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There are four categories are the membership levels for CECCHETTI USA. Membership is due by September 1st each year.

Teacher Qualification and Certification

If you are interested in pursuing teacher’s certification in the Cecchetti method, please contact our executive director, Denise Rinaldi, who will be able to recommend a certified teacher in your area and assist you in beginning the certification process.

Student Exams

Exams are designed to give teachers and students specific goals to work toward and to maintain standards of development consistent with international standards. Cecchetti USA offers several different types of exams which serve a unique pupose

News and Events

2015 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Karr who was the recipient of a $200 scholarship for the CUSA Residential Summer Course 2015, awarded at the Regional Workshop held in Huntington Beach, CA in January 2015.  Kaitlyn studies at Huntington Academy of Dance under the direction of Kimberly McEachern. Also awarded in Huntington Beach, a $45 scholarship for a

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Article in Dance Studio Life Magazine

The January 2010 issue of Dance Studio Life magazine featured an article titled “Class a la Cecchetti”.  Here is an excerpt, “Cecchetti training is respected all over the world. George Balanchine would occasionally ask his dancers at New York City Ballet—during a Wednesday class, for example—“What were Cecchetti’s Wednesday steps? Let’s do them today!” Even

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2014 Scholarship Winners

A $45 Regional Workshop Scholarship was awarded to Erin Timbol, student of Jennifer Forcucci-Marzluf, at the Fullerton Regional Workshop in CA.  $100 scholarship to the 2015 Summer Course Scholarship was awarded to Zachary Hernandez and Sydney Robinson at the Fullerton Regional Workshop in CA.  Congratulations to Hannah Budny for receiving a full scholarship for tutition,

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CICB Chairman Re-Elected

Betty Seibert, Cecchetti USA Fellow, Final Diploma, Senior International Examiner, CUSA Director of Examinatios, was re-elected chairman of Cecchetti International Classical Ballet at the CICB Conference in Richmond, Virginia, in August 2014. Congratulations Ms. Seibert!

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Event Photos

Photographs from both the Residential Summer Course and CICB Competition can be viewed and purchased at: To purchase DVD’s of all competition performances click HERE to download the order form. To purchase merchandise from the Residential Summer Course and CICB Competition, click here to visit our book store. More information about both events coming

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2015 Residential Summer Course

The annual Cecchetti Residential Summer Course was held at the University of Santa Barbara, CA, August 2-8, 2015.  To view photos of the RSC visit:

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Cecchetti USA is a ballet organization dedicated to the improvement of dance training as developed by Maestro Enrico Cecchetti.