Ballet Classes

Academy faculty

Glenda Lucena

Glenda Lucena is a world-renowned professional ballet teacher and repetiteur. She brings her insight, excellence and spirituality into every studio. Lucena has served as Ballet Master at Miami City Ballet, taught consistently for the Chautauqua Institution and served as both faculty and repetiteur for the JSoM Ballet Department.

Robin Hoover Allen dancing with children

Robin Hoover Allen specializes in teaching creative movement classes for young children with a pre-ballet focus, and she also teaches elective courses in classical and contemporary ballet as an adjunct instructor with the ballet department. Allen is an alumna of IU with a Bachelor of Science in ballet and human biology and a Master of Science in ballet.

Rebecca Janes

Rebecca Janes has performed principal roles throughout her extensive career in notable ballets by leading choreographers such as George Balanchine, Alonzo King, Dwight Rhoden, Nacho Duato, Gerald Arpino, Marius Petipa, Sasha Janes and many others. Fully certified in Romana Pilates, she instructs privately from her home studio in Bloomington.

Summer schedule

June 27–July 15 - Summer session I (Begins week of June 27, 3 wks)

July 4 - Independence Day, no classes

June 27–July 29 - Summer session II (Ends week of July 15, 5 wks)

Location: All classes will take place on the third floor of the Musical Arts Center. A map is available on our location page.

Summer information

All students must be the age listed as of August 1, 2022.

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Intro to Ballet for NEW Students, Ages 7–14 
A GREAT opportunity for new students!

Week of July 11 and/or July 18, 2022
Monday-Friday, (11:45–12:45 PM)

Tuition: $100 (1 week)


Levels I & II, Age 7
June 27–July 15, 2022
Monday/Wednesday (3–5 PM), Technique Class & Floor Work

Tuition: $105 (3 weeks)


Levels III & IV, Age 11
June 27–July 15, 2022
Tuesday/Thursday (3–5 PM), Technique Class and Pre-Pointe

Tuition: $105 (3 weeks)


Levels V–VII, Age 14
June 27–July 29, 2022
Monday–Friday (10–11:30 AM), Technique Class
Tuesday/Thursday (11:40 AM–12:55 PM), Pointe Class and Music Appreciation

Tuition: $400 (5 weeks)

How to apply

All of our applications are completed online. There is no paper application available. Click the link below to go the registration website. Your email is your user name. Create a password and retain for future access to the account. You can complete the payment process with a credit card or check following the instructions on the application. 

New Students: Before registering, please contact the Pre-College program director at balletpc@indiana.edu for level placement.

Registration Fee: Non-Refundable Registration Fee: $15

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