Les Cher

Classical Ballet Academy

Teaching the fine art of classical ballet since 1982
Classical Ballet

Ballet is a fine art and requires a strong basic foundation. The Cecchetti method is a graded system of classical ballet which takes the student from the first lesson to solo status. Examinations are offered to test the student's proficiency within each of the grades. The exams provide them with an opportunity to perfect their technique and the satisfaction of knowing they have accomplished this goal. It is "Les Cher's" intent to provide this training through a progression of well-balanced technique classes. Click on a class link to learn more.

Exam candidates are required to take a minimum of two classes per week and will be presented for an exam at the directors' discretion. Private lessons may be available to supplement classes for the purpose of extra instruction.

Group Days Times Teacher
Primary (3-6 Year Olds)Monday5:00-6:00 p.m.Kelly
Grade IMonday6:00-7:30 p.m.Kelly
Grade IIWednesday5:00-6:30 p.m.Elizabeth
Grade III/PointeThursday5:00-6:30 p.m.Kelly
Grade IV/PointeWednesday6:30-8:30 p.m.Elizabeth
Major-Syllabus/PointeThursday6:30-8:30 p.m.Kelly
Non-Syllabus/PointeMonday7:30-9:00 p.m.Kelly
Primary (3-6 Year Olds)Monday4:00-5:00 p.m.Kelly
Information for All Classes

All returning students should register as soon as possible, due to limited class size.

Complete the registration form and return with fee of $25.00 to

"Les Cher"
1700 Albermarle Drive
Crofton, MD 21114

Tuition includes up to two weeks of snow days if needed. Payment is due the first class of the semester. If your payment has not been received by the 3rd week of the semester, a $25 late fee will be charged.

  • 1st Semester - Sept. 10 - Jan. 11
  • 2nd Semester - Jan. 14- May 17

Classes may be combined, canceled, or rates may be adjusted if there are less than 6 students. Classes will begin promptly at the scheduled times. Students interested in receiving private, or semi-private classes, must be attending our classes regularly. Students arriving more than 15 minutes late will be observing rather than dancing to prevent possible injury.

  • Thanksgiving - Nov. 19 - Nov. 23
  • Christmas* - Dec. 24 - Jan. 4
  • *Classes resume Monday, January 7
  • Easter - April 22 - April 26

We will follow Prince George's County school closings, early dismissals, and cancellation of evening activities due to inclement weather. If in doubt, please contact us.

Hours Regular Price  
45 min - 1 hr/wk$244.00 
Between 1-2 hrs/wk$337.00 
2 hrs/wk$389.00 
Between 2 & 3 hrs/wk$446.00 
3 hrs/wk$473.00 
Between 3 & 4 hrs/wk$501.00 
4 hrs or more/wk$555.00 
Drop-in Class Fee$20.00 
Semi-Private (1 hr)$25.00PP
Private (1 hr)$50.00 
Sibling Discount

A 10% discount for siblings is offered on each semester tuition. Tuition checks should be made out to "Les Cher". Please designate on check the student's full name and what the payment is for. Tuition is based on hours per week, per student. If your child takes two 1½-hour classes, that is 3 hours. There are no refunds. Checks that do not clear the bank, will be charged $25. Any questions please contact us.

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