What Students Say
"Mr. Ellison's strict eye creates a challenging yet rewarding environment. His classes are infused with emphasis on clean technique, proper placement, and work ethis, which pushed me to set my limits far beyond what I could have imagined. I am always pleased to see the great talent that has come from this school."
Joy Womack - Bolshoi Ballet, Russia
"I significantly progressed under Mr. Ellison's sincere teaching and passionate coaching. The small class size and focus on each individual is but one of many qualities that distinguish Ellison Ballet from others."
Emily Kadow - San Francisco Ballet
"While attending the EBSI, I began to understand what it really takes to be a dancer. I worked better and improved faster than ever before. An overall amazing experience, and I recommend the program to any aspiring ballet dancer."
Zachary Rogers - Royal Winnipeg Ballet School
"Many wonderful things to say about this program! Great emphasis is placed on proper technique and the use of artistry. This high caliber school is perfect for dancers who are very serious and wish to improve all aspects of their dancing."
Megan Amanda Ehrlich - San Francisco Ballet
"People ask me what SI's and schools I recommend, and I always say Ellison Ballet. I attended EBSI twice and always make it a priority to work with Mr. Ellison whenever I am in NYC. It's exactly what a program should be. This training is excellent!"
Alys Shee - Birmingham Royal Ballet, U.K.
"Ellison Ballet is such a wonderful school and the summer intensive is incredible - the perfect combination of what a dancer needs to improve. Mr. Ellison is one of the best teachers I have ever known, who inspires dancers to work harder than ever before. He is one whom I credit for helping me make it to the professional level. Thank you Mr. Ellison for everything!"
Sara Michelle Murawski - Dresden Semper Oper, Germany