The mission of Classical Ballet Academy of Minnesota is to create a professional school dedicated to the pursuit of artistry in dance through the quality education of the Performing Arts Dancer. The Performing Arts program stresses technical as well as performance development through graded classroom progression and performances. Classical Ballet Academy is the official school of Ballet Minnesota. All CBA students can perform in Ballet Minnesota’s productions of the Nutcracker and Minnesota Dance Festival. Advanced Dancers also have the opportunity to perform with Ballet Minnesota in The Fall Concert, Youth Concert Series and Summer Series River Songs.