2016-2017 Celebrating our 10th Anniversary season

SEMESTERS

  • Fall semester: Sept. 6, 2016-Jan. 28, 2017 
  • Spring semester: Jan. 30-June 17, 2017

STUDIO CLOSURES

  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 24-26, 2016
  • Winter Break: Dec. 19, 2016-Jan. 1, 2017
  • President’s Day: Feb. 20, 2017
  • Spring Break: April 10-15, 2017
  • Memorial Day: May 29, 2017

PERFORMANCES

  • The Nutcracker with the Rainier Symphony Ballet Orchestra: Dec. 3-4, 10-11, 2016
  • The Nutcracker Dress Rehearsal for non-profit children’s groups: Dec. 3, 2016
  • The Petite Nutcracker Suite: Dec. 11, 2016 NEW! For PreBallet 1 and 2 students
  • Outreach Season - Dance in Schools: March 2017 
  • Spring Show - My Mama Had a Dancing Heart: May 20-21, 2017

EVENTS 

Aug. 23, 5:00-7:00: EBT Summer Picnic at Crossroads Community Park

Sept. 10-16: Open House week - Free trial classes!

Sept. 24, 12:30 & 1:30: Open Auditions for The Nutcracker (ages 8+)

Oct. 1-Nov. 30: EBT Annual Fund 

Oct. 11, 6:30-8:00: Nutcracker Orientation meeting - mandatory for new families

Oct. 20, 6:30-8:00: EBT Parent Guild meetings begin (usually every 3rd Thursday)

Oct. 22: Fall Parent’s Night Out 

Oct. 25-31: Halloween Costume Week

Dec. 20-22 & 27-29, 10:30-12:00: Open ballet classes for ages 12+ over Winter Break 

Jan. 6-8: Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Semi-finals in Seattle

March 10-12: All-4-1 Dancepalooza Master Classes and Performances in Seattle

April 7-14: YAGP Finals in New York City

April 29: Spring Parent’s Night Out

May 6 & 13: Dress rehearsals at studio

May 10: 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 3/10/17.