Another Season Awaits


We’re excited to welcome you to Pioneer Valley Ballet!

We can’t wait to show you how wonderful ballet training can be.

Curriculum & Class Organization

We have Fall, Winter and Spring training sessions and typically also offer a special summer session.  Each session we will update the information about class times and fees. If you have questions contact


Summer Session 2021

The focus for most levels this summer is going to be NUTCRACKER!

For levels Ballet 3 through Advanced, technique classes will be followed by Nutcracker repertory. Folks may register for the full session or sign up for individual weeks. To sign up for individual weeks, email Leah at

*PLEASE NOTE: Your dancer does not need to participate in this winter’s Nutcracker production in order to participate fully in the summer session.

The following summer schedule is available to pre-professional dancers:

Summer Session 2021

Class Time Rate

We will be focusing on these sections during the following weeks:
July 5-16: Snow
July 19-30: Flowers
Aug 2-13: Divertissments

July 5-August 13

Monday thru Friday from 9am-12 noon

6 weeks: $1125

Individual weeks: $225

Intermediate 2 & 3 July 20-August 14

Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday from 1-4pm

4 weeks: $450

Individual weeks: $135

Intermediate 1 & Ballet 3 July 19-August 13

Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 1-4pm

4 weeks: $450

Individual weeks: $135

Ballet Intro, Ballet 1 & Ballet 2 (Ages 6-8) July 31-August 28

Saturdays from 10-11am

Full session: $75
Pre-Ballet (Ages 4-5) August 7-28

Saturdays from 9-9:45am

Full session: $60

Mini Workshops - Late Summer 2021

Workshop Dates & Location Rate
Instant Dances!

Ages 5-8

A three day creative movement and choreography workshop led by Leah Fournier and Amelia Heintzelman. We will use contemporary dance and choreographic techniques to build movement and interact with our environment and peers. We will focus on working collaboratively with others, sharing and executing ideas, and making something together using play and experimentation. The workshop will culminate in a final showing where friends and family can gather to witness the final outcome of the workshop.

August 20-22 from 3:45-5pm

Outside, hopefully at Nonotuck Park in Easthampton. Masks required.


Minimum enrollment 7 dancers

Instant Dances!

Ages 9-12

Same description as above

August 20-22 from 5:15-6:45pm

Outside, same as above. Masks required.


Minimum enrollment 7 dancers

Instant Dances!

Ages 13+

A contemporary dance and choreography workshop led by Leah Fournier and Amelia Heintzelman. Together, we express desires, explore, experiment, try, fail, demand, compromise, make decisions, collaborate. We feed off each other’s output and build something new. Contemporary dance warm up will be followed by choreographic explorations.

August 23-26 from 4-6pm

Inside at PVB studios. Masks required.


Minimum enrollment 7 dancers

Fall Session 2021

The following classes are available to pre-professional dancers:

Fall Session 2021

Class Time Rate
Advanced Technique Monday / Wednesday /Friday 4:30-6pm
Saturday 9-11am
Advanced Repertory Monday / Wednesday /Friday 6-7:30pm
Saturday 11am-1pm
Intermediate 2 & 3 Technique Tuesday / Thursday 4:30-6pm
Saturday 9-10:30am
Intermediate 2 & 3 Repertory Tuesday / Thursday 6-7:30pm
Saturday 10:30-11:30am
Intermediate 1 & Ballet 3 Technique Monday / Wednesday 4:30-6pm $475
Intermediate 1 & Ballet 3 Repertory/Pointe Monday / Wednesday 6-7pm $325
Ballet 1 & 2 Technique Tuesday / Thursday 5:30-6:30pm $385
Ballet 1 & 2 Repertory Tuesday / Thursday 6:30-7pm $125
Ballet Intro Technique (6 years old by 9/1/21)  Tuesday 4:30-5:15pm $150
Ballet Intro Nutcracker Repertory* (6 years old by 9/1/21)

*Ballet Intro students, you MAY have Nutcracker rehearsals on Saturdays between 11:45am-2pm (not the full time, but specific times TBD) starting mid September or October. This will depend on how many kiddos we have registered, so please register early if your child plans to participate!

Saturday 11:45-2pm $125
Pre-Ballet Technique (Ages 4-5 by 9/1/21) Thursday 4:30-5:15pm $150
Pre-Ballet Nutcracker Repertory (Ages 4-5 by 9/1/21) Rehearsals will be during the studio and/or theater rehearsal weeks in November/December $125

$10 registration fee applies to all enrollments.

When you register, you will be asked you to create an account. If you have questions, please email

Please note that there are minimum enrollment numbers required to hold each class. We will consider adding additional Zoom classes per level depending on enrollment and teacher availability.


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