The company

You can call the office at any time during our office hours at (423)-821-2055 or email

Monday          10:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday         10:00 am-4:00 pm  Wednesday    10:00 am-4:00 pm 

Thursday       10:00 am- 3:00 pm 

Friday            10:00 am- 4:00 pm 

Saturday        OFFICE CLOSED

Sunday           OFFICE CLOSED 



Ballet Tennessee Holiday Special
December 18-21

*If you audition for Youth Ensemble or BT Apprentice/Company, you do not have to attend these auditions.*
Saturday, September 14

  Ages 7-9:             9:30-11:00 am
Ages 10-14:        1:15-2:45 pm
Ages 15-Adult    3:00-4:15 pm

Auditioning in classical ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop styles.

We will look at all elements, dancers that have not had certain styles are still encouraged to audition. 


The conservatory 

Thank you to all of our sponsors for your support! 

Click here for more information on ways to support Ballet Tennessee!

Ballet Tennessee is an ArtsBuild Community Arts Partner 

Programs and outreach

Founders: Anna Baker-VanCura & Barry VanCura

(423) 821-2055 ~ 3202 Kelly's Ferry Rd. Chattanooga, TN, 37419 

Ballet Tennessee offers dance classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, musical theater, tap, and Progressive Ballet Technique for all ages. The conservatory program offers quality instruction with a focus on developing future artists. VanCura Ballet Conservatory fosters a love of dance and its discipline in a positive learning environment. 

For more information about our classes, click here

Dance Alive/Elite is a two week summer dance experience for children ages eight to twelve years from the Greater-Chattanooga area. The program culminates in a FREE public performance. Children selected from this introductory program receive a Talent Identification Program scholarship that provides elementary through professional level training in classical ballet, modern, and jazz.


2019-20 TIP Scholarship Students! 

Anevaeh Collier, Mesha Dockery, Teagan Dupree,

Iyanna Evans, Mea Fountain, Will Freeman, Elise Giles, Nadia Giles, Elisabeth Graeber, Kelsea Holland,

Ta'sean Honeysucker, Julia-Rose Kyle, Kathryn-Grace Kyle,

Chenoa Newell, Skylan Sapere, Aarione Washington

Ballet Tennessee is a nationally recognized company of professional dancers and dedicated professional-track students. Based in Chattanooga since 1987, the company is committed to providing the community with high caliber dance in performance and instruction to people of all ages, races, abilities and economic background.