Attend 6 Recommended Ballet Schools in Jakarta
As a parent, we may want our children to be a ballerina. Or it may be their wish to be a budding ballerina. Most little girls wish to be dressed in those pinkish costumes with tutu and ballet shoes. It is no secret that the performance of ballet will leave most people in awe. Well, if you want to make your girl’s dream come true, here is a list of the best ballet schools in Jakarta:
Namarina is the first non-formal institution of ballet, jazz, and fitness in Indonesia. Established in 1956 by Nanny Lubis, now Maya Tamara runs Namarina as principal/artistic director. Namarina has several studios in Jakarta. Being the oldest ballet institution in Southeast Asia, Namarina wants to create a society that is well and healthy. They also want to strengthen social interaction and build aesthetical consciousness- all through dance education, especially ballet and jazz.
The classes are different in many branches across Jakarta, but each class lasts for around an hour. The types of classes that they offer are Pre-ballet 1, pre-ballet 2, pre-primary, and ballet for adults that you can find in the Namarina headquaters and Namarina Kebayoran.
Phone Number: +62218294777
Social Media: @namarina_dance_academy on Instagram
- Jl. Halimun No.43, Guntur, Setiabudi, Jakarta Selatan, 12980 (headquaters)
- Jl. Gandaria Tengah III No. 9, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan – 12130
2. Marlupi Dance Academy
MDA’s curricula consist of various types of dance including classical ballet (technique, pas de deux, variations, point), modern dance, jazz, hip hop, and fitness (body conditioning – strength – core exercise) all around Jakarta, even Indonesia. With the various types of curriculums, MDA’s students have been allowed to join performances and competitions both locally and internationally. They have also had the opportunity to take training, seminars, and workshops that could further enhance their knowledge in their specific curriculum.
MDA is managed by professional teachers dedicated to educating dancers to become the best and to transform passionate dance students into versatile, individualistic artists to be able to collaborate and evolve in fluidity in a fast-changing society. The ballet classes that are held by MDA are the Pre School, Pre Primary & Primary, age ranges from children under 8 years old. As for classes of Grade 1-8, Intermediate, and advanced classes are only found in MDA Gunung Sahari. All classes takes about 45 minutes- 1 hour.
Phone Number: (021) 56962941 or 08158812828 (WhatsApp)
Social Media: @marlupidanceacademy on Instagram
- Jalan Green Ville Maesonette FB no. 8-9, Jakarta Barat, 11510 (Jakarta Headquarter).
- Komplek Ruko Gunung Sahari Permai, Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 60-63 Blok C No. 7, Jakarta Pusat
3. Forever Dance Center
Forever Dance Center is one of the best dance schools in Jakarta with an international standard dance studio and International standard dance teacher. Forever Dance Center has an agreement with Marlupi Dance Academy in associate with Royal Academy of Dance London UK, Imperial Society Teachers of Dancing, and Beijing Dance Academy for International Standard Dance School. It’s one of the best places to learn ballet in Jakarta! Types of classes that you could choose range from Pre School, Pre Primary & Primary, Grade 1-4, Intermediate, and advanced classes all takes around 1 hour-1,5hour.
Phone Number: +(62)812 9642 0360
Social Media: @fdcenter on Instagram
- Jl. Pulo Mas Timur II No.116, RT.4/RW.14, Kayu Putih, Kec. Pulo Gadung, Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 13210
- Komp. Gading Batavia, Jl. Gading Batavia Blok LC 9 No 27, RT.10/RW.7, Klp. Gading Bar., Jakarta Utara, Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 14240
4. Indonesian Dance Theatre
Indonesian Dance Theatre was built by Sisilia Oey. They don’t want to keep their talents to themselves. Instead, they want to share the experiences they have with the students and teach them how to be professional dancers. Like any other ballet classes in Jakarta, they provide Pre School, Pre Primary & Primary, Grade 1-3, Intermediate, advanced classes, and classes for adults. The ballet classes for adults cost around Rp750,000.00 and all the classes last around 45 minutes-1 hour.
Phone Number: (021) 57938826 | Due to COVID-19, only online classes are available, contact +628 121 2794 090 for more details.
Social Media: @indonesiandancetheatre on Instagram
Address: Jl. Patal Senayan No. 1 blok F Kav. 197, RT.3/RW.7, Grogol Utara, Kec. Kby. Lama, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12210
5. Ade Rayanti School of Ballet
Ade Rayanti School of Ballet is one of the best ballet schools in South Jakarta, with a branch at Kidscenter Bintaro. Established in 1967 by Ade Rayanti, Ade Rayanti School of Ballet is specializing in Classical Ballet. The curriculum is based on the Vaganova System from Russia. In 1979, Ade Rayanti School of Ballet got Patronage from Alexis Rassine – London making it even more popular among ballet dancers. The classes that are held are Grade 1-6, Intermediate, elementary, and advanced classes.
Phone Number: (+62) 816 4836 406
Social Media: Ade Rayanti School of Ballet on Facebook
Address: Jl. Delman Indah VIII No.20, RT.3/RW.11, Kby. Lama Utara, Kec. Kby. Lama, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12320
6. Rafa International Dance School
Rafa International Dance School (RIDS) stands for Rapid and Fun Activation. A Dance School with a friendly and caring environment where every individual matters! They offer a variety of classes designed to promote a positive and educational experience for students of all ages and abilities and are committed to providing high-quality instruction. The classes that you could choose from are Pre School, Pre Primary, Grade 1-3, and Intermediate classes. There’s also a private ballet class if you’re interested, the price is around Rp875,000.00/hour.
Phone Number: (+62) 812 1218 4769
Social Media: @rafadance_id on Instagram
Address: Jl. Bangunan Timur No.6, RT.1/RW.3, Kayu Putih, Kec. Pulo Gadung, Kota Jakarta Timur, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 13220
So, there you have it! Some of the finest ballet schools that you can visit in Jakarta. If you happen to be a professional ballerina or just want to become one or just want to stay healthy by doing this sport, this list might help you. After all of this pandemic-thing has over, try to give these a visit! Whether you want to visit alone or with some companions, it’s up to your preferences!