2021-22 Calendar

OPEN HOUSES Tuesday August 17th 5:30-7:30 & Saturday, August 28th- 10am – 12pm (Meet Teachers, Tour Studios, Ask questions, Register for Classes)

Tuesday, August 17th 6:00pm – VYB audition for fall children’s production tentatively Secret Garden– (Ballet Students Ages 8+ encouraged to audition) Performances will be October 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Monday, August 23th VYB Rehearsals for Fall Ballet Begin (Not all dancers will be needed this early. Some may not start for a week or two.)

Monday August 30th: CLASSES BEGIN

*** (Note change) Monday October 4th 4:30: Role of “CLARA” in Nutcracker Audition – (Ballet students ages 9-12 are encouraged to audition)

October 1st, 2nd, 3rd Performances of Secret Garden (Friday 9:00 am and 11:00 am shows designated for school audiences. Saturday 2:00 pm and Sunday 2:00 pm performances are public performances.)

(based on school approval and guest artist availability- stage rehearsals could be as early as November 20th. Performances could be as late as December 15/16)

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

Monday January 3rd, 2022- Classes resume

Tuesday Jan 4th (Time to be determined)- VYB March Children’s Ballet Audition

(TBD) Likely, March 7th, 8th and 9th or March 14th, 15th, 16th: VYB Children’s Ballet Performances

(TBD) Likely May 16 – 17th or May 23rd & 24th: 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.
Thanksgiving Break- November 24-29, 2021 (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, 2021-January 2, 2022 (except those classes in Nutcracker, which will break after Nutcracker through January 3rd )

Spring Break – TBD Based on local school calendars. Most likely either April 11-18, 2022 or April 15th-22, 2022.

Apple Blossom- April 28- May 1, 2022