Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre | Dance Lessons | Cambridge, MA
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre offers comprehensive dance lessons through the young dancers program. Visit the site today to learn more about the available classes.
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Young Dancers Program Cambridge

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre’s Young Dancers Program is based on the philosophy that every student has the right to a quality ballet education. The Young Dancers Program has an unsurpassed reputation throughout New England for its excellent, humanizing approach to ballet education.

About the Program

Creative Dance Photo 1The Young Dancers Program offers ballet classes for children ages 3 to 18 at our Cambridge campus in Harvard Square. Our Dorchester studio in Uphams Corner offers ballet training for students ages 3-12.

The program runs throughout the school year from September to June, and enrollment is ongoing.

The Young Dancers Program distinguishes itself from other ballet programs by offering:

  • Customized, personal ballet instruction and mentoring
  • Innovative ballet training methods that prepare young dancers for the versatility required by today’s diverse dance world
  • Dedicated, experienced faculty
  • Impressive record of training students who have qualified for professional ballet and dance careers

 

Young Dancers Program 2019-20
Now Open for Enrollment!

 

Financial Aid

If you are applying for Financial aid, please complete that process BEFORE registering. For more information on Financial Aid and to apply, click here.

Online Registration via MindBody

For instructions, including a walk-through of the enrollment steps, please reference the MindBody Enrollment Guide, which contains a detailed explanation of each step with pictures.

Paper Registration

If you would prefer not to register online, you may print out, complete, and submit the YDP Cambridge Registration Form 2019-20.

Registration Packet:

In addition to completing online or paper registration, please fill out, sign, and return the required forms in the YDP Cambridge Registration Packet 2019-20 prior to the first day of classes. The packet contains important studio information and policies, such as dress code, which you should review before the first day of class.

Trial and Placement Classes:

If you are unsure if you’re ready to register for the entire year, please contact the office at registration@ballettheatre.org to schedule a trial class ($25 fee).

All new students ages 8+ must schedule a placement class ($25 fee). Pre-registration is required through registration@ballettheatre.org.

Additional Information:

YDP Cambridge Calendar 2019-20

Tuition

Dress Code

Dance Supply Stores

 

THE FOLLOWING CLASSES ARE NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

THE ELEMENTARY DIVISION FOR CHILDREN AGES 3 – 9

(No audition necessary)

Creative Dance I (age 3 by 9/1/19)

  • Monday – 3:30-4:15 pm
  • Wednesday – 3:30-4:15 pm
  • Saturday – 9:45-10:30 am
  • Saturday – 11:15-12:00 pm

Creative Dance II (age 4 by 9/1/19)

  • Monday – 4:15-5:00 pm
  • Tuesday – 4:00-4:45 pm
  • Wednesday – 5:00-5:45 pm
  • Saturday – 9:00-9:45 am
  • Saturday – 10:30-11:15  am
  • Saturday – 12:00-12:45 pm

Pre Ballet I (age 5 by 9/1/19)

  • Monday – 5:00-5:45 pm
  • Wednesday – 4:15-5:00 pm
  • Saturday – 9:00-9:45 am
  • Saturday – 10:45-11:30 am

Pre Ballet II (age 6 by 9/1/19)

  • Tuesday – 4:45-5:45 pm
  • Wednesday – 5:15-6:15 pm
  • Saturday – 9:45-10:45 am
  • Saturday – 11:30-12:30 pm

Level I (age 7 by 9/1/19)

  • Wednesday – 4:00-5:15 pm
  • Thursday – 4:15-5:30 pm
  • Saturday – 12:45-2:00 pm
THE MIDDLE DIVISION FOR EXPERIENCED STUDENTS AGES 8 AND UP

(New students may audition by appointment)

Level II, Year 1

  • Tuesday – 4:00-5:15 pm
  • Saturday – 11:00-12:30 pm

Level II, Year 2

  • Monday – 4:00-5:30 pm
  • Thursday – 4:00-5:30 pm
  • Saturday – 11:00-12:30 pm

Level III

  • Tuesday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Thursday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Saturday – 9:00-11:00 am

Level IV

  • Monday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Friday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Saturday – 9:00-11:00  am
THE UPPER DIVISION FOR EXPERIENCED STUDENTS AGES 14 -18

(New students may audition by appointment)

Level V/VI/VII

  • Monday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Thursday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Friday – 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Saturday – 12:30-2:00 pm

Level VI/VII

Tuesday – 4:00-6:00 pm

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(By Audition Only)

  • Monday – 6:00-6:30 pm
  • Wednesday – 6:00-6:30 pm
  • Saturday – 2:00-3:30 pm
 BOYS CLASSES FOR BOYS AGES 7 AND UP

(No audition necessary)

Boys Class I/II (ages 7-12 by 9/1/19)

Wednesday – 5:45-7:00 pm

Saturday – 2:00-3:15 pm

Questions?

Contact our office at 617-354-7467 or registration@ballettheatre.org.