Fun New Toddler Dance Classes Starting in August!

LDT’s fall schedule will include a wide variety of beginning dance classes for children ages 2 and up. We offer a strong and unique Pre-Ballet program as well beginning level jazz and tap classes, which are available as separate classes or in combo classes, where kids are given the opportunity to discover multiple dance styles.

 Our faculty includes former Manhattan Rockette, Ellen Cretti, who has specialized in teaching dance to young children for over thirty years. With all of our classes, we strive to create an environment where kids can dance for fun while building a strong foundation of dance technique.

Laguna Dance Theatre will reopen for fall on August 15th, 2017. If you would like to receive more information about our fall schedule, tuition rates and/or studio policies, please email us at, and we will add you to our Fall Registration mailing list.

2016 Nutcracker Auditions

Auditions for the 2016 production of The Nutcracker will be held on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at Laguna Dance Theatre

Please arrive at least ½ hour prior to your audition time in order to register.

Saturday, August 27th 
11:30-2:30 Ballet V/VI
2:30-3:00 Ages 5+/ Ballet I & Combo classes
3:00-3:30 Ballet II
3:30-4:00 Ballet IIIA
4:00-4:30 Ballet IIIB
4:30-5:00 Ballet IV

Sunday, August 28th
2:30-4:00 PM Clara Auditions: Arrive at 2:00 PM
(Ballet Levels IV, V & VI Only)

For more information please contact our office at (949) 855-4702 or 

International Summer Intensive Auditions!

International Summer Intensive 2014
Four-Week Program: July 7-August 1

10:00am – 11:30am (Ages 9-16): Intermediate Ballet
11:30am – 1:00pm (Ages 11-20): Advanced/ Pointe

Please email, or call (949) 855-4702 for more information

Intermediate Men/Women: Head shot and photo in First Arabesque
Advanced Men: Head shot and photo in First Arabesque
Advanced Women: Head shot and photo in First Arabesque en pointe

Auditions will be held at:

Laguna Dance Theatre
23854 Via Fabricante, Suite F3
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Click here for more information.



Laguna Dance Theatre offers strong pre-professional ballet training, customized to the aspirations and possibilities of the individual student. Care is given to the developing physique of each dancer to forestall injury and maximize progress. Along with strong classical technique, artistry and expression, are emphasized throughout the training process.

In addition to ballet classes, LDT also offers the best in jazz, tap, hip-hop, lyrical, contemporary, musical theatre, pilates and zumba classes for dancers from age 3 to adult. The atmosphere is warm, friendly, and professional, and students quickly feel part of the LDT family.