Celebrating Our 52nd Year of Dance!
The American Academy of Ballet, under the direction of Maris Battaglia, is celebrating its 52nd year of dance. More than 147 students have gone on to achieve prominent careers across the States, Canada and Europe in dance companies, television and the Broadway stage. We are proud to continue that tradition throughout the many years to come! The Academy's success and continued philosophy over the years is that "love and positive reinforcement can work together in a warm and caring atmosphere to provide experiences that will last a lifetime."
February 1-7 - Watch Week
February 20-25 - Mid-Winter Break - Studio Closed
February 27 - AAB Reopens
April 10-15 - Spring Break - Studio Closed
April 17 - AAB Reopens
May 26 - Dress Rehearsal at UB
May 28 - AAB Performance
May 29 - Memorial Day - Studio Closed
June 14 - Last Day of AAB Classes
June 17 - Fairytale Dance Performance
June 26 - Princess and Dance Camps begin
August 14-18 - Intensive Week
September 9 - AAB School Begins
Registration & Tuition
The AAB Office is open Mon-Fri 10:00a-2:00pm, Tues, Wed, Thurs 6:30-8pm, and Sat 10:00a-2:00p for registration and inquiries. Or you may call 716-688-4774.
Tuition is based on a 10 MONTH COURSE from mid-September to mid-June. Payments are divided into 10 monthly installments and are due by the first class of every month. This payments is due regardless of the number of classes in any given month. A $10.00 late fee is automatically added to accounts who pay after the 10th of every month. All tuition must be paid in full each month if the student is to continue in class unless prior arrangements are made.
PAYING IN FULL
A 10% discount is offered for students who pay for the full year with cash or check (September-June) by September 30th. A 5% discount is offered for students paying by credit card.
REGISTRATION & INSURANCE FEE
There is a $35.00 yearly registration & insurance fee due with your registration card. Add $20.00 for each additional child.
There are NO REFUNDS. Tuition is not refundable when a student withdraws. Classes missed for vacations, school, illness, musicals & sports seasons (skiing, soccer, etc.) must be made up within a month. Feel free to call the office for details.
There is a $25.00 service charge for checks returned from the bank.
THERE IS NO EXCEPTION TO THESE FEES.
Fairytale Dance/ Pre-Ballet I & II -- $48.00
Ballet I-VI, Ballet A-F*, Acro, Contemporary, Pointe, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Tap, Jazz
1 class per week - $50.00
2 classes per week - $85.00
3 classes per week - $120.00
4 classes per week - $145.00
5 classes per week - $165.00
6 classes per week - $180.00
7 classes per week - $195.00
Each additional class is $15.00 more per month.
*Ballet A-F classes are an additional $10.00 per class per month.
Intermediate & Advanced Classes (1 1/2 hour classes)
1 class per week - $60.00
2 classes per week - $100.00
3 classes per week - $130.00
4 classes per week - $160.00
5 classes per week - $175.00
6 classes per week - $190.00
7 classes per week - $205.00
Each additional class is $20.00 more per month.
$13.00 per class or $110.00 for a card of 10 classes
Additional $30 per month
Family rates are available in the office.
Feel free to call or visit us if you have any additional questions.