Bayview School of Ballet

148 Willowdale Ave,
Toronto, ON M2N 4Y5



The Bayview School of Ballet (BSB) was founded in 1982 by renowned teacher and choreographer, Bella Kovarsky. Modeled after the Russian Vaganova style, BSB quickly gained national and international recognition, and has produced some of the world’s greatest dancers. After Bella Kovarsky’s passing in 2000, Anna Kovarsky continued to build on her mother’s legacy. In the past decade, the school has flourished, with enrolment doubling in size. The BSB offers programs for children of all ages and levels, and it prepares senior students entering professional schools and companies. Classes are taught by highly qualified instructors, accompanied by pianists. The students acquire an appreciation for classical music. The school’s annual gala show takes place in June. Students are given a wonderful opportunity to perform on stage, and parents have the chance to see their children’s progress. Luminaries from professional dance companies around the world have praised the school for its contribution to dance education.

  • Age Range: 3+
  • Year Founded: 1982
  • Enrollment: Varies
  • Student-Staff Ratio: N/A
  • Average Class Size: 15
  • School Tuition Cost: Please call