Admissions and Auditions

Registration for the 2020/2021 Academic Year is open for students 3-19.

New Student Registration and Admissions

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet has a commitment to providing the highest standard of classical ballet training, including personalized attention and the ability to address individual needs. Classes commence on September 10th, 2020.

Children’s Division

Class level is determined by age:
Creative Movement: 3-4 years old
Pre-Ballet: 5 years old
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Primary Division

All new students ages 6-7 will take a placement class following registration to determine their level. Students ages 8+ will need to audition. View audition requirements.
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Pre-Professional Division

All new students will be required to audition. Video auditions will be accepted throughout the start of the academic year until the program is full.
Learn more.

Ages 3-7
Ages 8 and Older

Tuition & Payment Schedule

Tuition may be paid in full (at a 5% discount), in two installments (at a 3% discount) or in five installments. At the time of registration/commitment to the program, an $85 Registration and Security Fee is required**. CPYB will offer virtual classes throughout the 2020-2021 Academic Year program at a 25% discount off of the rates indicated below.  In-person participation is dependent on the region’s climate regarding COVID-19.

LevelAnnual TuitionPaid in FullTwo
Installments
Five
Installments
Children's Division
Creative Movement$750$713$364$150
Pre-Ballet$900$855$437$180
Primary Division
Level 1$1,200$1,140$582$240
Level 2$2,200$2,090$1,067$440
Level 3$3,850$3,658$1,867$770
Pre-Professional Division
Levels 4 - 8$4,500$4,275$2,183$900

**The Annual Registration & Security Fee is due one time per student each September – August. This fee is non-refundable.

Payment
Schedule
Processing Date(s)
Year in FullSeptember 15th
Two InstallmentsSeptember 15th
January 12th
Five InstallmentsSeptember 15th
November 17th
January 12th
March 9th
May 11th
Ages 3-7
Ages 8 and Older

Financial Policy

All payments are processed through the credit card in your Family Portal. CPYB accepts bank draft, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian listed as the billing contact, to ensure their billing information is accurate in the Family Portal prior to the payment processing date(s) listed above. Any payments returned or declined for any reason will incur a $35 reprocessing fee. Students with delinquent accounts will not be admitted to class, or be eligible to register for additional programs until their account is current.

Withdrawal Policy

Should a parent desire to withdraw a student prior to the end of the Academic Year, the Department of Admissions & Student Affairs must receive written notice stating the student’s name and the date the student will officially withdraw from the program. The Parent or Guardian will be responsible for all tuition payments due until a written notice of withdrawal is received stating the date of withdrawal. Verbal notification of withdrawal will not be accepted. Please see the CPYB Refund Policy for information.

Refund Policy

Tuition paid is non-refundable and non-transferable to another student or program. Students are eligible for a pro-rated tuition refund only if they withdraw from classes due to prolonged illness or severe injury, verified by a doctor’s certificate.

Nondiscrimination Policy

In order to provide equal admission and advancement opportunities to all students, admission decisions at CPYB are based on ability. CPYB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic trait, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Ages 3-7
Ages 8 and Older

Scholarships

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet offers multiple scholarship programs to help students make their dreams come true. Programs are funded through annual donor support and CPYB fundraising events. Learn more about our scholarship opportunities.