Children's Division

Developing technique and artistry through movement and discipline.  


Berkeley Ballet Theater's Children's Division brings the joy of dance, with its physical, mental, and aesthetic benefits to children age 7 - 21. Whatever a student's goal, we believe it is best achieved in a disciplined, positive, and loving environment. All students in the Children's Division have the opportunity to perform in The Nutcracker and the Spring Showcase.

2014 - 2015 Session.

Level 1A

2 days (either M/W or W/F)

Level 1B 2 days
Level 2 2 days
Level 3 2 days
Level 3B 3 days
Level 4 3 days (includes pre-pointe/pointe)
Level 5 3 days (includes pointe)
Level 5B  4 days (includes pointe and modern)
Level 6 4 days (includes pointe and modern)
Level 6B

5 days (includes pointe and modern)


Boys' Program and Fellowship: BBT also offers additional training for interested boys in the Children's Division. More information on the Boys' Program and Fellowship is available here

Fees: One payment, two payments, and three payment plans available for all levels. Personalized payment plans also available. 

Level Annual Tuition
Level 1A $1475
Level 1B $1475
Level 2 $1945
Level 3 $1945
Level 4 $2230
Level 4B $2230
Level 5 $2450
Level 5B $2720

Level 6


Level 6B $3200


Tuition Assistance Opportunities: BBT offers a wide range of merit scholarships, fellowships and need-based  financial aid to families in the Children's and Youth divisions. More information.

Performance: BBT encourages all students to perform. All students will have the opportunity to perform alongside professional dancers and the BBT Youth Company in The Nutcracker, held annually in December on the stage of the Julia Morgan Center for the Arts. The Children's Division also presents an annual Spring Showcase each May. Additional rehearsals and performance fees are required for all participating students.



Level 1-3

Deborah MossTeresa Taylor

Level 4-5

Ilona McHugh, Kim RatcliffeTeresa Taylor

Level 5-6

Tanya ChianeseRobert GreerIlona McHughTeresa Taylor






Register: Register online or download registration forms hereInterested families are encouraged to contact Deborah Moss, School Principal at 510 843-4687 x112 or at