Classical Ballet Theatre | Ballet and Contemporary Dance Classes | Reston/Herndon/Northern Virignia and Greater D.C. Area Founder•Artistic Director•Executive Director | Cynthia Donavin 320 Victory Drive, Herndon,VA 20170 • (703) 471-0750 •

Since 1991, CBT has been training young artists and instilling a strong work ethics, passion, motivation and discipline in them. Our dancers' accomplishments testify to the success of our programs. Our students have been accepted and awarded scholarships to attend the summer and professional programs at the schools of major ballet companies. Some of our dancers have gone on to pursue professional dance careers and university dance programs. We are proud of them and also of all our alumni who are bringing what they have learned here at CBT with them onto their chosen career paths.

(Alumni: Let us know how you are doing and stay connected by sending us a note, liking and sharing on our facebook page. We would LOVE to hear from you!)

2016 Summer Intensive Acceptances & Scholarships:

Ashley Tern - Saratoga Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet Academy*

Emily Gregory - Boston Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater**, Miami City Ballet*, Miami City Ballet Pre-Professional Division**

Taylor Anderson - Miami City Ballet, Houston Ballet

Eva Rachtchinine - American Ballet Theater NYC, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Joffrey Ballet

Claire de la Paz - Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater*

Alex Lopez - Pittsburgh Ballet Theater

Anna Aryal - Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Joffrey Ballet Chicago, American Ballet Theater Texas

Sonia Boroday - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Professional Division, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater

Charlotte Fitzgerald - American Ballet Theater NYC, Miami City Ballet, Houston Ballet

Lauren Stella - Orlando Ballet, American Ballet Theater Alabama, Pennsylvania Ballet

Victoria Stanciu - Orlando Ballet, Atlanta Ballet

Maren Napolitano - Orlando Ballet, Houston Ballet, Miami City Ballet

Maya Perrelli - Miami City Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater

Camillie Passante - Miami City Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater*, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater Year-Round Graduate Program

Michelle Wu - American Ballet Theater Texas

Savannah Gailliard - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Professional Division**

* Awarded Partial Scholarship

** Awarded Full Scholarship

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2016 Youth America Grand Prix Awards

Emily Gregory - Junior Division Top 24 Women Overall

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Classical Ballet Theatre Alumni

Camille Passante Pittburgh Ballet Theatre Graduate Program

Helen Marie Bunch The Washington Ballet 

Nathan Chaney Het Nationale Ballet | Ballet San Jose | Zurich Ballet

Abby Cooper  Hubbard Street 2 | 42nd Street Broadway 

Caroline Dougherty Houston Ballet 2 | Tulsa Ballet 2

Monica Dorna Orlando Ballet 

Shanna Gayer Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre | Textures Dance Company

Ariane George Boston Ballet 2 | Rebecca Rice Dance 

Anna Hays Pacific Northwest Ballet 

Katherine Hays San Diego Ballet 

Katie Helgerson Indiana University

Tara Henderson Alvin Ailey American Dancer Theater | University of the Arts

Hadley Jalbert Alabama Ballet | Ballet Tucson 

Mary Kelleher Richmond Ballet 

Caroline Kory Point Park University

Alexander Kruszewski Les Miserables, Broadway

Katie LaRow American Repertory Ballet

Leigh Lotocki Ohio University

J. Elissa Marshall Compañía del Cuerpo de Indias | Shen Wei Dance Arts

Carla Martinez Belhaven College

Hannah Markowitz Richmond Ballet

Alexandra Nix Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater

Jeremy Owenby Dayton Ballet 

Vittoria Pukall Orlando Ballet 

Laura Pollin Carolina Ballet

Shauna Reed North Carolina School of Arts 

Isabel Robles  Houston Ballet School

Meghan Rudorfer Martha Graham Ensemble

Kyoko Ruch Richmond Ballet 

Camille Sellers Gainesville Ballet | University of South Carolina 

Philip Smith-Cobbs Atlanta Ballet 

Megan Stipicevic George Mason University

Aaron Thayer Smuin Ballet | Cincinnati Ballet | San Francisco Ballet

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