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Our Programs

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Mommy/Daddy & Me, TIpToes, Tutus & MakeBelieve, Preschool Ballet, Preschool Tap, Discoverning Dance & Fairytale Ballet Adventures Workshops

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The Cleveland Ballet Conservatory’s specially designed preschool division curriculum paired with the nationally acclaimed “Leap N Learn” syllabus is the perfect first dance experience for your 2-5 year old dancer. Your child’s natural desire to dance will come alive in our exciting classes introducing basic dance techniques. We introduce ballet foundations with the use of dance games and props encouraging your child’s imagination to soar! Children will develop gross motor skills, spatial awareness, grace, poise, balance while inspiring their creative minds.

Ages 2-5

Preschool Division

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Ballet Technique, Jazz, Modern Dance, Tap, Kids Hip Hop & Performing Company

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Cleveland Ballet Conservatory’s carefully designed Primary Division curriculum focuses on the early development of classical ballet technique. Students entering this division have completed Preschool Division classes or have entered into first grade without prior dance experience. Through stretching, barre exercises and floor technique students will develop the foundational skills for future intermediate/advanced dance training. Students in this division may add Tap, Jazz and Modern techniques to their class schedule in this division.

Ages 6-10 or with Teacher Recommendation

Primary Division

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Ballet Technique, Pre-Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Modern Dance, Contemporary & Hip Hop.

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The Progressive DIvision at CBC focuses on the continued development of classical ballet technique. Students entering this division have completed Primary Division prerequisite classes and/or received teacher recommendation to be promoted to this division. Through stretching, bare exercises and floor technique students will focus on strength and artistry. This division includes both graded and recreational class levels. Graded level students are required to maintain full programming in their designated level. 

Progressive Division

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Ballet Technique, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Modern Dance, Pointe, Variations, Conditioning, Pilates & Repertoire

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The Pre-Professional Division at CBC focuses on the further development of technical proficiency, strength, flexibility, artistry, pointe technique and knowledge of classical repertoire. Students entering this division are serious or career minded dancers that have aspirations to join a professional company or attend a college/university dance program. Pre-Professional Division enrollment requires prerequisite classes and teacher recommendation.

Pre-Professional Division

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School of American Ballet (SAB)  |  American Ballet Theater (ABT)  |  Boston Ballet
Pacific Northwest Ballet  |  Joffrey Ballet  |  Pennsylvania Ballet  |  Pittsburgh Ballet Theater
Carolina Ballet  |  Ballet Chicago  |  Chautauqua Summer Dance Program  |  Miami City Ballet
Orlando Ballet  |  The Rock School  |  Oregon Ballet Theater  |  Nashville Ballet
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet  |  Mercyhurst University Dance Experience
Washington Ballet Commercial Dance Intensive  |  Cincinnati Ballet
Indiana University Ballet Intensive  |  Ballet Austin  | Ballet Met

School of American Ballet (SAB)
American Ballet Theater (ABT)
Boston Ballet   |  Pacific Northwest Ballet
Joffrey Ballet  |  Pennsylvania Ballet Pittsburgh Ballet Theater
Carolina Ballet  |  Ballet Chicago Chautauqua Summer Dance Program Miami City Ballet  |  Orlando Ballet
The Rock School  | Ballet Met
Oregon Ballet Theater  |  Nashville Ballet
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
Mercyhurst University Dance Experience
Cincinnati Ballet  | Ballet Austin
Indiana University Ballet Intensive
Washington Ballet Commercial Dance Intensive

CBC Students have been accepted to the following summer programs by audition

At this time, masks are optional for all students and faculty members.

Dancers are assigned their own physically distant dance space.

Dance space is cleaned and sanitized nightly.

All touch surfaces are cleaned between classes.

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We’re committed to protecting your families during COVID-19