About Pacific Northwest Ballet Summer Course
Our Summer Course curriculum offers serious ballet students the highest caliber of intensive classical training, augmented by a rich diversity of dance forms necessary to meet the eclectic demands of dance companies today. Students attend class Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00am-3:30 pm. Summer Course also offers students seminars on a wide variety of topics relevant to the young dancer including nutrition, dance history, music, foot health, production and pointe shoe care.
July 10, 2017 - August 11, 2017
Marisa Albee, Peter Boal, Kirsten Cooper, Nancy Crowley, Sara de Luis, Dana Hanson, Dane Holman, Benjamin Houk, Lauri-Michelle Houk, Petur Iliev, Brenna Monroe Cook, Meg Potter, Kaori Nakamura, Abbie Siegel, Eva Stone, Marjorie Thompson, Julie Tobiason, Le Yin
Classical Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Variation Class, Men's Ballet Class, Character Dance
PNBS provides safe, supervised housing for Summer Course students ages 12–18 in Levels IV through VIII. The Residence is a secure building located on the picturesque campus of Seattle Pacific University in a quiet residential neighborhood approximately 1.5 miles from PNBS. We are the only group occupying the Residence. Cable TV and wireless internet access are provided. Other features include a comfortable main lounge with grand piano, a theater-style TV lounge with big-screen TV, separate lounges and kitchenettes with refrigerators on each floor, two large, well-equipped laundry rooms, an ice machine, and quiet study rooms. The bathrooms and kitchenettes were recently renovated. All students are assigned to spacious double or triple rooms with boys and girls on separate floors and counselors living on each floor. Ample space is provided for co-ed socializing, supervised by Residence staff, while each living floor also has a single-sex lounge.
Pacific Northwest Ballet School determines 98% of its awards at the time of the Summer Course audition. Awards are given for part or full tuition only. Financial aid applications are available for those accepted and in need of assistance.