Annual Schedule

IMPORTANT DATES 2016 – 2017 

Regular Classes Begin August 22, 2016

Regular Classes End on Recital Day, June 25, 2017

Nutcracker Auditions September 10, 2016

Santa Barbara Festival Ballet Audtions September 10, 2016

Performing Group Classes Begin August 29, 2016 and go through November 19

Performing Groups Fall: Center Stage on Sunday November 20, 2016

RDA Adjudication: February 13, 2017

Possible Cecchetti Exam dates: March 17-20, 2017

Ballet In Bloom: April 8, 2017

RDA National Festival: May 2 – May 6, 2017

Performing Groups Spring Performance (Tales of Beatrix Potter): May 27, 2016 (possibly the 26th and 28th as well)

2016 HOLIDAYS/EVENTS OBSERVED

September 5th – Closed for Labor Day

November 11th – Veterans Day-Open for class

November 23rd to November 26th –  Closed for Thanksgiving except for special rehearsals

December 12th – Closed Nutcracker Recovery Day

December 18th to January 1st – Winter Break Open Monday January 2, 2017

2017 HOLIDAYS/EVENTS OBSERVED

January 16 – Closed Martin Luther King Day

February 20 – Closed for President’s Day

Possible Cecchetti Exam dates: March 17-20

March 26th to April 2nd – Closed for Spring Break

May 29th  – Closed for Memorial Day

June 21st-Recital at the Center Stage Theater