Classical Ballet Theatre | Ballet and Contemporary Dance Classes | Reston/Herndon/Northern Virignia and Greater D.C. Area Founder | Cynthia Donavin; Artistic Director | Alisher Saburov; Ballet Mistress | Dubraskha Arrivillaga; Ballet Master/Guest Artist in Residence | Gillmer Duran 320 Victory Drive, Herndon,VA 20170 • (703) 471-0750

Pre-Primary (ages 3-4)

(Dancers must be 3 by September 30, 2015 to enroll in this class.)

Children are introduced to a joyful, age appropriate, beginning ballet experience in a balanced, structured setting that encourages exploration and creativity. Children delightfully move while refining fine and gross motor skills, coordination and increased physicality while preparing for the Primary level.

    Fall Session Spring Session
Thursdays 4:30 - 5:15 pm Sept 10-Dec 17 (no class Nov 26) Jan 7-May 19 (no class Mar 24 or Apr 28)
Saturdays 9:00 - 9:45 am Sept 12-Dec 19 (no class Nov 28) Jan 9-May 21 (no class Mar 26 or Apr 30)

Primary (age 5-6)

(Dancers must be 5 by September 30, 2015 to enroll in this class.)

Children are introduced to beginning ballet exercises in a playful structured setting for the preparation of Level 1. In keeping with the overall approach to the learning that the ABT curriculum requires, particular activities, movement patterns, cognitive development and coordination are included in this level to encourage self-discovery and imagination.

    Fall Session Spring Session
Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:15 pm

Sept 8-Dec 15 (no class Nov 24)

Tuition: $250

Jan 5-May 17 (no class Mar 22 or Apr 26)

Tuition: $320

Saturdays 9:45 - 10:30 am

Sept 12-Dec 10 (no class Nov 28)

Tuition: $250

Jan 9-May 21 (no class Mar 26 or Apr 30)

Tuition: $320

Children's Division Uniform and Dress Code


  • Light blue (Capezio CC101C) camisole leotard,
  • Pink tights (Capezio 1916C)
  • Pink Leather shoes,
  • Hair must be pulled up in a sleek bun. Short hair must be pulled back neatly off the face,
  • No jewelry,
  • No finger nail polish.


  • White (M.Stevens 1441) Dance shirt,

  • Black Eurotard Shorts,

  • Black Leather ballet shoes, no socks.

  • Hair cut neatly off the face.