Huntsville Ballet Company and Huntsville Ballet School both operate under the umbrella of Community Ballet Association (CBA).
The Community Ballet Association was incorporated February 17, 1964 as a non-profit organization and became a member of the Huntsville Arts Council, Inc. In April 1964, Loyd B. Tygett was hired as Artistic Director of Community Ballet School and the Huntsville Civic Ballet Company. Before coming to Huntsville, Mr. Tygett danced professionally with the Chicago Opera Ballet, American Festival Ballet and London Ballet. He was well-known as a choreographer and as an artist and painted over 60 backdrops for the ballet organization. He served as Artistic Director of the Ballet Company until his retirement in 1997.