ABOUT SCHOOL OF CLEVELAND BALLET

School of Cleveland Ballet offers a complete curriculum for the future of a professional ballet dancer while also meeting the students’ needs. School of Cleveland Ballet offers a comprehensive set of courses designed with the purpose of pushing students in order to develop their abilities, talents and desires to the highest level. The syllabus, developed and taught by all of the teachers, ensures consistency of education at all the levels.
History reveals that there has never been a great dance company without a great ballet or dance school. The student is the vital element in the training of artists. It is for this reason that the school is dedicated to reaching deeply into the hearts of today’s youth to make a profound effect upon their lives. School of Cleveland Ballet is committed to being part of today’s cultural scene in America through the art of dance, music and most importantly: the dance student!
School of Cleveland Ballet is devoted to inspiring its students – providing high quality instruction, safe training and a solid dance syllabus. The core faculty is a group of high caliber teachers, professionals and accompanists experienced to teach the technique of dance and its related arts to children. Many teachers are also Cleveland Ballet artists.
We are committed to training aspiring young artists of the highest competence and bringing a vital art form to the community. In achieving this goal, the philosophy of School of Cleveland Ballet is to enhance all aspects of a child’s life, by reaping the rewards of dedication, desire and discipline, as they become successful young adults.
School of Cleveland Ballet has partnered with local schools and arts and cultural organizations to provide community performances, outreach, and educational programming. Our goal is to build diverse audiences for ballet across age, ethnicity and economic level hoping to diversify school enrollment.

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MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of School of Cleveland Ballet is to educate its students by offering them quality training and intensive instruction in the highly structured and disciplined techniques of ballet, other dance and its related arts. This training creates a refined sensitivity and developed appreciation for the unique art of classical ballet among the students of the school’s three divisions: Community, Pre-Professional, and Trainee program.

Our goal is to instruct today’s youth through dance to:

● Fulfill the aesthetic needs of major ballet and dance companies, college and dance programs
● Provide skills necessary for a successful career in the ever-evolving art of ballet
● Guide youth to become successful young adults

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SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MICHAEL KRASNYANSKY, PH.D.

Chairman

GLADISA GUADALUPE

Artistic & Executive Director

LANA SOKOLINSKY

Senior Human Capital Consultant at Trinet Company

LILIA PACHECO

Network Partner Leader at LATAM Aon Risk

MARLISE ECKAUT

Arts Advocate

NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY

School of Cleveland Ballet admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

FACILITIES

23020 Miles Road, Cleveland, OH 44128 (Company)
23030 Miles Road, Cleveland, OH 44128 (School)