Please call the office at 301-762-1757 to register for any class or to schedule a free trial/placement class. Thank you!

To register – complete the 2020-2021 registration form, then mail, email or bring your form to MBT. Your place in class is only guaranteed with your registration materials and deposit, and after you have confirmed availability and placement with our artistic staff for a particular class day/time. You may establish a payment plan at the time of registration.

Click here for online registration for all classes not requiring faculty placement.

Jazz & Tap

Click here to register online for select Jazz and Tap classes.

Classes/ Age Day Time Location Tuition (full year / semester)
Mini Tap
Ages 4-6Young Dancer classes, including Mini Tap,
will observe a quarter-based schedule.
Please see annual calendar for details.
Wednesday 5:30 – 6:15 Clarksburg $745 Full Year

$400 Semester

$210 Quarter

Tap 1
Ages 7+
Wednesday 6:20-7:20 Clarksburg $795/$495
Broadway Jazz & Tap
Ages 10+
Monday 6:45 – 7:45 Clarksburg $795/$495
Jazz 1 / Street Jazz
Ages 8+
Thursday 3:50 – 4:50 Gaithersburg $795/$495
Jazz 2
Ages 10+  Placement required

This class is also offered as a Zoom Follow Along class. 

Tuesday 5:40 – 6:40 Gaithersburg $795/$495
Jazz 3
Age 12+  Placement required
Thursday 4:55-5:55 Gaithersburg $895/$535
Jazz 4/5
Age 14+  Placement required
Thursday 4:30-6:00 Gaithersburg $995/$595
Jazz 5
Age 14+  Placement required
Thursday 2:55 – 4:25 Gaithersburg $995/$595
Jazz/Modern (alternating weeks)
Age 14+  Placement required
Saturday 12:15 – 1:15 Virtual for Ballet 5-9 students $795/$495


Class Information:

  • 1 class/week
  • Full year or semester

Additional information:

  • Mini Tap students enrolled during Quarter 2 are eligible to perform at the Young Dancer Showcase; Mini Tap students enrolled during Quarter 4 are eligible to perform at the Annual Scholarship Gala. 
  • There will be a mini observation week at the end of each quarter for parents to observe Young Dancer classes, including Mini Tap.
  • Jazz/Broadway/Tap 1 students are eligible to perform in The Nutcracker and at the Annual Scholarship Gala & Dance Concert.    
  • In the instance that we cannot produce planned performances due to COVID restrictions, video will be taken in in-studio classes and shared with parents.
  • Jazz and/or Modern is included with tuition for Academic Ballet Levels 6-9+.
  • Registering for a full year after classes have begun: Opportunity to receive the prorated full year tuition rate is only available before Thanksgiving break. Registrations received after this time will incur the prorated semester rate, plus the cost of the full second semester.

Modern & Contemporary

Classes/ Age Day Time Location Tuition
Modern 1

Age 10+

Requires 2 years dance experience.

Placement required.

Thursday 3:25 – 4:25 Gaithersburg $495 Semester

$795 Full Year

Modern 2

Age 11+

Requires 2 years dance experience.

Placement required.

Saturday 1:00 – 2:00 Gaithersburg $495 Semester

$795 Full Year

Modern 3

Age 13+

Requires 3 years dance experience.

Placement required.

Saturday 12:00 – 1:00 Gaithersburg $495 Semester

$795 Full Year

Modern 3/4

Age 14+

Requires 3 years dance experience.

Placement required.

Saturday 12:00 – 1:30 Gaithersburg $595 Semester

$995 Full Year

Modern 4

Age 14+

Requires 3 years dance experience.

Placement required.

Saturday 12:00 – 1:30 Gaithersburg $595 Semester

$995 Full Year

Modern/Jazz (alternating weeks)

Age 14+

Requires 3 years dance experience.

Placement required.

Saturday 12:15 – 1:15 Virtual for Ballet 5-9 students $795 Semester

$495 Full Year

Class Information:

  • 1 class/ week
  • Full year or semester

Additional Information:

  • Modern students are eligible to perform in The Nutcracker (full year students) and at the Annual Scholarship Gala.
  • Jazz and/or Modern is included with tuition for Academic Ballet Levels 6-9+.
  • Registering for a full year after classes have begun: Opportunity to receive the prorated full year tuition rate is only available before Thanksgiving break. Registrations received after this time will incur the prorated semester rate, plus the cost of the full second semester.

Private Classes

MBT offers private lessons in nearly every discipline taught in the academy in individual or small groups. These classes are perfect for home-school groups. Please contact us for more details!

By registering for classes at Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy, students and parents/guardians are expected to read and adhere to the Code of ConductLiability Policy, and Dress Code.  All of this information is also found  in print form at the MBT office.