Ballet Wichita Institute

The Ballet Wichita Institute is a training program that focuses on classical ballet technique. The Institute provides ballet instruction to all students from beginners to adults. Our faculty is dedicated to developing and inspiring the whole student to be an accomplished dancer and healthy individual. Students experience a structured curriculum offered in a nurturing and positive environment, targeting and exploring each student’s individual strengths and abilities. At the Institute, we offer a multi-skill level method, providing students with a unique curriculum that allows them to observe and learn from each other.

Classes are held at the Ballet Wichita Institute
Address: 1600 W. Douglas Ave. | Wichita, KS 67203

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Class Schedule

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Class Descriptions


Ballet Variations Coaching with Alex Ossadnik:
Intense 30 minute, individual sessions, to clean and refine the dancers solo for auditions or performance.  Dancers are to come with a prepared variation (already learned), and provide their own music. Private sessions held for 4-consecutive days in Summer Sessions 1 and 2.
Dates: June 17-20, 2019
When: 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, or 2:30pm.


Dates: July 15-18, 2019
When: 7:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm, or 8:30pm
Cost: $120 for 4 private sessions

4-Day Intensive:
Two-hour, daily intensive offered to help dancers at the intermediate level and above to condition and refine skills for turns and jumps.
When: 1:00-3:00pm
Dates: June 17-20, 2019
When: 7:00-9:00pm
Dates: July 15-18, 2019
Cost: $75 for 4-day session

Tuition is based on 4 week sessions
Summer Session 1: June 10-July 11 (no classes held July 1-July 4)
Summer Session2: July 15-August 8

1 class per week………………………$48/session
2 classes per week…………………..$88/session
3 classes per week…………………..$120/session
4 classes per week (unlimited)……$144/session


Students must register for classes 7 days prior to the session start date.

Dance with Me:
Our special class for children 3 1/2yrs and up. A parent (or other adult) joins their little one in a creative movement class.
Attire: Comfortable clothing and socks recommended.
Duration: 45 minutes
Age: 3.5yrs-6yrs
Years of Ballet Training: 0

Intro to Dance:
A fun combination of condition and basic training in coordination, balance, and movement. This class is the start to discover the joy of dancing!
Attire: Comfortable clothing and socks recommended.
Duration: 60 or 90 minutes
Age: 7yrs and up
Years of Ballet Training: 0

Intermediate Ballet:
Students improve their understanding of proper ballet terminology and increase their awareness of anatomy, posture, and correct alignment. We continue to develop strength, coordination, and flexibility.
Attire: Ballet attire
Duration: 90 minutes
Age: 10 and up
Years of Ballet Training: 2+

Advanced Ballet:
This class provides advanced training and is a logical progression in the Ballet Wichita Institute program.
Duration: 90min.
Attire: Ballet clothing; pointe shoes optional
Age: 13 and up
Years of Ballet Training: 4+ years

Adult Ballet:
A comprehensive combination of several levels to convey an understanding and the physical ability to enjoy and progress in the training of classical ballet vocabulary.
Duration: 60 min.
Attire: Comfortable clothing
Age: 11 and up
Years of Ballet Training: Beginner – Professional

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