Classical Ballet Theatre | Ballet and Contemporary Dance Classes | Reston/Herndon/Northern Virignia and Greater D.C. Area Founder•Artistic Director•Executive Director | Cynthia Donavin 320 Victory Drive, Herndon,VA 20170 • (703) 471-0750 • info@cbtnva.org

Classes Begin
Sept 5, 2017

Nutcracker Outreach Performances
10am, 1pm & 3pm
November 16, 2017

Children's Series Nutcracker
12pm, 2pm & 4pm

November 18-19, 2017

Nutcracker Performances - NVCC
November 25-26, 2017

Donor & Volunteer Thank You!
7:30pm
December 16, 2017

An Evening with Classical Ballet Theatre at CenterStage Reston Community Center
7:30pm
June 1, 2018

Public Exam Presentation at Classical Ballet Theatre Studios
12pm, 2pm, 4pm
June 9, 2018

Last Day of Class
June 16, 2018

2018 Summer Programs Begin
June 25, 2018

CBT follows Fairfax County Public School closings for inclement weather.
link to FCPS

2014-15 Upper Division Academy Program

  1. upper division:
  2. class schedule
  3. dress code

Upper Division Academy Program – Ages 12 and up

Classical Ballet Theatre's Upper Division curriculum puts deliberate emphasis on pre-professional achievement with a graded program and syllabus that provides a strong foundation for those students who wish to pursue a career in dance. The Upper Division syllabus includes classes in classical and contemporary/modern technique, pointe, and variation Company members will also receive Master Class opportunities with esteemed faculty from Professional Companies around the country.

2014-15 Upper Division Class Schedule

All class schedules are subject to change (last updated 6/2014)

Upper Division Tuition allows the student to take unlimited classes including Adult Drop-In classes. Listed in bold below are the requirements for each level. To meet the competitive standards of the industry, Level 6 & 7 dancers should take the additional classes listed for Wednesdays, Thursday, and Fridays.

Level 4

Tuition: $3900 (Tuition covers unlimited classes. Required classes are below)

Tuesday 6:00 - 7:30 pm Technique + pointe
  7:30 - 8:30 pm Lower Devision Modern
Wednesday 6:00 - 7:30 pm Technique + pointe
Thursday 6:00 - 8:15 pm Technique + Remedial Pointe
Friday 6:00 - 8:15 pm Technique + Remedial Pointe
Saturday 9:00 - 10:30 am Junior Company

Level 5

Tuition: $4200 (Tuition covers unlimited classes. Required classes are below)

Monday 4:30 - 6:00 pm Upper Division Modern
  6:00 - 7:30 pm Technique + Pointe
Wednesday 4:30 - 6:00 pm Technique + Pointe
  6:00 - 7:30 pm (Additional Class) Pointe
Thursday 4:30 - 6:00 pm Technique + pointe
  6:00 - 7:30 pm (Additional Class) Pointe
Friday 4:30 - 6:00 pm Technique + pointe
  6:00 - 7:30 pm (Additional Class) Pointe
Saturday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Upper Division Modern
  12:00 - 1:30 pm Senior Company

Level 6

Tuition: $4200 (Tuition covers unlimited classes. Required classes are below)

Monday 3:00 - 4:30 pm Technique + Pointe
  4:30 - 6:00 pm Upper Division Modern
Wednesday 3:00 - 4:30 pm Technique + Pointe
  4:30 - 6:00 pm (Additional Class) Pointe
Thursday 3:00 - 4:30 pm Technique + pointe
  4:30 - 6:00 pm(Additional Class) Pointe
Friday 3:00 - 4:30 pm Technique + pointe
  4:30 - 6:00 pm (Additional Class) Pointe
Saturday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Upper Division Modern
  12:00 - 1:30 pm Senior Company

Level 7

This level is exclusively for dancers with the goal, ability, passion and drive to train for a professional career.

Tuition: $4200 (Tuition covers unlimited classes. Required classes are below)

Monday 4:30 - 6:00 pm Upper Division Modern
Tuesday 3:00 - 4:30 pm Technique + Pointe
Wednesday 3:00 - 4:30 pm Technique + Pointe
  4:30 - 6:00 pm (Additional Class) Pointe
Thursday 3:00 - 4:30 pm Technique + pointe
  4:30 - 6:00 pm(Additional Class) Pointe
Friday 3:00 - 4:30 pm Technique + pointe
  4:30 - 6:00 pm (Additional Class) Pointe
Saturday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Upper Division Modern
  12:00 - 1:30 pm Senior Company

Uniform and Dress Code

Level 4 & 5

Ladies: Natalie N8041 Navy leotard for class, Motionware 2516/483 leotard for Jr. Company or Mirella M2028LD Garnet leotard for Sr. Company, Capezio 1816 ballet pink tights, Pink leather ballet shoes.

Level 6 & 7

Ladies: Mirella M2028LD Black leotard for class & Garnet for Sr. Company, Capezio 1816 ballet pink tights, Pink leather ballet 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

Gents All Levels:

M Stevens 1441 White dance shirt, Capezio or M Stevens black tights, dance brief, black web belt, Black leather ballet shoes. Hair cut neatly off the face.