CCA Teaching Beyond the Syllabus Online Workshop

Dear CCA Members, Teaching Beyond the Syllabus is a new online course offered to our members on August 17, 18, and 19. Each two-hour class, 11:00 – 1:00 EDT, will use examples from the Cecchetti syllabus to explore the three stages of motor learning. The classes will...

CCA Virtual Teacher Review

Registration is now closed! The CCA is proud to present its first Virtual Teacher Review.  The virtual classes will provide CCA members an opportunity to receive feedback, in real-time, during a live-streamed ballet class.  Outstanding CCA Examiners will provide...

CCA International Summer School Cancelled

April 6, 2020 CCA International Summer School and Teachers’ Course Cancellation We regret to inform you of the cancellation of the 2020 CCA International Summer School and Teachers’ Training Course at Hope College. Over the past few weeks the CCA Executive Board has...

Information regarding CCA Archives

CCA Member teachers can donate materials to the CCA archives that will be housed at Wayne State University.  Please contact Dr. Kathleen Tenniswood at ktenniswood-powell@sbcglobal.net for more information. See below for a list of acceptable items to donate. WALTER P....

An Important Message from the CCA

Dear CCA Member Teachers, Amidst great concern internationally regarding the spread of the coronavirus,  all CCA activities including examinations, meetings, and liaison workshops,  are cancelled until further notice. The CCA is most concerned about the health and...

CCA Classical Ballet Competition 2020

    Congratulations to all participants for a job well done! Ensemble Eden- Main Stage Center for the Arts Petite Contemporary 1st-L.A. Gee- Angie Hahn’s Academy of Dance Petite Classical 1st-Isabella Spicer- Angie Hahn’s Academy of Dance Junior...

The Enrico Cecchetti Diploma DVD/Bluray

The Enrico Cecchetti Diploma DVD/Bluray is on sale now! During the course of the Cecchetti legacy project, many of the dancers were promoted to higher ranks in the company. Dancers in the Film:  The Royal Ballet: James Hay, First Soloist Chisato Katsura, First Artist...

In Memoriam- Kay Bliss

  June 30,1926-January 4, 2019 It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Kay Bliss. Many may simply know her as Miss Kay. Examiners have shared memories and wonderful stories of our Miss Kay, a fellow examiner, a National Executive Board Member,...

Attention CCA Committee Chairs and Registrars

Do you have an upcoming Ballet Day, Teacher Refresher, or CCA Exam Session coming up?  Would you like your CCA event to be posted on the CCA Calendar of Events?  If so, take a moment to fill out the “Submit an Event or Exam form” under News & Events on...

Fall News from the Cecchetti Council of America

Examination Changes Please take note of the following student examination changes effective January 1, 2013 Examination Length Changes: Elementary 2 candidates 1.5 hours 3 candidates 1.75 hours Intermediate 2 candidates 1.75 hours Advanced 1 candidate 2 hours...