The summer ballet program is your opportunity study dance in a focused, creative atmosphere, with other serious dance students from around the world. Classes are taught by an experienced, professional faculty, dedicated to helping you achieve technical and artistic growth.
- Ballet technique
- Modern technique
- Body conditioning
Students should have had five consecutive years of training at the time of applications, and two or more years of consistent training en pointe.
Students should be free from injury prior to arrival. Any health-related concern should be acknowledged on the medical form and reported to the dance department prior to arrival. Dancers are expected to maintain a body weight that is proportionate to their height and bone structure. Students are expected to be well-groomed. Long hair must be worn up and off the neck.
Image file: A photograph taken in first arabesque.
PDF file: A résumé list of training experiences. Please include subject (modern, ballet, jazz, composition, other), dates, names and locations of schools and names of teachers.
Center floor exercises (no barre):
Part I (video #1):
- Grand Adagio – including développés in each position, promenades and pirouettes.
- Petit Allegro – including jêtés and assemblés.
- Grand Allegro – including grand jêtés, grand jêtés entrelacé and tour en l'air for men.
Part II (video #2):
A solo piece no longer than two minutes that best exemplifies the applicant's technical and artistic abilities. (Ladies are encouraged to perform en pointe.)