National Ballet Academy Denver's International Summer Intensive Program

a Summer Program in Denver, Colorado

About National Ballet Academy Denver's International Summer Intensive Program

The National Ballet Academy Denver offers an comprehensive technique intensive International Summer School for serious young dancers from the USA and overseas. Each day consists of five to six hours of classes and workshops, six days a week. Emphasis is placed on each dancer’s technical and artistic growth through individualized attention, career development classes, and special workshops. All classes offered during the summer intensive will serve to enrich the dancer’s exposure to the classic ballet training curriculum.A distinguished faculty from the National Ballet Academy Denver led by Artistic Director Cornell Callender along with renowned international guest teachers, join the staff to make up a teaching faculty, providing classes in a variety of dance styles, under the guidance of our Directors.The course offers classes including Classical Technique, Pointe, Repertoire, Pas de Deux, Body Conditioning Variations and more.Students may apply to be accommodated at the School’s supervised dormitory, subject to availability. General hotel information and costs of accommodation will be sent by the Summer Intensive Office to those offered places. It is the responsibility of the individual student’s family/guardian to arrange accommodation.


July 3, 2017 - August 5, 2017

Age Range

10- 25


see website for details

Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Modern, Contemporary Ballet, Variation Class, Men's Ballet Class, Adult Dance Classes, Character Dance


To audition simply email a video of your barre work to [email protected]. For more information visit:


The National Ballet Academy Denver provides residential accommodations for students attending the Summer Intensive Program. The Academy’s provides students with the most safe, comfortable, convenient, upscale accommodations possible,located just 5 minutes walking distance from the National Ballet Academy Denver’s training facilities. The Academy and the Accommodation staff do everything to provide a warm, friendly and caring community. A student handbook containing rules and regulations is published for all students.During your time at the National Ballet Academy Denver,


Enriching activities outside classes are always fun and exciting part of the National Ballet Academy Denver’s Summer Intensive Program. Following are some events the students enjoyed, and places they can visit, in their free time during the Summer Intensive Program.There is a mandatory $150 activity chaperone and transportation fee for the Summer Intensive Program. There are additional costs for each outing. Students may sign up and pay for a pre-planned package of activities at the same time that enrollment forms are completed prior to the Summer Intensive Program. All group outings are chaperoned by National Ballet Academy Denver staff members. AREA ATTRACTIONS Anschutz Medical Complex Downtown Denver Denver Zoo Denver Museum of Nature & Science Aurora Sports Park Amazing Jakes Cherry Creek State Park Denver Art Museum Denver International Airport (DIA) ENTERTAINMENT Harkins Theater (movies) Improv Comedy Club Dick’s Sporting Goods Park D.R .A Center Pepsi Center Red Rocks Amphitheater Water World (seasonal) Elitch Gardens 16th Street Mall SHOPPING Northfield at Stapleton Bass Pro Shop Town Center at Aurora Cherry Creek Shopping Center Denver Pavillions PERFORMANCES Vail International Dance Festival Red Rocks Broadway shows


Scholarship are available


  • 6890 N. Argonne St.
    Denver, Colorado 80249

  • 3034346228

  • [email protected]

National Ballet Academy Denver Founder/Artistic Director Cornell Callender

The Academy strives to develop young dancers with strong classical technique, artistry, musicality, purity of line, and a high level of performance quality. We aim to give our students the best possible preparation for a successful career as professional dancers. The Academy offers a rich and stimulating program taught by highly experienced teachers and guest artists of international prestige. The experience of working at a high level of professional standards ensures that students can respond creatively and confidently to different working environments. Graduates of the Academy can be found in top companies throughout the United States and Europe. We challenge our students to achieve their very best, and provide opportunities for our students to develop their full potential as dance artists. We hope that this website gives you a taste of what life will be like at The National Ballet Academy of Denver. We can assure those of you attending the Academy that you will receive a warm welcome and greatly enjoy the atmosphere, and friendship offered by the staff and fellow students. We cordially invite you to join us – and we look forward to welcoming you on a wonderful journey. Artistic Directors / Founder Cornell Callender


July 3, 2017 - August 5, 2017