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 Youth Ballet classes not requiring faculty placement

Youth Ballet

Click here to register online for  select Youth Ballet Classes.

The Youth Ballet Program offers dancers ages 7 and up the ability to train in a disciplined classical ballet setting with a schedule that offers flexibility for students who wish to attend as few as one class per week. Youth Ballet students also have the choice to register for a semester or full year. Dancers in the Youth Ballet Program will be taught MBT’s Academic Ballet curriculum and have professional performing opportunities. Placement by artistic faculty is required for levels 2Y-5Y; beginning dancers do not need a placement.

Classes/ Ages Day Time Location Tuition (Full Year/Semester)
Beginning Ballet

Age 6-8

Tues

Sat

6:00 – 7:00

2:00-3:00

Virtual

Virtual

$925/$540
Beginning Ballet

Age 7-10

Sat

Sun

12:05-1:05

1:00-2:00

Clarksburg

Gaithersburg

$925/$540
Level 2Y

Age 8+ – placement required

Rec. min. 2 classes/week for progression.

Mon

Wed

Fri

4:35 – 5:45

1:45 – 2:45

3:30 – 4:45

Gaithersburg

Virtual (Level 1-2)

Virtual (Level 2-3)

$1040/$595

Full year of 2 classes: $1825

Level 2Y/3Y

Age 8+ – placement required

Rec. min. 2 classes/week for progression.

Mon

Fri

6:35 – 7:50

3:30 – 4:45

Gaithersburg

Virtual (Level 2-3)

$1050/$600

Full year of 2 classes: $1845

Level 3Y/4Y

Age 9+ – placement required

Rec. min. 2 classes/week for progression.

Wed

Wed

7:05-8:20

12:30 – 1:45

Gaithersburg

Virtual (Level 3-4)

$1050/$600

Full year of 2 classes: $1845

Level 4Y/5Y

Age 10+ – placement required

Rec. min. 2 classes/week for progression.

Thurs

Fri

6:55-8:25

4:45 – 6:15

Clarksburg

Virtual

$1095/$625

Full year of 2 classes: $1925

Level 5Y / Intermediate Teen

Age 11+ – placement required

Typically appropriate for pre-teens/teens with 3+ years experience.

Rec. min. 2 classes/week for progression.

Mon 6:55-8:10 Gaithersburg $1050/$600

Full year of 2 classes: $1845

Teen Beginning Ballet

Age 11+

May be added back to schedule as COVID recovery restrictions are changed in Phase 3. $925/$540
Teen Advanced Ballet / Level 5Y+

Age 11+ – placement required

May be added back to schedule as COVID recovery restrictions are changed in Phase 3. $1095/$625

Class Information:

  • 1 class/ week
  • Full year or semester

Additional Information:

  • Youth Ballet students are eligible to perform in The Nutcracker and the Annual Gala. Beginning Ballet students are also eligible to participate in the Young Dancer Showcase.  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.
  • Students who begin their training in the Youth Ballet Program may request placement into the Academic Ballet program, as space allows in appropriate placement level.
  • Youth Ballet students taking two or more ballet classes weekly for the full year may add any other discipline for $400.
  • 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.