Welcome to Classical Ballet Academy, official school of Ballet Minnesota

Pre-Ballet  ( age 4-6 )

Beginning  Level 1-3  (age 7+)

Intermediate  Level 4-6  (11+)

Advanced  Level 7-8  (14+)

Boys Class

Summer Classes – 2023

CBA was founded in 1989 by Andrew & Cheryl Rist

2023 -2024

Fall Session: Sept 11 – Nov 26, 2023

Winter Sess: Nov 27 – March 3, 2024

Spring Sess: March 4 – May 18, 2024

Summer Sess: June 4 – August 16, 2024


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CBA / BMN Calendar of Events
2023-24 Performance, Holidays, sessions

Why Classical Ballet Academy
About Classical Ballet Academy

A Few Testamonials
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Parents: Mark your calendar for the Spring Perfromance

Questions?  TEXT Andrew Rist, co-director, at 651-210-0864. Anytime.

Click on the picture to see the Photopage of CBA dancers performing in 2022

Original ballet with Original Musical Score
created for Classical Ballet Academy

Ballet Minnesota’s
33rd Minnesota Dance Festival – 2022

Advanced CBA dancers performing an original
ballet with Ballet Minnesota, 2022

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Some of the younger Level 1 CBA students rehearse their dance in Toy Symphony. ... See MoreSee Less

Some of the younger Level 1 CBA students rehearse their dance in Toy Symphony.

A few CBA advanced students ( Abigail, Sophia, Beatrice, Kaitlyn and Olive ) demonstrating Attitude derriere at the barre. ... See MoreSee Less

A few CBA advanced students ( Abigail, Sophia, Beatrice, Kaitlyn and Olive ) demonstrating Attitude derriere at the barre.

About the music of Toy Symphony to be presented on the Minnesota Dance Festival ... See MoreSee Less

About the music of Toy Symphony to be presented on the Minnesota Dance Festival

Two CBA level 3 students, Caitlynn and Mira, went to see Swan Lake at the Pantages Theater in Mlinneapolis on Saturday, March 16. ... See MoreSee Less

Two CBA level 3 students, Caitlynn and Mira, went to see Swan Lake at the Pantages Theater in Mlinneapolis on Saturday, March 16.

Kaitlin Kockelman, advanced CBA dancer, is also a musician and is performing with the Stillwater Area High School Orchestra in New York City this weekend. She took some time out to pose in front of the New York City Ballet Koch Theater. ... See MoreSee Less

Kaitlin Kockelman, advanced CBA dancer, is also a musician and is performing with the Stillwater Area High School Orchestra in New York City this weekend. She took some time out to pose in front of the New York City Ballet Koch Theater.
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Check Out These Videos of CBA Advanced Dancers and Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Julia Cornette  ( advanced )


Minnesota Dance Festival 34,  May 12-14, 2023

Zoe Charais ( advanced )

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Contact CBA:
     The quickest way to contact CBA is to call
the school phone 651-290-0513 at any time.
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Resources:

Rehearsal Schedule

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CBA / BMN Calendar of Events

     2023-24 Performance, Holidays, sessions

Testimonials

     Students who have gone on to dance professionally

Performance Hair & Makeup Tutorial

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Classic ‘La Bayadere’ restaged by Cheryl Rist
‘Rite Of Spring’ choreographed by Andrew Rist

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