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30A Ballet

Welcome to 30A Ballet


Fall 2019-20 Schedule

Fall registration is in full swing! We limit every class to 12 dancers, so register soon to get a spot!

30A Ballet Schedule 2019-20 (docx)


Events & Closures at 30A Ballet

Classes Begin: August 19th, 2019

Labor Day (Sept. 2nd): Studio Closed

Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 25-30th

Company Performance of 2nd Act of the Nutcracker: 

Holly Fair- Saturday, Nov. 9, 11:30 & 2:30

SWHS Auditorium- Sat., Dec. 7th, 2:00

Winter/Holiday Break: December 23-January 4th

Parents' Observation Week: January 13-16th during regular class time.

Spring Recital: May 16th @ 11:00 a.m.   (Dress Rehearsal: Friday, May 15th, time TBA )

NOTE: The studio does not close for Federal holidays

About Us


"Inspiring excellence in dance on the Emerald Coast."

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.


Teachers with Experience

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) and Broadway

Ballet: Technique & Pointe:  Allyson Gerron Raymond

Modern, Jazz & Theatre Jazz:: Jennifer Venable Austin

Modern Dance: Breena Cocco 

Tap: Amy Shell

Ballet Technique: Gary Moore 

Ballet Technique & Pointe: Maria Columbu

Guest Teachers/ Summer Intensive:  Stacey Slichter, Meredith Huddleston

Studio Location

22200 Panama City Beach Pkwy. (Hwy. 98), Inlet Beach, Fl. 32413

Suites B & C


Classes at 30A Ballet



Ages 3-5 years old, 1 hour per week

Levels A1, A2, A3, A4

Ballet Technique

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.

Optional Classes

TAP (Ages 6 & up)  MODERN Dance (Ages 10 & up)  JAZZ (Ages 6 & up)

30A Ballet Company

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!

Adult Classes

None at this time.


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Events at 30A Ballet

December 7th, 2:00 p.m. at South Walton Highschool: 2nd Act of the Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Event Details

December 7th, 2:00 p.m. at South Walton Highschool: 2nd Act of the Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Come and delight in the magic of the holiday favorite The Nutcracker! 30A Ballet company members will dance the 2nd Act of