Metropolitan Ballet Academy
Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA), founded in 1996 in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, combines professional expertise with a genuine sensitivity to children and an appreciation of the special needs of the young dancer. Metropolitan offers all students high-quality, professional training with an outstanding faculty.
Recognized by Pointe magazine (November 2011) as “one of the top seven ballet studios in America producing major talent”, MBA is noted for its high-caliber faculty, rigorous performing schedule, alumni, and acclaimed Boys’ Scholarship Program.
Many of our area’s most well-known dance professionals visit throughout the year for master classes, as well as an inspiring and challenging 5-week summer intensive program. Serious students and advanced and pre-professional dancers are supported with additional opportunities, including work with nationally-recognized choreographers, performances with Metropolitan Ballet Company, and more.