5-Week Summer Ballet Program

Please check back soon for the 2015 summer dance program offerings. Enrollment will open on November 1, 2014. We welcome you to contact us at info@cpyb.org to have a summer intensive brochure mailed to you.

2014 Summer Instensive Programs included the following:

 TODAY! | SPECIAL IN 2014!Tuition | Housing

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet's 5-Week Summer Ballet Program provides unparalleled technical training for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students at the nation's preeminent school of classical ballet. As a summer student, you will participate in a comprehensive curriculum of 16 or more ballet classes per week that bring together the finest in technique, strengthening and artistry. Course work includes Ballet Technique, and for those who qualify: Pointe, Variations, Partnering, Modern and Men’s class. Optional supplemental classes, encompassing fitness and other genres of dance, provide the opportunity for dancers to expand their base of knowledge while experiencing other forms of dance.


GET INSPIRED! As a 5-Week Summer Ballet Program student you have the unique opportunity to attend a special program* featuring JONATHAN STAFFORDNew York City Ballet principal dancer and CPYB alumnus, and his TROUPE OF 11 DANCERS FROM NEW YORK CITY BALLET in works by ROBBINS, BALANCHINE and WHEELDON! 

This student-only program on Saturday, June 28, provides you with:

  • Up-close and personal experience of the dancers' rehearsal process
  • Performance excerpts from George Balanchine's Emeralds and Western Symphony, Christopher Wheeldon's Liturgy, and Jerome Robbins' Fancy Free.
  • Discussion, led by Mr. Stafford and Q&A with the dancers.
  • Meet the dancers!

The illustrious cast* of dancers from New York City Ballet will be:

*Casting is subject to change.

While studying at CPYB's summer intensive program, you will benefit from: 

  • Impeccable technical training from the distinguished faculty of dance educators led by Marcia Dale Weary
  • Housing accomodations on the picturesque Dickinson College campus, including excellent dining options and recreational activities
  • Opportunity to attend CPYB's June Series performance
  • The chance to experience a special program by Jonathan Stafford's troupe of dancers from New York City Ballet in works by Robbins, Balanchine and more! Students will have the opportunity to view the rehearsal process, participate in a Q&A session, and meet and greet the dancers from New York City Ballet!
  • The opportunity to participate in a fun day at Hershey Park and exciting outing at the Sports Emporium
  • Focused small-town environment full of coffee shops, scenic walking and biking trails, museums, art galleries, and exceptional and diverse restaurants
  • Program atmosphere that promotes long-lasting friendships with people from across the nation and around the world

*Accepted students will have the opportunity to sign up to attend this special program as part of their Activities Package, which also includes the trips to Hershey Park and the Sports Emporium.

Thank you for your interest in CPYB’s 5-Week Summer Ballet Program. Our Summer Primary and Pre-Professional levels are currently filled. Please call us at 717.245.1190 about being placed on a waiting list or about registering for our two-week August Course

Questions? Please contact us at 717.245.1190 or info@cpyb.org.

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is currently hiring Dorm Directors and Resident Advisors for the 2014 5-Week Summer Ballet Program. For more information about becoming part of the CPYB summer program staff, please visit the Employment page. Deadline for completed applications is March 31, 2014.