Barriskill Dance Theatre School

a Dance School in Durham, North Carolina

AN UNCOMMON APPROACH TO DANCE EDUCATION Dance classes in which the learning process is its own reward At Barriskill our approach to dance education is aimed at helping our students find the intrinsic rewards of learning to dance rather than the external rewards we so commonly strive for. FlowDance© is a method we have developed to deliver traditional dance curricula

Age Range


Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary Ballet, Acting, Adult Dance Classes, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Tap, Zumba


BDTS also has a comprehensive Musical Theatre Training program for children through teens.

Performing Opportunities

BDTS provides students with the opportunity to perform in its annual production of the Nutcracker as well as its annual end of the year concert. Students may also audition for a junior and a senior level competition team (10 or 12 dancers at most in each.


Boys may apply for a full scholarship for Ballet 1 and up and Musical theatre Repertory 2 and up

Business Hours

Office Hours: 3:30-8:00 Monday through Friday and 9-12 on Saturday