Michigan Ballet Academy

a Dance School in Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Michigan Ballet Academy (MBA) is a not-for-profit arts organization under the artistic leadership of Akop and Gaiane Akopian which offers the highest quality classical ballet training using the Russian Vaganova training method. The pedagogy of the MBA is based on the method developed at the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia as well as the performance aesthetic of the Kirov Ballet. It is acknowledged around the world as the foremost training program for classical ballet.