Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive

a Summer Program in Denver, Colorado

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Auditions

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About Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive

Under the direction of Valerie Madonia, the Colorado Ballet Academy offers a Summer Intensive program for the serious intermediate dancer through to pre-professional levels. The Academy has a history of transitioning students into the Colorado Ballet Company and into other companies worldwide. With internationally renowned master teachers and our own highly regarded school faculty, our program offers classes designed to provide far reaching improvement for each student. Focus is placed on developing the whole dancer by offering classes according to level in ballet technique, pointe, men’s class, variations, pas de deux, modern, contemporary, character, Pilates, body conditioning as well as lectures on injury prevention, nutrition, Anatomy in Clay ©, and dance history. * Please note not all class are available for the entire program.

Dates

June 19, 2017 - July 21, 2017

Age Range

Ages 11-21

Faculty

Stella Abrera, Dana Benton, Gil Boggs, Erica Fischbach, John Gardner, Valerie Madonia, Amanda McKerrow, Sascha Radetsky, Judy Rice, Igor Vassine, Sharon Wehner

Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Modern, Contemporary Ballet, Variation Class, Men's Ballet Class

Enrollment

Admission to the Summer Intensive Program is by audition only. Applicants may audition in person or submit a high-quality DVD video or YouTube link (may be set to private by shared link). Colorado Ballet Academy gives first preference to students who audition in person. However, we do accept videos (non returnable) if circumstances prevent you from attending a live audition. There is a $35 video audition fee, which may be paid by check or money order made out to "Colorado Ballet Academy".

Housing

Summer Intensive Students reside on the University of Denver’s beautiful campus.

Activities

Students enjoy the scenic surroundings of Denver while participating in activities including the Denver Art Museum, a Colorado Rockies major league baseball game, a performance at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver Botanic Gardens or Denver Zoo. Students are chaperoned at all times by experienced adult counselors familiar with the challenges of being away from home and the rigors of summer dance training.

Audition Details

Fee

$30 if paid in advance, $35 at audition

What to Bring

Application, fee and photo

Enrollment

Admission to the Summer Intensive Program is by audition only. Applicants may audition in person or submit a high-quality DVD video or YouTube link (may be set to private by shared link). Colorado Ballet Academy gives first preference to students who audition in person. However, we do accept videos (non returnable) if circumstances prevent you from attending a live audition. There is a $35 video audition fee, which may be paid by check or money order made out to "Colorado Ballet Academy".

Colorado Ballet Academy

The Colorado Ballet Academy has honed the dance skills of thousands of students, as well as started the careers of many professional dancers, providing the highest quality of dance training available in the state. The Academy has a history of transitioning students into the Colorado Ballet Company as well as other companies worldwide. Students train in the same building alongside the professional Company dancers and have the opportunity to audition for roles in some of Colorado Ballet's productions. The Academy provides training to students ages 3 through adult, beginner through professional, utilizing the most current schools of ballet training. We incorporate traditional ballet pedagogy into our ballet curriculum and secure teachers with extensive experience. In addition to ballet we offer modern, jazz, pilates, yoga and boys only classes, in order to train well educated and healthy dancers. Our students are versatile and company ready when they graduate. Pre-professional trainee students have the option of participating in a Colorado Ballet Academy supervised online academic program. When not in a concentrated academic environment students will attend 2 daily ballet technique classes, augmented with pointe, pirouette and allegro, pas de deux, modern, character, pilates, variations and choreography classes taught by Colorado Ballet Academy faculty members as well as occasional guest artists. Colorado Ballet Academy offers the unique opportunity to gain stage experience at a young age with our acclaimed professional ballet company as well as through student showcase performances and outreach programs.

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Dates

June 19, 2017 - July 21, 2017

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