EXCELLENCE ACHIEVED, ONLINE!
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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