Classical Ballet Instruction
Ages Three to Adult

Concentration on Form, Technique, Strength, Musicality and Theatricality

Home of Sebastopol's Nutcracker

Pay Tuition Online

We now accept credit and debit card payments for tuition via PayPal.

You can set up an automatic monthly payment or pay one month at a time. It's quick, easy & secure!

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Ballet Birthday Parties

Have a ballet themed birthday party for your child at our studio. Ages 3 and up.

Each 2-hour party is led by one of our ballerinas and includes: a performance by the ballerina in costume; a 20-minute ballet class; a tutu to take home; a tiara or wand to decorate; and more!
Leave the set up and clean up to us!

Download the Ballet Birthday Party flyer for more information

Call (707) 824-8006 or send us an email to reserve your party today


May 26
SBS is Open on Memorial Day

June 21
Summer Recital

June 30 - July 5
Closed for Independence Day

July 7 - August 1
Summer Workshop

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Voted "Best Ballet Company" and "Best Performing Dance Company" for 2014!

Sebastopol Ballet School is proud to have been voted "Best Ballet Company" and "Best Performing Dance Company" in the North Bay Bohemian's readers poll. Thanks to everyone who voted!

Best of the North Bay

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2014
Best of the North Bay

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2013
Honorable Mention
Best of the North Bay

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2012
Best of the North Bay

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2011
Best of the North Bay

Bohemian Best of the North Bay 2010

Order Recital & Nutcracker DVDs

Order DVDs of the 2014 Nutcracker and 2013 Summer Recital and from the DVD Order page. Previous Nutcrackers and Summer Recitals are also available.

Nutcracker DVDs are offered with a choice of the Friday evening/Saturday matinee shows or the Saturday evening/Sunday matinee shows.

Studio Rental

Rental of one or both of the Sebastopol Ballet School studios by the hour is now available. See the Studio Rental page for more information.


Congratulations to SBS students who won scholarships in the 2013 Helen Cochrane Memorial Scholarship Competition:

  • Junior Division
    • Ellese Roberts — 1st Place
    • Sadie Phy — 3rd Place
    • Courtney Gross — Honorable Mention

Sonoma West article about Sebastopol Ballet's new studio

After 19 years at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, Sebastopol Ballet School now has it's very own dance studio.

"It all happened very quickly," said Director Susan Borgeson, who along with others in the organization, often dreamed of having a space dedicated just to dance.

Juggling schedules, especially during the busy rehearsal season before the annual "Nutcracker" performance, was often a challenge for students and teacher alike.

Continue reading the Sonoma West Times & News article