Why Choose Us

V&T is Orange County’s premier classical ballet and dance academy as well as the official school of the non-profit Golden State Dance Foundation. V & T Classical Ballet Academy programs are based on the unique teaching method developed by Master teachers Victor and Tatiana Kasatsky, centered on encouraging the dancers individual artistic, physical and emotional well-being with the goal of helping each student completely enjoy the art of dance; treasure the devotion to training, experience the technical accomplishments of the craft, and know the pleasure of artistic expression.

V&T Dance is a small studio of dancers dedicated to their instructors and to their art. This tight knit community of young dancers supports one another through classes, intensives, performances, and competitions, to an extent most dance studios can only dream of. Victor and Tatiana Kasatsky, whose lives are completely dedicated to the success of their dancers, work hard to strike a balance between nurturing supportiveness and the firm discipline required to help young dancers achieve their goals. If you are looking for a studio which provides world class dance instruction and motivates dancers to achieve their personal best, while supporting both the spirit and body of the young dancer, V&T Dance is it.

Visit these links to view just 2 examples of the stellar dancers produced by the Kasatskys:

Georgia S., Review from Yelp! (San Clemente, CA)

Our three children, two boys (18, 16yo) and a girl (10 yo). We drive 6 days from San Diego to V&T Dance at Laguna Hills for their dance training. Their dance curriculum is the most well-rounded we have seen. Our children have improved tremendously and have given many opportunities to perform. Victor and Tatiana are warm and friendly and understands how to bring out the strengths of each child. Every child receives individual attention. It is truly the top of the world ballet training your child will receive.

Whether your child is college-bound or would like to be a professional dancer, V & T Dance will cater to your child’s needs. They have raised outstanding professional dancers in addition to students who were admitted to top colleges in the world.

Brilliant Kids M., Review from Yelp! (Carlsbad, CA)
“If you are serious about educating your dancer in the Orange County area, V and T dance should be your first option. Victor and Tatiana Kasatsky are former Moscow Ballet principal dancers who teach Russian classical.
Their approach is hands on, expecting the very best from their kids technically while nurturing a deep connection to the art. V and T also offers hip hop and contemporary to be sure the dancer understands the connection between all forms of dance.”
Chip M, Review from Yelp! (Laguna Beach, CA)
“V & T Dance offers wonderful ballet training for dancers of all ages. They have a wonderful studio with great viewing opportunities for all classrooms. The classes are professional and provide excellent technique and reinforcement. The performances are wonderful with a holiday Nutcracker and Spring show. Dancers also get exposure into Hip Hop, Contemporary, Character and stretch. Overall excellent dance training!”
Anja A, Review from Yelp! (Lake Forest, CA)
“Awesome place! Victor and Tatiana are the best!”
Solana L, Review from Yelp! (San Clemente, CA)

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