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


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PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

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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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.

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SUMMER INTENSIVE

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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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

The Gelsey Kirkland Ballet is proud to present a Petipa Comedy Double featuring Harlequinade & Cavalry Halt at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City March 27th and March 28th and Don Quixote in May 2015.

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News & Events from our Blog

  • GKB Presents: The Nutcracker

GKB Presents: The Nutcracker

  • December 9th, 2014

Join us for the holidays as Gelsey Kirkland Ballet brings their version of the perennial holiday classic to the Schimmel. Set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic […]

  • November Issue: Dance Teacher Magazine.

November Issue: Dance Teacher Magazine.

  • October 14th, 2014

GKA is the cover story of the November issue of Dance Teacher Magazine. The article by Joseph Carman gives an overview of GKA, it’s […]

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Upcoming Performances

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