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Summer Programs Age 12 to adult

Summer Programs Age 12 to adult2019-02-02T00:53:05+00:00

Register online for ballet and dance camps starting January 10th!  Click here to go straight to the registration portal.

Please click here for full online registration instructions (PDF).

Click here for a printable summer 2019 registration form.  Click here to return to the summer programs page.

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meredith studio white tutuWeek of Ballets: MBT levels 6-9 (or equivalent)

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: June 17, June 24

Students will learn about the history and choreography of some of the world’s most famous ballets. After a ballet class with one of MBT’s ballet faculty members, students will watch and learn about a ballet, and learn variations from the ballet to be performed at the end of the week. A different ballet will be studied daily. Daily classes may also include pointe, pilates, or ballet fitness. You may bring your own practice tutu if desired, but not necessary. Faculty approval required; please call to schedule a placement class.

Week of Ballets: Levels 6-9 or equivalent from other schools, M-F, 9:30-3:30 daily, $325/wk

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Summer Ballet Intensive: age 10-18

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of:  July 8, July 15, July 22; choose 1, 2, or all 3 weeks.

The Summer Ballet Intensive program is designed to improve technique, strength and flexibility while broadening perspectives and developing personal expression through a variety of dance styles. Dancers will be divided based on technical ability and experience. Included are technique classes in ballet, pointe (as appropriate for students already dancing en pointe), modern, and jazz. Guest instructors from around the country join MBT each week. Additional classes vary and may include variations and repertoire, choreography, tone & stretch, nutrition for dancers, and the theatre arts & drama. Students participating in the full week of programming may stay for an extra hour each day at no charge to learn choreography for a culminating performance.

Adult ballet dancers with required experience and approval welcome.

Minimum three years prior ballet training. Faculty approval and placement required. Please call to schedule a placement class.

Summer Ballet Intensive: M-F, 9:30-4:30 or 5:30 daily, $395/wk (Drop-in Intensive classes available for advanced dancers, please call for details.)

Click to MBT’s Faculty page to see some of the Guest Faculty that will be teaching at MBT during the Summer Ballet Intensive!

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prepointe-workshopPre-Pointe Workshop

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 17, June 24, by invitation or audition only

This workshop is for students who have been advanced to pointe by MBT faculty (or equivalent at other schools), or with other prior approval. During the workshop, dancers will learn everything they need to know about pointe shoes including sewing pointe shoes, toe care, and foot strengthening. Take your first steps en pointe with proper care and instruction and get ready for your first year en pointe!

Pre-Pointe Workshop: M-F, 1:00-4:00 daily, $200/wk

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Ballet Boot Camp: age 11+ or MBT levels 6-9 (or equivalent)

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 19 (MBT levels 6-9), Aug 26 (age 11+)

Get back into ballet shape before the Fall Semester starts. This week-long intensive includes ballet classes, barre work, extensive stretching, and an exercise portion that is sure to strengthen muscles and get your heart pumping! Requires faculty approval and placement.

Ballet Boot Camp, age 11+ or MBT levels 6-9 or equivalent from other schools: M-F, 9:30 – 2:30 daily, $275/wk

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Register online!  Click here to go straight to the registration portal.  Please click here for full online registration instructions (PDF).

Click here for a printable summer 2019 registration form.  Click here to return to the summer programs page.