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

Registration for Session 2 will open October 22

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: Tuesday 6:00-6:45
Boys Ballet 6-8yrs: Tuesday 6:45-7:30
Boys Ballet 9-13yrs: Tuesday 7:30-8:30

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

 

Classes at the Dance Center Entrance:

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 A
Saturday 9:30-10:15 B

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: Tuesday 6:00-6:45
Boys Ballet 6-8yrs: Tuesday 6:45-7:30
Boys Ballet 9-13yrs: Tuesday 7:30-8:30

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 (Teen/Adult) 6:30-8:00
Thursday Beginning/Intermediate Ballet (9-12yrs) 6:00-7:30

 

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, 1.5 hour Additional Genre*:
(Fall: Modern/Contemporary, Spring: Jazz)

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

*$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): 6:00-7:30 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, 1.5 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): 6:00-7:30 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, 1.5 hours 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):  4:30-6:00 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