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Acton School of Ballet
Chip Morris, Director
Lindsay Moncrieff, Assistant Director
Melissa Morris, Administrator
3 Spruce Street
P.O. Box 796
Acton, MA 01720
Acton School of Ballet (978) 263-6572


Photo by Mike Nyman
Pre-Ballet dancers in rehearsal
for Don Quixote
Pre-Ballet dancers in rehearsal for Don Quixote.

This year Acton School of Ballet celebrates its 51st year as one of the preeminent schools of classical ballet in New England. We offer an extensive syllabus ballet program for ages 3 through 18, taught by a stellar faculty with international performing and education credentials.

ASB serves over 30 communities, including Acton, Concord, Stow, Westford, Boxborough, Carlisle, Harvard, Littleton, Maynard, Bolton, Sudbury, Groton and many more. We have programs suitable for serious pre-professional students, recreational dancers, or those simply wanting a sound education in a beautiful art form.

We offer multiple sections of required and supplementary classes, to help you design a personalized schedule that fits your child’s needs and your family’s busy life. We invite you to learn more about the rich opportunities that our school affords.

To find out more about our programs, you can click on any of the bold headings: investigate our SYLLABUS, see our SPRING CALENDAR, CLASS LIST, learn about our FACULTY, and look over our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.

Summer Programs at ASB

This summer we are offering five programs of study. Our summer intensive in July will offer both full and half day programs, and we will repeat the popular Classic Ballet Stories program for younger students. In August we will have open classes for intermediate and adult dancers, a pre-pointe/pointe refresher class, and Back to Ballet Boot Camp. For additional details, click here.

Ballet for Adults

Open Adult Ballet

In addition to our syllabus classes, the Acton School of Ballet offers open classes for teenagers and adults. Classes are $15 each, or $145 for a 10-class card (valid for one year). There is no advanced registration required - just drop in and dance!

  • Adult Ballet II/III with Christine Campbell - Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30 a..m. to Noon

Currently on hiatus - Open adult classes resume on Tuesday, September 12.

For additional information visit our Adult Ballet page.

Spring 2018 Registration

We have sent out registration and tuition information to all of our returning students via email. Parents - if you have not received your registration email, please contact the school administrator, Melissa Morris, at (978) 263-6572 as soon as possible so that we may forward you the information.

There are limited spaces available for new students, depending on age and experience. Contact us by phone for details.

Important Upcoming Dates

View our spring calendar here.

Spring Performance 2018

We are excited to announce that we will perform Coppélia in May of 2018! Students in Pre-Ballet and above will be eligible to perform, as always.

Photo by Mike Nyman
 Emily Neale as a Royal Archer in
ASB's production of The Pharaoh's
Emily Neale as a Royal Archer in ASB's production of The Pharaoh's Daughter.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the school, please call (978) 263-6572 and speak with Melissa Morris, the School Administrator or email us at You may make an appointment to observe a class or to set up a time to take a placement class. This will determine the proper level for the student and the correct attire appropriate for their level.