Adult Open Classes

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix offers wide array of dance classes each week to improve fitness, strength and poise. All classes are open to the public YEAR-ROUND,  drop in only with no registration required. No prior dance experience necessary.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to pay before class.


Know Before You Go


  • $18 - Full Class
  • $160 - 10 Class Card
  • $10 - 10 Barre Portion
  • $90 - Barre Portion Class Card

Dance For All 

  • $12 - PBT, Contemporary, Theatre Jazz, & Tap
  • $100 - 10 Dance for All Class Card (cannot be used for ballet classes)

Introductory/ Beginner Ballet: For students who have minimal ballet experience. The pace is slow and the exercises are more simplistic with an emphasis on barre work, body placement and ballet terminology.

Beginner/Intermediate Ballet: This class has complete barre and center work moving at a quicker pace with more complex exercises. Students in this class possess a well-developed ballet vocabulary.

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet: This class is faster paced and the exercises are complex and challenging. These classes are good for someone who has considerable ballet experience. As a mixed class, it is important to note that some teachers' pace may be more intermediate while others may be more advanced.

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT): For students who want to build strength and stamina. This class helps to understand weight-placement, core control, and how to break down movement and unfold the layers to understand what muscles assist each movement.

Contemporary: For students to focus on fluid movement, while becoming friends with the floor. This class fuses multiple dance genres including modern, jazz, and classical ballet to create an entirely new expression.

Theatre Jazz: For students to understand musicality and technique at a performance caliber. This class digs deep to ground oneself in the roots of jazz, utilizing the whole body to tell a story in a safe and encouraging environment.

Tap: For students to learn the fundamentals of tap, technical basic steps, and how to progress them with speed. While also using the elements of musicality and body percussion to dance different styles.

See below as each class may have different shoes or clothes to wear:

Ballet: Comfortable athletic clothing, leotard and tights, ballet slippers or socks

Theatre Jazz: Comfortable athletic clothing, jazz shoes, character heels, or socks

Contemporary: Comfortable athletic clothing, socks or bare feet

PBT: Comfortable athletic clothing, bare feet

Tap: Comfortable athletic clothing, tap shoes


Schedule and Instructor subject to change.

9:00 - 10:00am - 

PBT | Lainie Seretis

10:00 - 11:30am -

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet | Jennifer Cafarella Betts



5:30 - 6:30pm -

PBT | Lainie Seretis

6:30 - 8:00pm -

Intermediate Ballet | Lainie Seretis


9:00 - 10:30am -

Intro/Beginner Ballet | Jennifer Cafarella Betts

10:30 - 12:00pm -

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet | Ilir Shtylla

6:00 - 7:00pm - 

Advanced Tap | Lindsay Vandeest

7:00 - 8:00pm - 

Intermediate Theatre Jazz | Lainie Seretis and Lauran Stanis


10:00 - 11:30am -

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet | Lainie Seretis

12:00 - 12:45pm -

Sit or Stand Senior Ballet*

 5:30 - 6:30pm - 

Beginner Tap | Lindsay Vandeest

6:30 - 7:30pm -

All Level Contemporary | Ellen Sickenberger

6:30 - 8:00pm -

Beginner Teen/Adult Ballet | Lainie Seretis**


9:15 - 10:15am -

PBT | Lainie Seretis

10:30 - 12:00pm -

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet | Lainie Seretis

*Sit or Stand Ballet for Senior Classes are FREE to attend. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Please contact Jennifer Brauner at: or 602-343-0192

**Ages 12 - 17 are welcome to attend this class as registered students.