Wecome to Legacy Studios for the Performing Arts, Durham’s premier academy for classical ballet, pointe, modern, aerial, and broadway styles. Our instructors have been individually selected for their outstanding teaching and artistic abilities. We also feature guest artists from the Carolina Ballet, Gaspard Louis & Company, and various Broadway performers.

All of our ballet and pointe classes are taught using the American Ballet Theatre’s National Training Curriculum. This curriculum is a breakthrough 8 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development using a comprehensive set of age appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels.

Legacy students have performed with professional companies or have been accepted at nationally know arts programs such as:

Professional and Pre-Professional Companies:

  • Carolina Ballet
  • Missouri Ballet Theatre
  • Long Leaf Opera
  • Legacy Repertory Company
  • American Dance Festival
  • Playmakers Repertory Company
  • Glimmerglass Opera Company

Arts Programs:

  • UNC School of the Arts
  • American Ballet Theatre
  • The Rock School of Dance Education
  • Miami City Ballet
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts
  • BHdos
  • New York Theatre Ballet

Legacy students have been accepted and placed in international ballet competitions such as:

  • International Ballet Competition - China
  • World Ballet Competition
  • American Ballet Competion
  • Youth America Grand Prix

Legacy Studios for the Performing Arts is excited to announce the summer intensives schedule for Ballet, Aerial, and Theatre has been posted. You can see the schedule by following the Camps link listed under Classes. Don't wait until the last minute. There are limited spaces and the classes fill up quickly.

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Legacy Studios for the Performing Arts is a BBB Accredited Dance Class in Durham, NC


608 N. Duke Street - Durham, NC 27701 - 919.680.4363