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.
YOUNG DANCER PROGRAM
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.
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”.
The Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Company
The Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Company is a professional Studio Company founded in 2010 and located in DUMBO Brooklyn.
Recent performances include The Nutcracker, Stealing Time and A Mixed Bill including The Wedding Procession.
Formerly home to St. Ann’s Warehouse, this large DUMBO venue now houses several rehearsal studios and a 400-seat blackbox, as well as both the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet and the Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Studio Company.