Welcome to Ballet 360 Academy by Barb's Centre for Dance! Our ballet academy provides unmatched ballet training for the Green Bay and Fox Valley area.
Ballet 360 by Barb's Centre for Dance provides a flexible training schedule for all ballet students while maintaining a high level of focus and is available at both our Green Bay and Fox Valley locations. Ballet 360 students can cross over between both locations. The name Ballet 360, suggests and promotes the idea that our ballet training encompasses and surrounds all other dance technique providing the core and foundation for a solid, well rounded dance education.
The Ballet 360 program is a versatile and comprehensive training program based on the fundamentals of classical ballet. The program offers a wide range of classes all designed to maximize the students potential and growth. Our goal is to emphasize technical proficiency, artistry and education to prepare students for professional careers in all forms of dancing.
In addition, Ballet 360 offers classes in PBT (Progressive Ballet Training). PBT is a strengthening program that uses muscle memory to improve stability, weight placement, and alignment. PBT uses fit balls and thera bands to help dancers "feel" the correct movement and engage proper muscles. The strength that develops transfers to body placement and muscle use in dance.
Ballet 360 also offers a Boys Only Ballet class for those enrolled in levels III and IV/V. The class emphasize on strength, pirouette technique and focus on movements that are more commonly used in male variations.
Barb's Centre for Dance is very excited to introduce and welcome our new Ballet 360 Director, Anneliese Kappey! Anneliese was recently the Director of Student Programs at Steps on Broadway in New York City for three years and will be relocating to the Green Bay/Fox Valley area in September 2019. Anneliese has trained under the Royal Academy of Dance system, and graduated with honors. She has worked with and learned from David Howard, Chet Walker, Nathan Trice, Mark Dendy, Ginger Cox, Wes Veldink, and as a member of The Repertory Ensemble at Steps on Broadway in New York City. Favorite theater credits include Velma Kelly in Chicago and Lulu in Cabaret.
She is a graduate of Columbia University with a Bachelors degree in Linguistics.
She has also served as the Company Director at The Brooklyn Dance
Centers. She judges for numerous dance competitions, including
StarQuest International, Beyond the Stars, and Platinum National
Competition. Please help us welcome Ms. Anneliese Kappey to Barb's
Centre for Dance and Ballet 360 Academy.
Barbs Centre for Dance and Ballet 360 Academy are very excited to announce that in an initiative with the city of Green Bay, we will now offer "New Learners Ballet" at Green Bay City Hall taught by Anneliese Kappey, Ballet 360 Academy Director.
New Learners Ballet will offer participants the chance to learn about the art of dance and ballet, teach ballet technique, and a great addition for personal fitness and general well being routines! Regardless of background, experience, or where you live, this class is open to anyone looking for a fun way to build confidence, meet new people and learn to dance.
Class will be held on Fridays in the City Hall Dance Room (100 N Jefferson, room 403) at 10-11:30 a.m. on October 18, 25, November 8, 15, 22 and December 6, 2019. New Learners Ballet is a FREE class but pre-registration is required. You do not need to attend all classes you can drop in at any time as long as you are "pre registered"
There is no dress code for this class, you may wear whatever you are comfortable moving in.