Gem City Ballet (GCB) is a non-profit pre-professional ballet company directed by Barbara Pontecorvo. The company is separate from PBS but is in residence at Pontecorvo Ballet Studios. GCB is open to qualified area dancers age 12 and older from all area ballet schools. There are rehearsals five days a week, three repertory seasons a year, plus many other smaller performances each year. If you are interested in learning more about GCB and how you can be involved, either as a dancer, Friend of GCB or board member, please speak to Barbara or call 937-550-9245. GCB dancers are not required to attend PBS; the company is open by audition to all qualified area dancers.