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School closed Wednesday, January 17 - winter storm
Class observations next Wednesday

Acton School of Ballet
Chip Morris, Director
Lindsay Moncrieff, Assistant Director
Melissa Morris, Administrator
3 Spruce Street
P.O. Box 796
Acton, MA 01720
Acton School of Ballet (978) 263-6572


Photo by Mike Nyman
Pre-Ballet dancers in rehearsal
for Don Quixote
Pre-Ballet dancers in rehearsal for Don Quixote.

This year Acton School of Ballet celebrates its 51st year as one of the preeminent schools of classical ballet in New England. We offer an extensive syllabus ballet program for ages 3 through 18, taught by a stellar faculty with international performing and education credentials.

ASB serves over 30 communities, including Acton, Concord, Stow, Westford, Boxborough, Carlisle, Harvard, Littleton, Maynard, Bolton, Sudbury, Groton and many more. We have programs suitable for serious pre-professional students, recreational dancers, or those simply wanting a sound education in a beautiful art form.

We offer multiple sections of required and supplementary classes, to help you design a personalized schedule that fits your child’s needs and your family’s busy life. We invite you to learn more about the rich opportunities that our school affords.

To find out more about our programs, you can click on any of the bold headings: investigate our SYLLABUS, see our FALL CALENDAR, CLASS LIST, learn about our FACULTY, and look over our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.

Ballet for Adults

Beginning Ballet

Acton School of Ballet offers a class for beginning teenage and adult dancers on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. This ninety-minute class focuses on developing posture, coordination and fundamental dance movements. Call (978) 263-6572 for enrollment information.

Open Adult Ballet

In addition to our syllabus classes, the Acton School of Ballet offers open classes for teenagers and adults. Classes are $15 each, or $145 for a 10-class card (valid for one year). There is no advanced registration required - just drop in and dance!

  • Adult Ballet II/III with Christine Campbell - Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30 a..m. to Noon

Currently on hiatus - Open adult classes resume on Tuesday, September 12.

For additional information visit our Adult Ballet page.

Fall 2017 Registration

We are now accepting enrollments from new and returning students for the fall term, which begins on September 11. New students may click HERE for information about classes and registration. Enrollments for both new and returning students are now accepted first-come, first-served.

Returning students from the spring should already have received an email with instructions for re-enrolling using our new online registration system.

Important Upcoming Dates

View our fall calendar here.


Nutcracker Auditions are on Sunday, September 10th! Please note that Commonwealth Ballet must hold auditions before ASB starts its fall term. For details and audition times for different age groups, please go to the Commonwealth Ballet web site. Auditions for students in levels 3 and up are held in the lower studio at ASB.

Spring Performance 2018

We are excited to announce that we will perform Coppélia in May of 2018! Students in Pre-Ballet and above will be eligible to perform, as always.

Photo by Mike Nyman
 Emily Neale as a Royal Archer in
ASB's production of The Pharaoh's
Emily Neale as a Royal Archer in ASB's production of The Pharaoh's Daughter.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the school, please call (978) 263-6572 and speak with Melissa Morris, the School Administrator or email us at You may make an appointment to observe a class or to set up a time to take a placement class. This will determine the proper level for the student and the correct attire appropriate for their level.