About Washington Ballet Summer Intensive - Northwest Campus
The Washington School of Ballet's Summer Intensive gives students from around the world the opportunity to study with the school's acclaimed faculty. The Summer Intensive offers a four-week course of study for the Lower Division and a five-week course for Upper Division. During the Intensive, classes are conducted at the Washington School of Ballet’s NW location, Monday through Friday. As a result of this intensive training, students are able to progress rapidly and significantly increase their abilities in a relatively short time. The Lower Division Summer Intensive will be from June 23 to July 18. The Summer Intensive Upper Division will be from June 23 to July 25.
June 22, 2015 - July 24, 2015
The Washington School of Ballet's year-round faculty includes Kee Juan Han, Kristina Windom, Kim Sonderegger, Vladimir Djouloukhaze, Lilla Seber, Stephanie Walz and Cece Farha, among others. Upper division students will also have to opportunity to train with guest faculty including Anna Marie Holmes and Septime Webre, Artistic Director of TWB.
Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Modern, Jazz, Variation Class, Men's Ballet Class, Character Dance
Housing is available for students ages 13 and older on the campus of American University located near The Washington School of Ballet. The bright and clean rooms are double occupancy with a shared bath between each 2 rooms. All students are on one floor and are supervised by TWSB chaperones. The Washington School of Ballet is very proud to employ mature chaperones who are still actively pursuing a career in the dance field. There is 1 chaperone for every 12 students ensuring that each student is well-supervised. Students will use the American University shuttle to Tenley (5 minutes) and either walk or bus the remaining 10 blocks to the studios at 3515 Wisconsin Avenue. American University offers several meal plans with access to their huge cafeteria and other eateries on and off campus. Please visit this site for more details: http://www.american.edu/ocl/dining/index.cfm.
Chaperones arrange weekend activities including trips to the zoo, Smithsonian museums, National monuments and other Washington, DC attractions.
TWSB offers a limited amount of scholarships during the summer program. Scholarships are merit-based and awarded at the time of acceptance.