Teachers Workshop

The CPYB Teachers Workshop provides a distinctive learning environment to study the proven Teaching Syllabus© developed by Marcia Dale Weary, one of the nation’s foremost instructors of classical ballet.

The workshop is led by Founding Artistic Director Marcia Dale Weary and Associate Artistic Director and alumna Darla Hoover. Daily observation of classes and interactive seminars encourage instructors from around the world to exchange ideas and share effective teaching methodologies. CPYB Teachers Workshop focuses on teaching beginning through intermediate levels of ballet. 

Sunday, August 6-Friday, August 11, 2017

CPYB Warehouse Studios | Carlisle, PA

Application fee: $85
Tuition:                  $1,000 (includes a $300 non-refundable deposit)

Lodging is available at the nearby Comfort Suites hotel located at 10 South Hanover Street in Carlisle. The Comfort Suites is the exclusive provider of hotel accommodations in Carlisle for CPYB programs and is located in downtown Carlisle within one walkable mile to the studios. For reservations please call 717.960.1000 or 1.800.704.1188. To receive the CPYB block rate, be sure to make your reservations by July 2 and mention code "CPYBP."

The following is a typical daily schedule:

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.               Beginner classes
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.             Intermediate classes
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.     Advanced classes (optional)
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.                  Lunch 

Interactive Sessions: Syllabus
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.                 Hands-on sessions in the studio with Ms. Weary, Ms. Hoover
                                                and CPYB faculty members.
5:00 - 5:30 p.m.                 Break

Evening Sessions*
5:30–7:00 p.m.                Evening sessions on various subjects such as
                                              choreography for beginning students, pas de deux
                                              for beginners, and more.

*Please note that evening sessions are held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. 

Before clicking the "Apply" button on this page, please take a moment to read the information below:

Instructions: NEW students
Instructions: Students who attended the 2015 or 2016 Teachers Workshop


 Refund Policy

Questions? Please contact us at 717.245.1190 or info@cpyb.org.

NOTE: CPYB administrative offices will be closed December 18-January 2. Messages received during this time will be returned when the office reopens on January 3. Applications received after December 16 will be processed and application fees charged the week of January 2. Applicants will be notified regarding their acceptance status by the week of January 9.

Teaching Syllabus © 2003 Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

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