Includes holidays, quarter start dates, observation weeks, exam week, culmination rehearsals and performances. Does not necessarily include emergency cancellations or rescheduled classes. Refer to the school home page or local news websites for weather cancellations.
Approved leotard and uniform styles are listed on the linked uniform order forms and are available at LaBrie by Capezio store. Discounted, gently used dancewear is also available at the Ballet RI front desk.
Open Beginner Ballet: Royal Blue, tights, ballet shoes*
Musical Theatre Jazz: Any color leotard, black jazz pants, black jazz shoes
Open Integrated Modern: Any color leotard, black footless tights or leggings, socks or barefeet
Adaptive: Any color leotard, black footless tights or leggings, black jazz shoes
Tap/Ballet: Any color leotard, tights, ballet shoes, white socks, black tap shoes
No dress code is required, however, comfortable fitted clothing such as yoga wear is suggested.
Ballet RI provides an enriching and transformative dance education to all, regardless of ability to pay tuition and associated fees. Below are the various financial aid opportunities available to students through gifts made to Ballet RI and through third party scholarships. If you know of an additional scholarship opportunity that you would like us to list here, please contact us.
CHRISTINE HENNESSEY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Christine Hennessey Scholarship Fund honors the legacy and values of our co-founder, who believed education was central to ourmission and the broad success of the arts in the community.
Applications are accepted once a year, prior to the academic term in the falland require pertinent tax information. If interested, please email [email protected] and put “Scholarship Application” in the subject line.
2023-2024 application is closed
DERRICK DAVIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The family of Derrick Jerrell Davis are honored to offer a transformative new scholarship program in Derrick’s memory, which funds tuition assistance for promising dance students of color ages 5 – 20 who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship covers tuition and/or additional costs associated with dance needs (such as uniforms, fees, etc.). This application does not require financial documentation.
2023-2024 application is closed
PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Closed. Application to reopen winter of 2024.
The Providence Performing Arts Center ARTS Scholarships Program, sponsored by The Textron Charitable Trust and PPAC’s Annual Fund donors with support from WPRI-TV, awards up to $500 in financial assistance to each of 30 winning Rhode Island students (15 from Providence, 15 from other Rhode Island communities) for summer arts education programs.
Rhode Island Department of Education’s All Course Network is designed to help districts and schools meet the need for enriching experiences and supplemental coursework by creating opportunities for Rhode Island students in Grades 3-12 who are eligible for scholarship assistance and high school credit through RIDE. Please contact your guidance counselor for more information.
Brown Girls Do Ballet increases participation of underrepresented populations in ballet programs through ballet performances, photo exhibitions, and providing resources and scholarships to assist young girls in their ballet development and training. There are numerous scholarship opportunities through Brown Girls do Ballet, all with different application deadlines.
The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County offers the Tinney Family Arts Scholarship of $2,000 in memory of the Tinney Family. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating High School Senior who has demonstrated artistic talent and the ambition to strive for excellence. All areas of the arts will be accepted and considered. It is the desire in giving this scholarship that the Tinney family’s protégé will cherish and perpetuate the Tinney legacy while making the most of his/her own inherent artistic abilities.
This program was established to commemorate Anthony Quinn’s contribution to the arts and support his vision for an art conscious society. The Scholarship Program provides up to $2500 infinancial assistance to high school students who wish to attend a recognized pre-college, or summer intensive arts education program.