Children’s Division

Building Creativity, Confidence and Capacity Through Dance

The Children’s Division Program is designed to inspire a life-long love of dance while building creativity, confidence and capacity in students ages 2-7. Through age-appropriate curriculum, students develop coordination, muscle strength, gross motor skills, musicality, listening skills and spatial awareness. Imagination and individual artistic expression are key components as students explore their creative potential. The fundamentals of classical ballet are gradually introduced with each level building upon the next, setting students up for success as they graduate into the Main Division.

Academy Registration

Registration for 2016-2017 is now closed

Registration is for the full school year program beginning in September 2016 and concluding in May 2017. In addition to tuition, students are required to pay a $30 Registration Fee and a $95 Spring Production Fee. Please reference the class listings below when registering your student.

“Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery.”

Martha Graham

Kids Dance Camp

For new students ages 2 to 8

This October through December, the Academy invites new students ages 2 to 8 to try their first class free. If they enroll within a week of their free class, we’ll waive their registration fee. Contact us at 513-562-1111 to schedule your free class today!

Children’s Dance Classes

For students aged 2 – 7

The Children’s Division School Year Program consists of 32 weeks of instruction with classes beginning in September and concluding in May. The year culminates for all students in CD Levels 1-3 with performance in the annual Spring Production.

Students are placed by age as of September 30, 2016.

Class Offerings

Petite Pas de Deux

For students ages 2-3 accompanied by an adult. Classes meet once a week and are 30-minutes in length.

Children’s Division Level 1

CD1 is for students ages 3-4. Classes meet once a week and are 45-minutes in length.

Children’s Division Level 2

CD2 is for students ages 5-6. Classes meet once a week and are 45-minutes in length.

Children’s Division Level 3

CD3 is for students ages 6-7. Classes meet once a week and are 60-minutes in length.

Children’s Division Class Listings

Wednesday 10:45 – 11:15 am with Donna Anderle
Wednesday 6:15 – 6:45 pm with Donna Anderle
Wednesday 6:15 – 6:45 pm with David Morse
Sunday 3:00 – 3:30 pm with Kara Jones Louis

Download the printable Petite Pas de Deux Guide

Monday 4:00 – 4:45 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Monday 5:30 – 6:15 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Tuesday 5:15 – 6:00 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Wednesday 10:00 – 10:45 am with Donna Anderle ◊
Wednesday 4:45 – 5:30 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Thursday 5:15 – 6:00 pm with Dena Morley ◊
Saturday 9:00 – 9:45 am with Claire Wyatt ◊
Saturday 10:30 – 11:15 am with Claire Wyatt ◊
Saturday 11:15 – 12:00 pm with Ashley Santomo ◊

Download the printable Level 1 Guide

Monday 4:45 – 5:30 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Monday 6:15 – 7:00 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Tuesday 6:00 – 6:45 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Wednesday 5:30 – 6:15 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Thursday 6:00 – 6:45 pm with Dena Morley ◊
Saturday 9:45 – 10:30 am with with Claire Wyatt ◊
Saturday 12:00 – 12:45 pm with Ashley Santomo ◊

Download the printable Level 2 Guide

Tuesday 4:15 – 5:15 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Thursday 4:15 – 5:15 pm with Donna Anderle ◊
Saturday 8:45 – 9:45 am with Rosa Compostella ◊
Saturday 9:45 – 10:45 am with Rosa Compostella ◊
Saturday 2:30 – 3:30 pm with Emma Webb ◊

Download the printable Level 3 Guide

∆ – Elective Class
◊ – Class performs in Spring Production
‡ – Required class

Registration Material

Registration forms may be downloaded via the link above. Completed registrations forms may be mailed to the following address or submitted via the secure form uploader below. Please DO NOT email registration forms.

Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Academy
Attn: 2016-2017 Academy Registration
1555 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45214

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