Established in 2000, the Academy of International Ballet & Performing Arts has been teaching in this community since it moved to its new location here in 2005. The master instructors, Denis Gronostayskiy and Anastasia Babayeva, are graduates of the world-renowned Bolshoi in Moscow, Russia. The academy teaches the Vaganova method of classical ballet along with jazz, modern dance and pilates classes.
The Academy of International Ballet & Performing Arts are active members in the community, hosting dance performance festivals, lectures and demonstrations at schools, libraries, assisted living residencies and colleges. They are members of the Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the Arts and Business Council of Philadelphia, WHYY Partners Program, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Brandywine Country Visitors Bureau, the Media Arts Council and serve on the board of the Arts Council at Neumann University. Every year they perform a full length Nutcracker Ballet, a Spring ballet performance from the classical ballet repertoire plus many ballet recitals and a summer ballet festival.
- Hours: Based on class schedules
- Handicap Accessible: Yes