About Ballet 180

Ballet 180 is the premier professional contemporary ballet company of the Philadelphia Main Line. Our Mission: With a commitment to community and personal well-being, Ballet 180 inspires a 180-degree positive transformation of the mind, body, and soul. We dance to enrich

About Studio 180

Studio 180, Paoli Official Dance School of Ballet 180 Studio 180 provides professional dance training in a personalized environment and serves children through adults on the Philadelphia Main Line and surrounding areas. Our mission is to use the arts to inspire personal

About Move 360

Move 360 is our tool to get people moving! Our outreach program encourages people to use dance as a relationship-building means of self-expression, self-discovery, and tool for physical and emotional well-being. Annual events, workshops, and performances provide resources for connecting

Open House Dates

Wednesday, August 30, 4-8pm – GRAND Open House & Season 5 Kick-off

Thursday, September 7, 4-8pm – Open House

We are so excited to celebrate our 5th year with you! Please join us on Wednesday, August 30 from 4-8pm for crafts, some yummy food (provided by the Malvern Buttery), FREE trial dance classes and a performance by our professional dance company! Register that day and you can save 5% on tuition at our dance school. Feel free to bring a friend, or two, or three! Can’t make it on August 30th? We’ll be having a second Open House on September 7th.

FREE Classes and Performances on August 30th:

4:30pm – Ballet (3-5yrs)
5:00pm – Ballet & Lyrical (5-8yrs)
5:30pm – Performance by Ballet 180 Professional Dancers
6:00pm – Theatre Dance (8-11yrs)
6:30pm – Ballet & Jazz (8-11yrs)
7:00pm – Performance by Ballet 180 Professional Dancers
7:30pm – Jazz Hip Hop (11+)

We can’t wait to see celebrate with you!

Student Company Placement Auditions

Ballet 180 Student Company

Saturday, September 9, 2017
2:00-4:00pm

$20.00- Audition Fee at the Door
$15.00- Early Bird Discount (register in advance through our Parent Portal)

Dancers should arrive wearing a leotard and tights with hair in a bun.


Our Student Company provides an opportunity for aspiring dancers age 8-18 to grow technically and artistically, build friendships, and perform outside of dance class. Our goal is to foster teamwork, build confidence, and develop well-rounded dancers with a heart for community service and an appreciation for the arts.

Student Company rehearsals will be held Saturday afternoons from 12:00-2:00pm and some Wednesday evenings for dancers age 12 and up.

Professional dancers will join Saturday rehearsals on a rotating basis to mentor our Student Company. For dancers age 12+ we will also be providing Master Classes with guest instructors during Miss Kelly’s regularly scheduled Saturday morning classes from 10:00am-11:00am.

Requirements for Student Company Members:

To maintain technique, Student Company members are required to attend the following class minimums during the 2017-2018 Season of dance.

  • Level 1 – At least 1 ballet class, 1 elective
  • Level 2 – At least 2 Ballet classes per week, 1 elective
  • Level 3 – At least 2 Ballet classes, 1 Pointe or Pre-Pointe, 1 elective or stretch
  • Level 4 – At least 3 Ballet classes, 2 Pointe, 1 elective, stretch

Testimonials from School Students

Supportive Environment

Kelly and all the teachers at Studio 180 are very talented and wonderful teachers! They provide high quality education in a supportive environment.

Small Class Sizes

Quality instruction and small class sizes.

Passionate About Dance

Instructors are kind, caring, detailed, and passionate.

Healthy Approach to Dance

Great instruction, great teachers with positive attitude and wholesome healthy approach to dance...Peaceful supportive noncompetitive environment. 180 is a gem!!!

My Daughter Couldn’t be Happier

Love the teachers, performances, location...My daughter couldn't be happier.

Ballet 180 Thanks its Sponsors:

Ballet 180 Thanks its Sponsors: