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Colorado Ballet Academy Calendar

2014/2015 Academy Session

August 25, 2014 through May 16, 2015

August 23, 2014 A Midsummer Night's Dream Audition
August 25, 2014 Start of  Ballet and Open Programs Classes
September 2, 2014 Start of Morning Pre Professional Classes
September 1, 2014 Labor Day- No Classes
September 7, 2014 The Nutcracker Auditions
September 8-13, 2014 Parent Observation Week
November 24-29 Thanksgiving Break- No classes
December 6, 2014 Winter Performance
(Level 7, 6, Pre Professional, and Youth Company)
December 8-13, 2014 Parent Observation Week
December 20, 2014 Last Day of Fall Term
December 21, 2014 through January 18, 2015 Winter Break- No Classes
January 19, 2015 Start of Spring Term
March 30 through April 3, 2015 Spring Break- No Classes
May 4-9, 2015 Parent Observation Week for Levels 1-7 and Pre Professional Students
May 11-16, 2015  Parent Observation Week for Creative Dance and Pre Ballet Students
May 16, 2015 Last day of classes for the 2014/2015 term
May 17, 2015 Spring Performance at Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center (dress rehearsal will be held the morning of the 17th and the performance will be in the afternoon)

Snow Closures

Updated information regarding snow closures will be updated on the homepage of in the event that the Academy needs to close due to poor weather conditions.  Updated information regarding snow closures will be located on the main Academy webpage and on the Academy Facebook page.


2014/2015 Registration

2014/2015 academy class registration is open now. All classes are open until filled (indicated on the class schedule webpages). Classes run from August 25, 2014 through May 16, 2015 and Registration Forms can be submitted online, or via email (, fax (303-861-7174), mail, or in person to the Academy Office.

General inquires can be emailed ( or can called to 303-339-1634. Registration confirmations can be sent upon request. Placement inquiries should be emailed to


Dropping and Adding Classes

To transfer, add, or withdraw from an Academy class, please download the Drop/Add Form. Forms may be returned in person to Colorado Ballet Academy, mailed, emailed to, or faxed to 303-861-7174. Refund policy: Deposit fees are non-refundable. 100% tuition (not including the deposit) reimbursement will only be processed before August 25, 2014. Tuition reimbursements after August 25, 2014 will be considered by the academy on an individual basis, but no refund is guaranteed. Any withdrawal after the first Month of the program is not subject to a refund. 


Performance Opportunities and Information

The Academy offers many performance opportunities to its students year-round. Our Spring Performance is an opportunity for all Academy students in Ballet Level 1 and up, as well as select open classes to perform. Each year, Academy students ages 8 and up are encouraged to audition for Colorado Ballet company's performance of The Nutcracker, which is performed at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Click here for more information on The Nutcracker and other auditions. 


Need a Make-Up Class?

Students are limited to two make-up class cards per term, please check in with the office if you need to make up a class. 


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