Summer 2018 Ballet Intensive

Grand Rapids Ballet Summer 2018 Ballet Intensive Michigan

SUMMER 2018 BALLET INTENSIVE
June 25-July 27, 2018

SENIOR BALLET INTENSIVE
Ages 12-22 (audition required)

In the Summer 2018 Ballet Intensive Program, students enjoy studying with stars from today’s ballet world, refining their skills in technique and artistry. Students receive training in ballet, contemporary, pointe, men’s jumps, plus classical and contemporary variations. Our summer program also provides an opportunity to train with renowned master teachers while learning original choreography for a performance at the end of the session. Students also gain valuable tools through seminars and specialized classes in nutrition, injury prevention, cardio training and more.

A Day in the Senior Ballet Intensive

  • • 10-11:45am: Ballet Technique
  • • 12-1pm: Pointe / Mens
  • • 1-2pm: Lunch
  • • 2-3:30pm: Contemporary
  • • 3:45-5pm: Repertoire

Senior Ballet Intensive students will take four classes per day Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm including Technique, Contemporary, Repertoire, Variations, Turns/Jumps, Conditioning, Pointe, Mens, Pas de Deux, Hip Hop, Gyrokinesis, and Cardio Dance/Yoga.

Weeks

  • • Week 1 – June 25-29
  • • Week 2 – July 2-6
  • • Week 3 – July 9-13
  • • Week 4 – July 16-20
  • • Week 5 – July 23-27*

Tuition

  • • 1 Week – $450
  • • 2 Weeks – $855 (save 5%)
  • • 3 Weeks – $1,280 (save 5%)
  • • 4 Weeks  – $1,710 (save 5%)
  • • 5-Week Program – $1,905 (save 15%)

*Students may only attend Week 5 in addition to attending Week 4 due to the rehearsal process for our Summer Showcase on July 27.

Deadline for video submissions is Monday, April 2.

Summer 2018 Ballet Intensive Guest Faculty

Summer 2018 Ballet Intensive Scholarships

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JUNIOR BALLET INTENSIVE
Ages 9-13 (no audition required)

Grand Rapids Ballet School’s Junior Ballet Intensive is a comprehensive program created especially with the aspiring young dancer in mind. Presented in a nurturing and encouraging environment, students will receive individual attention and custom instruction in order to accelerate their technical proficiency, and cultivate artistic expression in both ballet and contemporary styles of dance.

A Day in the Junior Ballet Intensive

  • • 10-11:30am: Ballet Technique
  • • 11:30am-12pm: Lunch Break
  • • 12-1:30pm: Contemporary
  • • 1:30-2pm: Turns & Jumps

Junior Ballet Intensive students will take three classes per day Monday-Friday 10am-2pm including Technique, Contemporary, Turns/Jumps, Stretch/Strengthen, Hip Hop, and Repertoire.

Weeks

  • • Week 1 – June 25-29
  • • Week 2 – July 2-6
  • • Week 3 – July 9-13
  • • Week 4 – July 16-20
  • • Week 5 – July 23-27*

Tuition

  • • 1 Week – $250
  • • 2 Weeks – $475 (save 5%)
  • • 3 Weeks – $710 (save 5%)
  • • 4 Weeks – $950 (save 5%)
  • • 5-Week Program – $1,005 (save 20%)

*Students may only attend Week 5 in addition to attending Week 4 due to the rehearsal process for our Summer Showcase on July 27.

Summer 2018 Ballet Intensive Housing

HOUSING AVAILABLE FOR SENIOR BALLET INTENSIVE STUDENTS ONLY.

Students ages 12-22 enrolled in the Senior Ballet Intensive may register to stay in supervised housing on the campus of Aquinas College. Dancers will be supervised by Resident Assistants employed by Grand Rapids Ballet. Summer housing dorms include furniture and linens, wireless internet access, kitchenette, laundry room access, daily meals, transportation, and optional weekend activities.

Weekly housing and roommate requests are available. Please note, this supervised housing is first come first serve.

  • • Weekly housing, 5-night stay (Sunday evening-Friday afternoon): $485
  • • Weekly housing, 7-night stay (Sunday-Sunday): $550

To apply for housing, please submit the Summer Ballet Intensive registration form, $225 tuition deposit, and $225 housing deposit by April 16, 2018.

“I loved learning variations from ballets, the seminars that were offered were so helpful, and cardio class improved my stamina.”

Jessie C.

Summer 2018 Contemporary Intensive

SUMMER 2018 CONTEMPORARY INTENSIVE
July 30-August 10, 2018

Summer 2018 Contemporary Intensive Schedule

In the Summer 2018 Contemporary Intensive, students enjoy studying with stars from today’s ballet world, refining their skills in technique and artistry. Our summer program also provides an opportunity to train with renowned master teachers while learning original choreography. Students also gain valuable tools through seminars and specialized classes in nutrition, injury prevention, cardio training and more.

Senior Contemporary Intensive (ages 16-24)
  • • Monday-Friday
  • • 10am-5pm
  • • audition required

Study Monday-Friday 10am-5pm in a variety of classes including Ballet Technique, Contemporary Partnering, Improvisation, Contemporary Repertoire, and Gyrokinesis.

Tution
  • • 1 Week- $425
  • • 2 Weeks – $800

Deadline for video submissions is Monday, June 4. 

Summer 2018 Contemporary Intensive Housing

  • • available for ages 16-24 upon request
  • • more information coming soon
Summer 2018 Contemporary Intensive Scholarships

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“I enjoyed the more difficult curriculum with the amazing guest teachers.”

Sebastian
Summer 2018 Contemporary Intensive Guest Faculty