Derek Dunn - Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet


Paulo Arrais - Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet


Jarod Curley - American Ballet Theatre


Lea Fleytoux - American Ballet Theatre


Connor Walsh - Principal Dancer, Houston Ballet


Gabbi Salvatto - Soloist, Ballet West


Kristin Draucker - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Michael Mao Dance, 50th Anniversary International Tour of West Side Story


Alana Niehoff - former Rockette, ABT studio company, faculty at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet


Sean Stewart - Faculty Member, ABT School New York


Gavin Larsen - Former Member, Pacific Northwest Ballet, former faculty Oregon Ballet Theatre School


Lisa Thorn-Vincent - Ballet Mistress, Orlando Ballet


Garret Anderson - Artistic Director, Ballet Idaho


Matthew Donnell - Faculty, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet


Deanna Doyle - Faculty, Broadway Dance Center, Soloist at Kansas City Ballet, ‘Meg Giry’ in Phantom of the Opera on Broadway


Chaz Wolcott - So You Think You Can Dance finalist, cast member ‘Newsies’ national tour, faculty member STEPS, and Broadway Dance Center


Karolina Blonski - ‘West Side Story’ on Broadway, ‘American in Paris’ national tour


Brandon Leffler - ‘Wicked’ and ‘Moulin Rouge’ on Broadway, ‘My Fair Lady’ national tour, faculty of Broadway Dance Center


Ryan Nye - Ballet Master, Oklahoma City Ballet


Drew Heflin - ‘Spider-Man’ on Broadway, Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular


Henry Steele - David Parsons Dance


Brice Moussette - Artistic Director, ‘Oui Dance,’ Faculty Member Steps, Broadway Dance Center, Peridance



Monday, July 6 - Friday, August 7, 2020

10:00 am - 3:30 pm 

BalletNova levels Junior Division 1 - Conservatory Division 3 (Ages 7-18)

If you are new to BalletNova, a Conservatory Division placement audition is required.*

Weekly & Full Tuition Options Available!**


Take your technique to new heights at BalletNova’s five-week summer intensive! Study with our esteemed faculty and 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 online, led by our esteemed faculty and guest artists with a driven and nurturing approach.


Our intensive is carefully crafted to ensure student success. Classes will run Monday through Friday from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm.

*Visiting students should email the studio at 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.






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. Instagram @matchoopowell