Schedule & Tuition

«Berkeley City Ballet is the best school to learn real ballet. It is the most thorough and consistent ballet program in the East Bay» Ballet Parent

BCB  is closed for Spring Break April 1-6

Enroll for Session 4 beginning March 25. Classes begin April 8
Enroll for Session 5 beginning June 17-August 24
Enroll for Dance Camps (weekly: June 17-Aug 23 ages 5-8)
Enroll for the Pre-Professional Summer Workshop (June 17-July 19)


~Session Dates 2018-2019:
Each Session is approximately 10 weeks. Students enroll each Session.

Session 1: August 27-November 3
Session 2: November 5-January 19
Session 3: January 21-March 30
Session 4: April 8-June 15
Session 5: June 17-August 24

~Visiting Days and Performances:
for all Dance Center classes (Pre-Ballet, Ballet Basics, and Beginning/Intermediate Ballet)
Week of October 29: Visiting Days
Week of January 14: Performances
Week of March 25: Visiting Days
Week of June 10: Performances

~BCB Boys Program
To encourage boys to dance, BCB offers free tuition. Registration fee is due $55 for the year.
Fees adjusted automatically upon registration.
Boys Ballet 4-6yrs: Saturday 9:30-10:15
Boys Ballet 6-8yrs: Tuesday 6:00-6:45
Boys Ballet 9-13yrs: Tuesday 6:45-7:45

~Registration is easy to do, just click on «To Register» on the homepage to begin!

  • Please read BCB Financial Policies.
  • All Pre-Ballet/Ballet Basics students must wear the required class uniform
  • Free, unlimited, parking in neighborhood residential area. Strictly No parking in the BCB lot, this is reserved for staff.
  • Incoming students may schedule a free trial class. Contact us
  • Unlimited make-up classes-within a session
  • Cancel anytime.
  • Academic Year Sessions (Sessions 1-4) and Summer Session (Session 5) are each approximately 10 weeks.
  • Find closures in Calendar
  • Custom classes can be formed (5 person minimum). Please contact BCB.
  • A Registration/Insurance Fee of $55 (see Financial Policies) applies to all students each new school year (Sept-Aug).
  • Contact us for updates on which classes are running and for any questions

 

Dance With Me (2-4 years old with parent or guardian)

Cost:
$149 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$204 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee).

Class Size Maximum: approx. 8 (parents additional)

Tuesday 3:45-4:30
Saturday 10:30-11:15

Pre-Ballet 1 (4-5 years old) & 2 (5-6 years old)

Cost:
$134 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$189 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee).

Class Size Maximum: approx. 10

Monday 3:45-4:30
Thursday 3:45-4:30
Saturday 9:30-10:15

Pre-Ballet 3 (6-7 years old) & Ballet Basics (7-8 years old)

Cost:
$139 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$194 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee).

Class Size Maximum: approx. 10

Monday 5:30-6:30
Wednesday 3:30-4:30
Saturday 11:30-12:30

Boys Classes

Cost:
Free for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$55 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee).


Boys Ballet 4-6yrs: Saturday 9:30-10:15
Boys Ballet 6-8yrs: Tuesday 6:00-6:45
Boys Ballet 9-13yrs: Tuesday 6:45-7:45

Child, Teen, and Adult Classes

Cost:
$144 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$199 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee)

Monday Beginning/Intermediate Ballet (9-12yrs) 6:30-7:30
Thursday Beginning/Intermediate Ballet (12 and up) 7:00-8:30

 

Classes at the Berkeley City Ballet Entrance:

Pre-Professional Program:

Runs August 27-July 19 (Sessions 1-5)
This program is considered year round.
Additional/Optional Classes are highly recommended. Choregraphy will be performed in Spring Concert.
 

Ballet 1 (8-9 years old, by audition only)

Cost:
$299 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$454 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1690 Summer Workshop: June 17-July 19

Frequency: 2 times a week: 2 hours Technique

Monday: 4:30-5:30
Wednesday: 4:30-5:30

Ballet 2 (9-10 years old, by audition only)

Cost:
$447 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$702 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1690 Summer Workshop: June 17-July 19

Frequency: 2 times a week: 3 hours Technique, 1 hour Additional Genre*:
(Fall: Modern/Contemporary, Spring: Jazz)

Tuesday: 4:30-6:00
Thursday: 4:30-6:00
Thursday: Additional/Optional Class (recommended): 6:00-7:00 Additional Genre*

*$155/session for Additional Genre

Ballet 3 (10-12 years old, by audition only)

Cost:
$670 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$925 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1690 Summer Workshop: June 17-July 19


Frequency: 3 times a week: 4.5 hours of Technique, 1.5 hour Additional Genre*:
(Fall: Modern/Contemporary, Spring: Jazz)

Monday: 5:30-7:00 Technique
Thursday: Additional/Optional Class (recommended): 6:00-7:00 Additional Genre*
Wednesday: 5:30-7:00 Technique
Friday: 4:30-6:00 Technique

*$155/session for Additional Genre

Ballet 4 (11-13 years old, by audition only)

Cost:
$1056 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$1311 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1690 Summer Workshop: June 17-July 19

Frequency: 4 times a week: 6 hours Technique, 2.5 hours Pre-Pointe/Pointe/Repertory, 1 hour Additional Genre*:
(Fall: Modern/Contemporary, Spring: Jazz)

Tuesday: 4:30-6:00 Technique, 6:00-7:00 Pre-Pointe/Pointe/Repertory
Wednesday: 5:30-7:00 Technique
Thursday: 4:30-6:00 Technique, Additional/Optional Class (recommended): 6:00-7:00 Additional Genre*
Friday: 4:30-6:00 Technique, 6:00-7:30 Pre-Pointe/Pointe/Repertory

*$155/session for Additional Genre

Ballet 5-6 (12-18 years old, by audition only)

Cost:
$1355 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$1610 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1690 Summer Workshop: June 17-July 19

Frequency: 4 times a week: 6 hours Technique, 5 hours Pre-Pt/Pointe/Repertory, .5 hours Core Conditioning, 1 hour Additional Genre*:
(Fall: Modern/Contemporary, Spring: Jazz)

Monday: 4:30-6:00 Technique, 6:00-7:00 Pointe/Repertory
Wednesday: 4:30-6:00 Technique, 6:00-7:00 Pointe/Repertory
Thursday Additional/Optional Classes (recommended):  7:00-8:00 Additional Genre*
Friday: 4:30-6:00 Technique, 6:00-7:30 Pointe/Repertory
Saturday: 10:15-10:45 Core Conditioning, 10:45-12:15 Technique, 12:30-2:00 Pointe/Repertory

*$155/session for Additional Genre