Calendar

METROPOLITAN BALLET ACADEMY CALENDAR 2016 – 2017

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Metropolitan Ballet Company Auditions- 4:45pm-6:15pm Open to MBA dancers ages 12 and older, in level 4x and above.
Thursday, Friday
September 8, 9, 2016
Company rehearsals begin for Family Concert Series!
Monday, September 12, 2016 Trimester 1 – All classes begin
Friday, Saturday
Sunday September 16, 17, 18
Student + Company Auditions and start of rehearsals for Family Concert Series performances of “Rainbow Fish”,  “Sleeping Beauty, Act 3” and other works TBA. Both boys and girls will be invited to audition. More info to follow soon!
Sunday, September 18, 2016 Metropolitan Ballet Company – 2016 -2017
Parent Meeting – 2:30pm
and Co-Photo-Shoot 2:30
Sunday, October 9 Student / Company Auditions for Moscow Nutcracker
Metropolitan Ballet Academy students ages 7 + are invited to audition for roles in the Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker at Philadelphia’s beautiful Annenberg Center.

  • Audition Sunday, October 9th
  • Registration: 12:30pm
  • Audition: 1:00pm-6:00pm
  • Mandatory Rehearsal w/ guest instructor
    Tues Oct 11th 6:00-8:30 & Thur. Oct 13th 4:30pm-9:00pm All other rehearsals will happen on Saturday afternoons w/ some week nite rehearsals, TBA.
  • Performance: Tuesday, December 13th
Wednesday October 12, 2016 No classes – Yom Kippur
November 19-20, 2016 Metropolitan Ballet Co. presents
The Family Concert Series at Abington Friends
“Rainbow Fish”, “ Sleeping Beauty, Act 3” and other works, TBA
** Save the date for our annual amazing Tea Party!**
SPECIAL FAMILY CONCERT SERIES EVENT/ THE FAMILY TEA PARTY! – Sunday Nov 20th
November 23-25, 2016 School closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
December 1, 2016 Trimester 2 Begins
November 28 – December 2 , 2016 Parent Observation Days
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Metropolitan Ballet / Moscow Nutcracker present
“The Nutcracker” at the Annenberg Center, Philadelphia
December 20 – Monday January 2, 2017 School closed for Winter Break – please note: as with Abington School District, there will be no classes on Monday, January 2nd
Friday – Sunday
January 13-15, 2017
Youth America Grand Prix – Philadelphia Regional
Monday, January 16, 2017 No classes – Martin Luther King Day
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 – Sunday, February 5, 2017 MBC Company auditions with choreographer Ashley Walton for new work, Variations /Collaborations
Saturday, February 4, 2017 Applebees breakfast event!
February 20- 24 , 2017 Parent Observation Days
March 1, 2017 Trimester 3 Begins
April 1, 2017 Metropolitan Ballet Co. presents
“Variations / Collaborations” at Penn Charter
April 10-14, 2017 School closed for Spring Break
April 7-14 , 2017 Youth America Grand Prix – NYC Finals
Possible May 20, 21 or,
June 17,18 or,
I hope, June 3-4 , 2017
THIS IS NOT YET CONFIRMED… stay tuned!
June Showcase Performances –
Abington Friends School
May 29, 2016 No classes- Memorial Day
June 2017 The Bridge Master Class Series
A Workshop for Intermediate and Advanced students. Preparation for Summer Intensive Study
June 10, 2017 Boys’ Scholarship Program Auditions 9:00am
July 10 –August 11, 2017 Summer Dance Intensive 2017