Register for any summer ballet intensive online starting January 7th! Click here to go straight to the registration portal.
Please click here for full online registration instructions (PDF).
Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 29 (age 7-9), Aug 3 (age 8-11)
Now offered VIRTUALLY for ages 8-11: week of June 29
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. 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 or 8-11: M-F, 9:00-4:00 daily, $395/wk; VIRTUAL option, age 8-11: M-F, 10:00-2:00 daily, $199/wk
Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: July 6 and July 13 (first session), Aug 10 and Aug 17 (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. Students participating in the full two weeks of programming will learn original choreography (between 4:00-5:00pm) for a culminating performance in MBT’s Black Box Studio Theater at the end of the second week. Costumes will be provided by MBT.
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, 9:00-5:00 $425/wk
Click here for a printable summer 2020 registration form.