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Ballet Intensive Workshops

BALLET INTENSIVE STUDY EXCELLENCE ACHIEVED!

 

Monday, July 6 - Friday, August 7, 2020

10:00 am - 3:30 pm 

BalletNova levels JD 4 - CD 3 Ages 12-18 (*visitors by audition)

Tuition: 5 weeks $1,850  ***Early Bird Discount: 5 weeks $1,760 

Weekly option: **$420/week ($378/week)

 

Take your technique to new heights at BalletNova’s five-week summer intensive! Study with our esteemed faculty and renowned guest  teachers and develop the tools needed to achieve true excellence in the art of classical ballet.

 

Our summer students will be offered the highest quality of training in our state-of-the art studios with a driven and nurturing approach.

 

New this year! Students who enroll for all five weeks will have the opportunity to perform original choreography by Artistic Director Matthew Powell in our new end of program performance.

 

Our intensive is carefully crafted to ensure student success. Classes will run Monday through Friday from 10:00am – 3:30pm, with rehearsal for those who participate for all five weeks to follow.

 

*Visiting students should email the studio at info@balletnova.org for audition information.

**Weekly tuition must be paid in full prior to the start date of the week attending. Registrations received on or after each Monday of the session will incur a $25 late fee.

***Early Bird discount is applicable if registered on or before April 30, 2020.

 

TRANSCEND: NEOCLASSICAL CONTEMPORARY BALLET INTENSIVE

 

Monday, August 10 - Friday, August 14, 2020

10:00 am - 3:30 pm 

BalletNova levels JD 6 - CD 3
Ages 13-18 (*Visitors by audition)
Tuition: $420   **Early Bird Discount: $378

 

Dancers of today must work to be as versatile as possible.  Let BalletNova introduce you to the world of neoclassical and contemporary ballet with this one week intensive! Dancers will study precision, musicality, artistry, and learn repertoire from the most recognized neo-classical and contemporary works with a special guest teacher from the George Balanchine Trust.

Classes will run Monday through Friday, 10:00am – 3:30pm, and will include the following each day:

 10:00 – 11:30 am               Technique

 11:45 am – 12:45 pm         Pointe/Male Technique

1:15– 2:15 pm                  Neoclassical Repertoire

2:30– 3:30 pm                  Contemporary Ballet Repertoire

 

*Visiting students should email the studio at info@balletnova.org for audition information.

*Early Bird discount is applicable if registered on or before April 30, 2020. Registrations received on or after Monday of each session will incur a $25 late fee.

 

BALLETNOVA MEETS BROADWAY WEEKEND INTENSIVE #1

 

Saturday, August 15 -Sunday, August 16, 2020

10:00 am - 3:45 pm 

BalletNova levels JD 6 - CD 3
Ages 13-18 (*visitors by audition)
Tuition: $300  **Early Bird Discount: $285

 

BALLETNOVA MEETS BROADWAY WEEKEND INTENSIVE #2

 

Saturday, August 22 -Sunday, August 23, 2020

10:00 am - 3:45 pm 

BalletNova levels JD 6 - CD 3
Ages 13-18 (*visitors by audition)
Tuition: $300  **Early Bird Discount: $285

 

Register for BOTH and SAVE!

Intensive #1 and #2: $575   **Early Bird Discount: $540

 

BalletNova Meets Broadway Weekend Intensives!

Dust off those dancin’ shoes and join BalletNova for our first annual Musical Theatre Intensive! Spend two weekends studying with Broadway’s finest, and hone your skills to become a true triple threat.

Participants start their day with ballet technique, followed by classes in musical theatre led by a guest faculty from some of the hottest Broadway shows of today. The day finishes with a vocal coaching session specifically designed for dancers. No singing experience required! Get ready to let your hair down and have some fun. Check out the schedule below and register today!

10:00 – 11:30 am Ballet Technique

11:45 am – 12:45 pm Jerome Robbins Repertoire

1:15 – 2:45pm Musical Theatre Technique/Repertoire

2:45 – 3:45pm Voice For Dancers

*Visiting students should email the studio at info@balletnova.org for audition information.

**Early Bird discount is applicable if registered on or before April 30, 2020. Registration received on or after Monday of the  session will incur a $25 late fee.

 

BACK TO BALLET: MAINTENANCE INTENSIVE

 

Monday, August 17 - Friday, August 21, 2020

10:00 am - 3:30 pm 

BalletNova levels JD 6 - CD 3
Ages 13-18 (*Visitors by audition)
Tuition: $420   **Early Bird Discount: $378

 

Get a head start on your fall semester with BalletNova at our weeklong Maintenance Intensive!  Whether you've danced all summer long, or had some time off, this intensive is designed to help students be their best on their first day "back to ballet".

 

Students will start the day with technique class, followed by pointe or male technique. The second half of the day will consist of either conditioning, Pilates, yoga, or floor barre, and a special seminar series to help ensure you will have an amazing year of dance ahead!

 

*Visiting students should email the studio at info@balletnova.org for audition information.

**Early Bird discount is applicable if registered on or before April 30, 2020. Registration received on or after Monday of the  session will incur a $25 late fee.

 

Register for Summer! 

Online registration is available for current students only. If you have any problem with online registration, please submit your registration using the registration form and attach to your email and send to info@balletnova.org.

New Students : Please email info@balletnova.org for a trial class information.

Current Students : click here

For information on half day camps for children ages 4-6, click here

For information on all day workshop/intensives for youth ages 7-12, click here


Artistic Director

Matthew Powell

Matthew Powell, the Artistic Director of BalletNova Center for Dance, received his training at the School of American Ballet, and danced professionally with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, San Francisco Opera, the international tour of West Side Story and more. As a choreographer, Powell was awarded a fellowship from the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet, and received a choreographic award at Regional Dance America. He has created works for Kansas City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Point Park University, Broadway Dance Center, the art exhibit 'Capturing Nureyev,' and worked as an on-set choreographer for BLOCH dancewear. Powell's ballet master credits include Royal New Zealand Ballet, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Slovak National Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet and the television show Flesh and Bone, which aired on STARZ. His teaching credits include The Juilliard School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Rock School for Dance Education, Ballet Hispanico, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, Broadway Dance Center, Peridance, Ballet Tech, Kansas City Ballet School, Trey McIntyre Project, Matthew Bourne, Karole Armitage, Billy Elliot on Broadway, Universities of Iowa and Alabama, and more. Additionally, Powell has worked extensively as an assistant director for opera productions across the country. www.matthewpowell.org Instagram @matchoopowell