Johannesburg Arts Conservatory offers open classes and full & partial programs for serious dancers who want to pursue some sort of professional dance or teaching career. Our classes and programs are tailored to equip them in their unique journey, and it is our mission to invest not just in 'the dancer,' but in the whole person.


Full Program

Tuition: R4500 per month

Registration fee: R500

Program: Ballet M-F, contemporary/pilates 3x per week, music, and performances. Workshops are a separate fee unless advertised differently.

This year-round, full-day training program is designed to meet the needs of those dedicated students 12 years of age and up who seek a high standard of classical ballet education to prepare for a professional career.


Working daily under the careful guidance of JAC's faculty, students develop the essential skills to fully explore and realize their greatest individual potential. This program is a conglomeration of several of the best teaching methods, including Vaganova, Cecchetti, Paris Opera, Martha Graham, Horton, Limon, and Joseph Pilates. The teaching methods we employ are taught in a logical and thought-provoking way including the students participation. Our men's classes are focused on developing power, stamina, and masculinity associated with strong male technique.


Along with daily lessons in classical technique, students participate in workshops and intensives learning the classical repertoire of various styles of dance.

JAC’s exceptional full-time program includes: Classical Technique, Separate Men's Class, Pointe/Variations, Male Variations, Pas De Deux, Contemporary, Conditioning, 
Music, Workshops, Performances, and Outreach. 

Part Time

Tuition: R2600 per month

Registration fee: R500

Program: 4 classes weekly (students' choice between ballet and/or contemporary). Also includes 1 weekly conditioning class for 5 classes total. Part-time students are also eligible for specified workshops. 

This partial program is designed to meet the needs of dedicated students ages 12-19 who seek a high standard of dance training but do not wish to participate in a full-time program. 

Part time students may be under the instruction of other teachers of their choosing as long as they maintain open lines of communication and seek professional advice. 

*Full time and Part time students are eligible for a bursary and also full time students will participate in performances and some workshops, guest classes free of charge unless otherwise indicated.

A la carte

Pay per class

Designed for students, past & present professionals, or visiting dancers. 

This a la carte option lends to dancers who would like to drop in for a single class, or come at their leisure.


Single class rates are R180. 

5 Class Card: R850

10 Class Card: R1600

Enroll & Audition

Contact Holly 

c. 078 798 5133

Enroll by audition and Conversation.


Please attend a Ballet or Contemporary Class by appointment. 


Additional program recommendations available upon request. 

JAC recognizes that a complete and rigorous academic education is crucial to the development of each student and in accordance with the regulations of the city of Johannesburg. We place a high value on learning for life and promoting educated thinking individuals who can contribute to the world in powerful ways. 


Students and families are expected to make their own individual arrangements for independent academic schooling so as to accommodate each student’s unique needs. JAC recommends the following qualified online educational institutions that fulfil City and State educational requirements toward the completion of the high school diploma.


  • Online School 

  • Grace and Truth

  • Liberty University Online Academy (Grade 11 and Matric)