Wissahickon Dance Academy Summer Ballet Intensive

a Summer Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About Wissahickon Dance Academy Summer Ballet Intensive

Intermediate and advanced ballet students can hone their skills with this popular streamlined program. Dancers should be between the ages of 10-22 and have at least two years of experience. Students will study ballet, pointe, partnering, jazz, modern, character dance, historical dance and yoga. Guest master teachers from the Donetsk Ballet will make the long journey from Ukraine to teach the four week program. The first two week session, June 20 to July 1, 2016, will feature the immensely popular Vadim Pisarev, Artistic Director of the company along with his wife, former Principal Dancer, Inna Dorofeyeva. Current Principal Dancer, Irina Komarenko will head the faculty the second two week session, July 5 to July 15 with Yosbel Delgado formerly of PA Ballet. Donald Lunsford, Artistic Director of Philadanco II, Svetlana Lutz, former principal dancer of Stavropol Cossack’s Dance Troupe, and Meghan Dwyer, yoga instructor of Blue Banyon Yoga. Rounding out the faculty is Artistic Director, Nancy Malmed, Artistic Director of Wissahickon Dance Academy and Elena Tiuriakulova, former Principal Dancer with Krygyz Opera and Ballet and current Ballet Mistress at WDA. Held from June 20 – July 15, 2016, at 38 E. Schoolhouse Lane, Philadelphia, the four week program runs Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and stresses the highly acclaimed structured Vaganova syllabus that closely resembles the type of study adhered to in the former Soviet Union. Costing $1200 for the four week program or $325 per week, the Intensive is intended for serious students who want to improve their technique. A studio performance will be held at the end of each two week session, followed by a reception. Dates: June 20 – July 15, 2016 Time: 9:30am to 3:30pm Cost: $1200 for the four week program or $325 per week

Dates

June 20, 2016 - July 15, 2016

Age Range

10-22

Faculty

The first two week session, June 20 to July 1, 2016, will feature the immensely popular Vadim Pisarev, Artistic Director of the company along with his wife, former Principal Dancer, Inna Dorofeyeva. Current Principal Dancer, Irina Komarenko will head the faculty the second two week session, July 5 to July 15 with Yosbel Delgado formerly of PA Ballet. Donald Lunsford, Artistic Director of Philadanco II, Svetlana Lutz, former principal dancer of Stavropol Cossack’s Dance Troupe, and Meghan Dwye

Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Modern, Contemporary Ballet, Variation Class, Character Dance

Enrollment

Open

Housing

N/A

Scholarships

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Dates

June 20, 2016 - July 15, 2016

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