With over 23 years of experience, Vancouver City Ballet is the most complete and trusted ballet school for classes in Vancouver, Washington.


The Vancouver City Ballet mission focuses on excellence in dance class training and in nurturing children and young people. At VCB students learn patience, persistence, attention to detail, discipline, teamwork and self-motivation. Vancouver City Ballet has developed a reputation as one of the area’s top pre-professional training programs.

The School’s primary goal is to produce classically trained and versatile dancers, which DanceWorks Performing Arts has done for nearly 23 years. Vancouver City Ballet’s exceptional faculty, individual attention, nurturing environment, personal attention, and the success of its alumni attract dancers from around the Northwest.

Student Tyler D taking class at Vancouver City Ballet

Our dancers consistently attend Youth America Grand Prix, the largest ballet competition in the world.

Throughout it’s over 23-year history, the school has developed dancers for the most premier dance companies throughout the world.

Why train with VCB?

Vancouver City Ballet creates a positive learning environment with 6 spacious and professionally-designed studios. Where nurturing faculty teach ballet and pointe in the most effective, safe, and productive manner in a class setting.

Under the DanceWorks Performing Arts umbrella, the Vancouver City Ballet curriculum provides students, from ages 3 to pre-professional, with a strong technical foundation. It produces dancers well-rounded in strength, stamina and flexibility. All while fostering their growth for the demanding world of ballet.

Our 10,000sq ft building has 6 studios, all equipped with marley elevated hardwood sprung floors which help reduce the risk of injuries, 5 bathrooms, student lounge, large dressing rooms, wifi & 50 parking spaces.

Our students have been accepted into The Julliard School, Point Park University, Cornish College Of The Arts, The University Of Arizona and more. Summer intensives & apprentices include The Joffrey Ballet school, The Rock School, Steps On Broadway, Rockette Summer at Radio City, River North Chicago, Pacific Northwest Ballet, OBT & NorthWest Dance Project.