Teen Extension Ballet Classes - Dance Classes NYC

Teen Extension Ballet Classes


Summer Term: June 5 – July 31
Weekly Sunday Classes
(No Classes on July 3rd)

For Ages 12-17

There is no placement audition for these classes.
No prior dance experience necessary.

For more information please contact Stacey Spencer-Willoughby at sswilloughby@alvinailey.org or call 212-405-9018.

Level I: 10:00am-11:00am
Levels II & III: 11:00am-12:00pm

Teen Ballet I is designed to develop the dancer’s technique. The focus of this class will be to correct posture, increase flexibility, gain strength and learn the vocabulary of ballet. This environment allows young dancers to gain confidence and build self-esteem.

Teen Ballet II & III builds upon the fundamentals of Teen Ballet I with a focus on improving posture, increasing strength and flexibility, and becoming more knowledgeable about ballet vocabulary.


About Alison Mixon

Born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Alison Mixon began her passion for dance as a scholarship student at the School of Cleveland San Jose Ballet, School of American Ballet, Chautauqua Institution, and Alonzo King's LINES Ballet School. In 2003, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Juilliard School. Her performance credits include: Dance Flick, The Wiz, Carmen, The Merry Widow, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Can Can, Aida, Aladdin: The Musical Spectacular, BodyTraffic, Collaboration Movement, Malashock Dance, and Los Angeles Choreographers and Dancers. Ms. Mixon also judges for Celebrity Dance Competitions and Beyond The Stars Dance Competitions nationwide. She is a proud member of Actors Equity Association, American Guild of Musical Artists, and American Guild of Variety Artists.

In addition to performing, Ms. Mixon adores teaching ballet. She believes every student has the potential to become an accomplished dancer with the guidance of a nurturing and supportive teacher. Ms. Mixon prides herself on the individual attention she gives to each student and insists on a learning environment that is instructive, engaging, inspiring, and, most of all, fun! Her teaching credits include: The Ailey Extension, Alvin Ailey Arts in Education & AileyCamp, Harlem School of the Arts, Stage Coach Theatre Arts Schools, Professional Center for the Arts, Five Star Dance Center, Ballet Arts, Columbia Performing Arts Centre, New Dance Group and MUSE Dance.


10:00 am - 11:00 am Alison Mixon
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Alison Mixon


One Technique (8 Weeks)


Two Techniques (8 Weeks)


Three Techniques (8 Weeks)



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