The basis of the school activities is Classic dance influenced by the world famous Vaganovaís method.
During the 8-year course of studies
students master a vast ballet curriculum.
They also take a secondary school (gymnazium) course.
The School graduates receive certificates
of general secondary specialised education.
The world famous dancers Mikhail Baryshnikov and
Alexander Godunov (pedagogue Juris Kapralis),
Vladimir Gelvan, John Markovsky, Maris Liepa
and others have studied at
Riga Ballet School.