Our mission: Foster a rebirth of dramatic storytelling in ballet through programs that provide specialized training for gifted students from around the world.

  • <strong><em>Nutcracker</em> 2015 Performance Dates</strong>

Nutcracker 2015 Performance Dates

  • October 7th, 2015

GK ArtsCenter is proud to announce performance dates for Nutcracker

Thursday, December 10th at 7:00pm followed by Opening Night Gala
Friday, December 11th, 7:30pm
Saturday, December […]

  • NEW Adult Open Ballet Classes 2015

NEW Adult Open Ballet Classes 2015

  • October 1st, 2015

We are excited to announce NEW adult open ballet classes for all abilities!

Join us for drop in classes on Wednesday and Friday evenings […]

  • Gelsey Kirkland Winter Intensive

Gelsey Kirkland Winter Intensive

  • September 1st, 2015

Gelsey Kirkland Winter Intensive

Gelsey Kirkland Academy offers one week of intensive world-class training to kick off the New Year.

Perfect for students who […]

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2015-2016 School Year Registration is Now Open!

The GKA training system is built around three major areas of study: ballet, core dynamics, and dramatic development.

Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet offers students of all levels to train throughout the year with our renowned faculty in our studios located in DUMBO, New York City, New York.



Developing classical dancers who are capable of expressing powerful theatrical ideas in ballet through a rich understanding of other artistic disciplines, cultures, and traditions. GKA provides year round full-time ballet training by the finest teachers in the world.

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The GKA Children’s Program was created for aspiring dancers ages 3 – 11 who want to experience the joy that comes from dancing. Students develop creative movement skills, musicality, rhythm, coordination, expression, character, and confidence.

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Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet offers intensive training programs aimed at the full cultural development of the young artist, providing each student with a dynamic range of technical skills, coupled with that elusive quality known as the artist’s “sensitivity of the soul”.

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