Photograph by Noel Sutherland

About Us


Ballet Imagination provides an

opportunity for students of all levels to explore

dance through improvisation, storytelling, and technique.

Our approach fosters a truly unique, whimsical, and creative learning experience.

We build confidence and develop

skills in our students that stretch beyond ballet.

Classes are conducted at Snug Harbor for ages 3 and up.

Photograph by Noel Sutherland




BEGINNER - Ages 3 & up


ADVANCED - ages 12+




Ballet Imagination was created out of love by Leah Mitchell (1965-2019). 


Calling upon her own 25+ years teaching ballet, Leah initiated a

children's class on Staten Island to further her children's dance studies.

The word spread. Ballet Imagination would soon be recognized by the community as exceptional dance instruction with high levels

of fun and integrity.

The studio where she taught our community's children for 10+ years is now named in her honor. 


Contact Us

Staten Island, New York


Thanks for submitting!

Photograph by Noel Sutherland