The Cecchetti Method

To the untrained eye, ballet looks the same across all companies and countries. In reality, however, different companies and schools employ different training techniques, resulting in a wide range of dancers with uniquely developed traits and talents. The Cecchetti method, also known as the Italian method, is widely taught across the world. Cecchetti-trained dancers are…

The Vaganova Method

Ballet schools and companies around the world employ different teaching methods according to which traits are valued in different areas. You’ll find certain techniques to be more prevalent in certain areas of the world, but the Vaganova method, sometimes known as the Russian method, is internationally taught. It’s renowned for many reasons: the logical nature…

Our Mission

The ballet world has a reputation for being fiercely competitive and unflinchingly rigid. Much of this has to do with the teaching style, and unfortunately, many times a dancer’s mental health is sacrificed in the name of developing technique. Different schools emphasize different aspects of ballet, but at Studio R Ballet, we push our dancers…