We are the premier ballet school in Sacramento, California. Deane Dance Center and The Crockett-Deane Ballet was founded by Barbara Crockett and her daughter and son-in-law; San Francisco Ballet dancers, Allyson Deane and Don Schwennesen. Deane Dance Center is the prestigious founding school of the Sacramento Ballet. Since 1994, the school has won many nationally recognized awards including our most recently received award from the Regional Dance America/Pacific (RDA/P) for an original choreographed ballet.
From ages 3.5 through 19 years old & adults, our ballet school follows a syllabus developed by Deane and Barbara Crockett which combines the best of different techniques including Cecchetti & Vaganova. Opportunities for more accomplished dancers include the Judson Project which is an advanced training tool for the serious dancer and opportunites to participate in the non-profit Crockett-Deane Ballet Company. Guest teachers and master classes are also included in our curriculum. Annual Ballet Performances highlighting dancers from the school and the pre-professional company also include local participants from the Sacramento Ballet Company and other professional dancers from around the world. In addition, adult level classes are available for ballet, jazz, dance conditioning, pilates, yoga & meditation, personal training and zumba.
CLASSES OFFERED AT THE DEANE DANCE CENTER
- Partnering (By invitation only)
- Musical Theatre
- Dance Conditioning
- Pilates Mat
- Private Coaching available as well
It is our desire and our goal to build a dancer with a beautiful spirit within & without.
We believe in the art of discipline, work ethic, focus, creativity and support of one another.
The Deane Dance Center appreciates each child's uniqueness.
We encourage both the self-confidence that frees a child to be inquisitive and the discipline essential for learning.
THE BENEFITS OF BALLET WITH EXPERT TEACHERS AT THE DEANE DANCE CENTER
Here at the Deane Dance Center we understand that ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. Therefore, ballet needs to be a key component in every student's dance vocabulary. From preschool through high school and beyond, The Deane Dance Center offers age appropriate ballet classes for girls and boys of every skill level.
Our expert faculty inspires and encourages students to develop their potential by training them in a nurturing ballet environment that is fun and exciting. Whether a student is new to the world of dance and music or pursuing a career in the arts, we work to achieve each child's individual goals.
Our advanced students go on to great sucess at some of the most prestigious companies, universities and schools including: Pacific Northwest Ballet, Texas Ballet Theater, Houston Ballet, Madison Ballet, Ballet West, San Francisco Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Los Angeles Ballet, Columbia City Ballet, University of Utah, University of California - Irvine, University of California - Santa Barbara, Harvard, Princeton.
QUALITY DANCE FLOORS
Our dance floors are all built on wooden platforms for spring and protection of little dancer bodies. Our floor coverings are of the highest quality materials used in professional studios: Marley Flooring. No dancers rehearse on concrete floors. Pay Attention to this when you are choosing a studio for your child.
Some classes accompanied by live pianist.