Classical Ballet


picture1Welcome to  Ohman School of Ballet
Located in Commack, NY, our school serves as a training ground for promising young dancers and offers aspiring students the opportunity to learn classical ballet in the tradition of George Balanchine.  The school opens its doors to all students who wish to learn proper ballet technique regardless of their future aspirations.

 
May 29, 2014 is the 40th anniversary of New York  Dance Theatre and the 35th anniversary of Ohman School of Ballet. Both are Not-for-profit Arts Organizations with Frank Ohman President.

 

Balanchine’s Dancing Cowboy


book_coverBalanchine’s Dancing Cowboy, authored by Frank and his good friend Emily Berkowitz, is an inspiring, American success story of a boy living in the rural West who sees a movie that changes his life, and with talent and work rises to become part of one of the world’s finest ballet companies. It is also the story of Frank’s relationship with his master teacher and caring friend, George Balanchine, and the life lessons he learned from him, in and out of ballet class.

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Read the Toledo Blade’s article of Frank Ohman’s new book HERE!

 

Frank Ohman


frank_ohmanFounder, Ballet Master, Artistic Director

 

Frank Ohman is an internationally known dance professional. His critically acclaimed ballet career began with the San Francisco Ballet in 1959 and in 1962 he joined the New York City Ballet where he was a soloist for twenty-two years. During his distinguished performing career, Frank studied professionally with George Balanchine, Lew Christensen, Harold Christensen, Ernest Belcher, David Lichine, Alexandra Danilova, Muriel Stuart, Andre Eglevsky, Stanley Williams, Pierre Vadimirov and John Taras.

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Watch: Adventures in Ballet- Act 1


Presented by Frank Ohman’s New York Dance Theater and Ohman School of Ballet with guest artists DaVon Doane, Stacey Hennessey, Christopher Keramidas, Nicole Loizides and Methawee Sayampol.

July 28, 2012 at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse of Hofstra University.

 

Watch: The Making of Frank Ohman’s The Nutcracker


Full 20-minute version of this video is available for sale on DVD for $40 Each.

 

All proceeds contributed to our Scholarship Fund go to underprivileged children who want to enjoy the art of ballet.