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 6, 2016

Nutcracker Casting Call and Parent Meeting
Sept 17, 2016

Petworth Dance DC Performance
Sept 24, 2016 @ 6pm

Loudon International Festival
Sept 25, 2016

Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble Showcase
November 4, 2016

Nutcracker Excerpts at Herndon Library Outreach
November 5, 2016

Nutcracker Outreach Performances @ 10, 1 & 3
November 17, 2016

Children's Series: Nutcracker @ 12, 2 & 4
November 19-20, 2016

Nutcracker Performances - NOVA
November 26-27, 2016

Donor & Volunteer Thank You! @ 7:30
December 17, 2016

Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble Showcase
January 6, 2017

YAGP Presentation @ CBT
January 7, 2017

Virginia Dance Coalition Performance at Ernst Community Cultural Center
January 29, 2017

Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble Showcase
February 3, 2017

Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble Showcase
March 3, 2017

An Evening with Classical Ballet Theatre at CenterStage Reston Community Center
April 8, 2017 at 7:30p

Children's Series: Swan Lake at Classical Ballet Theatre Studios
May 6-7, 2017 at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Public Exam Presentation at Classical Ballet Theatre Studios
June 3, 2017

Last Day of Class
June 17, 2017

2017 Summer Programs Begin
June 26, 2017

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.