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

Nutcracker Tickets are on sale (See News-Performances & Events). Purchase tickets: here

Closures (See Calendar):
Nutcracker, December 21, BCB is closed for classes
Winter Break, December 23-January 5, BCB is closed for all classes

Registration for 2019-2020 is open!
Enroll for Session 2: November 4-January 25 now!

~Session Dates 2019-2020:

Each Session is approximately 10 weeks. Students enroll each Session.
Pre-Professional Classes: August 26-June 13 (40 weeks)
Session 1: August 26-November 2
Session 2: November 4-January 25
Session 3: January 27-April 11
Session 4: April 13-June 13
Session 5: June 15-August 15

~Visiting Days and Performances:
(Pre-Ballet, Ballet Basics, and Beginning/Intermediate Ballet)
Week of October 28: Visiting Days
Week of January 20: Performances
Week of April 6: Visiting Days
Week of June 8: Performances

~BCB Boys Program
To encourage boys to dance, BCB offers one free session (registration fees apply/not applicable to Pre-Professionals).
Fees adjusted automatically upon registration.

~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:
$153 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$208 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:
$137 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$192 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:
$142 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$197 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 Ballet

Cost:
Free first Session (registration fees apply/not applicable to Pre-Professionals) (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

Boys 4-6 years old:

Cost:
$137 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$192 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee).

Boys 6-12 years old:
Cost:
$142 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$197 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee).


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

Child Classes

Cost:
$148 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)

$203 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee)

Monday Beginning/Intermediate Ballet (9-12yrs) 5:30-7:00

 

Pre-Professional Program

Runs August 26-June 13 (Sessions 1-4)
This program is considered year round.
Additional/Optional Classes are highly recommended. Choregraphy will be performed in Spring Concert.
Summer Workshop June 22-July 24 (no regular classes)

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

Cost:
$306 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$461 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1834 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:
$458 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$713 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1834 Summer Workshop: June 22-July 24

Frequency: 2 times a week: 3 hours Technique, 1 hour Additional Genre*:

Tuesday: 4:30-6:00
Thursday: 4:30-6:00

Ballet 3-4 (10-12 years old, by audition only)

Cost:
$686 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$941 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1834 Summer Workshop: June 22-July 24


Frequency: 3 times a week: 4.5 hours of Technique, 1.5 hour Additional Genre*:

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

*$158/session for Additional Genre

Ballet 5 (11-13 years old, by audition only)

Cost:
$1081 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$1336 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1834 Summer Workshop: June 22-July 24

Frequency: 4 times a week: 6 hours Technique, 2.5 hours Pre-Pointe/Pointe/Repertory, 1 hour Additional Genre*:

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): 6:00-7:30 Additional Genre*
Friday: 4:30-6:00 Technique, 6:00-7:30 Pre-Pointe/Pointe/Repertory

*$158/session for Additional Genre

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

Cost:
$1388 for Session (Each Session is approximately 10 weeks)
$1643 1st Session (Includes registration/insurance fee/performance fee).
$1834 Summer Workshop: June 22-July 24

Frequency: 4 times a week: 6 hours Technique, 5 hours Pre-Pt/Pointe/Repertory, .5 hours Core Conditioning, 1 hour Additional Genre*:

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):  6:00-7:30 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

*$158/session for Additional Genre