2020-21 Calendar

OPEN HOUSES Tuesday August 18th 5:30-7:30 & Saturday, August 29th- 10am – 12pm (Meet Teachers, Tour Studios, Ask questions, Register for Classes)

Tuesday, August 18th 6:00pm – VYB audition for fall children’s production Peter and the Wolf– (Ballet Students Ages 8+ encouraged to audition) Performances will be October 9, 10, 11 or 16, 17, 18

Monday, August 24th: VYB Rehearsals for Fall Ballet Begin

Monday August 31st: CLASSES BEGIN

Wed, September 23st, 5:30pm – 6:00pm: Role of “CLARA” in Nutcracker Audition – (Ballet students ages 9+ are encouraged to audition)

October 9, 10, 11 or 16, 17, 18 Performances of Peter and the Wolf

NUTCRACKER STAGE PERFORMANCES and STAGE REHEARSALS- TBD
(based on school approval and guest artist availability- stage rehearsals could be as early as November 21st. Performances could be as late as December 15/16)

Winter break – All classes not in Nutcracker will break December 13, 2020-January 3, 2021 (Classes that perform in Nutcracker will end at the completion of Nutcracker)

January 4th- Classes resume

Wednesday, January 6th 5:30-6:00: VYB March Children’s Ballet Audition

(TBD) Likley, March 8th, 9th and 10th or March 15th, 16th, 17th: VYB Children’s Ballet Performances

(TBD) Likely May 17 – 18th or May 24th & 25th: VAB Spring Rehearsals and Performances

* Nutcracker and Spring Performances are typically performed at a local public school auditorium and dates are subject to approval by Winchester or Frederick County School Boards according to venue availability. We cannot apply for dates until the school term begins. If we are unable
to rent local school venue, we will perform in our in-home theater.
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THE ACADEMY WILL BE CLOSED THE FOLLOWING DATES
Thanksgiving Break- November 25-30, 2020 (Nutcracker Performances may be this weekend, in which case ballet students in Level Ballet 1 and up will perform. All other classes will not be in session)

Winter Break- December 13, 2020-January 3, 2021 (except those classes in Nutcracker, which will break after Nutcracker through January 3rd )

Spring Break – Monday March 29th-Monday April 5th (May be used for make-up classes)

Apple Blossom- April 29- May 2, 2021