Company

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.

School

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.

Schedules

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!

Donate!

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

CBD YOUTH Performance Program Concert

CBD YOUTH Performance Program Concert

Apr 1, 6:00pm - Apr 1, 7:30pm

Latino Cultural Center
2600 Live Oak St
Dallas, TX  75204 Map

Reserve your tickets for The School of Contemporary Ballet Dallas' Youth Performance Ensembles Spring Concert, April 1, 2017 at Latino Cultural Center. 6:00pm. $15. Purchae in advance or buy at the door! Our Performance Program is offered for those children that want to train more intensely in specific genres of dance, and work on their performance skills.... See MoreSee Less

CBD Company Spring Dance Concert

CBD Company Spring Dance Concert

Apr 7, 8:00pm - Apr 8, 9:30pm

Latino Cultural Center
2600 Live Oak St
Dallas, TX  75204 Map

Don't miss CBD's 2016-2017 Season Finale Concert, April 7-8, 2017 at the Latino Cultural Center, 8:00pm! Two nights ONLY of DARING choreography and FOUR WORLD PREMIERES!

Guest Choreographers include:
Jillian Davis of Complexions Contemporary Ballet premieres her work to music by Tom Waits. Yvonne Racz-Key's work features original composition and is co-premiering the ballet the same evening with Ballet Lubbock! Amy Morrow of The Theorists uses her unique style and Gaga movement as the base for her work. And Brian Stevens of Dupree Dance premieres another work with CBD! This will be his second on the company after his premiere of "Without Sense' in April 2016!

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CBD Professional Company Audition

CBD Professional Company Audition

Apr 29, 2:00pm - Apr 29, 4:00pm

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

CBD is looking for male and female dancers for the coming season! All interested dancers are encouraged to come. Please RSVP at valerie@contemporaryballetdallas.com, and send your resume, headshot & dance photo in advance or bring it with you! Audition fee is $20.00. There are paid positions available, as well as CBD ensemble and apprenticeships.

We will do a quick warm up with barre and floor, and then learn short choreography. Ladies, please bring pointe shoes, if you wear them. CBD’s repertoire is diverse; we are looking for well-rounded dancers with a strong ballet training, as well as jazz and modern, to create our signature contemporary style.

In the 17-18 season, performances include a Fall concert in September, Boogie Woogie Christmas Carol December 8-9 & a Spring Concert April 2018. Many opportunities availalbe for additional performances throughout the season!
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