Register online for ballet and dance camps starting January 7th!  Click here to go straight to the registration portal.

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

Click here for a printable summer 2021 registration form.  Click here to return to the summer programs page.

Click here for a PRINTABLE updated *summer camp* schedule.

  • Updates for COVID recovery:
    –MBT is following strict protocols for COVID-19 response and recovery, including use of masks during all in-studio programs, distancing, increased cleaning and sanitizing, and capacity restrictions. Please contact MBT if you have any questions.

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Week of Ballets: Age 12+ and 14+, MBT levels 6-9 (or equivalent) 

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: July 19 (Intermediate & Advanced), July 26 (Int/Adv Combined)

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 (as Covid precautions allow, video observation may need to be substituted). 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, Age 12+ and MBT levels 6-9 (or equivalent):
Intermediate, age 12+, week of July 19: M-F, 9:00-12:30 daily, $200/wk
Advanced, age 14+, week of July 19: M-F, 1:00-4:30 daily, $200/wk
Int/Adv, age 12+, week of July 26: M-F, 1:00-4:30 daily, $200/wk

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Advanced Dance Performance Camp: age 12+

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 28, Aug 19

Perfect for the serious performer who wants to explore many styles of dance in a fun environment. Designed to build upon intermediate/advanced dance technique, build strength, poise and confidence with opportunities to explore numerous dance disciplines (ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern, and more disciplines from all around the world!).  Dancers will learn original choreography in different styles of dance to perform in a culminating dance performance in MBT’s Black Box Studio Theater for the parents at the end of the week (as Covid precautions allow, video observation may need to be substituted.) Requires faculty approval and placement. Wardrobe requirements: leotard and tights and leggings for girls, t-shirt and fitted shorts or athletic pants for boys, jazz or ballet shoes, long hair pulled back.

Advanced Dance Performance Camp, age 12+: M-F, 9:00-1:00 (Week June 28), 1:00-5:00 (Week Aug 19) daily, $250/wk

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Summer Ballet Intensive: age 10+ 

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: July 5 and July 12 (first session), Aug 2 and Aug 9 (second session)

Register for 1, 2, 3, or 4 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 placed in their appropriate class level based on technical ability and experience. Included are technique classes in ballet, pointe (as appropriate for students already dancing en pointe), modern, jazz and more! 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 drama.

Adult ballet dancers with required experience and approval welcome.

(Drop-in Intensive classes available for advanced dancers, please call for details.)

Minimum 3 years prior ballet training. Faculty approval and placement required. Please call to schedule a placement class.

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

Summer Ballet Intensive, age 10+: M-F, 9:00-4:00 daily, $425/wk  

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Junior Summer Ballet Intensive: age 7-9, 7-10, or 9-11 

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 28 (age 7-10), Aug 16 (age 7-9 & age 9-11)

Continued training for the serious young ballet student. Designed to improve ballet technique, build strength, poise and confidence with opportunities to explore a variety of movement styles, including jazz, modern and hip hop. Each day is rounded out with related topics in dance and drama, and fun activities and art projects. Students will also learn choreography for a culminating performance in MBT’s Black Box Studio Theater (as covid precautions allow, video observation may be substituted). Wardrobe requirements: leotard and tights for girls, white shirt and black shorts for boys, ballet shoes, ballet bun for long hair. Costumes will be provided by MBT. Please let the office know if you need to borrow any of these items. Minimum 1 year previous ballet training. Requires faculty approval and placement. Please contact the office to schedule a free placement class.

Junior Summer Ballet Intensive, age 7-9 , 7-10, or 9-11: M-F, 9:00-4:00 daily, $395/wk

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prepointe-workshopPre-Pointe Workshop

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 21, June 28, 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, 1:00-4:30pm daily, $200/wk

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Ballet Boot Camp: age 11+, placement required

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 23 

Get back into ballet shape before the Fall Semester starts. This week-long intensive includes ballet classes, pointe classes (for approved students), extensive stretching, and an exercise portion that is sure to strengthen muscles and get your heart pumping! Requires faculty approval and placement. Please contact the office to schedule a free placement class.

Ballet Boot Camp, age 11+ placement required: 9:30am-2:30pm M-F, daily, $300/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 2021 registration form.   Click here to return to the summer main page.