2017-2018 CALENDAR

SEMESTERS

  • Sept. 5-Jan. 27: Fall semester  
  • Jan. 29-June 16: Spring semester 

STUDIO CLOSURES

  • Nov. 23-26: Thanksgiving Break 
  • Dec. 19-Jan. 1: Winter Break
  • Feb. 19: President’s Day
  • April 9-14: Spring Break
  • May 28: Memorial Day

PERFORMANCES

  • Dec. 2: The Nutcracker Dress Rehearsal for non-profit children’s groups and veterans
  • Dec. 2-3 and 9-10: The Nutcracker with the Rainier Symphony Ballet Orchestra  
  • Dec. 10: The Petite Nutcracker Suite for PreBallet 1 & 2 students
  • May 12: Spring Show - Peter and the Wolf & Les Sylphides 
  • May: Spring Fling for PreBallet 1 students
  • May/June: Outreach Season - EBT Magic Bus Assemblies 

Aug. 1: Online registration for fall begins

Aug. 29: EBT Summer Picnic at Perrigo Park

Sept. 5: Fall classes begin 

Sept. 11-16: Open House week - Free trial classes! 

Sept. 23: Open Auditions for The Nutcracker  

Oct. 1-Nov. 30: EBT Annual Fund

Oct. 18: Audition photo shoot for Summer Intensive applicants

Oct. 21: Fall Parent’s Night Out

Oct. 22: Master Classes with Ballet West Academy Director Peter LeBreton Merz

Oct. 25: Nutcracker Orientation meeting - mandatory for new families

Oct. 25-31: Halloween Costume Week

Nov. 14: Teaching Institute Panel & Discussion: Dance After High School 

Nov. 18: Teaching Institute Costuming and Production workshop  

Dec. 19-22 & 26-29: Open ballet classes over Winter Break

Jan. 4-7: Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Semi-finals in Seattle

Jan. 29: Spring classes begin

March 9-11: All-4-1 Dancepalooza Master Classes and Performances in Seattle

April 12-20: YAGP Finals in New York City

May 9: GiveBIG fundraising for EBT Scholarship Fund

May 15: Deadline to register/pay for summer with early-bird pricing

This schedule is subject to change. Last updated 11/16/17.