Started in 1964 by Kalasuri Oosha Saravanamuttu and rebranded in
2016, The Ballet School of Colombo has seen decades of brilliant
dancers and choreographers walk through our doors. The Ballet School
offers a well-rounded dance curriculum that includes serious
training in classical ballet (technique, pointe, variations, adagio,
men’s classes), contemporary ballet (technique, improvisation,
partnering), as well as modern, choreography, dance history, music,
stretch and tone and other dance related disciplines. Special
workshops are taught by visiting guest faculty as well.
The Ballet School offers ballet classes and dance lessons for toddlers, kids and adults. Our well trained ballet teachers are dedicated to educate and enhance the talents of our students and encourage them to be creative, think outside the box and push their boundaries to be the best they can be.
Our Baby ballet program provides a structured, fun, educational and enjoyable ballet class for kids aged 3-5 years.... Our experienced teachers nurture your little one's confidence and gently guide them to enjoy, participate and learn the magic of ballet and movement in each class.Read more
Junior Ballet Program is designed to build upon the principles and concepts taught in TBSC program. Students will continue ... classical ballet technique and continue learning creative movement concepts. Emphasis is on correct posture, proper turnout, French terminology, and musicality in this dance class. This program is for children aged 6-9 years.Read more
Intermediate ballet program is created with more challenging barre work and across the floor combinations. A stronger ... emphasis will be put on technique and terminology, musicality and correct alignment. Pointe work for girls is introduced when the student is physically ready, and Modern and Jazz become part of the curriculum. Intermediate students meet twice or thrice a week. This program is for children aged 10-14 years.Read more
Advance ballet program consists of increased emphasis on line, style, and performance-level quality and technique. Students will be pushed beyond their comfort level and challenged by new steps and combinations. Emphasis on classical alignment, articulation, ... extension, multiple pirouettes, traveling turns, petit allegro and beginning beats, elevation; musicality; and more complex memory work. This program is for girls and boys aged 15 and above with prior extensive ballet knowledge.Read more
These classes are designed for adults who wish to begin the study of classical ballet. This is also an excellent class for the seasoned dancer who would like to refine their technical ability or for those who have studied ballet long ago and wish to rekindle their love for dance.... Classes will consist of barre exercises that focus on proper alignment as well as the steps which foster core and leg strength and flexibility. The center work will introduce elementary steps, simple jumps, as well as turns. No prior experience is necessary.Read more
These classes are for adults with previous ballet training and solid technique. The intermediate dancer can process more complicated sequences, can execute barre exercises with greater speed and accuracy and is expected ... to coordinate arm and leg movements smoothly. Center floor work requires a greater ability to use core strength and balance and incorporates more challenging petite and grande allegro steps and turns.Read more
The class that started the dance-fitness revolution and changed the way we look at a “workout” forever. It’s fun, effective and best of all? Made for everyone! ... Pretty much the most awesome workout ever. Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. This Latin-inspired dance workout is one of the most popular group exercise classes in the world. You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome in a Zumba class. It’s a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.Read more
Hip-hop is a dance style, usually danced to hip-hop
music that evolved from the hip-hop culture. Popular artists like Beyoncé,
Ne-Yo, J-Lo and Justin Timberlake uses Hip Hop moves in many of their
performances. ... Hip-Hop is a dance style that includes intricate movements, isolations, rhythm, free work and new routines every week to current chart music. It is also a great and fun way to keep fit. Generally starting with the basics, but gradually building up the difficulty levels, Hip Hop helps the students to build their muscle strength. You can see the difference when a child performs complex dance routines with ease and confidence
Does your little one have SWAG? Then come join our Hip Hop program.
TBSC is the first school in Sri Lanka to offer the CSTD Jazz ballet curriculum and qualification. Jazz is an energetic and fun style of dance performed to the latest popular music. ... Students can develop their individual technique of leaps and jumps, turns, floor work as well as strengthening their bodies, increase flexibility and being active at the same time. In these modern times, jazz also incorporates more upbeat steps similar to those in the hip hop. Students can now follow Jazz whilst progressing through grades by completing exams. For more information, contact TBSC on 0721-580-580Read more
The Ballet School of Colombo is delighted to announce their affiliation with The Commonwealth Society of Dance Teachers. This is the first time Sri Lanka is joining the society and also a first for CSTD who has not had affiliations in Sri Lanka till now...