Contemporary Ballet Dallas, founded in 2000 by SMU dance alumnae, is a local professional dance company performing a diverse repertoire of modern, ballet, and jazz influenced works to inspire the North Texas community. The company's progressive, diverse & contemporary style combines with a variety of music genres engaging a broader audience.


The School was founded in July of 2005 by SMU dance alumnae to promote a higher quality of dance education and fitness for persons of all ages and skill levels in a positive and fun learning environment. The School of CBD offers training by instructors with extensive professional experience. Adult dance & fitness and Children’s dance programs are offered.


View all of the services that we offer and schedules here! On-going Adult dance classes, Adult Basics Beginner Series, Adult fitness classes, Children’s dance classes, Summer Camps & Classes, gift certificates & more!


Help us reach our 2016 Goal! Raising 100 supporters that give $100 each!
Your donation goes towards the following programs and helps maintain the company:
Outreach, Dancer salaries, Dancer’s pointe shoes, Administrative costs. Production costs including theater rental, costumes, props, production crew, and lighting design.
No amount is too small!

Upcoming Events

Summer Intensive 2017

Summer Intensive 2017

Jul 31, 9:00am - Aug 11, 4:30pm

Contemporary Ballet Dallas
5400 E Mockingbird Ln, Ste 207
Dallas, TX  75206 Map

Come and train at CBD this Summer and take from our amazing staff of instructors including Allison Watson-Festner, Debra Bale, Matt Rivera, special guest teachers. Ballet, Pointe ( if applicable) Jazz, Contemporary, Yoga, Conditioning, Pas de deux, repertoire.
Open to ages 10 years and up- this INTENSIVE is for serious dancers wanting to improve their dance technique and advance in their training! Members of our Youth Ballet attend this Summer Intensive.
SUMMER INTENSIVE Dates are July 31-August 11, 2017, from 9:00am-4:30pm.
Tuition for 2 weeks: $850.00,
Tuition for 1 week $425.00, Tuition for drop-in $90.00.
YOU DO NEED ACCEPTANCE INTO THE INTENSIVE BEFORE REGISTERING FOR IT! At least 3 years of prior ballet training is needed, and an evaluation for acceptance and placement are required!
Please email to setup an evaluation.
Please contact to register for the Intensive.
We do have scholarships awarded as well.
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