America’s Ballet School: Bringing The Art Of Ballet To The Community

With over 1,500 students taught, America’s Ballet School is the right choice for you!


The “ABS Style”, as it has come to be known, is gaining a national following due the outstanding results achieved. Ballet companies, summer intensive programs, and competitions know when an ABS student walks in, as the hard-work and dedication to the dance is apparent in dancer’s stance. ABS imparts the right knowledge and technique to produce competent dancers by any standard. We also encourage our students to be active members in their community and share the lessons they learn in dance through innovative and humanitarian actions.


For nearly 20 years, Paula Nunez – founder and internationally acclaimed dancer – has produced professional dancers who perform with distinguished ballet companies and academies around the world, and since 2002, ABS has worked with students of all ages to impart the fundamentals of classical ballet. In addition to the classes, each season is highlighted with two performance opportunities: the Tampa City Ballet, Inc.’s Nutcracker production and the non-profit end-of-the-school year production of a full-length ballet performance by our students.

Scroll through our 12 page Sept-Dec 2016 Newsletter

Learn about our classes, our performances, our stories and much more. All about dance and then some!

In Memoriam

We celebrate the life of our student Francisco Rivera

Cinderella Tickets

May 28th, 2016|

Tickets for America's Ballet School's Cinderella are now on sale! For $25 per reserved seat you'll get to enjoy this beautiful performance to be held [...]

Cinderella Promo 2016

May 28th, 2016|

Once again, America's Ballet School performers raise the bar for this amazing upcoming production of Cinderella. Don't miss this beautiful performance to be [...]

Cinderella-Making Of

May 28th, 2016|

Here's a video of our performers getting ready for our June 11 presentation. Nuñez's Cinderella is a twist on the classic fairytale which [...]

Summer Intensive at ABS

May 28th, 2016|

Our 2016 summer activities will include a Summer Workshop for ages 8+ to be held from July 11th to the 22nd and a Summer [...]

ABS Adult Classes

May 27th, 2016|

Adult ballet classes in Tampa? Of course, only at America's Ballet School! Much has been written about the benefits of ballet classes for [...]

Kristin O’Neal at ABS!

May 26th, 2016|

One of the many benefits of being a student of ABS is that you get to train with successful and recognized professionals from all [...]

2016/17 Registration


See for yourself what you can accomplish by enrolling in America’s Ballet School.  These videos are a beautiful description of some of the elements and techniques that you will acquire when you enroll in our school.  Watch some of the talented students describe the emotion, discipline and competition that they go through to become not only dancers, but great artists and performers.  We are America’s Ballet School and we hope you join us.

We Are Dedicated To Our Students

For more than a decade, many of our students have earned scholarships to attend prestigious college and professional companies.

Whether or not a dance career is planned, we are dedicated to giving every student the best training possible and to bring to the community the art of ballet.

ABS, as a professional Ballet School, concentrates on classical curriculum until the fundamentals have become a natural part of each dancer’s muscle memory. Our goal is to establish a foundation of solid technique.

Classical Ballet is a performing art that enriches our spirits. Communicating through movement, ballet is an evocative language that permits self-expression, and it is a wondrous and original experience.
At ABS, we always encourage our dancers to perform at their best, and develop a lifelong appreciation of art and all its forms. We strive to make the students experience not only enjoyable but meaningful and fulfilling by providing a positive environment and a constructive working atmosphere with instructors who are passionate about the beautiful and exciting art form that is dance. We believe that, through dance, students will learn that their focus and diligence will be greatly rewarded with noticeable growth and continuous development. In this way, students can develop the confidence and determination to believe that all goals in life are attainable. We are delighted to have our students at ABS, and our priority is always to make sure each year is both productive and memorable.
We are delighted to have your child at ABS and our priority always is to make sure your child’s year is productive and memorable.

Be Part Of Our Yearly Productions

Worldclass events such as Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker and more

Clases for all types of dancers

  • Ballet Division level 1 for ages 3-6 years old
  • Student Division Level 2 for students at least 7 years old
  • Pre-Professional, for high school students and graduates
  • Open Division featuring Intermediate Ballet, Modern and Hip Hop
  • Adult Ballet (because it’s never too late)
  • Enjoy the training, fitness, and relaxation of Ballet.

Contact Us Today 813-558-0800

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