About Us

The School of International Ballet, located in Redlands of inland southern California, provides high-quality dance training for ages 3 to adults. Our school specializes in classical ballet training and also offers classes in hip hop, tap, and pilates. Established in 1982, the School  of International Ballet is the official school for Redlands Festival Ballet and has produced a large number of dancers performing with well-known companies in the United States and abroad.

Artistic Director, Cecilia Hering-Roberts

Cecilia Hering-Roberts has been the artistic director for the School of International Ballet and the Redlands Festival Ballet since they were founded in 1982. She began her training in Los Angeles and was privileged to train with legendary teachers from Ballet Russe, Bolshoi, Kirov, and Royal Ballet. Cecilia performed soloist and principal roles with Les Grandes Ballets Canadiens and State Ballet of Munich, State Ballet of Gelsenkirchen, and State Ballet of Muenster Germany. In St. Gallen Switzerland she served as Ballet Mistress and Choreographer in addition to principal dancer. Cecilia continues to preserve and present new classical and contemporary repertory to the Inland Empire. Students from the School of International Ballet and Redlands Festival Ballet Company have received over eighteen awards and numerous scholarships from the prestigious Youth American Grand Prix Competition. Under Cecilia’s leadership, the School and Company continues to produce many professional dancers, teachers, and choreographers.