Ballet Classes for Children, Youth & Adults

Pre-ballet classes are for children ages 4 to 6. Ballet groups are for beginner and intermediate students ages 7 to 13 and a Teen to Adult Ballet Program are for ages 13 and up. See our schedule of classes below or call us for more information.

Athea Costa, Ballet Instructor

ballet teacherAthea (Tia) began her ballet career at age six at the Milpitas Dance Center. By the age of 13 she had joined the Santa Clara Ballet Company, performing and touring many US states and Canada. She opened her own studio in 1993 in Georgetown which was in operation for 10 years, choreographing and producing ten performances annually. Some of her former students have apprenticed with the Sacramento Ballet and are company members with the San Diego City Ballet. Her favorite saying is, “Dance as though no one is watching...” Tia is currently teaching and directing the Ballet program at the Capital Dance Center and is accepting children and adult students for group classes as well as private lessons.

Children, Youth & Adult Ballet Class Schedule


Intermediate teen to adult: 5 to 6:15pm.


Ballet 2, ages 6 to 10: 4 to 4:55pm.

Pre-Ballet, ages 4 to 6: 5 to 5:55pm.

Intermediate/Advanced Classical, teen to adult: 6 to 7:30pm.


Ballet 3, Intermediate, ages 9 to 13: 4 to 4:55pm.

Ballet 1, Beginner, ages 5 to 7: 5 to 5:55pm.

Drop-In Class $12
20-Lesson Card $200
Private Lesson Per Hour $60
Package of 5 Privates $275
Package of 10 Privates $500

All fees & schedules are subject to change. Please call for further details.

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