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ADULT BALLET

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.

Save $50 on your next class card when you bring a friend who purchases their own card. 

Locker rooms are not in use at this time. Masks are optional for adult classes.

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. With a class card, the cost is $22 per class.  Individual classes are $25. Classes are discounted to $20 for Marin Ballet alumni under 30. Scroll below to send us a request for a class card.

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.  With a class card, classes are $22 each. Individual class purchases are $25.

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.

Julia Adam

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.
Julia Adam
Performance Director

Damon Mahoney began his performing career in the Bay Area in 2005 where he danced with a variety of companies including Savage Jazz Dance, Peninsula Ballet Theatre, Moving Arts Dance, Los Angeles’ Luminario Ballet, San Diego Opera, and principal roles with Oakland Ballet, San Francisco Opera and Menlowe Ballet. Damon has taught ballet and Pilates for over ten years and loves to weave elements of the two together, with an emphasis on healthy technique, form and foundation.
Damon Mahoney

Laurie Klein

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.
Laurie Klein
Beginning Ballet Faculty

Claudia Alfieri began her professional career with American Ballet Theatre, as a soloist, at the age of 16, then went on to Boston Ballet. She was also in the Broadway touring company of Carousel. In 1997, Claudia joined San Francisco Ballet as a soloist, eventually ending her professional career with Smuin Contemporary Ballet. Working with choreographers such as Yuri Kylian, Twyla Tharp, Mark Morris, and Val Caniparoli has connected her with both new and traditional choreography, and has helped her become an inspirational teacher.
Claudia Alfieri

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