The Academy of Ballet Arts is a dance studio in St. Petersburg, FL that offers professional dance instruction to anyone at any age. Founded in 1969, ABA has been recognized as one of the most established dance studios in the Tampa Bay area.
We are a non-profit, pre-professional dance academy whose primary focus is to provide professional dance instruction to an under-served urban community known as Midtown in the heart of St. Petersburg, Florida.
The Academy does not give recitals. We feel that class time is better spent learning dance technique. Students who demonstrate the maturity and ability to perform will be encouraged to audition for community productions and specific performance opportunities with the St. Petersburg Ballet Company.
The Academy of Ballet Arts is a member of the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance and Grand Central District.