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COMMUNITY DIVISION


The Academy’s Community Division features flexible and diverse class options for students ages 10 – 17. The program’s structure is designed to support students who may be interested in a single class as an enhancement to other pursuits or who are looking to design a more individualized course schedule. Featured classes include a wide array of dance disciplines from contemporary and street dance to musical theater and ballet.

OPEN TO STUDENTS AGES 10-17 AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2023.

Registration for the 2023-2024 Academy year is now closed. We invite you to join us for the 2024-2025 Season when registration opens in early summer. To learn more about our programs or receive registration information, please complete the inquiry form below.

Community Division Classes

About Community Division Classes

Community Division classes are open to all students ages 10 – 17 desiring to explore unique dance styles, requiring more flexible class schedules or seeking to augment their training with additional courses. Community Division students have the option to perform in the Academy’s Community Division Showcase and may be eligible to audition for select Company productions.

Students may enroll in a single class or multiple based on their goals or objectives. Formal placement is not required. Enrollment is for the full Academy Year (August – May). All classes take place in person at the Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance.

Class Offerings

Beginning BalletSaturday
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Intermediate BalletWednesday
7:00 – 8:30 PM
ContemporaryThursday
7:15 – 8:15 PM
JazzWednesday
4:45 – 5:45 PM
Musical TheaterMonday
4:45 – 5:45 PM
Street DanceFriday
4:45 – 5:45 PM
Beginning BalletSaturday
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Contemporary Tuesday
4:45 – 5:45 PM
Intermediate BalletWednesday
7:00 – 8:30 PM
JazzTuesday
4:45 – 5:45 PM
Musical TheaterMonday
4:45 – 5:45 PM
Street DanceWednesday
4:45 – 5:45 PM

Class Offerings

Beginning BalletSaturday
10:45 – 11:45 AM
Intermediate BalletWednesday
6:45 – 8:15 PM
JazzTuesday
4:45 – 5:45 PM
Musical TheaterMonday
4:45 – 5:45 PM
Street DanceWednesday
4:45 – 5:45 PM

Tuition

Full Academy Year Tuition (60 Minute Class)$695
Full Academy Year Tuition (90 Minute Class)$795
Each Additional 60 Minute Class$595
Each Additional 90 Minute Class$695
Registration Fee (Per Family)$50

Please Note: Payment plans are available. Registration fees are non-refundable.

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Welcome!

REGISTRATION


Registration for the 2023-2024 Academy year is now closed. We invite you to join us for the 2024-2025 Season when registration opens in early summer. To learn more about our programs or receive registration information, please complete the inquiry form below.

DRESS CODE + UNIFORMs

students in dress code
  • Community Division Academy Leotard in Black*
  • Ballet pink or flesh-toned convertible tights (Ballet classes)
  • Ballet pink or flesh-toned ballet slippers (Ballet classes)
  • Black tights, jazz pants or shorts (Contemporary, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theater & Street Dance classes)
  • Black jazz shoes (Jazz & Musical Theater classes)
  • Sneakers (Street Dance classes)
  • Hair pulled back and neatly secured

OR

  • Academy Dance Shirt in White
  • Black tights or leggings (Ballet classes)
  • White socks (Ballet classes)
  • White ballet shoes (Ballet classes)
  • Black tights, jazz pants or shorts (Contemporary, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theater & Street Dance classes)
  • Black jazz shoes (Jazz & Musical Theater classes)
  • Sneakers (Street Dance classes)
  • Hair neatly styled and away from face
students in dress code

*Students may select between the tank and long-sleeve leotards. Preparatory, Young Dancer & Advanced Division students participating in Community Division classes may wear their PD, YD or AD Academy leotard for classes.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

cbacademy@cballet.org
513-562-1111

LOCATION

1801 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202