Valley Ballet Academy

Valley Ballet Academy

Valley Ballet Academy is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 8 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels.

Valley Ballet Academy founder Vicki Zarley, has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5, while instructors Tracie Phillips and KD Reilly Lewis have successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3. Valley Ballet dance director, Kathleen Burnett holds an MFA from Oklahoma University and is the co-founder and artistic director of Antelope Valley Ballet. Ms. Burnett is also a certified Progressing Ballet Technique instructor.


Dance Magic & Valley Ballet students who were accepted to 2021 professional intensive summer programs.


Nyomi Bower-American Ballet Theatre


Karen Canfield-Complexions Contemporary Ballet 

Noslen Cruz-Muniz-Complexions Contemporary Ballet, SALT Contemporary Dance


Jessica Fisher-Alonzo King Lines, American Ballet Theatre 


Peyton Gue-Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, American Ballet Theatre


Kaidynn Hogains-Debbie Allen Dance Academy 


Mia Kei-Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre 


Luke Mosher-American Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Milwaukee Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Ballet Met, and Orlando Ballet

Judith Thorne-Joffrey Ballet

Dance Magic & Valley Ballet

Former student, Victoria Patten

Antelope Valley Ballet

Antelope Valley Ballet, co-founded and directed by Dance Magic & Valley Ballet faculty member Kathleen Burnett, provides professional level performance opportunities for community dancers by audition. The Antelope Valley Ballet presents The Nutcracker, Contemporary Dance and a spring ballet at Lancaster Performing Arts Center annually.

Meet the VBA Instructors

Vicki Zarley, Owner Dance Magic Studios
Vicki Zarley

Owner / Studio Director

Kathleen Burnett, Dance Director Dance Magic Studios
Kathleen Burnett

Dance Director / Instructor

Tracie Phillips, Dance Magic Director
Tracie Phillips

DM Performing Co. Director / Instructor

KD Reilly Lewis, Manager of Operations
KD Reilly Lewis

Manager of Operations / Instructor