Welcome to Lumière Ballet

35-C Corbin Ave., Bay Shore, NY 11706 (631) 586-2921

“It is not enough to please the eye. We strive to engage the heart.”


Svetlana Caton and Venti Petrov, Artistic Directors

Founded in 1995 as a non-profit arts organization under code 501(c)(3),
Lumière Ballet offers a Year Round Intensive Training Program and
performing opportunities to serious students of various levels of training.

We are committed to providing classical ballet training
with a working knowledge of the other arts.
We are committed to preserving the legacy of past generations,
presenting classical repertoire, creating new ballet works.
We strive to uplift the human spirit through the beauty of dance.

All children, teen and adult classes are taught by professional teachers.
Our training program includes a TEN MONTHS program (September to June)
and a SUMMER INTENSIVE program.

The NUTCRACKER ballet is held at the Maguire Theater at SUNY College in Old Westbury.
The End Of Year Graduation Performance at Town Hall West
The Summer Performance is offered free to the public at Tanner Park with
partial funding by Suffolk County Department of Planning.

Two fully staged ballets created by Venti Petrov have been premiered in Manhattan
with an all professional cast, at the Baruch Performing Arts Center and at El Museo Del Barrio

Lumiere Ballet brings educational programs to schools K-12, presenting selection
from the great classics and other dances.