We love adults, too! Your first class is free
Ballet is a perfect complement for your fitness regime. Intermediate classes are tuned for students with previous ballet training. Beginning classes are right for novices. Drop in at your convenience, and buy a class card for the best class rate. You’ll love this community of dancers.
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Daily Adult Ballet
Dancers at all levels and with previous ballet training are welcome. Daily class, Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 am. From $15 to $18 per class. Class cards are available from the Marin Ballet Front Office. Scroll below to send us a Class Card message.
BEGINNING ADULT BALLET
This beginning ballet class is a gentle, weekly introduction to ballet for adults. No previous ballet training is needed for learning the basics and enjoying a healthy workout. Mondays from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. From $15 to $18 per class.
Marin Ballet has a Class Card option for purchasing multiple Adult Ballet classes at a reduced per class rate.
Send us a message if you’d like to purchase a Class Card.
ADULT BALLET FACULTY
Julia trained with the National Ballet School in Toronto, and upon graduation in 1983, spent five years with the National Ballet of Canada, and then joined the San Francisco Ballet in 1988, becoming a principal dancer in 1996. Upon retiring from the stage in 2002, Ms. Adam quickly gained recognition as one of the dance world’s rising talents in choreography. Ms. Adam has been featured in Dance Magazine, received the Isadora Duncan Award for Choreography, and currently directs her own dance company.
Casey Lee Thorne
Dancer, educator, choreographer, and scholar, Casey Thorne trained with American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School, Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA Program, and received her MFA in Dance Studies from Mills College in 2018. Casey is the Artistic Director of Inside Out Contemporary Ballet, a Fulbright Israel Fellow, and served as Assistant Professor of Dance at Southern Utah University 2019-2020. She is thrilled to have served Marin Ballet since 2012.
Laurie celebrates her 50th year of teaching with Marin Ballet this year! Her association with the school started in the 1950’s when she trained with Marin Ballet’s founder, Leona Norman, and was a member of the original Marin Civic Ballet. After graduation, she joined Norbert Vesak’s Western Dance Theatre, performing in Canada and the northwest. Returning home, Laurie began teaching when Marin Ballet opened its new facility at 100 Elm. She currently teaches Level 2 and 3 students, as well as Beginning Ballet for Teens and Adults.