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Receive world-class ballet instruction from master teachers.
Smith College, Massachusetts

Cosmopolitan Ballet Theater provides expert training from Vaganova Ballet Academy and Juilliard School teachers for students ages 10–23. The program offers pre-professional and professional ballet training through class instruction, a final performance, and related activities.

The program is designed for dancers to achieve individual progress in ballet and contemporary dance training through a strong focus on clarity of technique, increased strength, and a deeper understanding of individual artistic potential and musicality. Ballet and contemporary classes are conducted in groups and organized by age and levels.

Curriculum Overview

Smith studioSummer workshop dance students will be taught by Master Instructors from world-renown companies. (View our Summer Faculty.)

The student curriculum includes the following:

  • Ballet
  • Pointe
  • Repertoire and Master classes
  • Contemporary
  • Character, Modern and Ballroom dance
  • Choreography/Improvisation
  • Body Conditioning
  • Light design
  • Ballet History and nutrition class
  • Performance opportunity

All students will receive an official certificate for completing the Vaganova training.

Arriving Dates

Session 1: June 4 – 15 (2 week program)
Arrival: June 3
Departure: June 15

Session 2: June 17 – July 6 (3 week program)
Arrival: June 16
Departure: July 6

Session 2: July 8 – 20 (2 week program)
Arrival: July 7
Departure: July 20

Transportation provided to and from airport


2-week program ($3,850) and 3-week program ($5,650) Includes…

  • Classes
  • Housing
  • 3 Meals a day
  • 24/7 chaperone supervision
  • Field trips to Boston and New York

Financial assistance available. Please contact us, we will be happy to work with you!

A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due my January 15. The full tuition is due by April 1. Please make checks payable to:

Cosmopolitan Ballet Theatre
121 Whitmoor Terrace,
Silver Springs, MD 20901
(409) 795-9347


Summer Intensives will take place at Smith College.

Smith College
10 Elm Street, Northampton, MA 01063

The closest airport is Bradley International (BDL). It is served by most major airlines and located about 35 miles south of Northampton near Hartford, CT or Boston Logan airport (BOS).


CBT Summer intensive provides dormitory-style housing to all accepted Summer intensive students,
located at the historical and prestigious Smith College, Massachusetts.


CBT students will take their meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner at the cafeteria located at Smith
College campus.

Meals are served cafeteria-style. Dinners are responsible for busing their own dishes. Menus include fresh cuisine prepared by college staff. Fresh fruit, salad bars and vegetarian items are included at all meals. Dining Services is committed to supporting area farmers by purchasing as much local produce as possible, and summer time offers many exciting options.

Smith Access Card

Students will be provided with Smith Access Card. This multifunctional, customized card will be
programmed for access the house, ballet studio, athletic facilities, dining hall, library.

Wireless Internet

  • Smith College provides wireless internet access.
  • Select the Connect25Smith wireless network
  • When prompted for password, enter: sophiasmith

What to bring

Double and single rooms are simple with a bed, table, desk, chairs, closet and overhead light.
Linens include pillows, blanket, sheets, bath towels and wash cloths.


  • CBT chaperones live on-site with students.
  • Modern laundry room located in the house.
  • Department of Public Safety officers patrol campus.




A minimum of 35 students per intensive is required to run the program.