30A Ballet is the premiere dance studio on the Emerald Coast. We offer the highest standard in dance education in the area. Owner/Director, Allyson Gerron Raymond, is a former professional ballet dancer and holds Bachelors Degrees in Dance Pedagogy, Arts Management and Dance Performance. Ms. Raymond's performance credits include : "Swan Lake", "Coppelia", Balanchines "Nutcracker" (Soloist), "Paquita" (Soloist), "Sleeping Beauty" (Soloist), "Don Quixote", "Carmen" & Balanchines "Serenade". She has trained wtih some of the greats in the dance world, including Robert Barnett, Robert Joffrey, David Howard, Nicholas Pacana, Anne Burton Avery, Pavel Rotaru, Maniya Baredo, Tom Pazik, Terrell Paulk & Diane Callahan, just to name a few. She was an instructor at The Atlanta Ballet ( 19 years) and all across the Southeast. It was her vision to to bring the level of professional quality dance to Walton, Bay and Okaloosa Counties that she has seen throughout her career in larger cities.
30A Ballet only employs professionals. We do not hire teenagers or student teachers! All of our teachers have professional experience and/or degrees in dance. 30A Ballet teachers hail from The Atlanta Ballet, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, NYU, Joffrey Ballet, The Rockettes, American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Harkness Ballet, Le Folies Bergere, Bay Point Ballet, L'accademia Teatro alla Scala (Milan, Italy), NYU Dance Dept., Univ. of Alabama Dance, Univ. of FL Dance and Broadway
Ballet: Technique & Pointe: Allyson Gerron Raymond
Jazz & Modern Dance: Heather Hunt
Tap: Kay Hebert
Ballet Technique & Pointe: Maria Columbu
Guest Teachers/ Summer Intensive: Stacey Slichter, Meredith Huddleston, Breena Cocco, Gary Moore
22200 Panama City Beach Pkwy. (Hwy. 98), Inlet Beach, Fl. 32413
Suites B & C
Classes Begin: August 17, 2020
Labor Day (Sept. 7th): Studio Closed
Thanksgiving Break: November 23-29
Winter/Holiday Break: December 21-Jan. 3
Parents' Observation Week: Cancelled due to Covid guidelines
Spring Break: March 15-21
Spring Recital: May 15th
NOTE: The studio does not close for Federal holidays.
Tutu's & Tea Parties:
June 7-10th, 9:00-11:00 a.m., $145.
* Includes a 1 hr. pre-ballet class, a fancy tea party (snack) and a craft project each day!
Ballet Fairy Camp:
July 5-8th, 9:00-11:00, $145.
* Includes a 1 hr. pre-ballet class, snack & craft project. Dancers will learn about a different famous classical ballet and the fairy in that ballet each day. The craft project is related to the "fairy of the day".
June 21-25, 9:30-12:30, $180.
Ballet class daily. Jazz & Tap on alternating days. Stretch & Condition.
June 14-18th, 9:30-12:30, $180.
Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Stretch & Condition & crafts
Ages 10-13 (Previous dance training is required to participate. Intermediate level.)
July 12-16th, 9:30-1:30, $200.
Ballet technique, pointe/pre-pointe, Modern, stretch & condition.
Level A1- 3 yr. olds: Tuesday 3:30-4:15
Level A2- 4 yr. olds: Wed. 3:30-4:30
Level A3- 5 yr. olds: Monday 3:30-4:30
Level A4- 5-1/2 yr. olds: Tuesday 4:15-5:15
Level B1- 6 yr. olds: Monday 4:30-5:30
Level B2- 7-9 yr. olds: Thurs. 3:30-4:30
Level B2 (2nd year)- 8-10 yr. olds:
Level B3- 9-11 yr. olds:
Wed. 4-5:30 AND Thurs. 5:30-6:45
Level B4- 11-13 yr. olds (Audition Required)
Mon. 5:30-7 AND Wed. 4:30-6
Level C & D - 13-18 yrs. olds (Audition Required) :
*Tuesday 5:15-6:45 Technique
*Wednesday 9:30-11 a.m. Technique
Tap 1- Ages 6-8: Tuesday 3:30-4:15
Tap 2- Ages 8-10: Tuesday 4:15-5:15
Tap 3- Ages 10-14: Tuesday 5:15-6:15
JAZZ & MODERN
1st Saturday of each month! Heather Hunt, instructor
9:30-10:30- Ages 6-8 Jazz 1
10:30-11:30- Ages 9-12 Jazz 2
11:30-1:00 Advanced Modern (Ages
30A BALLET...Inspiring excellence in Dance
Level A1: Age 3, 45 minute class
Level A2: Age 4, 1 hour class
Level A3: Age 5, 1 hour class
Level A4: Ages 5 1/2- 6, 1 hour class
Level B1: Age 6-7 years old, 1 class per week.
Level B2: Ages 7-9, 1-2 classes per week.
Level B3: Ages 8-11, 2- 1.25 hr classes per week.
Level B4: Ages 10-12, 2- 1.5 hr. classes per week.
Level C: Ages 12-14, 3- 1.5 hour classes per week & 2 pointe classes per week.
Level D: Ages 14-21, Audition Only! 3- 1.5 hr. technique & 2 pointe classes per week required.
Available for students in levels B4 and up. Students must be at least 11 years old and must be recommended for pointe class. Students must take at least 2 ballet technique classes per week in order to take pointe class.
C & D Levels: minimum two pointe classes per week.
TAP (Ages 5 & up) MODERN Dance (Ages 10 & up) JAZZ (Ages 6 & up)
Ages 9 and up, by audition only. Dancers must attend all required classes, plus rehearsals on Saturday. Apprentice Company, Jr. Company and Sr. Company.
Performances include Nutcracker, Spring Concert, visits to Sr. Living Homes, Holly Fair Festival and more!
None at this time.
3 yr. olds and Tap 1
Levels A2, A3, A4, B1, B2 OR 1 Tap Class
Level B3 or 1 Ballet Class & 1 Tap Class
1- 1.5 hour class - $75./month
2- 1-1/4 hour classes- $120./mo.
2- 1.5 hour classes - $145./mo.
C/D Levels- 3 Technique & 2 pointe classes - $200.
Light Pink Leotard with short sleeves, no decoration, no tutu/skirt attached. Light pink footed tights. Hair in a tight ponytail or Bun. Light pink leather ballet slippers.
Black Leotard with either spaghetti straps or tank style. Light pink convertible tights. Light pink leather baller slippers. Hair in a high, tight bun with a hairnet or bun cover.
*Note- D Levels may also wear Burgundy leotards!
Black Leotard; Dancers' choice of Tan, Black or Pink Tights; Hair in a ponytail or bun.
Tap- Black tap shoes
Jazz- Tan leather Jazz shoes
Modern- Bare feet or socks
***Jazz shorts may be worn over leotard/ tights (Any color).
***No bra tops! Bellies must be covered.
REQUIRED: Cover-up over dancewear coming and going to the studio is a must. No dance shoes allowed outside the building ever!
30A Ballet Annual Spring Concert: Jazz & Modern Workshops with Heather Hunt!
"The Magic Toyshop" Ages 5 & Up
Saturday, May 15, 2021 Saturdays mornings: March 6, April 3, May 1st
S. Walton High School Auditorium