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The Draper Center for Dance Education is the premiere ballet school in Monroe County, and the official training school of the Rochester City Ballet.


Draper Center is Western New York’s premier dance academy. Come see why we’re considered one of the most distinguished dance training & ballet schools in the United States.

Located in Monroe County, we are the official training school for Rochester City Ballet, offering a wide variety of programs including kid’s dance classes & adult dance classes. The school prides itself on providing the highest level of classical ballet and dance training, while adhering to a curriculum that teaches formation of character and stresses standards of excellence applicable to all areas of life.

Draper Center - Ballet School, Monroe County, Rochester NY

Draper Center - Ballet School, Monroe County, Rochester NY


Draper Center for Dance Education offers a wide variety of performances, performance opportunities, and interactive educational events. If you have an aspiring ballerina or dancer, look here for an opportunity to join us on the stage or in the audience.

Performances and Events


Whether you’re a beginner looking to attend your first dance class or an experienced student who is looking for the best in pre-professional training, Draper Center has all the right dance classes and training for you.

See our Dance Programs


All dance classes at the Draper Center follow a uniquely designed curriculum. Age, ability, & experience are taken into consideration for placement into each program. View our school year calendar as well as a comprehensive listing of all the ballet and dance classes offered.

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Draper Center for Dance Education