Judith Ross founded Pacific Chamber Ballet in 1982 after starting her career dancing and teaching for renowned local teacher Dorothy Fischer.
At PCB our first objective is to present excellence in classical ballet training to our students, teaching sound principles in ballet technique. We guide aspiring dancers through a carefully designed curriculum keyed to the needs of each individual, enhancing each student’s expression of his/her own potential in an atmosphere that is both fun and challenging.
PCB encourages the building of confidence and self esteem with personal and individual attention. Students not only learn ballet technique, but dedication, focus and expression both in the classroom and through annual performing opportunities. In addition to ballet, PCB students have the opportunity to take classes in modern, lyrical, jazz, musical theatre and hip hop to round out their dance education.
Emphasis is placed on the theatrical aspect of classical ballet through performance opportunities, including an annual Spring Concert in which all students may participate. This is designed to be a joyous experience for young dancers and to provide a context for individual goal-setting.
PCB students have received invitations and scholarships from prestigious schools such as American Ballet Theatre, Ballet Connecticut, Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, The Pennsylvania Ballet and The Royal Winnipeg Ballet.