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 •

Classes Begin
Sept 6, 2016

Nutcracker Casting Call and Parent Meeting
Sept 17, 2016

Petworth Dance DC Performance
Sept 24, 2016 @ 6pm

Loudon International Festival
Sept 25, 2016

Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble Showcase
November 4, 2016

Nutcracker Excerpts at Herndon Library Outreach
November 5, 2016

Nutcracker Outreach Performances @ 10, 1 & 3
November 17, 2016

Children's Series: Nutcracker @ 12, 2 & 4
November 19-20, 2016

Nutcracker Performances - NOVA
November 26-27, 2016

Donor & Volunteer Thank You! @ 7:30
December 17, 2016

Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble Showcase
January 6, 2017

YAGP Presentation @ CBT
January 7, 2017

Virginia Dance Coalition Performance at Ernst Community Cultural Center
January 29, 2017

Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble Showcase
February 3, 2017

Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble Showcase
March 3, 2017

An Evening with Classical Ballet Theatre at CenterStage Reston Community Center
April 8, 2017 at 7:30p

Children's Series: Swan Lake at Classical Ballet Theatre Studios
May 6-7, 2017 at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Public Exam Presentation at Classical Ballet Theatre Studios
June 3, 2017

Last Day of Class
June 17, 2017

2017 Summer Programs Begin
June 26, 2017

CBT follows Fairfax County Public School closings for inclement weather.
link to FCPS


Classical Ballet Theatre's Pinky Program, established in 2008 by Artistic Director Cynthia Donavin, is a highly selective, fast-track training program for students in Classical Ballet Theatre's lower division that display an exceptional focus, work ethic, and facility for dance. Pinky program dancers train in classical ballet and modern dance 5 days a week in addition to weekly rehearsals and performances. Entrance in to Classical Ballet Theatre's Pinky Program is by invitation only from the Artistic Director. Our Pinky Program graduates are regularly offered professional and scholarship opportunities nationwide.

Students New to CBT must audition for this program.  To schedule your audition please contact the office at 703-471-0750 or

2016-17 SCHEDULE

All class schedules are subject to change (last updated 7/2016)

Tuition allows the student to take unlimited classes at a dancer’s current & previous levels.

The Pinky/Cavalier Performance Fee covers annual: rehearsal assistant salary, choreographer salary, theater rental, and Master Class fees.


Ballet Technique:

Monday 6:30-8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30-8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30-8:00 pm
Thursday 6:30-8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00-10:30 am

Modern 1 Technique:

Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Tuition by Level

If registration received

 by June 20

If registration received

 by Aug 1

If registration received

 by Sept 1
Performance Fee


$3700 $3900 $4000 $1000 / year



  • Motionware 2516/539 Pink Leotard
  • Capezio 1816 Ballet Pink Tights
  • Pink Leather Ballet Shoes
  • Pointe Shoes
  • No Jewelry (Except Stud Earrings)
  • No Fingernail Polish
  • For classical technique classes, long hair must be pulled up in a sleek bun, and short hair must be pulled neatly off of the face. For other classes, long hair may remain in a bun or be pulled in a ponytail.


  • M Stevens 1441 White Dance Shirt
  • Black Eurotard Shorts
  • Black Leather Ballet Shoes (No Socks)
  • No Jewelry
  • No Fingernail Polish
  • Hair must be cut neatly off of the face.


Registration Form

2016-2017 Registration Form

Students New to CBT must audition for this program.  To schedule your audition please contact the office at 703-471-0750 or

To Register: Email your filled out registration form to or drop off your registration form at the office.