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About Us

The Shira Ganor Ballet School educates and directs talented students for a professional career in dance.

We see teaching dance as a mission not only to train excellent dancers, but also on a holistic level.

It is a method that carries within it a discipline for life, teaches love and passion, dedication and perseverance, striving excellence, inner strength and generosity.

Under the artistic direction of Shira Ganor, students aged 5-18 receive technique classes  in both Ballet and modern, pointe classes, body conditioning, repertoire, workshops and stage experience.

The curriculum is structured so that they receive the best training in order to succeed and fulfill their dreams.

The schedule at the school is prepared to put loads on muscles and skeletal structure in accordance with the recommendations of the physical therapists of the American Ballet Theater and this is to maintain the health of the students in their physical development with the goal of obtaining a strong body that allows them to bear the increasing challenges with the progress of the studied material.

The school has a curriculum that begins with an emphasis on classical ballet and continues with modern dance studies. Students receive technique classes to perfect the instrument. Through these disciplines, the students learn different qualities, a well skilled body and rich movement while maintaining the strength and health of the body.

The school follows the ABT curriculum. The curriculum was written with the advice of physiotherapists and psychologists with the aim of adapting the challenges to the stages of mental and physiological development of each dancer according to their age, thus creating an atmosphere of success and enjoyment.

The school encourages its students to join the leading dance majors in Israel.

The afternoon curriculum combines with the morning curriculum in the dance majors.

The school prepares its students for auditions at the age of 18. (university in the field of dance such as Juilliard and similar in Europe), courses for training dancers for students after high school, receiving the status of "outstanding dancer" in the IDF and professional dance troupes.

The school has a team, outstanding students who have done well and are mentally prepared to compete in competitions. These are carefully selected in order to preserve the technical level of the students. The students of the team receive individual guidance to perform classical variations or modern solos.

The school has a special program for the senior grade students, a program developed by Shira Ganor with the aim of directing them personally to their professional future . The program includes choosing a suitable and correct solo for each student, filming auditions to be sent abroad, guidance on how to succeed in auditions and how to pass an interview.

The school's teaching staff is an expert in its field. All the teachers were professional dancers in the past and have stage experience. In addition, they have undergone specific training for the profession.

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