Important Dates

2016-17 School Year

  • Fall Semester — August 15 through December 3, 2016
  • Spring Semester — January 2 through May 6, 2017
  • Summer Intensive — June 5–23, 2017

Parents' Observation Weeks

  • November 28–December 3, 2016
  • May 1–6, 2017

The School will be CLOSED on these dates:

  • September 5 — Labor Day
  • November 23–27 — Thanksgiving
  • December 5–January 1 — Holiday Break
  • March 13–19 — Spring Break
  • April 14–16 — Easter/Passover

Performances & Special Events

  • September 10  — Carnival of the Animals (Botanic Garden)
  • September 25 — Nutcracker auditions
  • October 14–23 — Next Steps (Playhouse on the Square)
  • November 11–13 — Youth Ballet Memphis Fall Show (Ballet Memphis Studios)
  • December 4 — Nutcracker Tea (Peabody Hotel)
  • December 9–11 — Nutcracker (Orpheum Theatre)
  • February 17–19 — Places Beyond (Playhouse on the Square)
  • April 8–9 — The Wizard of Oz (Orpheum Theatre)
  • April 21–23 — Youth Ballet Memphis Spring Show (Ballet Memphis Studios)