International Ballet Academy

a Dance School in Greer, South Carolina

International Ballet Academy (IBA) offers the highest level of classical ballet training for the young student to the professional dancer. Ballet classes are taught using the Vaganova method. Contemporary and Jazz classes are offered to students who have a foundation in classical ballet, enabling them to expand their training. Every class is taught to achieve the ultimate in accomplishment and to serve the student regardless of their future goals. We encourage students of all ages and abilities to acquire the life long skills gained through the disciplined study of dance. IBA offers 2 divisions in their school-year program: * Open school – ages 3 through adult Includes an advanced class on Saturdays for students from other schools who wish to supplement their training * Pre-professional-ages 13+ For students who choose to commit themselves to a serious training program

Special Offers

10% tuition discount when paid annually. 5 % tuition discount when paid semi-annually.

Age Range

Ages 3-adult

Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary Ballet, Variation Class, Adult Dance Classes


Registration Fee: $50.00 Add for each additional dancer in same family: $20.0 Enrollment forms are available on our web site.

Performing Opportunities

There are numerous performance opportunities for students at International Ballet Academy. These include the End-of-Year Demonstration at Furman University in the spring; the Studio Performance Group for students in Ballet I-III; and the International Ballet Chamber Company for students selected by the artistic director. Each year, open auditions are held in August for International Ballet's The Nutcracker. This spectacular holiday classic is held at the Peace Center for the Performing Arts.


Scholarship auditions are held in September. A limited number of scholarships are available for students in Ballet I-V based on talent and financial need.

Business Hours

Monday 3:30-8:00pm Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday 1:00-8:00pm Friday 4:00-7:00pm Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm Sunday CLOSED


Vlada Kysselova, Irina Ushakova, Victoria Yanchuck, Lena Forster, Amy Belknap, Kelsey Crum, Ashley Martin, Bailey Dean, Liz Blackwood, Christie Leonard

Summer Program

International Ballet Academy's Summer Intensive offers the very best in classical ballet training by world-class faculty. This program is supplemented by classes in contemporary, jazz, character, variations, conditioning, and nutrition. See the web site for more information. IBA also offers summer camps for the young dancer and summer ballet classes for the serious student.