Over the years, ELITE has grown and expanded, establishing its name and method of impact for the betterment of the arts in South Africa. It is the only ballet academy in South Africa that trains and equips its students to succeed physically, technically, mentally, and personally in the professional dance career world. 


With a vision for the future of Ballet in South Africa, we are seeking to change the trajectory of quality of excellence and passion for dance in the upcoming generation. 



We are pleased to announce plans for a 2020/2021 opening of a dedicated facility in which to train and grow. Johannesburg Arts Conservatory will host ELITE on their new compound offering premier, pre-professional training in ballet, contemporary, and modern dance. JAC will also house ELITE’s unique academic program for grades R through Matric. With state-of-the art ballet studios, JAC will also offer a wellness studio and café for conditioning, pilates and nutritional guidance for our students.


If you would like more information about ELITE or JAC or how you or your business can partner with us to change the lives of young artists one student at a time, please contact our Finance Chair, Will Gruver, at will@theJAC.co.za or anyone on our staff. 


On behalf of the Board of Directors of ELITE and JAC, and our wonderful staff of committed and inspiring teachers, thank you for your continued partnership with ELITE and support of the arts in Johannesburg!