About Us


Welcome to Spring 2017 at Petaluma School of Ballet! Sonoma County’s oldest dance studio has been offering quality dance training and education since 1959, including Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary and Hip Hop. Dance is what we love & what we teach very, very well!

Ballet Friends

We are also home to Zumba (our latin dance fitness classes) and Capoeira, providing a dance and fitness center for all of your family's needs.

Performing opportunities include our full-length Nutcracker, our ballet company, North Coast Ballet California (NCBC) and our end-of-year Student Showcase.


Ann Derby, Zoura O'Neill, Marilyn Jasoni, Kathryn Phimister, Samantha Puget, Farrah McAdam, Tony La, Vanessa McCormick, Kelsey Harrigan, Jennifer Jaffe


We believe:

That each child, with proper technique, can be a beautiful dancer no matter what their body type. Our studio provides the same level of quality training to every student whether they will pursue dance professionally or not.

That dancers should perform. It gives our students confidence and self-esteem and the ability to compete or to excel in a professional career of any kind.

That children like hard work and lots of it; they want to work hard and have limits set for them as well as challenges.

That our dancers should have fun and lots of it!

Last Revised: 7/14/2016