Welcome to the Southwest Committee

The Southwest Committee of the Cecchetti Council of America spans Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas classical ballet communities of teachers and students trained in the method of dance master Enrico Cecchetti. Our organization supports local dance studios in the Cecchetti method, providing professional development for teachers and students through workshops, seminars, and master classes. We are a vibrant Cecchetti Council of America community of ballet educators and artists. Check out our Exam page to learn of upcoming professional development opportunities. Read more about Cecchetti, on our “About Us” page. If you have any questions reach out to us on our Contact page, and we will help you get connected.


Training in the Cecchetti Method not only gave me solid technique, it opened up a whole new world for me in teaching, dancing, and the artistry of Ballet. Kim Grover-Haskin, Ph.D.



Professional Development

Southwest CCA members want to help you improve your ballet technique and see you become a recognized professional. We actively prepare young dancers through the Cecchetti syllabus method. At each level of the syllabus, dancers have the opportunity to test their knowledge of core theory and show technical accomplishment. As an active community of educators, the Southwest CCA holds these exams consistently throughout the year. Students and teachers can plan their professional growth with their coaches. Click here to see the exam schedule in our area.


Who is Cecchetti?

Enrico Cecchetti demonstrated genius talent early in his life. At the tender age of five, he appeared in Il Giocatore, and two years later had his American debut, alongside his parents, at the Philadelphia Academy of Music as part of a special Italian troupe assembled for the theater’s grand opening. Read more here.


Join Us

Cecchetti Ballet classes exist all over the world. Visit http://www.cecchetti.org/ for national and international class offerings. Let us introduce you to excellent teachers and classes in our area. Contact us on our contact page. Let us introduce you to excellent teachers and classes in your area.


Southwest CCA is a non-profit organization, which exists to foster, motivate and instruct both students and instructors in the Cecchetti Method of Ballet.

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