City Ballet of Cleveland (CBC) is a nonprofit, pre-professional company residing at Cleveland CityDance on Shaker Square. The Company has been performing since the mid-90s and is committed to building a professional resident classical ballet company in the future and retaining local talent in Cleveland. In 2013 the Company received its first grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. This vibrant and versatile company of dancers excels through dedication, self-discipline, and love for dance. Focused and energetic, these dancers are given unique opportunities to work with guest instructors, choreographers, and professional dancers. Company dancers serve as dance arts ambassadors wherever they perform.