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Academy Policies

Click here to download the 2015 Academy Policies.

Colorado Ballet Academy Calendar

2015 Summer Academy Session

May 26, 2015 through August 14, 2015

May 26, 2015
Open classes begin
June 8-12, 2015
Summer Children's Programs begin
June 15-July 24, 2015
Summer Intensive Program
June 15-July 3, 2015 Summer Young Dancer Workshop Session 1
July 4, 2015
No classes, Summer Intensive students go to Elitch's
July 6-23, 2015
Summer Young Dancer Workshop Session 2
August 3-7, 2015
Summer Children's Programs
August 10-14, 2015
Summer Children's Programs
August 14, 2015
Summer open classes end


2015-2016 Academy Session Calendar

August 24, 2015 through May 16, 2016

August 24, 2015
Start of Ballet and Open Program Classes and Evening Pre-Professional Classes
September 7, 2015
Labor Day - No Classes
September 13, 2015
Auditions for The Nutcracker from 12-5 p.m.

September 14-19, 2015

Parent Observation Week
October 18, 2015

Auditions for Alice (in Wonderland) from 12-5 p.m.

November 23-29, 2015
Thanksgiving Break - No classes
November 15, 2015
Winter Performance
(Level 7, 6, Pre Professional, and Youth Company)
December 19, 2015
Last Day of Fall Term
December 20, 2015 - January 17, 2016
Winter Break - No Classes
January 18, 2016
Start of Spring Term
February 15, 2016
Presidents' Day - No Classes

March 14-19, 2016

Parent Observation Week

March 28-April 3, 2016

Spring Break - No Classes

March 28-April 3, 2016
Spring Break -  Exchange with The Yokohama Ballet Intensive (optional for Levels 6 and up)
May 7, 2016
Last day of classes for the 2015-2016 term
May 8, 2016
Spring Performance at Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center
(dress rehearsal will be held the morning 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.


2015-2016 Registration

Registration for the 2015-2016 session is open online now.  In-person registration will not be available until August 1.  All classes are open until filled (indicated on the class schedule webpages).  Click here for the 2015-2016 Ballet Program and click here for the 2015-2016 Adult and Teen Open Program.

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 24, 2015. Tuition reimbursements after August 24, 2015 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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