Illinois Classical Ballet

a Dance School in Highland Park, Illinois

Illinois Classical Ballet is UNESCO International Dance Council certified ballet school in Highland Park. WBAC Best School and ADC Outstanding School awards Classes are taught by graduated faculty from the world-renowned Vaganova Ballet Academy We are committed to provide the best classical ballet training to its students, along with one of the strongest Summer Intensive programs Our students continually place in top positions in national and international competitions and many of them pursue professional careers in dance around the world. We believe that every child deserves a teacher who will see their potential to achieve and maximize their success, no matter what path they choose for their future.

Special Offers

Family discount - we offer a 5% off discount for families with two or more students enrolled for the session Multi-class discount - 50% discount for 9th or more classes Referral discount - 50% off semester tuition for every reffered student who sign up with Illinois Classical Ballet

Age Range

8 - 16

Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Contemporary Ballet, Variation Class, Character Dance


Acceptance to Summer Intensive,Pre-Competitive and Pre-Professional programs is by Audition Only We invite ballet dancers to come for audition and enroll during the semester. Pro-rated tuition available for students who join mid-month or mid-session. Illinois Classical Ballet does not accept new applications after half session.


A limited number of merit-based scholarships will be awarded, with preference given to the new students that attend the Summer Intensive as this allows the Artistic Staff additional time to assess the student’s potential

Business Hours

Monday - Friday 4:00PM - 9:00PM Saturday - Sunday 9:00AM - 3:00PM

IBC Ballet Summer Intensive

Join our ballet dancers at Illinois Classical Ballet Summer Intensive, which is designed to refine your technique and artistry, allowing you take your dancing to the next level. Summer Intensive I - June 10-July 12 Summer Intensive II – July 15 – August 16 Register now to train with internationally acclaimed faculty and master teachers, alongside award winners and finalists of International ballet competitions  Master classes with internationally recognized ballet teachers  Workshops with world-renowned choreographers  Opportunities for private lessons and competition coaching  Students completed both Summer Intensive sessions, will receive International Certification of Dance Studies issued by UNESCO International Dance Council  Summer Intensive students will be considered for Illinois Classical Ballet’s year-long scholarship  Free classes for boys

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