Correction on recital DVD order form


If you have a recital dvd order form, we have been advised by VMI that the address may be incorrect on it.  Please check the address before mailing it in.  The correct address is:



756 Beulah Street

Charleston, WV 25302

Recital 2015

Just a reminder that Saturday is recital!
We will be selling STAR GRAMS and bouquets of roses (3 for $8 or 6 for $15) in the lobby before recital, both are a limited supply.   Tickets are $12 each for ages 3+.   Just a reminder that this even is cash or check only, please share this info with any family or friends that are planning to attend.

See you there!!

Ways you can help!!

Ways you can help at no extra cost to you:

  1. Like us on Facebook, then you’ll see our upcoming events and can share with your family and friends.
  2. Kroger Community RewardsKrogerCommunityRewardsThis program benefits customer and their chosen non-profit group.  Simply go here: and sign into your Kroger account (or create an account if you don’t have one), and enroll in the community rewards program, chose River City Youth Ballet Ensemble Inc or use our ID #80819, then all you have to do is shop at Kroger, swipe your Plus Card when shopping, and they will give back a percentage to RCYBE every quarter at no extra cost to you.  Nor will this will not effect your gas rewards in any way.
  3. If you are a parent, sibling, or grandparent of a dancer… VOLUNTEER!!  We can not make these performances and recitals happen without the help of parent volunteers. From backstage, to costumes, to school mailings, to ushers at the door of performances we can always use the help.  Stop by the office to inquire how you can help through out the year and especially at performances or recital!!


  1. Attend our performances and invite family and friends to attend with you!
  2. Do you own your own business or know a business owner looking for advertising opportunities?   You can advertise in our performance programs for as little as $75 for a business card sized ad per year.   A full page ad only costs $200. Your ad will be featured in two programs at these rates.
  3. Donate!  We welcome donations of any amount and all donations made to RCYBE are tax deductible.  Donations of $100+ are listed on our website donor page and in our performance programs, unless you ask not to be recognized.   All donations go to help provide dancers with scholarships, new costumes, and to help offset other performance costs.  You can make a donation by mailing a check to River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, 4110 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304.

The Snow Queen

RCYBE 247a

We here at River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, would like to take a quick moment to   thank all who came out to see The Snow Queen on Friday, November 14.  We hope you   enjoyed the show.   RCYBE is the Official Youth Ballet for the state of WV and gives    audiences the chance to see WV dancers performing in WV.

If anyone has pictures from the show, we would love to see them, if you’re willing to share.  With your permission, you might see them here in the near future.

If you missed this performance  you still have one more chance to see it. RCYBE will   present The Snow Queen, Saturday,  December 13, 2014, 7:00pm at The Koontz Avenue gym in Clendenin, WV.  Tickets are $3 each and can be purchased at the door.



The Snow Queen, a unique performance

Parker & Grace Holstein

Parker & Grace Holstein

This Friday night RCYBE, The River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, will give you the chance to see a unique performance.  The official youth ballet ensemble of WV will present their take on The Snow Queen based on the story written by Hans Christian Andersen, providing WV Dancers for WV Audiences

This performance in unique in several ways.  Most ballet companies this time of year focus on The Nutcracker. Our brother and sister best friends, Parker and Grace Holstein will portray two of the main roles in this unique Snow Queen performance.  Parker is a volunteer dancer who will portray Kai.  Grace is a RCYBE Company Member and will play the role of Gerda.  Parker and Grace aren’t the only brother and sister pair in this performance, there are three other brother and sisters in this production.

Kick off your holiday season with this fairy tale of friendship,  love, and bravery.  RCYBE will present The Snow Queen, Friday Night, November 14, 2014, 7:00pm, at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater.  Tickets are $12/$8 and can be purchased at the door.

A cow, some chicken, and The Snow Queen.

RCYBE want to take time to thank Charleston Town Center’s Chick Fil-A for co-hosting The Snow Queen party with the River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, on Saturday, November 1.

If you have photos of the the Snow Queen party feel free to share with us, we will try to add them here.

Thanks to all who came out to see us, we hope to see you at The Snow Queen, Friday, November 14, 2010 at 7:00pm.  Charleston Civic Center Little Theater.  Tickets are $12/$8 and can be purchased at the door.