Enrollment for classes still availanle for new students and transfers.



  • October 26, 2019
  • October 31, 2019 (Halloween)
  • Nov 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break - Nov 28-30, 2019
  • Christmas Break - Dec 23, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020 (Reopen Jan 6, 2020)
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American Russian Ballet is a dance school in Hackensack, NJ, based on the Russian (Vaganova) method of classical ballet - for students of all ages, levels and backgrounds.


• Rhythmic Dance and Pre-Ballet
• Classical Ballet
• Point Technique
• Contemporary
• Private Lessons
• Preparation for Auditions, Specialized Schools, and Competitions




5:00pm - 5:55pm Pre-Ballet

6:00pm - 6:55pm Ballet-A


5:00pm - 5:55pm Pre-Ballet

6:00pm - 6:55pm Ballet-B


10:00am - 10:55am Pre-Ballet

11:00am - 11:45am Rhythmic Dance

11:50am - 12:45pm Stretch Class

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Classes at American Russian Ballet
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Pricing & Policies



FREE Trial Class
$35  Single Class
$130  4 Classes
$250  8 Classes
$1,000  40 Classes - Annual Tuition (1 Class/Week ~ 40 Weeks or 2 Classes/Week ~ 20 Weeks)
$1,760  80 Classes - Annual Tuition (2 Classes/Week ~ 40 Weeks)

$35 Annual Registration Fee
Separate from class prices, a $35 annual registration fee is due for all student before first class (except for FREE Trial Class). Please arrive 15 minutes prior to first class to sign waiver and pay registration fee for 2018-2019 season. Registration fee can also be processed over phone or email beforehand.


*Payment Plan
Contact us by phone or email for details.

Additional Student Discount
If you are registering a sibling of an existing student enrolled at American Russian Ballet, then you qualify for the Additional Student Discount. Simply enter the name of the existing student on the registration form, and enter promo code ADDITIONAL at checkout for 10% off the listed price.

Paying by Cash or Check?
Enter the promo code STUDIO at checkout.

Refund Policy
A refund may only be issued if requested prior to taking the 3rd class in your package, unless there is a medical emergency. Classes purchased in a package will expire after 2 weeks of missed classes at a rate of 1 class per missed week.

Studio Policies

Arrive in a timely manner dressed or with enough time to get dressed before class. Please be courteous and wait in the waiting area before class starts. Parents are permitted to be in our class for the Trial Class and the students first class. After this time we ask ALL parents to wait in our waiting area while class is in session. Parents are permitted to be in our class for the Trial Class and the students first class.

Media Release
Classes may be photographed or video recorded for website, social media, and promotional purposes.

Dress Code

Girls Rhythmic Dance and Pre-Ballet
• Light pink or white sleeveless leotard
• Light pink tights
• Pink slippers
• Hair in ballet bun

Girls Ballet-A and Up
• Black sleeveless leotard
• Light pink tights
• Pink or skin slippers
• Hair in ballet bun

• White short-sleeve T-shirt
•  Black leggings or black shorts above the knee
• Black ballet slippers

** No Rosin**

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Artistic Director

Anastasiia Fedorova

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Anastasiia Fedorova (Анастасия Федорова) was born in Moscow, Russia. While growing up in Moscow, Anastasiia began studying dance at the age of 5 years old. She graduated from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy (MGAH) in 2011. She continued her ballet training at Bolshoi to acquire her Bachelor Degree (Qualified Bachelor of Choreographic Training and Teaching) in 2014. Principal dancers from The Bolshoi Theatre that mentored her: Tatiana Galtseva, Alla Boguslavskaia, Irina Pyatkina. Anastasiia was given many opportunities to dance numerous roles in classical repertoire performed in the Bolshoi Theatre such as: Sleeping Beauty, Paquita, Don Quixote and Notre Dame de Pari with choreographer Roland Petit. After graduation Anastasiia was invited to work for Kremlin Ballet Company, where she danced all classical repertoires like: Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Giselle, Le Corsaire, Don Quixote, and many others. While on a world tour with Kremlin Ballet, she experienced the most prestigious stages in various countries like; United Arab Emirates, Greece, China, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, France, Estonia, Turkey, Lithuania, Latvia and many cities throughout Russia.

In 2012, Anastasiia competed in the International Ballet Competition – “Transformation” in St. Petersburg, winning 1st place in two categories: “The Classical Dance Solo” and the “The Folk Dance Solo”. Then in 2015, she competed in the World Ballet Art Competition in New York City, winning 1st place, which got her an invitation to go to the finals in Canada in 2016. Anastasiia was selected to participate in the 2013 G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, a multimedia show, during an annual international meeting of world leaders. In attendance of this G-20 Summit was, President of the United States of America; Barak Obama, German Chancellor; Angela Merkel, and British Prime Minister; David Cameron, among other world leaders. Anastasiia’s talent also landed her in a reality show called “Russian Ballet” in 2015 and Russian film directed by Valeri Todorovski. This film called “Bolshoi” featured her as the character Lena Krasnorutskaya, which premiered in 2017. In 2014, Anastasiia first moved to New York City, where she got an invitation from Brighton Ballet Theatre as a soloist, which soon became principal, and a ballet instructor. She later on started to work with Gelsey Kirkland Ballet as well. In 2015, she went on to work with American Swiss Ballet as a soloist. Soon after, she began to work with Metropolitan Ballet in Minnesota and Victoria Ballet Theatre in New Jersey as a principal dancer. She also began dancing and teaching with Belle Ballet in Minnesota for their summer intensive program for 3 years running. In 2017, Anastasiia went on to take a Summer Intensive with American Ballet Theater through their college program. Anastasiia is distinguished by the purity of her classical and lyrical style of her dance. Currently, Anastasiia is with Connecticut Ballet where she began dancing in November 2017.
Anastasiia’s repertoire as a Principal Dancer:
• Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy, Arabian Doll)
• Swan Lake (Odette/Odile, Russian Bride, Big Swans)
• Cinderella (Cinderella, Fairy God-Mother)
• Sleeping Beauty (Princess Aurora)
• Romeo & Juliet (Rosaline)
• The Dying Swan
• Pas de Quatre (Maria Taglioni Variation)
• Giselle (Giselle – Act II)
• Paquita (Soloist Variation)


Amanda Diaz


Amanda is from Maywood, New Jersey. Amanda started her training at Irene Fokine Ballet at the age of 12. She continued her ballet training at the Joffrey School of Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, and Premiere Division focusing on Russian and French styles of ballet training. Amanda has also trained under the direction of Nancy Bielski. Amanda has been invited and given many opportunities to travel and receive training from the Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden, Ballet Masterclasses in Prague, Czech Republic (2015), as well as the National Ballet of Cuba. She was also a finalist of the Royal Dance Competition in Beijing, China. Amanda has danced as an apprentice with American Contemporary Ballet in Los Angeles, California, a corps de ballet member of Victoria Ballet Theatre, as well as guested with Mooney Dance Company.