Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Take Top Honors at 2017 YAGP Boston Regional Semi-Final Competitions; Metropolitan Ballet Wins 2017 Outstanding School Award

February 1, 2017  |  Posted in YAGP

Jenkintown, PA—Young dancers studying at Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) in Jenkintown, PA, achieved great success in the 2017 Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), winning high honors at the annual competition’s regional Semi-Finals held in Boston in January and Philadelphia in March. 11 MBA dancers, including nine young men from MBA’s renowned Boys’ Scholarship Program, will continue on to […]

Continue Reading

June 2016 Newsletter – Metropolitan Ballet’s 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration!

June 29, 2016  |  Posted in 20th Anniversary Gala

Dear Metropolitan Ballet Parents, Students, Alumni and Friends: I can’t believe we are already well into the month of June! The faculty and I again wish to thank you for a superb weekend of Showcase performances, including our 20th Anniversary Gala Performance and Reception, as well as our end of year outreach events and Bridge […]

Continue Reading

Summer Study – Don’t Miss It!

June 10, 2016  |  Posted in Summer Intensive

The summer kicked off with a spectacular Bridge program. Many thanks to our guest master teachers John Selya, Angel Corella and Nurlan Abougaliey, and guest pianist Valentina Slutsky! Next up is our summer intensive! Our rigorous summer intensive program offers the opportunity to work with some of the most renowned teachers and dancers in the […]

Continue Reading

Congratulations to our Graduates!

June 10, 2016  |  Posted in Alumni

One of the most rewarding aspects of directing Metropolitan Ballet is the unique opportunity to work with a student throughout their childhood years — and each spring brings a graduation or two! I would like to recognize our graduating senior dancers Sophie Lane, Claudia Steel and Brianna Yarnoff.  Sophie studied at MBA for the past […]

Continue Reading

CBS3 Philly Visits Metropolitan Ballet Academy & Company to Announce Boys’ Audition

June 10, 2016  |  Posted in Boys' Scholarship Program

A BIG thank you to Ukee Washington, Vittoria Woodill and the entire CBS Philly news team for their feature story in advance of our Boys’ Audition. Students in Angel Corella’s master class on June 10 were delighted to participate in the taping for the story, which aired on CBS3 news later that evening to promote […]

Continue Reading