Our Mission To Be Long Island’s Premier Ballet Academy

Eglevsky Ballet has long been recognized as a prominent, professional school and company on Long Island for over 50 years.

The mission of Eglevsky Ballet is to enrich the lives of its students and the community through the art and discipline of classical ballet.  By preserving the rich history of our founding director, maintaining a professional company and school, Eglevsky Ballet will bring a more profound performance experience to the cultural life of our region and beyond.  Securing a place in the arts education of not only our students, but the education of those in undeserved or in-crisis surroundings, we broaden the base of service for our art, thereby making it more accessible.  Eglevsky Ballet desires to create an environment where students can thrive allowing for further development beyond the classroom.  Additionally, our unparalleled professional faculty will be able to teach in an environment that is conducive to the rigors and demands of classical ballet.  professional dancers, regisseurs, educators, and choreographers are also encouraged and challenged to breathe life into new and existing repertoire.


Who We Are

Founded by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Andre Eglevsky, this institution has been bringing balletic artistry of the highest caliber to Long Island for over 50 years. Eglevsky Ballet has long been recognized as a prominent, professional school and company.

Eglevsky Ballet offers a full-time professional training program in its state-of-the-art facility. Additionally, two summer intensives and a master class series throughout the year complete the dancer’s training. An annual production of “The Nutcracker” (featuring both the professional company and students from the school), The Annual Student Workshop Performance, outreach performances, and our arts-in-education program allow the company and its dancers to bring the art of dance alive and to the Long Island community.

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For all ages and abilities

Eglevsky Ballet provides professional training for students of all ages and abilities. Classes are offered in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz and contemporary. An accredited pre-school program designed for ages three through five, focuses on introducing the youngest dancers to the art in an environment tailored specifically to their level.


Joe Cangelosi, President

Joanne Garvin, Secretary

Jennifer Gillooley, Treasurer

Dr. Jorge Baez

Maurice Brandon Curry

Dr. Rebecca Fishman*

Margaret Cooper

Jennifer Sauter*

Jamie Stanton*

Michelle Spiro

Patty Kerr, Liason to the Board of Directors (non-voting)

* denotes Eglevsky Ballet alumni