List of Important Dates 2019/2020

Mass Ballet will be open during ALL holidays except those listed below.

1st Semester

Sunday, August 25

Open House/Buying Day at Mass Ballet 1:30-4pm

DANCE THIS WAY will be at Mass Ballet selling Uniforms.

Saturday, September 1st

First Semester/First Quarter Payment Due

Saturday, September 7th

Fall session begins for all programs

Sunday, September 22nd

Nutcracker Auditions (Click here for times and additional info)


We do hold regular classes on Jewish Holidays.

Monday, October 14th

Columbus Day - No Classes or Rehearsal

Sunday, October 27th

Jack-O-Lantern Jam 3:30-5pm

Thursday, October 31st

Happy Halloween - No Classes

Friday, November 1st

2nd Quarter Payment Due

November 11th

Veteran’s Day

Nutcracker Daytime Rehearsal - No regular classes

Tuesday, November 26th-Sunday, December 1st

Studio closed for Thanksgiving break

(Nutcracker rehearsals possible Tuesday 11/26 for Intermediate & Advanced dancers)

Tuesday December 3th-Saturday, December 7th

Peek Week Creative Movement ONLY

Saturday, December 7th

Alternate Class Schedule and In-Studio Dress Rehearsal for The Nutcracker Performances


Tuesday, December 10th

Winter Session Begins 1st Steps Division/Creative Movement

Wednesday, December 12th

All Ensemble Dancers released at 6:45pm

Thursday, December 13th

No Classes - Rest Day in Preparation for the Performances!

Friday-Sunday, December 14-16th

Annual performance of “The Nutcracker”

No classes except Creative Movement on Saturday 12/15

Monday, December 16th - Friday, January 3rd

Winter Break - Happy Holidays!

Saturday, January 4th (changed from ⅙ on 11/8)

Classes resume for all Divisions

Wednesday, January 15th

Second Semester/Third Quarter Payment Due

January 25th - 30th PRESENTATION WEEK

Presentation Classes for all Divisions EXCEPT 1st Steps/Creative Movement (Youth, Junior, Senior and Pre-Professional Divisions ONLY)

2nd Semester

Saturday, February 1

Second Semester Begins for Youth, Junior and Senior Divisions (ALL except Creative Movement/First Steps Division)

Saturday, February 8th- Thursday, February 13th

Friendship Week - Bring a Friend to Class All Levels/Classes

February 16th-23rd

Winter break ~ NO CLASSES

Sunday, March 1


Saturday, March 7th-Thursday, March 12th

Peek Week Creative Movement ONLY


Saturday, March 14th

Spring Session Begins for First Steps Division/Creative Movement

Sunday, April 19th-Sunday, April 26th

Spring break ~ NO CLASSES

Late April/Early May  TBD

Annual Spring Story Ballet

Saturday, May 23-Monday, May 25

Memorial Day weekend - NO CLASSES

Saturday, June 6th-Thursday, June 11th



Saturday, June 13th

Studio Showcase at Mass Ballet for all levels of Tap, Modern and Jazz

Monday, June 15th

Last day of classes

Wednesday, June 17th (tentative)

Student Choreography In-studio Performance and Potluck! (Mass Ballet Ensemble, Intermediate and Advanced Classes)


Snow Cancellations: Please call the school at least 1 hour prior to your class time to find out if classes will be held. We do not always follow the public school closings. Please keep in mind that some teachers travel long distances to teach here and classes may need to be canceled depending on the weather in their area.

Class Make-up Policy:  Students may make up missed classes, including those canceled for a snow day in a class of the same level or below within a month of the absence.

Last Revision 11/8/19