AC Instructions: New Students

Applying for the August Course

NOTE: These instructions are for students who are NEW to CPYB and have not attended any CPYB programs since 2015. Please read these instructions before completing the application form.


  • The contact should be the parent/guardian
  • If the student is over 18, they should complete their information in the contact fields
  • The first and last name must be the same name as on the payment account that will be used
  • Enter emergency contact information that is different than the contact listed above

STEP 2: Click "Add New Student #1"

  • Only one student per application form
  • If you have more than one student applying, submit an additional application form using the same billing and contact information
  • Completion of all fields is REQUIRED
    • IMPORTANT: It is critical that student cell phone and e-mail information is entered
    • Be sure "Receive Text Message Notifications" is checked next to the student cell phone number

STEP 3: Answer ALL questions as instructed on the form. All questions are REQUIRED.

  • Question#1: Enter one of the following values:
    • Returning student (include year attended)
    • Pointe magazine
    • Dance magazine
    • Dance Teacher magazine
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • E-mail
    • Mailing
    • Dance teacher referral: (enter name)
    • Other referral: (enter name)
    • Performance
    • Central Penn Parent
    • Other: (enter answer)
  • Question #5: REQUIRED PHOTOS

Applicants must submit the following three photos to CPYB's Dropbox account:

- Photo #1, Head shot: Close up, full face, with hair up
- Photo #2, Croisé fourth in relevé
- Photo #3, Attitude derriere effacé

For photos, females should be in leotard, light-colored tights and en pointe if appropriate. Males shuld be in tights, white t-shirt and ballet shoes.

Uploading photos to Dropbox:
1. Be sure your photos are labeled in the following way: Student Last Name_Student First Name_Photo #
2. Click HERE to access CPYB's Dropbox folder for photo uploads.
3. Upload your files by choosing "Choose from computer" or "Choose from Dropbox" if you already have an account

NOTE: Photos should be submitted within 48 hours of submitting electronic application. Your application will not be considered until all three photos are received.

  • Complete the Agreement Section
    • Each applicant is required to read and agree to the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s policies, including Payment and Refund Policies by checking the box at the end of each policy listed within the application form
  • Credit Card Verification
    • The account number you enter will be used to charge your application fee, the non-refundable deposit and other program charges. You may update your payment information at any time.
    • Following submission, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the contact e-mail address
    • Your non-refundable application fee will be charged within 48 hours of application submission
    • Applications are not considered complete until required photos are submitted
Students will be notified of their enrollment status within 5 business days. If accepted into August Course through an acceptance e-mail, the family account will be charged tuition within 48 hours based on the application submission date (before June 1 or after June 1). 

Once you complete the application, you can manage your account through your 
Family Portal

Should you have any questions regarding this process, please contact us at 717.245.1190 or