Other events will be added to this calendar throughout the year for Big/Little activities, Student Government Association activities, Community Outreach events, and Fundraisers!  Please make sure you check our facebook page and read our periodic emails to all registered families so that you don’t miss any of the fun!

*Please note that MBT does not follow the MCPS Calendar and does not follow MCPS weather-related closures.  Please check MBT’s facebook page or other social media sites for potential closure information during a weather event. 

*On days when MCPS is scheduled to be closed for a holiday or professional day, but MBT is scheduled to be 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


2018/2019 Studio Calendar

For studio calendar printouts for individual months, please click here.


Semester 1:

May 19: Registration opens to current academic year students

July 1: 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 28-30: sample classes (C)

Sept 4: 2018-2019 MBT classes begin

Sept: 8: Nutcracker Auditions (G)

Sept 9: Open House (C)

Oct 31: Priority registration ends for current Semester students

Nov 1: Semester 2 registration opens to new students

Nov 21-25: Thanksgiving Break, no classes

Nov 30, Dec 1-2, 8-9: The Nutcracker & Nutcracker Suite productions

Dec 15: Spring Ballet auditions (G)

Dec 16: Sugar Plum Tea Parties (G)

Dec 22-Jan 1: Winter Break, no classes

Jan 7: Grown-Up & Me drop-in dance classes begin (C)

Jan 13: Open House (C)

Jan 20: Ballet Tales of Peter Rabbit and Friends premiere (G)

Jan 20: Semester Showcase for Creative Mov’t/Early Ballet (G)

Jan 28: Semester 1 ends


Semester 2:

Jan 29: Semester 2 begins

Feb 7: Dance Your Heart Out performances (G)

March 10: Tea Parties or Mini-Spring Ballet production (G)

March 16-17: (tent) Spring Ballet Production

Apr 5: Adjudication for Annual Choreography Competition

April 16-21: Spring Break, no classes

May 27: Memorial Day, no classes

June 2: Gala

June 9: Semester Showcase for Creative Mov’t/Early Ballet (G)

June 12: Last Day of MBT classes