About MSB

Lizabeth Skalski, Artistic Director


When you enroll your child at Main Street

you help them gain greater self-control,

better listening skills and the development of a persistent attitude through the discipline of dance;


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    Children at Main Street Ballet learn fundamental dance technique taught in an environment of discipline, strength (both mental and physical) and joy with life!  Your child is in the area's premier dance studio - students come to MSB for its high quality training from surrounding towns: Southbury, Middlebury, Roxbury, Watertown, Oxford, Newtown, Bridgewater and Seymour. Our focus is on your child's healthy development! Our elegant, studios, plus exceptionally qualified staff (our teachers are university degreed, internationally accredited or are performing professionals) will enhance your child's time at Main Street Ballet.  As a reflection of the professional dance world, Main Street offers a ballet based curriculum augmented with other dance styles to prepare its dancers for careers which require them to be versed in many techniques.


     Main Street Ballet is housed in a modern, airy facility. The studios are specially designed with sprung floors and dance flooring for the prevention of injury.  


     Each year Main Street Ballet students participate in the company's full-length Nutcracker and one other ballet production in the spring.  Students also perform in a modern, jazz and tap concert.  Other performances for upper level students include lecture/demonstrations and performances at local elementary and high schools, festivals, Local libraries, senior centers and the annual WinterFest of student choreography.


Volunteers are an essential part of Main Street Ballet. The success of the School's productions and activities depends on everyone contributing their time and skills. Tasks include: Backstage and dressing room, Boutique, Sewing and craft work, Publicity, Construction, Set & costume transporting, Programs. BE A VOLUNTEER! If you have a skill that you would like to contribute, please WE NEED YOU!


Vanessa Morosco   Professional Actress

Christina Esche   Muhlenberg College Dance Scholarship

Roddy Doble   American Ballet Theatre

Victoria Columb  - North Carolina School of the Arts BFA program

Rachel Monahan   Fordham University/Alvin Ailey BFA program, professional freelance dancer

Lindsey Weaving   New School BFA program

Lindsey Oppel   School of American Ballet

Annie Powderly   Bucknell University Dance Scholarship

Eva Janiszewski   Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet Scholarship

Mikayla Sapack - Boston Ballet Pre-professional training program

Lauren Kostka - Marymount Manhattan dance program

Main Street Ballet students have been accepted to prestigious summer dancer programs:

North Carolina Dance Theatre

Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Kirov Academy of Ballet

Joffrey Ballet School

Ellison Ballet

Kaatsbahn Extreme Ballet

School of American Ballet

Boston Ballet School

Suzanne Farrell Summer Dance Internsive

Miami City Ballet School

Walnut Hill School for the Arts