Testimonials

  • “Hi friends in Almaden Valley! Looking for a GREAT ballet studio with PURE technique in classical ballet? One of the amazing principal dancers from San Jose Ballet, Maximo Califano, is announcing the opening of his studio right in our neighborhood! Give him a try for ballet or Pilates classes. Give a gift certificate to a friend, daughter, son, etc – kids LOVE it , and the discipline learned though ballet is unparalleled by any other form of exercise. As a former dancer , I call it like I see it, and this gentleman will not steer you wrong, nor will he let your children develop bad habits which permeate the “hip hop dance” studios around the South Bay.” – Christine I.
  • “Tanya’s former teacher and Sugar Plum/Snow Queen partner in PBA productions opened new ballet school in Bay Area. Maximo and Tanya worked together and she wouldn’t be where she is without his help. Thank you for all the tips and tricks of classic ballet.”-Snyeska B.
  • “Irene just had a fabulous private lesson at Bay Ballet Academy! Great progress on leaps and turns! Bay Area dancers this is an awesome new school.” –Liz N.
  • “Great dancer, great person, and a great teacher of ballet!! Hooray for Maximo Califano and Bay Ballet Academy!!” – Karen P.
  • “Dear Maximo, thank you for another great year. You always make class so much fun even though you don’t like the 2-hour class. Whenever I come to your class, I always end up laughing and cheering up from a bad day. I am really looking forward to the upcoming classes.” – Yuna C.