Young Dancers Program

José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s Young Dancers Program is based on the philosophy that every student has the right to a quality ballet education. The Young Dancers Program, offering ballet training for children ages 3 to 18, has an unsurpassed reputation throughout New England for its excellent, humanistic approach to ballet education.

The Young Dancers Program offers an innovative, challenging curriculum. Individualized instruction in ballet technique, conditioning, and repertory will be given with the caring attention that is the hallmark of JMBT’s school. The Young Dancers Program distinguishes itself from other ballet programs by offering: customized, personal ballet instruction and mentoring; innovative ballet training methods that give young dancers the versatility required by today’s diverse dance world; dedicated, experienced faculty; and an impressive record of training students for professional ballet and dance careers.

Located in the heart of Harvard Square, our YDP Cambridge program offers ballet classes of all levels for ages 3-18 years old. We also offer classes for teens and adults of various levels.

Located at Upham’s Corner, our Dorchester studios are located down the street from our long time home theater, The Strand. Classes in Dorchester are offers to young dancers ages 3-10 years old.