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The Russell School of Ballethas been serving the metropolitan area for 40 years and is home to The Fairfax Ballet Company, the largest ballet company in Fairfax County. We are guided by our tradition of technique and artistry. Classical Ballet, Pointe and Variations, Jazz, Tap and Modern classes are offered for children, teens and adults. Dancers trained at the Russell School of Ballet have gone on to dance professionally in the New York City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, San Francisco Ballet. Boston Ballet, Basel Ballet, Louisville Ballet, Monte Carlo Ballet and in Broadway musicals. Students have also received scholarships at the School of American Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and several universities.
The Fairfax Ballet is a Non-Profit organization which provides performing opportunities for young qualified dancers. Students from the Russell School of Ballet and The Fairfax Ballet have performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, George Mason University Center for the Arts, Wolf Trap Filene Center and the Joy of Motion Dance Center.
The Russell School of Ballet is suited for all levels of dancers. Our intensive program is intended for the serious, professional dancer, while our recreational classes are appealing for anyone who has ever dreamed of dancing.
We offer an extensive adult program, with classes targeted at different age and skill ranges. Additionally, our younger students-female and male-are given the opportunity to grow and mature their art within a creative, yet structured environment.