Thinking about a dance class? Please call to schedule a trial class! Call 301-762-1757 for more details!
MBT is very excited to announce its 30th year of exceptional dance education programming: the 5th year at our state-of-the-art dance facility in Gaithersburg, and 1st year in our new location in Clarksburg!
2018-2019 registration opens to current MBT families: May 19th at 9am!
Online registration and registration to new MBT families opens: July 2nd.
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre: Calendar at a Glance
Please make sure you check the MBT facebook page and read our periodic emails to all registered families for new events, schedule changes, and fun activities! The online calendar will be updated with any schedule changes.
*Please note that MBT does not follow the MCPS Calendar and does not follow MCPS weather-related closures. Please check MBT’s facebook page/twitter page for potential closure information during a weather event. On days when MCPS is closed but MBT is open, artistic staff may adjust class schedules. Such adjustments will be communicated by email.
(G) or (C): denotes if an activity will be held at only one of MBT’s locations, but could include students from both locations. G=Gaithersburg; C=Clarksburg
May: Parent/Student/Teacher Evaluation Meetings for Academic Ballet
May/June: Evaluations and tentative placements for Creative Movement, Early Ballet, Youth Ballet, Jazz, Modern, and Hip Hop will be issued via email to parents
May 6-12: Big Little Week class exchange
May 19: 2018-2019 registration opens to current academic year students
May 28: Memorial Day, no classes
June 2: Gala & Dance Concert
June 3-9: Big Little Week Letter Exchange
June 6-12: Visitors Week
June 9: Semester Showcase for Young Dancers (Creative Movement/Early Ballet)
June 12: Last Day of MBT Academic Year classes
June 18: MBT Summer Session 2018 begins (New MBT students enrolled in 2018 summer classes/camps may begin registering for Fall classes)
July 2: 2018-2019 Registration opens to new families
Aug 19: Priority placement class for Levels 5-9+ (G)
Aug 25: Open House
Aug 27: Second placement class for Levels 5-9+ (G)
Aug 27-30: sample classes (C)
Sept 4: 2018-2019 MBT classes begin
Sept: 8: Nutcracker Auditions (G)
Sept 9: Open House (C)
Sept 22: Big/Little Registrations Due, age 7+
Oct 31: Priority registration ends for current Semester students
November: Friends & Family Month
Nov 1: Semester 2 registration opens to new students
Nov 21-25: Thanksgiving Break, no classes
Dec 1-2, 8-10: (tent) The Nutcracker & Nutcracker Suite productions
Dec 15: Spring Ballet auditions (G)
Dec 16: Sugar Plum Tea Parties/mini-performance (G)
Dec 22-Jan 1: Winter Break, no classes
Jan 20: Semester Showcase for Creative Mov’t/Early Ballet (G)
Jan 28: Semester 1 ends
Jan 29: Semester 2 begins
Feb 7: Dance Your Heart Out performances (G)
March 3: Tea Parties or Mini-Spring Ballet production (G)
March 16-17: (tent) Spring Ballet Production
Apr 4: Adjudication for Annual Choreography Competition
April 16-21: Spring Break, no classes
May 27: Memorial Day, no classes
June 2: (tent) Gala
June 9: Semester Showcase for Creative Mov’t/Early Ballet (G)
June 12: Last Day of MBT classes