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Fenton Ballet Theatre is a pre-professional ballet studio, specializing in classical ballet with a wide offering of enrichment classes. Students will learn from highly-certified instructors in a brand new, state-of-the-art studio.

pre-professional ballet

Whether your dancer is a brand-new ballerina learning the art of dance or a seasoned vet seeking pre-professional training, FBT has a class that's just right for you. Register for classes here.

the TWIRL shop

Stop into The Twirl Shop conveniently located right within the dance studio for dance apparel, unique finds, and gifts for your dancer. Here you'll find FBT dress-code appropriate clothing for class.

bloom pilates

Enroll or drop-in to our small group fitness classes, which focus on strengthening and bringing balance to the body.  Schedule a Private Lesson on the Reformer or Cadillac to take your dancer to the next level!  


Fenton Ballet Theatre is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. Pre-Primary through Level 3 will be taught by ABT® Certified Teacher, Brooke Holvick, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.

Fenton Ballet Theatre's 1 Year Anniversary! We are so grateful for an amazing first year and excited to launch our YouTube Channel!

Upcoming Events at Fenton Ballet Theatre

Auditions for FBT’s Cinderella

Join Fenton Ballet Theatre on stage during their original full length production of Cinderella premiering March 21, 2020. Auditions are open to community dancers ages 8+. Dancers must be enrolled in ballet classes at their home studio in order to participate. Please wear black leotard, pink tights, pink shoes. Master class fee is $10 per dancer. Bring headshot. You must pre-register for this event.

GROUP I (ages 12+)
Registration 9:30 am
Audition Class 10:00-11:30 am
Ladies Pointe 11:30-12:00 pm

GROUP II (ages 8-11)
Registration 12:30 pm
Audition Class 1:00-2:00 pm

The Nutcracker

Fenton Ballet Theatre’s full length production of The Nutcracker returns to the stage December 8th & 9th. This timeless holiday classic will be brought to life by local dancers along with Professional Guest Artists, Emily Reed and Steven Houser curtesy of Grand Rapids Ballet in the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Cavalier. We are also pleased to welcome Nigel Tau from Grand Rapids Ballet performing as the Nutcracker Prince. Costuming designed by David Heuvel from Ballet West. Let your family be captivated by the sets, scenery, and costuming of this incredible production!!!

Tickets on sale November 1, 2018 at

Saturday December 7

2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Sunday December 8

2:00 pm