The Academy at OBC

The Academy at Oakland Ballet

2016-2017 season classes at the Academy at Oakland Ballet will begin September 10, 2016.
Fall semester: September 10 – December 17, 2016 (no class Nov. 26, Thanksgiving weekend)

Winter/Spring semester: January 7 – May 20, 2017 (no class Jan 14 or Feb 11)


Enroll in classes at The Academy at Oakland BalletThe Academy at Oakland Ballet Company offers classical ballet training with one of the leading Bay Area professional dance companies.

Classes focus on developing students’ technique, exploring artistic expression through dance, and building self-confidence in a nurturing class environment. 

Classes available for ages 3-18, starting with those that have no ballet or dance training through the more advanced technique levels.

Class Levels and Schedules

winter-2017-class-scheduleFall semester: September 10 – December 17, 2016 (no class Nov. 26, Thanksgiving weekend)

Winter/Spring semester: January 7 – May 20, 2017 (no class Jan 14 or Feb 11)

To Enroll
Complete the Registration Form

Email your completed registration form to

Tuition Payments
Via check: mail to 2201 Broadway, Suite 206, Oakland CA 94612
Via credit card: call 510-893-3132

For any questions: call 510-893-3132 or email


Class Location:
Oakland School for the Arts is located at 530 18th Street, Oakland

(Girls) Black leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers. Long hair must be kept back in a neat bun (learn how to make a bun here) & all jewelry removed.
(Boys) White T-shirt, black tights, black or white slippers.

If you have any questions about The Academy at Oakland Ballet Company, feel free to email us at or give us a call at 510.893.3132.

Classes at The Academy at Oakland Ballet are taught by Miss Vivian Aragon.

OBC Dancer Vivian AragonVivian Aragon was born in Guatemala and raised in Pacifica, CA. She holds a BFA in Dance and a BA in Art History from Purchase College, State University of New York. She also trained at Rotterdam Dance Academy in the Netherlands and Susan Hayward School of Dancing in Montara, CA. She has danced with many Bay Area companies, including Oakland Ballet Company, Napa Valley Ballet, MenLowe Ballet, Peninsula Ballet Theatre, Samantha Giron Dance Project, Milissa Payne Project, Katie Faulkner/Little Seismic Dance Company, Anna and the Annadroids, Alyce Finwall Dance Theater, as a guest artist with ODC/Dance, and Garrett+Moulton Productions.  Vivian has been teaching classes at The Academy at OBC since the fall of 2012.