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PREPARATORY DIVISION


The Preparatory Division of the Otto M. Budig Academy explores the beauty and rigor of classical ballet while introducing students to the versatility of other dance disciplines. Students in the Preparatory Division develop strong foundations in dance technique to support their future advancement into pre-professional training or the pursuit of other passions in dance.

OPEN TO STUDENTS BASED ON PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT.

FIRST CLASS FREE

Throughout November and December, Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Academy invites new students to join us as we embark on our historic 2021-2022 Season!

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Welcome!

REGISTRATION


Registration for 2021-2022 Academy programs is open.
To register or request placement, click on the links below.

DRESS CODE + UNIFORMs


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GIRLS

  • Preparatory Division Academy Leotard in French Blue*
  • Ballet pink or flesh-toned convertible tights
  • Ballet pink or flesh-toned ballet slippers
  • Hair pulled back and neatly secured
  • No jewelry or accessories
  • Face mask or covering
  • Theraband & yoga mat for Pre Pointe
  • Jazz & Musical Theater classes require black jazz shoes
  • Tap classes require black tap shoes (any style)

*Preparatory Division students participating in Community Division electives may wear their PD Academy leotard for classes

BOYS

  • Boys Academy Dance Shirt in White
  • Black tights or leggings
  • White socks
  • White ballet shoes
  • Hair neatly styled and away from face
  • Face mask or covering
  • Jazz & Musical Theater classes require black jazz shoes
  • Tap classes require black tap shoes (any style)
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CONTACT INFORMATION

cbacademy@cballet.org
513-562-1111

LOCATION

1801 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202