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    Ballet Academy East: Summer Intensive


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: August
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Dance, Musical Theatre Arts
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    This two-week program gives aspiring dancers ages 9-19 the opportunity to complete their summer studies on a strong note and be fully prepared for the season ahead! The rigorous curriculum is designed for serious, highly talented students. Classes are taught by the distinguished BAE faculty led by Artistic Director, Jenna Lavin and Artistic Advisor, Stacey Calvert..

    The daily schedule will include ballet technique, pointe, variations, pas de deux, men’s class, Pilates mat, modern and character classes. Students are placed in levels according to their ability and study with world-renowned dancers and teachers. This is a half day program for Level A and a full day program for Levels B-F.

    Applications should include three recent photographs showing arabesque, tendu a la seconde and a headshot. Professional photos are not necessary. You may sign up online by going to our website. 

    Students auditioning by video may either send a DVD or a YouTube link of themselves executing a condensed ballet class. The audition video should include barre and centre work, maximum 20 minutes. Centre should consist of an adagio, pirouettes en dehors and en dedans, petit allegro and grand allegro. Ladies, include a pointe work combination, and men, include tour en l’air and a la seconde turns, if level applicable. The video must be less than 6 months old.