Ballet Teacher’s Workshop

Experience the magic of teaching ballet through Marcia Dale Weary’s syllabus.

Program Update: Due to immense popularity, our 2024 Teacher’s Workshop is now fully booked. However, we have opened a waitlist for eager participants like you! By joining the waitlist, you’ll be the first to know if a spot becomes available.

Details At Your Fingertips: August 5 – 9, 2024

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​Learn Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s Proven Teaching Syllabus©

Our Teaching Ballet Workshop provides a distinctive learning environment to study the Proven Teaching Syllabus © developed by Marcia Dale Weary, one of the nation’s foremost instructors of classical ballet.

Led by CPYB’s Director of the Children’s and Primary Divisions & Director of Curriculum Rose Taylor, Rose shares the magic and passion of Marcia’s teachings throughout the course of the workshop. Daily observation of ballet classes and interactive seminars encourage instructors from around the world to exchange ideas and share effective ballet teaching methodologies. 

CPYB Teacher’s Workshop focuses on teaching beginning through intermediate levels of ballet. 

Teaching Syllabus © 2003 Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Space is limited! Applications open December 1st. Please email with any questions and join our mailing list for notifications.

Ballet Teacher Workshop

Program Details

Application Information

August 5th – 9th, 2024

The Marcia Dale Weary School of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

2024 Tuition Rates:
$1,200 + $60 Security Fee

What to Expect

  • Morning observation sessions are of CPYB’s faculty putting the Teacher’s Workshop syllabus to work in the classroom.
  • The afternoons are devoted to Interactive sessions, breaking down the Teacher’s Workshop syllabus. These sessions are led by our Director of the Children’s and Primary Divisions & Director of Curriculum, Rose Taylor.

Sessions are held Monday through Friday including some evening sessions. One of the evening sessions will include a Pre-Ballet demonstration. (Evening sessions are not offered on Friday for travel purposes.)

Workshop participants must secure their own housing/lodging. Extended-stay hotels closest to our studios include MainStay Suites Carlisle-Harrisburg, Residence Inn Carlisle, Comfort Suites Carlisle, and Homewood Suites by Hilton.

Payment Policy

If the full payment of tuition and/or any other CPYB Teachers Workshop fees along with all required forms and materials are not received by the stated deadlines, the participant will be placed on a waiting list.

All payments will be processed through the credit card or bank account on file in your CPYB Family Portal. CPYB accepts bank draft, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to notify their financial institution regarding limits on their account or fraud prevention. Transactions declined for any reason incur a $35 declined transaction fee. ONLY if a letter from the financial institution stating the account was closed due to fraud is provided within 48 hours prior to the payment being processed will the $35 declined transaction fee be waived.

Withdrawal Policy

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet must receive written notice of a participant withdrawing from the 2024 Teachers Workshop through an official withdrawal form. The participant, parent or guardian will be responsible for all payments due until this written notice of withdrawal is received. Verbal notification of withdrawal will not be accepted. Withdrawal forms can be requested by emailing

Unforeseeable Disasters Policy

As we saw in 2020, there may be unforeseeable disasters that would cause CPYB to restructure and/or cancel our program(s). If CPYB were to alter its program due to an unforeseeable disaster, we will offer discounts, deferments and/or refunds at our discretion.


Even with an unforeseeable disaster, CPYB will not refund your application fee or half of your tuition.

Refund Policy

Tuition paid is non-refundable and non-transferable to another participant or program.

If a participant must withdrawal from the program due to prolonged illness or severe injury that prohibits their participation, verified by a doctor’s certificate, CPYB will consider an account credit option for tuition paid at the time of withdrawal.

After the Teachers Workshop has started, tuition paid is non-refundable and non-transferable to another participant or program.

Apply Today

Applications are now open for the 2024 Teacher’s Workshop!

Covid Safety Measures Note:

While CPYB will continue to operate with rigorous health and safety guidelines in place, our plans and protocols will continue to evolve and are dependent upon the progress of the pandemic and updates to public health regulations and policies. All programs are subject to change. COVID -19 vaccines are encouraged but not required for those who are age-eligible.

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Recommend CPYB’s 5-Week Summer Ballet Program

Encourage your students to take their training to the next level experiencing the magic of Marcia Dale Weary’s Proven Teaching Syllabus© this summer at CPYB’s 5-Week Summer Ballet Program.