School Year Programs

Confidence, drive, focus, and self-discipline…these are the gifts dance gives your child, and at Charlotte Ballet Academy, it’s our passion!

Charlotte Ballet Academy, the only school of ballet in the state affiliated with a nationally renowned professional ballet company, provides a nurturing and structured environment that encourages individuality, creative expression and an appreciation for the art of dance. The Academy provides expert instruction to students who are training for a professional career in dance, as well as those who are interested in simply experiencing the joy and benefits of dance training.

Charlotte Ballet Academy offers programs for students in a range of ages and with different levels of ability. School year programs include the highest quality of instruction in ballet, modern, and jazz technique.

Find each of our Academy divisions below and more information about classes and schedules. Have more questions or want to chat about options? Give us a call at 704.372.3900.

Resources for Academy families:

Primary and Festival Performance Links
DVDs

2018/2019 Open Enrollment
Enrollment for the 2018/2019 Academy year will open for new families to register on July 2, 2018 at 10:30 AM. There is no placement class required for students wishing to register in the following classes: Creative Movement (ages 3-4), Pre Ballet (ages 5-6), Beginning Ballet (ages 6-9), and Youth Ballet (ages 10-14). Students must meet the minimum age requirements by September 1, 2018 to register for class.

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Students wishing to join Ballet 1, Ballet 2, Boys Dance, Ballet 3, Ballet 4, or Ballet 5 must take a placement class to be considered. Please fill out a placement class request form and the Academy will contact you when a placement class for your desired level is available. A placement does not entitle a student to a spot within the Academy.

 

Preparatory (Ages 3+)

Creative Movement
Pre-Ballet

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Primary Division (Ages 6+)

Ballet 1, Jazz 1
Ballet 2, Jazz 2 & Modern 2
Boys Dance

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Intermediate Division (Ages 10+)

Ballet 3, Pointe 3, Jazz 3, Modern 3 & Student Ensemble 3
Ballet 4, Pointe 4, Jazz 4, Modern 4 & Student Ensemble 4

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Advanced Division (Ages 14+)

Ballet 5, Pointe 5, Jazz 5, Modern 5 & Student Ensemble 5

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Student Open Division (Ages 6-14)

Beginning Ballet, Youth Ballet

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Boys Dance Classes (Ages 7-10)

Class for young men to explore dance in an all-male environment.

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Pre-Professional Division

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Year-round pre-professional training in ballet, pointe, male and female variations, pas de deux, men’s technique, modern, and jazz. By audition only.

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UNC Charlotte Program

An exciting partnership with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte allows college students to work towards receiving college credit while training at Charlotte Ballet Academy.

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