Registration is Now Open for Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet


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Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet

Registration is now open for Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet’s fall semester of dance and fitness classes for children and adults. Classes begin Saturday, September 12th at CRYB’s studio at the Willow Bay Commerce Center at 21 East Third Street in Jamestown.
Open Registration Weeks where students may register in person and see the studio is scheduled for August 10 through 13 Monday – Thursday from 1:00 to 5:00 and September 11 through 14, Tuesday – Friday from 1:00 – 5:00. Class leotards and tights will also be available for purchase.
Fall classes include ballet instruction at all levels for ages 4 and up. Supplementary classes include Vaganova basics, modern and Pilates. CRYB students are also offered special workshops throughout the year by guest artists, choreographers and instructors.
Open fitness classes for older teens and adults are also available. New this Fall is Mat Pilates Elkins Method made popular at the Pilates Loft in Buffalo. Two classes taught by certified instructors will be held on Fridays at 5:30 and Saturdays at 10am. The Elkins Method focuses on full-body stretching and strengthening, as well as relaxing, breathing, balance, and coordination. Single class is $12, 5 for $55, 10 for $100 or 20 for $160. Gift Certificates are available. Also offered for adults is Adult Ballet scheduled for Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 8:00.
Special scholarships are available to male students. Financial assistance is also available to eligible students
The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet (CRYB), under the artistic direction of Monika Alch, is a not-for-profit organization that provides high-quality classical ballet instruction to youth throughout the Chautauqua region. CRYB produces two major productions a year – the full-length Nutcracker ballet each December and a Spring performance featuring all the students of the program.
For more information check the website at, direct email inquiries to or call the studio at 716-664-9766.