Indianapolis Area Classical Ballet School
En Pointe Indiana Ballet is a classical ballet school located just minutes from Indianapolis offering high-quality training to students ages 3-25. Our classes are designed to develop the physical and technical strength, as well as flexibility, of our students in a safe and correct manner, appropriate to each child’s individual development, while inspiring the joy of dance.
Training focuses on preparing our dancers with an excellent technical foundation, so they can realize success in performances, competition and their own personal artistic expression.
We welcome any student eager to learn ballet technique!
Meet Artistic Directors Pollyana Ribeiro and Robert Moore
Pollyana Ribeiro and Robert Moore each have been dancing professionally for over 20 years. Both were classically trained at the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida. They have traveled around the world dancing and teaching with world renowned companies. They have achieved ballet master status and are ready to offer Indiana students of all ages and abilities high level of instruction.
With a combined 40 years’ experience in the field, we have learned dance is ever-evolving. It is crucial to stay relevant with what is happening in the world of dance today, while staying true to the traditions of the art form. Ballet is the core of all dance forms and has remained relevant and cherished.
Pollyana and Robert have trained many students who have pursued a professional ballet career with many companies including: The Royal Danish Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Boston Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, Ballet Met, Cincinnati Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, Columbia City Ballet, and Texas Ballet Theatre.
They have also prepared dancers to compete with successful outcomes in prestigious competitions, namely, Prix De Lausanne and The Youth American Grand Prix.
En Pointe Indiana Ballet Philosophy
In dance, your body is your instrument. Through dance, we challenge our bodies and our minds. Our goal is to maintain healthy bodies and boost self-confidence by teaching proper technique and artistry. Dance requires discipline and dedication. We focus on improving strength, flexibility, balance and coordination all accomplished in a fun, nurturing and energetic way that allows us to move our bodies creatively.
Dance encompasses all of life’s lessons