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

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, 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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