6:15-7:15 pm

Modern I

7:15-8:15 pm

Modern III

6:30-7:30 pm

Modern II



Chicago Ballet Arts is pleased to offer Horton based Modern Technique classes. Levels are sequential and placement is based on a combination of age and experience. Students may enroll in Modern classes independently or in conjunction with classes in the Pre-Professional or Enrichment Divisions.

Dress Code: Girls may wear any colored leotard with black footless tights or leggings worn over the leotard. No undergarments should be worn. Hair should be secured neatly, away from the face. Boys should wear a fitted tee-shirt with black footless dance tights or leggings and a dance belt. 

Level Placement: Modern I is recommended for students ages 7-10. Modern II is recommended for students ages 9-13 who have a minimum of 2 years previous dance training. Modern III is recommended for students ages 13-18 who have 3 or more years of previous dance training.

Tuition Per Semester: $300

Tuition Discount: Students enrolled in Ballet in the Pre-Professional Division receive a 10% discount on Modern class tuition.

Dates: Classes run over two semesters, starting September 7, 2021. Please visit our Calendar for details.

Students will be automatically enrolled in the second semester unless CBA is notified of a change in registration.


Please note, Modern classes are subject to cancellation if less than 5 students are enrolled.

Tuition is non-refundable and is due prior to the first day of each semester

A limited number of scholarships are available. Please email us for application details. 

Scholarship support is made possible by the generosity of Patti Eylar and Charles Gardner and Jim and Linda Mitchell.