"RAISING THE BARRE" FOR OVER 60 YEARS!

Since 1967, the Contra Costa Ballet Centre has been one of the most prominent, classical ballet schools in California. Developing dancers of all ages and aspirations, Contra Costa Ballet's program

focuses on the joy and excellence of dance at all levels. 

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Classes are offered in three instructional divisions, serving children through adults, with opportunities for enrollment throughout the year.

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The Contra Costa Ballet Company performs two high-quality productions annually at the Lesher Center for the Arts: The Nutcracker and Spring Rep'.

The Nutcracker returns to the Lesher Center November 26 - 28, 2021!

Directors Richard Cammack and
Zola Dishong, with distinguished careers at American Ballet Theatre and San Francisco Ballet, along with a world-class faculty, provide students with a rich background of

experience and expertise.

NEWS & UPDATES

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​​​​​Fall Registration is Open

Reserve your dancer's space in the studio! Visit our Children's Division (age 4 - 6) or Student Division (Age 7 - 18) pages for class schedules and information.

The Nutcracker Returns to the Lesher Center!

Tickets are on sale now for the Bay Area's most family-friendly Nutcracker. Continue the holiday tradition beloved for over three decades -

reserve your seats today!

SCHOOL CALENDAR

FALL 2021
Monday, August 16th – Fall Session begins
Monday, September 6th – SCHOOL CLOSED – LABOR DAY
Thursday, November 25th & Friday, November 26th – SCHOOL CLOSED – THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

(The Nutcracker performers have warm-up classes/performances on 11/26)
Friday, November 26th through Sunday, November 28th – The Nutcracker at the Lesher Center for the Arts
Monday, December 20th through Sunday, January 2nd – SCHOOL CLOSED – WINTER BREAK


SPRING 2022
Monday, January 3rd – Spring Session begins
Monday, January 17th – SCHOOL CLOSED - MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
Monday, February 21st – SCHOOL CLOSED – PRESIDENTS’ DAY
Monday, April 4th through Sunday, April 10th – SCHOOL CLOSED – SPRING BREAK
Friday, May 27th and Saturday, May 28th – Spring Rep' at the Lesher Center for the Arts
Monday, May 30th – SCHOOL CLOSED – MEMORIAL DAY
Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th – Student Showcase at Diablo Valley College Performing Arts Center
Sunday, June 5th – Spring Session ends

HELP US MAKE YOUNG DANCERS'
DREAMS COME TRUE...

Learn how you can support deserving Bay Area youth
through the Contra Costa Ballet Foundation!