img_4729Studio 180, Paoli

Official 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 school mission is to empower students through the art of dance by encouraging technical proficiency and by fostering self discovery and expression. Studio 180 offers classes for all styles of dance from beginner to professional and toddlers through adults. As the official school of the Main Line’s professional ballet company, Ballet 180, Studio 180 students are able to train with professional dancers through a carefully graded curriculum that embodies a natural progression of skill advancement from the earliest levels of training to a professional career with Ballet 180 or other professional dance company.


Studio 180 is proud to include the American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high-quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels.


image1Studio Highlights:

  • Sprung Dance Floors with Harlequin Marley Surface
  • Large Windows offering Natural Light
  • Waiting Area
  • Parking Lot
  • Walking distance to the Paoli Train Station & Daylesford Train Station
  • Centrally located near shops, restaurants, and convenience stores


Why Choose Studio 180?

1) What do we do?
Studio 180 promotes positivity, healthy lifestyles, and personalized attention from instructors that care about the success and well-being of each student. The studio aims to create a uniquely positive and encouraging environment that enables students to thrive. This mind-frame transmits to the audience through the staged performances produced by Studio 180 and the school’s affiliate company, Ballet 180.

2) What is our story?
What makes us different? Studio 180 goes beyond dance training by focusing on the total growth of the dancer from their technique to their demeanor. Dancing is mental as much as it is physical, and it is important that we focus on the mindset of our dancers.

3) Who do we serve?
Studio 180 serves children through adults on the Philadelphia Main Line and surrounding areas. The studio also affords the opportunity for our local community to see high-caliber performances in their own neighborhood.

4) What is the benefit of dancing with us?
You will receive extremely high quality, professional training at a place that is comforting and has the feel of a close knit family.

5) Why do we do it?
Studio 180 was created so that the message of positivity could be spread through sharing the common bond of dancing. Growth happens best in a safe and nurturing environment such as Studio 180 where students can feel free to express themselves.

6) Our studio in one sentence:
Studio 180 promotes growing as dancers and as people.

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