Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance

Our mission is to promote the arts in Wilmington and the surrounding community through education…

Address
1709 Gilpin Ave.,
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone
302.655.1004

Place Details

Email
info@wilmingtonballet.org
Phone
302.655.1004
Address
1709 Gilpin Ave.,
Wilmington, DE 19806
Parking
On-street Parking
Place Type

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Description

About Us

Founded in 1956 by Madame Helene Antonova, and James M. Jamieson as the Academy of the Dance, the Wilmington Ballet / Academy of the Dance has promoted excellence in dance training, for over half a century. The Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance faculty provides exceptional dance education to students of all ages. Academy of the Dance students have progressed to careers with American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, New York City Ballet, Martha Graham Dance Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Royal Ballet of Flanders, Stuttgart Ballet, Washington Ballet, Boston Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theater (now Charlotte Ballet), Regional Theater, Broadway, National / International Tours, Film and TV. Since 1967, the annual performance of The Nutcracker at the Playhouse on Rodney Square in the historic Hotel duPont has provided our students the opportunity to perform with world- class professional artists and a live orchestra. Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance is located in the Trolley Square Neighborhood at 1709 Gilpin Avenue.

Mission

Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing superior arts education to foster discipline, self-actualization, and confidence for the enrichment of communities in the state of Delaware, and surrounding regional areas. Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance welcomes everyone regardless of training, race, age, gender or orientation.

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