Media Kits

Comprehensive Media Kit on Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet has compiled this media kit to provide complete information on CPYB programs, leadership, performances, artists and more. We invite the media to attend rehearsals and programs to speak with the artists and staff.

For more information, or to schedule an interview or coverage of a performance, please contact Shannon Cochran, CPYB Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications, by phone at 717.245.1191 or e-mail

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet - Choices [video]

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet - The Dream Begins [video]

Central Pennsylvaia Youth Ballet - The Heart of CPYB [video]

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet -  Living in the World of Ballet [video]

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Profile [pdf]

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Artistic Leadership Bios [pdf]

CPYB 2015/16 Performance Season (pdf)

CPYB 2015-2016 Academic Programs

CPYB 2016 5-Week Summer Ballet Program (pdf)

CPYB Men's Program (pdf)

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet announces $1.25M expansion (Central Penn Business Journal)

CPYB names Nicholas Ade CEO (Central Penn Business Journal)

Three Nationally Renowned Stars Choose Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet as New Home (Ballet News)

'Nutcracker' shorthand: Story matters, but for ballet insiders it's all about the 'Hot Chocolate' (

How nursery rhymes become a ballet (

CPYB's June Series incorporates new choreographers and Balanchine's works (The Sentinel)

CPYB and NYCB Dancers present new works and collaborations (

CPYB's 'Nutcracker' ballet is a swirling work of art on the stage at Hershey Theatre: Review (The Patriot-News)

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Goes Modern with Paul Taylor's 'Company B' Performances (Pennlive)

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet's "The Sleeping Beauty" will challenge dancers, enthrall audiences (Pennlive)

Professional Dancers Visit, Inspire Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Students (The Sentinel)

CPYB Spreads Holiday Cheer, Love for Arts to School Children (WHTM abc27)

Nutcracker Immersion (

Holding Dancers Back (Dance Magazine)

CPYB Alumni Praised by New York Times (Pennlive)

Youth Ballet Alumni Major Factors in Ballet World (The Sentinel)

Student as Muses (Pointe Magazine)

CPYB Artistic Director to Receive Degree (The Sentinel)

Dancing with the Stars (The Patriot-News)

Tiptoeing Behind the Scenes (Harrisburg/717 Magazine)

Stars of CPYB return to Harrisburg to dance for their teacher and school (The Patriot-News)

Technology plays a part as world premiere draws closer (The Patriot-News)

Ballet honors dance master (The Patriot-News)

NYC ballerina returns to teach at Carlisle (The Patriot-News)

Polished and Poised (Central PA Magazine)

We invite the media to attend upcoming rehearsals and programs to speak with the artists and staff. For more information, contact Bonnie Schulte at 717.245.1191 or Coverage opportunities of performances are also available and must be set up through Bonnie Schulte.

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