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Aptos Ballet Blog

This blog is about the wonderful Aptos location of Agape Dance Academy.  We are so thrilled to bring classical ballet training to the beautiful Aptos area.  And now with the strength of two ballet studios in both Aptos & Scotts Valley we will be training up more great dancers who dance for great purposes!!!

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Come see Nutcracker in Santa Cruz

Posted on October 10, 2017 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (1)

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This Nutcracker is the Santa Cruz Nutcracker that makes an impact on our community.  Come join us Dec 16th & 17th at the Henry Mello Center in Watsonville!

Nutcracker 2017 in Santa Cruz to Benefit Jacob's Heart

Posted on October 10, 2017 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Nutcracker 2017 in Santa Cruz County features dancers from Aptos and Scotts Valley dancing alongside professional dancers from San Francisco Balet December 16th & 17th!  Agape Dance Academy is joining with Jacob's heart to make this Nutcracker make a difference in children with cancer and their families!

Nutcracker 2017 December 16th & 17th

Posted on October 10, 2017 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Waltz of the Flowers with Aly Ely as Dew Drop Fairy!  Come see Nutcracker 2017 in Santa Cruz county!

The FREE Nutcracker comes to Santa Cruz County

Posted on December 17, 2015 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Alexi Funtila from Aptos California performs the role of Clara in the year's Santa Cruz production of THE Nutcracker Ballet.
Students from all three Agape Dance Academy studios (Aptos, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz) are dancing alonside professional russian trained ballet dancer Anton Pankevich!!  And it's all a FREE gift to the community from Agape Dance Academy!


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Aptos Baby Ballet is budding ballerinas!

Posted on July 5, 2015 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Aptos Agape Baby Ballet!  

The perfect place for your child to have her perfect their first and best  ballet experience.  Under a founder that studied ballet around the world, we have created the perfect introduction that blends the classic positions with the great joy of movement.  Where leaps, twirls, tutus, and crowns are of utmost importance,  and in a place where some of the great composer...

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Preschool princess ballerinas at Agape Dance Academy Aptos

Posted on June 12, 2015 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)


How beautiful can you get? Photographer Meredith Klein photographs pre ballet students from Agape Dance Academy Aptos upstairs in the beautiful courtyard at the Deer Park Shopping Center. 783 Rio Del Mar Blvd, Aptos. The students are wearing their costumes for the upcoming performances on June 20th at the Aptos High PAC at 100 Mariner Way, Aptos, Ca 95003. Purchases tickets at


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Dancers from Aptos Agape Dance Academy & Scotts Valley Agape Dance perform Hip hop and ballet in Santa Cruz

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Happy dance students from Aptos Agape Dance Academy and Scotts Valley Agape Dance Academy perform ballet and hip hop in "Dancin' Downtown" in Santa Cruz in honor of National Dance Week! We performed at Pacific & Locust Street downtown. What a great event! Great work dancers! See you downtown next year!!


Students from Aptos Agape Dance rehearsing

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Students from Aptos Agape Dance Academy are rehearsing for Camille Saints-seans "Aviary" from Carnival of the Animals performing at the Aptos  High Performing Arts Complex June 20th, 2015.  The theater is at 100 Mariner Way, Aptos, CA 95003

Agape Dance Academy Aptos to go to YAGP

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Gabrille Aguirre from Santa Cruz California  performing excerpts from Don Quixote Ballet at Yagp  with Agape Dance Academy