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International Program

Ballet has no borders


At City Ballet San Francisco (CBSF), we train students to become dancers of the world. Not only do students come to train with us from all over the globe, but CBSF also has a longstanding reputation of placing its alumni into the most prestigious professional companies worldwide. Equipped with Master Teachers, housing, academics, and a welcoming community, international students have the golden opportunity to make their dreams a reality. 

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Summer Intensive

Expedite your training and experience a summer of a lifetime! Enjoy Master Classes in a wide variety of styles, performance opportunities, and weekend San Francisco excursions. 2 - 8 week programs available for students ages 8 - 18.

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Year-Round Program

Immerse yourself in elite ballet training, with numerous performance opportunities, professional connections, and a welcoming community. This program is designed for students ages 6 -18 who are pursuing a professional career in ballet.

Our programs are designed for international students ages 8-18 aspiring to have a professional career in ballet, immerse themselves in a new culture, learn a new language, and open themselves to new opportunities abroad. We expect the highest level of commitment from our students and vow to respect their time and efforts with world-class training.

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CBSF is proud to have returned to a completely renovated facility, equipped with a new state-of-the-art theatre, beautiful studio spaces, pool, outdoor public plaza, and more!

Summer Intensive classes are Monday-Friday, leaving weekends open to explore one of the world's most iconic cities and surroundings. San Francisco is famous for its landmarks, neighborhoods, beautiful surrounding nature, rich history and diverse culture.

Enjoy a juicy burrito in the Mission District, walk along Ocean Beach, your inner hippie in the Haight-Ashbury, visit to the historic prison - Alcatraz, or the excitement of Fisherman's Wharf. 


CBSF has partnered with three residences within walking distance of our studios. Prices include 24/7 security, breakfast and dinner, and a wide variety of shareable rooms depending on your level of comfort and budget.

Monthly cost can range from

$1,080 - $5,500

Families staying Year-Round can 

also apply to stay in our very own 

building, Chorus!