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The students are preparing for the annual Spring Recital which will be held on Thursday, June 20th at 7:00 pm at the Schneider Theater, in the Bloomington Center for the Arts. Each teacher will choreograph a short dance that will demonstrate what the students have accomplished during the season. The Dress Rehearsal will take place Wednesday, June 19th.
There will be one more Parent Observation Week from Monday, May 6th through Saturday, May 11th. This will be an opportunity for families to observe what the students have been working on, before the performance. Recital tickets will be available starting May 1st at $8 per person.
Start the new year with a beautiful new calendar featuring dancers from Continental Ballet Company. As a promotion, the dancers were photographed at landmarks throughout Bloomingont. These photos have now been assembled into an elegant calendar featuring one of our dancers. We have even included a group photo of the entire cast from our fall tour of Coppelia.
There are a limited number available ~ only $10 ~ Call our registration office 952-563-8562
Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 PM
If you are coming to the Nutcracker Ballet on December 9th at 3:00 PM, consider purchasing tickets to our Nutcracker Tea which is just prior to the performance. Enjoy tea and light refreshments while you meet cast members in full costume. It is a festive way to celebrate this holiday tradition. Tickets are just $5 for the Nutcracker Tea.
Volunteer ushers are an important part of our Nutcracker season. If you are interested in supporting the ballet through our usher program, please contact us as soon as possible. We are in need of ushers for this coming weekend on Saturday and Sunday.
Please call Alicia at 952-563-8562
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Open House from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, August 25th
Join us at the Bloomington Center for the Arts for an open house/class registration. Meet our instructors and register for fall classes. Classes start Tuesday, September 4th.
Invitation to the Dance is our annual end of summer program and first opportunity to register for fall classes. The summer students will perform and demonstrate what they have accomplished this summer in our very successful summer session. Special performances by professional company members Yuki Tokuda, Joseph Bingham, Katherine Siedsma and Katherine Hesterberg.
This is a short program with an opportunity for you to meet our instructors and register for fall classes afterward. Students registering at this event only will get 50% off the annual registration fee.
Even if you are not ready to sign up for classes, we invite you to come enjoy a classical performance by both upcoming students and seasoned professionals. Light refreshments will be served. Escape the heat in the air conditioned and beautiful Schneider Theater. Admission is only $5
Purchase online or call us at 952-563-8562
Tickets go on sale today, May 1st for our annual student recital. Reserved seating is available so order early! Tickets are $8.00. Call 952-563-8562.
Information booklets are being sent home with students this week. This will contain important details regarding the dress rehearsal, photos and recital. Watch for this booklet to come home with your student. Additional copies are available at our registration office.
We need your support! Please join us for this evening event to learn what goes into producing a ballet. For almost 25 years CBC has been performing both full length classical ballets and divertissements in the Midwest. We can’t do it alone.
Your donations are much appreciated. Come see how you can help and be exposed to a unique side of the ballet.
- Select pieces of Ms. Velthuisen’s choreography will be performed.
- Barefoot Wine & Bubbly tastings.
- Backstage tour.
- Pointe shoe fitting demonstration.
- Live tutu making display.
- The art of creating tiaras for the performances.
- Learn the history of CBC.
- Formal attire encouraged, but not required.
When: Friday, February 17th at 7:00 PM
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Accessibility InformationAll of our ballet performances provide accessibility options for those who need it. When purchasing tickets, please let us know that you'll require a wheelchair accessible location. Our ushers at the performance can also provide assisted listening devices.