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Schrader Youth Ballet Company stages an annual holiday performance of "The Nutcracker: Clara's Dream", as well as biannual company performances of such pieces as "Peter and The Wolf", "Songs Along the River", and "Alice in Wonderland".  All students participate in the annual end-term Spring Performance.



Schrader Youth Ballet Company provides training in classical ballet technique, as well as in jazz/contemporary and clogging for students ages 3 through adult.

Schrader Youth Ballet Company was founded by, and is under the direction of Velma Schrader, who has been teaching dance in the Mid-Ohio Valley for 50 years.  The Schrader Youth Ballet Company (SYBC), is a non-profit 501-C(3) corporation established in 1985 to promote and foster dance in the Parkersburg area.  SYBC is supported by ticket sales, donations, fundraisers, grants and tuition.