The Rock School is a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility on the southern tip of the Avenue of the Arts. The building has five floors, with a total of six dance studios that are each equipped with ballet barres, floor-length mirrors, sprung floors, stereo systems that are compatible with personal MP3/IPOD players, and a grand piano in each studio, with an upright piano in studio F.

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A comfortable location for family a friends to pass the time while their young ones are dancing. Our Bistro offers delicious and healthy meals, snacks, and beverages for students, parents, and visitors. Free wifi is available. Host your event at Ballet Bistro, located on the 2nd floor, with a skyline view of downtown Philadelphia, The Bistro accommodates up to 200 guests.


The Rock School offers an in house boutique for ballet basics for the convenience of our students and parents. Rock Boutique is located on the 2nd floor and offers a variety of dance wear, Rock School merchandise, gifts, and accessories. 



Located on the 3rd floor of, The Rock School is equipped with its own in-house costume shop.  All performing students receive individual fitting.  Costumes for the well-known Nutcracker 1776 is made here!  Click the button for more info!

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The Rock School is pleased to announce that effective this Saturday, April 21st, all Rock School families are invited to purchase parking at the newly acquired lot located at 1225 Washington Avenue!  This lot will be available for use during all regularly scheduled classes and events.

All families who wish to park in the dedicated lot will be required to purchase one of the following parking registration packages:

  1. ANNUAL PARKING PASS:  $120.00* Annual pass holders will have the opportunity to renew in April 2019.
  2. SCHOOL YEAR PARKING PASS:  $75.00      Valid September 2, 2018 - June 7, 2019.         2018 ONLY:  Includes parking from April 21 - June 6, 2018
  3. SUMMER PARKING PASS:  $60.00              Valid June 24, 2018 - August 4, 2018  
  4. WEEKLY PARKING PASS:  $20.00          Available during the Summer Intensive ONLY
  5. $5 per day


Parking passes may be purchased in The Rock School's front office during regular business hours.  Pass holders will receive a temporary parking pass at the time of purchase and will be notified when their permanent mirror hanger becomes available.  A $5 refundable deposit for the tag will be required at the time that the pass is purchased;  A $15 replacement fee will be assessed for all lost tags.

Any questions may be directed to our Front Office:  215-551-7010, ext. 1100 OR