As its mission, The Children’s Ballet Theatre instills the art of Classical Ballet in the hearts of children of all ages, races, abilities, and economic levels in a safe, professional environment. We strive for excellence in the classical arts through education and performance, where there are no boundaries for the young at heart.

Meet Our Instructors

Meet Our Instructors

Chelsea Howell

Artistic Director


Children's Academy and

Ballet Academy Instructor

Deborah Ruble


Ballet Academy


Laura Hilsden

Jazz and Modern



Brooke Myers

Children's Academy and Tap Instructor

Missy Tillman

Modern Instructor

Jasmine Clark

Modern and Jazz 


Hayley Aitchison

Children's Academy and

Ballet Academy Instructor


What People are Saying

“Children's Ballet Theatre is a most unique dance studio. The level of classical technique imparted is unmatched, and the environment is a source of grace and growth for ALL the dancers. My daughters and I are truly grateful for the blessing of CBT in our lives.”

- Kellie, parent of 2 students in the Ballet Academy