WELCOME TO CITY BALLET
The City Ballet School is home to the areas most gifted dancers, teachers
and dance artists. The benefits to studying dance are remarkable and include
physical benefits such as strength, flexibility, balance and poise as well
as giving a strong sense of artistic and musical awareness. Equally important,
dance training offers the opportunity to develop confidence, determination,
discipline, artistry, respect and work ethic that provide students with
skills that will help them in all areas of life. The City Ballet School
offers the highest caliber of dance instruction in Hagerstown, Maryland.
We are centrally located to serve as a dance studio home to dancers from
Martinsburg, Falling Water and Hedgesville,West Virginia as well as Greencastle,
Waynesboro and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The City Ballet School also
hosts dancers from Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Williamsport and Hancock, Maryland.
The City Ballet School offers beginning through advanced ballet classes,
as well as jazz, tap, and modern dance as well as dance classes for adults.
We have a program and dance class for everyone ages three through adult
and we believe that everyone should experience the magic of dance!
From the Artistic Director
"Life at City Ballet has been one of the most beautiful experiences
in my life. There are few things that have been as significant to me as
the opportunity to invest in the lives of our students both as dancers and
as individuals. We are proud to provide our dancers with the professional
ballet training, nurturing and guidance they need to successfully pursue
their passions with confidence. Dancers at the City Ballet School are recognized
on a national level with acceptances to such prestigious programs as American
Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet Theatre, The Rock School, and the Joffrey
School as well some of the best college dance programs in the country. Our
graduates often express that the training, guidance and encouragement they
received at City Ballet gave them the tools to pursue their dreams. City
Ballet dancers are also known for being some of the most accomplished academic
scholars in our area. The City Ballet School is committed to providing our
students a safe and friendly environment for the serious dance student to
excel. Our state of the art studio flooring ensures the health and safety
of our dancers. Our professional faculty works with each dancer to help
them achieve their individual goals and provide attention to detail in every
aspect of training. Our unique curriculum places an emphasis on working
correctly and developing physically strong as well as technically, intellectually
and artistically proficient dancers. We have a place for you! I encourage
you to become part of our family and discover the beauty and magic of dance
at The City Ballet School!"