Elite Ballet School is located at
New England Movement Arts
123 Muller Road
Burlington, MA 01803
Elite Ballet School offers competitive classical training programs for children, teens and adults, designed to develop a thorough foundation and rigorous techniques of the art of ballet using the Vaganova method. Within the nurturing and creative environment of this school, comprehensive sessions, group and private, are coordinated to each of the student’s unique talent, while allowing them to build a strong and balanced body and gain the necessary confidence and self-discipline to reach their highest potential as ballet dancers. Private sessions are also offered to students who desire to participate in award competitions, auditions, and performance opportunities, preparing them with interesting and age-appropriate classical variation and original contemporary solos.
Edlira Athanas Joseph is a former principal ballet dancer of the National Opera and Ballet Theater of Albania. She was classically trained at the National Conservatory of Tirana, Albania for eight years, specializing in the Vaganova method. Edlira was the winner of several national awards while attending school and following her graduation, was accepted at the National Opera and Ballet Theater of Albania as a principal ballet dancer. Edlira has danced the lead in many classical and contemporary ballets, including the role of Giselle, Clara in the Nutcracker, Kitri in Don Quixote and others. She performed nationally and in other parts of Europe, primarily in Italy, and was the founder of the ballet studio Leva (barre) in Termoli, Italy where she taught ballet for several years. In the US, Edlira taught ballet and contemporary/modern dance for several ballet studios and organizations, including Fresh Pond Ballet, Montessori, Boston Movement Arts , and more recently at New England Movement Arts. Aside formal ballet classes, she specialized in private training as well as choreography for students in preparation for competitions, auditions, and performances. Edlira has a degree in Theater Arts and has performed and directed various plays and short films. She also has a master’s in mental health counseling, a profession that she practices during the day.
School Director and Instructor
Due to the high demand for private lessons, Elite Ballet School will be focusing mainly on private lessons for students 7 years of age and up at all levels.
Available slots are Fridays staring at 4:00pm and Saturday afternoon starting at 1:00pm
To register please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call/text Edlira directly at
617-869-6530. (email works better)
Private lessons are arranged directly with the instructor.
$60 for one hour of private lesson
Monday 7:00pm - 8:30pm (intermediate/advanced)
Saturday 11:30 -1:00 (beginners)
$17 per class drop-ins welcome
*Discounts available for payment in advance of 10+ classes
For more information about the schedule please email us at
Private lessons include:
Sessions are arranged directly with the instructor $60 for 1.hour
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123 Muller Rd, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803, United States
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