Cleveland School of Dance
April 25th, 2014
Members of the newly formed Cleveland Ballet Youth Company
Summer 2014 Program
Summer 2014 registration and enrollment for the community division and professional division* is now in progress.
- For more information, please click here.
- To request a registration packet, please call 216-320-9000.
*For placement into the Professional Division, a placement class must be scheduled prior to enrollment. A $25.00 fee will be applied.
Cleveland Ballet Youth Company
The Cleveland Ballet Youth Company will be holding auditions for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Auditioning dancers ages 14-19.
Sunday, March 16th, 2014
23030 Miles Rd.
Bedford Heights, OH 44128
Registration from 12:00pm – 1:00 pm
Audition Class from 1:00pm – 2:30 pm
Please bring the following 5x7 photographs:
- First arabesque
- Tendue à la seconde en face
- Black leotard
- Pink tights
- Pink ballet shoes
- Pink pointe shoes
- Hair in tight bun
- Black tights
- White t-shirt
- Black or white ballet shoes
Why the Cleveland School of Dance?...
The Mission of Cleveland School of Dance is to educate its students by offering them quality dance training and intensive instruction in the highly structured and disciplined techniques of dance, ballet in particular, and its related arts. The training creates a refined sensitivity and developed appreciation for the unique art of classical ballet among the students of both the Community Ballet Division and the Professional Ballet divisions of Cleveland School of Dance.
The Cleveland School of Dance is the direct "descendant" of the Cleveland Ballet School of Dance. Many faculty members were dancers or otherwise associated with The Cleveland Ballet. No other Cleveland ballet school can claim such a lineage from The Cleveland Ballet.
The Cleveland School of Dance Program...
The well rounded curriculum taught by the Cleveland School of Dance's distinguished faculty, emphasizes classical ballet technique offering students intensive training in structured and disciplined techniques for ballet students.
Our training creates a refined and developed appreciation for the art of classical ballet producing ballet artists of the highest caliber trained by ballet teachers of the highest caliber ... becoming capable of fulfilling the needs and demands of major professional dance companies.
Cleveland School of Dance ballet students follow a structured curriculum designed to develop their technical skills, stamina, vocabulary and discipline in agreement with their age and physical development.
The curriculum includes: ballet technique, pointe, variations, contemporary dance, Spanish dance, caractere, music theory, body alignment and conditioning as well as modern dance and jazz. Additional courses offered in nutrition, preventive injury, drama, dance and ballet history and yoga also compliment the Cleveland School of Dance curriculum. As the student progresses, the curriculum further develops into more complex dance combinations concepts appropriate to each level of skill.
For those interested in the art or desiring a career in professional ballet, Cleveland School of Dance offers quality training and excellent exposure to classical ballet and dance. Cleveland School of Dance Graduates have been placed in both local, national and international ballet and dance companies or have pursued collegiate arts study. In all instances students enjoy the rewards of dedication, desire and discipline as they become successful young adults.
The Cleveland School of Dance is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit institution. We welcome your interest as a prospective Student, Parent or Benefactor.