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2017-2018 School Calendar

September 10 – Nutcracker Auditions

September 11 – Fall Classes Begin

October 9 – Columbus Day (No Classes)

October 31 – Halloween (No Classes)

November 4 – DANCE NOIR

November 11 – Veteran’s Day (No Classes)

November 11 – Clara’s Tea Party

November 13-18 – Parent’s Observation Week

November 22-26 – Thanksgiving Break

December 9 – Last Day of Fall Classes

December 9 – CRYB performance at Chautauqua Mall 2-4pm

December 14 – Nutcracker School Show

December 15 – Nutcracker Performance 7:30pm

December 16 – Nutcracker Performance 2:00pm

December 18 – Holiday Break

January 6 – Classes Resume

January 16 – MLK Day (No Classes)

January 31 – Spring Costume Deposit Due

February 5 – Second Semester Tuition Payments Due

February 12 – Costume Balance Due

February 19-24 – Winter Break

March 19-24 – Parent’s Observation

March 30 – April 7 – Spring Break

April 18 – Flower Sale Begins

April 22 – Spring Gala Production Fee Due

May 25 – Deadline for Spring Gala Ads

May 26-28 – Memorial Day (No Classes)

June 15 – Spring Gala Performance

July 9 – August 26 – Summerdance 2018

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About Us

One of the jewels of our community is the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet – not only as the premier school for classical ballet training in our region, but also as a resource for our community through its quality ballet performances and its educational offerings.

Regional Impact

CRYB enriches the Jamestown and neighboring communities through a ballet repertoire that ranges from the works of the classical masters to today’s contemporary choreography. More than 3,000 individuals a year enjoy CRYB’s performances in the Chautauqua region.

Classical Training

At our new studio in downtown Jamestown the CRYB School provides the area’s finest classical ballet training to students of all ages.

Community Enrichment

CRYB educates the Jamestown community through Arts Education programs that foster creative exploration for children and Community Engagement programs that provides patrons with a deeper understand of dance.



Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet is a proud member of Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance