep up with their passion.

MR, age 40


I absolutely love taking classes at Ballet Theatre SLO. The staff are amazing and have been very encouraging to me in my ballet journey. When I first started, I little to no dance experience, but now I feel more confident, and love the benefits of better coordination and focus in other areas of my life as well. It definitely is a whole-person experience. I am grateful to have found this group and to be a part of it.

BC, age 25


Looking for an exceptional adult ballet experience on the Central Coast of California? You should check out the School of Ballet Theatre San Luis Obispo off South Higuera Street. I recently moved to the area and wanted to connect with a community of adult ballet enthusiasts that span many skill levels. I wanted a well-established and respected ballet school that offered solid classical training and skillful choreographic artistry - yet it had to be physically engaging and fun for adults. BT-SLO is all that and more. Our instructor for adult programs, Blair, is excellent. Blair challenges participants outside their comfort zone. He inspires us to grow in our dance ability while seeking greater appreciation for improved performance and fitness. It’s a blast. If interested, please consider joining us.

KS, age 59


Blair is so patient in explaining the complexity of ballet technique! Ballet Theatre has been a lifesaver for me in so many ways. It has helped me regain strength and balance in my feet and core after COVID and finally start learning a skill I’ve wanted to learn since I was a kid - I love ballet at BT-SLO!

AP, age 30