Welcome to Berkeley City Ballet

A community non-profit for 48 years.
Directed by Elizabeth Godfrey since 2000.

Established in 1974 as a non-profit, Berkeley City Ballet remains a consistent and enduring part of the city of Berkeley. Berkeley City Ballet is committed to the mission of bringing cultural enrichment, as well as an awareness and appreciation for the art of dance, to the diverse East Bay.


Nutcracker tickets are available to purchase now! 
Nutcracker 2022: December 17 and December 18, 2:00 and 4:30pm

To purchase tickets, create a BCB Portal account (if you are new to BCB) or log into your current account. Navigate to “BCB Store” on the dashboard to select and purchase your tickets.

Physical tickets will not be issued. Attendees will check in with their name at the door. Click here for more information.


Registration for Session 2 (October 24-January 14) is open! To register, click here.

We offer classes for dancers ages 2.5 and up! Learn more about our classes here and attend a free trial class anytime.


Information for Current Families
2022 Calendar
Nutcracker Rehearsal Schedule


BCB appreciates your patronage!
As a small, local, non-profit of 48 years, we rely heavily on your support to continue to be able to offer classes and employ teachers. BCB can't do this without you! Help keep BCB dancing by enrolling in classes and/or donating to our school here.
We look forward to dancing with you!


"Berkeley City Ballet is the best school to learn real ballet. It is the most thorough and consistent ballet program in the East Bay."
Ballet Parent


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