Configuration Dance Theatre and School of Ballet 

dance school and theatre, buffalo, ny

“Since dancing at Configuration, I have developed even more as a dancer. The instruction is outstanding.”

Configuration Dance Theatre and School of Ballet is a professional dance school and organization whose goal is to enhance community life by offering students the chance to engage in the experience of dance. The ballet school provides comprehensive educational opportunities to students who aspire to a career in dance as well as recreational dance students.  Learn more about the dance instruction we offer for all ages.

Established in 2000 as Configuration Dance Theatre, they are a unique, contemporary ballet company whose dynamic programs are as diverse as the ensemble’s make-up. CDT has been recognized for performing in a variety of theaters and venues locally and across the country.   Configuration is also known for its highly successful apprentice program, which allows

Guest artists Misty Copeland and Raul Peinado perform with Configuration Dance Theatre at the Albright Knox Art Gallery.

younger artists an opportunity to work with established dancers and choreographers.

Artistic Director // Founder: Joseph Cipolla
Managing Director // Co-Founder: Kolleen Fischer

Watch Our Performances

Watch Configuration Dance Theatre’s past performances on our You Tube channel!


independent health

We accept Independent Health Extras for tuition and class cards!