Northern Cincinnati Youth Ballet

NCYB offers the strongest pre-professional ballet and modern training in the Greater Cincinnati area.  The School’s structured syllabus, mentoring, and performance opportunities are key in the growth and development of professional bound dancers.

The School has been recognized locally, nationally, and internationally for excellence in training and choreography that is unmatched in the area.  In 2012, Youth America Grand Prix awarded Oliver Arana and Stephanie Roig the Outstanding Teacher Award as well as Susie Payne & Trent Williams the Outstanding Choreographer Award in 2010.  NCYB students have received scholarships and have been accepted to such Schools as Royal Ballet London, Ballet West, National Ballet of Canada, American Ballet Theatre, Munich Ballet Academy, Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet New York, Chautauqua, San Francisco Ballet School, Complexions, Houston Ballet, La Scala Ballet School Milan, Orlando Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and have been awarded medals and scholarships at the World Ballet Competition (Silver & Bronze), YAGP (2012 Denver Grand Prix, 2011 Chicago Youth America Grand Prix & 2010 Bronze New York City), Overture Awards, (three finalists; one in 2010, two in 2011, and one in 2012), and IDO Show Dance Riesa, Germany(silver). 

Students have been invited to perform in the 2011 World Ballet All Starts of Dance Gala next to New York City Ballet, MOMIX Dance Company, Boston Ballet, and Paul Taylor Dance Company, and with the Florida Classical Ballet next to principal dancers of San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, Germany, and Sweden.

The School also offers quality training for serious students looking to dance for fun and reaches into the community with its Expressions Dance for special needs students.  Join us in passing the beautiful arts of classical ballet and modern to the next generation of Greater Cincinnati’s Youth.  We welcome the community to visit performances, become a sponsor, or enroll your child in the School.  Scholarship opportunities are available for male students.


NCYB Dance Academy

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