Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet
Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet (GKA) provides comprehensive classical ballet training for students ages 3 years old through the professional level. Founded in 2010 by artistic directors Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov, GKA’s mission is to foster a rebirth of dramatic storytelling in ballet through its academy programs that provide specialized training for gifted students, from around the world. GKA is built upon a uniquely focused curriculum led by some of the ballet world’s most acclaimed master teachers. GKA has a Children’s Division, Pre-Professional Division and Professional Training program, as well as summer Storybook Ballet Camp for young dancers and Pre-Professional Summer Intensive. GKA is housed in the GK ArtsCenter, a 20,000 square foot performance space complete with a theater, and 5 spacious studios.