Join AAB for an incredible summer of progress and performance. Improve your technique and performance beyond recognition. You will not believe the progress that you will make. You will return home a confident and inspired dancer, dancing with renewed energy and purpose; and with enhanced artistry.
Special features of our Summer School are:
1) Performance Awards in schools across America, and in 10 other countries.
2) Ballet Intensive. An excellent way to refine technique.
3) Coaching Classes. Small groups for personalized coaching.
4) Guest Performances. Special ballet performances for Summer School by guest dancers.
Work with leading dance educators as you grow your own technical knowledge and get valuable performance experience. Interlochen offers summer programs and year-round training for young dancers looking to excel and thrive amid the rigors of today’s dance world. The classical ballet-based curriculum includes pointe, pas de deux, repertoire, and men’s class with additional emphasis on modern technique, composition, and anatomical awareness.
Our summer intensive offers serious dance students extraordinary opportunities to train, rehearse, and perform alongside the professional dancers of Carolina Ballet. Classes and rehearsals are held Monday through Saturday and include up to six hours of instruction and rehearsals each day. The program is designed to cultivate strong, well-trained artists. Classes in ballet technique, studies en pointe, variations, men’s class, men’s variations, modern/contemporary technique, jazz, character, Pilates, yoga, partnering, and conditioning provide a strong foundation in classical training. Alongside renowned Carolina Ballet faculty & professional dancers, summer guest faculty will consist of Michael Vernon, Chair of the Department of Ballet at Indiana University, Olga Kostritzky, world-renown ballet teacher/mistress, and more. Click here to sign up today!
Ballet Melange is a new professional company and high-level Trainee program for emerging professional dancers. Paid positions & trainee positions are available. Audition on March 16th, April 20th, or send a video. Ballet Melange dancers will receive training and mentorship to set them up for a professional career as well as get extensive performance experience. The Ballet Melange Trainee Program provides a carefully structured curriculum to enable early career dancers to fulfill the ever increasing technical, physical, and artistic demands of the top national and international professional companies. Our graduates and dancers have received contract offers and inquiries from professional companies all over the world.
Ballet North Texas stands at the forefront of the North Texas arts community, offering exceptional performances that blend new classical and contemporary pieces with imaginative interpretations of classic productions. Auditions are open for the Professional Company and Trainee Program - a high level program designed for dancers aiming to refine their technique and transition into professional careers. Trainees engage in a comprehensive curriculum from August 12th, 2024, to June 1st, 2025, including ballet, pointe, variations, partnering, and modern, alongside Pilates and personalized career planning sessions. This immersive experience is enriched with performance opportunities in productions such as The Nutcracker and various concerts, and company productions. Furthermore, Ballet North Texas nurtures emerging talent through its Conservatory, providing intensive training, career planning workshops, and performance chances in company productions, ensuring a seamless transition from student to professional dancer.
Want high-level Vaganova training? Check out Classical Ballet Academy in Denver Colorado. With a national summer intensive and pre-professional training program, CBA trains well rounded dancers with instruction in classical technique, pointe, pas de deux, character, and contemporary dance. CBA's excellence in training has opened opportunities for our students to pursue their careers in dance at prestigious schools and companies worldwide including San Fransisco Ballet, English National Ballet School (London), Vaganova Academy (Saint Petersburg), Bolshoi Academy (Moscow), Dutch National Ballet (Amsterdam) and National Ballet of Ukraine.