Snow White

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River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, the Official Youth Ballet for the State of WV, presents, SNOW WHITE, adapted from the Brothers Grimm. Boys and girls of all ages are sure to enjoy this captivating ballet of a charming princess saved from the evil deeds of her step-mother, the Queen, by a group of adorable seven dwarfs.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children (ages 3-12), all seats are general admission. They can now be purchased in the studio, by calling 304-925-3262, or at the door on December 2.

There is a school performance on Friday, December 2, at 9:15am. Tickets are $4 each per student. Make your reservations now by calling 304-925-3262.

*photo by Mike Winland of Winland Studios*
*performance brought to you in part by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and Fund for the Arts*

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Auditions for 2016 – 2017 season.

If you missed the first date, make up auditions for Apprentice 1, 2, 3, Jr Company and Company levels will be held Saturday, April 23 at 12:45 pm.  If you have any questions please call the studio at 304-925-3262.

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Auditions for 2016 – 2017 season

Apprentice 1, 2, 3, Jr Company and Company auditions will be held Saturday, April 9 at 12:30 pm, open to the public and current students, please call the office at 304-925-3262 if you have questions. 
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Auditions, Registrations, and Summer Intensives!

Auditions for AP 1, AP 2, AP 3, Junior Company and Company levels for the 2016-2017 dance season have been scheduled for Saturday, April  9, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. at the studio.  There is a make up date scheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 12:45 p.m.

Returning student registration will be held the week of April 11-16 at your regular scheduled class time. We will once again be offering a $10.00 per referral discount to your first months tuition next year. Referrals must be signed up in order to receive this discount. We really appreciate your support!

New student registration will be held Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Also, it’s time to sign up for summer intensives!!  We have options from pre-ballet to advanced level intensives.  You can find download and print a brochure here: 2016 final SUMMER BROCHURE (1)  or pick up a paper copy in the office and get registered today!!

For more information about any upcoming event you can call us at 304-925–3262 or stop by the office at 4110 MacCorkle Ave Se.

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Upcoming Events

 

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A collaboration of local youth arts organizations, the River City Youth Ballet Ensemble (RCYBE), the West Virginia Youth Symphony (WVYS), the Appalachian Children’s Chorus (ACC), and the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, combine to form YOUNG @ ART, and present A Winter World of Imagination.  A new mid-winter performance showcasing young talent in the arts from in the region.  This unique presentation is a beautiful live ballet performance of children, from age 7 to 20 years old, performing in three disciplines –ballet dancing, instrumental orchestral music and vocal performance.  A whimsical winter fairy tale theme weaves the performance together and garners excitement, and perhaps inspiration, among school children, young families and the public.

Over 150 RCYBE, WVYS and ACC young artists will perform with each other on stage and in the orchestra pit, delighting young people and adult audience members, alike!

One daytime performances are available for schools, homeschool groups and daycares on Friday, February 26, at 9:30am, tickets are $4 each.  To make reservations for this show please call The Clay Center group sales representative, Dylan Turner.  An evening performance is open to the general public. To purchase tickets, please call the Clay Center box office at 304-561-3570 or visit tickets.theclaycenter.org.

February 26, 9:30 am and 7:00 pm

Maier Theater of the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences

 

 

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Join us for our second annual fundraiser, The Piano Barre Gala on Saturday, March 12, 2016, 6:00 pm at The Charleston Women’s Club, located at 1600 Virginia Street.

The evening will feature live music by Charleston native, Bob Thompson, a Jamaican themed catered dinner, a silent auction, and a cash bar.  Tickets for the evening are $75 each and must be purchased in advance.  To purchase tickets, by cash, check, or charge card, please call 304-925-3262.

The River City Youth Ballet Ensemble is The Official Youth Ballet of WV and takes pride in providing WV dancers for WV audiences.  RCYBE is a 501c registered non-profit organization and a portion of your ticket purchase may be tax deductible. All proceeds raised will go to support River City Youth Ballet Ensemble with miscellaneous performance costs, bringing in guest master teachers from around the world, and providing scholarships to dancers.

 

 

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Summer intensive information is now available on our calendar!  We will have intensives with guest teachers, Nina Danilova, Lorraine Graves, and Peter Frame in June and August.  Also there will be an intro to ballet camp in June and special two week classes for ballet and hip hop in July. Click here  for the June calendar and more information.  We will have paper registration forms available in the office and the pdf available for download here soon.

N&V FINE JEWELRY

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Piano Barre Gala

 

River City Youth Ballet Ensemble asks you to join us for an evening of music and dinner.  Live piano music will be provided by Charleston native, Bob Thompson and dinner will be catered by Bridge Road Bistro.

Tickets are $65 each must be purchased in advance. They can be purchased at the studio office or by calling 304-925-3262.

Parents or past guests of our Gala’s, this years event will be a little different as we won’t be doing a big silent auction.  We will focus on dinner & dancing, with one performance by the Ensemble members. There will be an event scheduled for the younger children for later in the year, details coming soon.


River City Youth Ballet Ensemble is The Official Youth Ballet of WV and takes pride in providing WV dancers for WV audiences. RCYBE is a 501c registered non-profit organization. All proceeds raised will go to support River City Youth Ballet Ensemble with miscellaneous performance costs, bringing in guest master teachers from around the world, and providing scholarships to dancers.

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