As the Houston Ballet production of Swan Lake prepares to pirouette into town for six spellbinding performances at Dubai Opera from 24-27 October, we've found the best adult ballet classes in Dubai for everyone from absolute beginners to prima ballerinas.
Experienced dancers should gavotte straight to Dubai Dance Academy to be put through your paces by Director and Founder, Madame Reiko Chong. "The Dubai Dance Academy promotes self-confidence, determination, respect and a total understanding of the body," she reveals. "We carefully develop our dancers, giving them the skills and confidence they need to perform to international standards." Click here for the full class schedule.
Not quite ready for your big moment in the spotlight? Not a problem. Guava Pass offers a selection of beginner ballet classes to increase flexibility and strengthen muscle tone. These include: Adult Ballet, including Barre at Floor Work at Ds2dio at JLT, Cluster T every Sunday and Tuesday at 10am; and Adult Ballet at Crystal Dance Center in JLT, Cluster N every Sunday at 7pm; while James and Alex Dance Studios at Concord Tower, in Dubai Media City offers three Adult Ballet options on Sunday at 7pm, Monday at 7pm and Saturday at 11am. We'll see you at the barre!
Thanks to our friends at Dubai Opera, Grazia has three pairs of tickets to Swan Lake for Grazia readers to win. Check out our Instagram to find out more. For more information and to buy tickets, visit dubaiopera.com
Photos: Courtesy of Houston Ballet