The Bay Shore Ballet Academy is known for developing technical excellence in young aspiring dancers and encouraging enthusiasm and self-esteem in its students.


Students of the Bay Shore Ballet Academy of all ages have the opportunity to experience real life Ballet Performances and theatrical preparation twice a year with the performance of the legendary Ballet "The Nutcracker" in the winter and the Spring Performance that varies every year.


Since its inception in 1997, the Bay Shore Ballet Theatre has showcased guest artists and principals of the Company along with aspiring students of the Academy. The Theatre has presented an array of full-length, beloved classics including Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Coppelia, The Sleeping Beauty, La Boutique Fantasque, Peter and The Wolf, Paquita and its well-received annual production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker



Janet Carole, director and former principal ballerina with major U.S. and Canadian professional companies, stages the grand scale productions with more than 60 dancers and performers from many southwest Alabama communities.