2022-23 Calendar

Saturday, August 20th- 10am – 12pm OPEN HOUSE Saturday (Meet Teachers, Tour Studios, Register for Classes)

Saturday, August 20th 10:00 am 11:00am – Virginia Youth Ballet audition for fall children’s production (tentatively Snow White– (Ballet students Ages 8+ encouraged to audition) Performances will be Friday October 7 (school shows during the day), Saturday October 8 (afternoon and evening), Sunday October 9th (afternoon)

Monday, August 22nd VYB Rehearsals for Fall Ballet Begin (Not all dancers will be needed this early. Some may not start for a week or two.)

Tuesday September 6th: CLASSES BEGIN

October 7th, 8th, 9th- Virginia Youth Ballet Fall Children’s Ballet Performances (Friday 9:00 am,11:00 am, 1:00 pm shows designated for school audiences. Saturday 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm and Sunday 2:00 pm performances are public performances.)

NUTCRACKER STAGE PERFORMANCES and STAGE REHEARSALS- TBD
(based on school approval and guest artist availability- stage rehearsals could be as early as November 19th. Performances could be as late as December 17th/18th)

Winter break – All classes not in Nutcracker will break after December 15, 2022-Classes that perform in Nutcracker will end at the completion of Nutcracker)

Tuesday, January 3, 2023- Classes resume

Tuesday Jan 3rd, 5:30-6:30- VYB March Children’s Ballet Audition

(TBD) Likely, March 10, 11, 12: VYB Children’s Ballet Performances

(TBD) Likely June 3 or June 10: 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 23-27, 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 15, 2022-January 2, 2023 (Classes resume Tuesday January 3, 2023)

Spring Break – April 7-14, 2023

Apple Blossom- May 4-7, 2023