Grace Ballet & Gymnastics Studio is in its 15th year of serving the Des Moines Area.
We are always expanding and creating new classes to accommodate growing interest.
We now have studios in Des Moines, Indianola and Ankeny
We stress modesty, integrity, and use melodious music.
Grace Ballet is the only school in Iowa registered to teach the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D) method. The RAD is one of the largest and most influential dance education and training organizations in the world with more than 13,000 members spread across 79 countries. This world renowned ballet syllabus builds strength and technique at an appropriate pace for young dancers as well as giving them a sense of accomplishment and confidence as they progress through the levels. Students at Grace Ballet are elligable to be entered for exams and presentation classes with a visiting examiner. April 2nd, 2012 was our exam date for this year and our examiner traveled from London, through Canada and the US before coming to our school. Entering for exams and presentation classes allows the student the opportunity to rise to an international standard of excellence, and shows that true ballet technique is attained.
All students are given the opportunity to showcase their work in two open houses each year and a spring recital.
Grace Ballet & Gymnastics Studio is the official school of The Royal Ballet of Iowa. which is a 501(C)3 that puts on full length ballet productions, allowing children and teenagers the opportunity to perform while raising money for college scholarships for performers wishing to study dance as a major .