American Ballet Theatre®


CALIFORNIA DanceArts 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. Primary through Level 3 is taught by ABT® Affiliate Certified Teacher, Aerin Holt, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.  

The ABT’s National Curriculum for the development and training embraces sound ballet principles and incorporates elements of the French school, Cecchetti Italian School and Russian Vaganova training methods.  Aerin Holt Biography