Tobin Ballet

Tobin Ballet

5.0 (4)
1 employee
2 years in business

About this pro

Tobin Ballet focuses on technique of the ballet dancer. Start from a firm foundation with our high quality instruction. I love witnessing students blossom into their own unique dancer, gaining lots of confidence. I have danced ballet, amongst many other styles, for over 10 years. I have also choreographed hundreds of students at many different schools studios. 

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Los Angeles, CA 90002
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4 Reviews


  • Shauna Pence

    Julie does a great job of keeping it fun and interesting for my daughters. She’s reliable and is flexible when I need to rearrange a lesson.

  • Danielle

    Very creative and detailed. Polite and cheerful teacher!

  • S T

    Very patient, helpful, and fun to work with!

  • J Bartoo

    Miss Julie is very smart and details are important to her. She pays attention and gives me specific feedback to further my progress and success with ballet. She is so friendly! Highly recommend to anyone looking to learn ballet.


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Discussing what level they are currently at. How many years experience etc. Then I create a program that suits their needs and we get to work!

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I danced for 10 years- through high school I took ballet/pointe, modern, jazz, and hip hop. I additionally was a choreographer for a children's musical theatre company. I danced on two dance teams at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I've also taught ballet and hip hop at several studios. 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$40/ half hour

$75/ hour

How did you get started teaching?

I took my knowledge and passion I had for performing and decided to take it to the next level and share that with the next generation. 

What types of students have you worked with?

She's 5-15, beginner to intermediate levels. 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I recently watched Hamilton on Disney+ and I felt inspired by the choreography and performers. It's a magical experience to witness such talent! 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Be sure to find a teacher who has an emphasis on technique. In ballet, technique is EVERYTHING. If you want to learn the advanced steps you must first understand the very basics. 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Students should ask themselves what they want out of the lessons. Are they looking for a fun hobby, or a career in dance. 

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