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January 3 - 4. Dancers Give Back Workshop. 2 Days of Workshop Classes, Silent Auction & Performance Saturday Evening at Bishop Lynch High School. *2015 FACULTY: Jess Hendricks, DJ Guthrie, Ida Saki, Jeff Amsden, Amanda Leise, Billy Bell, Katey Weibring Finazzo, Cory Finn, Rose Yager, Michelle Gibson, Quinton Weathers, Dane Burch, Joshua Peugh, Katie Schaar, Jennifer Mabus, Lisa Hennings, Nancy Lushington, Houston Metropolitan Dance. 
* Faculty is subject to change. To Register go to: www.dancersgivebackdallas.com or contact at: info@dancersgivebackdallas.com. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Micaela's Army Foundation for research in pediatric, adolescent and young adult cancers.
April 12 Paul Taylor
 master class held at Eisemann Center’s Bank of America Theatre. (972) 744-4650. www.eisemanncenter.com
April 12 Paul Taylor master class held at Eisemann Center’s Bank of America Theatre. (972) 744-4650. www.eisemanncenter.com
April 12 Paul Taylor master class held at Eisemann Center’s Bank of America Theatre. (972) 744-4650. www.eisemanncenter.com
Summer Intensives

Ballet Academy of Texas

June 5-July 13

Tuition: $200-$250/week...daily registrations available

Scholarship: Yes, based on merit. Boys get a full scholarship if they are old enough for pas de deux

Age Range: Age 11+

Expertise: Girls must be ready for pointe, boys for pas de deux

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 06/05/2017

Additional Ballet Academy of Texas staff includes Lisa Slagle, Allan Kinzie, Jenny Johnston, Tammie Reinsch. Curriculum covers 4-4.5 hours of daily instruction in ballet, pointe, pas de deux, men's ballet, character, jazz, modern and injury prevention. Guest teachers are Andrew Parker, Director of Chattanooga Ballet and Robert Mills, Director of Oklahoma City Ballet. 145 Fitness Ct Coppell, TX| 972.745.0199|www.balletacademyoftexas.com

 

Chamberlain School of Ballet

June 5-30 (9:00am-7:30 pm) 

Tuition: $175-$725 

Scholarship: Yes, call 972.985.1374  

Age Range: 8-20 years old

Expertise: Advanced beginner through Advanced/Professional 

Audition: Yes

Registration Deadline: 05/31/2017 

This summer's June Intensive Workshop kicks off Chamberlain School of Ballet's 40th year of providing outstanding dance education. Former students have gone on to perform with major companies in the US and abroad. Leanna Rinaldi, (2011 Alumna, currently with Miami City Ballet) says, "I'm living my dream, and I could not be more grateful for the determination and discipline Chamberlain taught me in my years dancing as a student, molding me into the person and dancer I am today". Come experience the extraordinary training Chamberlain School of Ballet has to offer. Start your journey to a professional career with our faculty and guest instructors who include: Tim Fox (New York City Ballet, Tulsa Ballet and San Francisco Ballet), Lisa Hess Jones, (New York City Ballet and guest choreographer), Jennifer Milner (Bodies in Motion). Call today to schedule a placement class. Curriculum covers, ballet technique, pointe, variations, men's classes, jazz, modern, conditioning/strengthening, and dance related seminars. 3003 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075| 972.985.1374| www.chamberlainschoolofballet.com

 

Texas Ballet Theatre Dallas School

Jr. & Sr. Intensive July 31- Aug 11, (M-F11:00am-2:30pm)

Tuition: $250-$325 per week

Age Range: Jr. Intensives, 10-19 years old; Sr. Intensives ages 13+

The TBTS Dallas Summer Intensives are designed to improve technique through intense study. Intermediate and Advanced Dancers attend several classes a day including ballet technique, pre pointe or pointe, variations, conditioning, jazz and modern|214.377.8576. Texasballettheater.org/summer-program

 

The Dallas Conservatory

Session 2: August 7-18

Tuition: $35/hr to $650/wk ($2,500 for all 4 weeks)

Scholarship: Merit and financial, up to 100% for extreme talent. Boys may be eligible for 100% scholarships.

Age Range: 10-26 years old

Expertise: Advanced intermediate to advanced/pro

Audition: Yes. Digital auditions accepted

Registration Deadline: Immediate

Katrina Killian Masterclasses: August 16-17

Curriculum covers, ballet, pointe, partnering, variations, contemporary ballet, Balanchine style, character, commercial jazz. Guest teachers include, Dusty Button, Francisco Gella, Katrina Killian, Gisele Bethea, Aran Bell, Alexei Moskalenko, Natalya Lushina Zeiger, Misha Tchoupakov, Jeffrey Rogers and Scott Fowler. 7979 Inwood Road Dallas, TX 75209|214.357.8888|214-357-8888|info@TheDallasConservatory.org |www.TheDallasConservatory.org

 

Contemporary Ballet Dallas School

June 6-August 6

Tuition: $82-$750

Scholarship: Yes, depending on age and ability

Age Range: 18 months-18 years old

Expertise: Beginner through advanced, depending on the program

Audition: Yes

Registration Deadline: 5/27/2017

Summer Intensive available for more serious students. Dancers must audition for placement--Auditions are March 26th. Please contact Lindsay@schoolofcbd.com if you missed auditions. Includes classes in ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz, choreography, repertoire, and more with School of CBD staff, guest choreographers, and company dancers. We also offer summer classes for ages 18 months and up in Parent & Me, creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and acro! Register in advance, and contact us for placement of upper levels. CBD also offers a huge adult program, as well, with various techniques~ so get into class! Guest teachers include, School of CBD staff, Allison Watson-Festner, Debra Bale, Matt Rivera, guests and company. 5400 Mockingbird Lane, suite 207 Dallas, TX 75206|214.821.2066|www.schoolofcbd.com

 

Ballet Center of Fort Worth

June 12-July 22  

Tuition: Starting from $150

Scholarship: Yes. Based on merit and financials

Age Range: 3+

Expertise: Beginner to professional

Audition: Yes

Registration Deadline: 07/17/2017

The Summer Intensives programs are ballet-based intensives for the serious pre-professional dancers. Dancers participate in daily classes in ballet, pointe, variation, classical repertoire, modern and jazz. Audition for placement required for 10 and up. Throughout the week-long workshops, our young dancers between ages 3-10 will explore creative movement and musicality in a safe and nurturing environment. Each summer workshop will include ballet, storytelling, imaginative play and dance games related to the theme. Parents and friends are invited to a mini performance on Friday at the end of the week. Ballet Center of Fort Worth offers a complete classical ballet curriculum designed for ages 3 and up. The world class instructors, the state-of-the-art facility, friendly surroundings and housing, makes the program a unique experience for aspiring young dancers. International students are welcome! Guest teachers include, Enrica Tseng, Chung Lin Tseng, Lainey Logan, Pamela Bjerknes, Jay Kim, Lee Wei Chao. 6132 Overton Ridge Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76132| 817.689.7310|www.balletcenterfortworth.com

 

Texas Youth Ballet Conservatory

June 12 - July 22, 2017

Classical ballet training in a boutique environment. Curriculum based on a CPYB- based syllabus with pre-ballet to pre-professional, tap and contemporary. Guest Instructors include, Catherine and Michael Fothergill (Atlanta Ballet), Matt Rivera, Yulia Ilina, Alexis DeNure and TYBC faculty, Jennifer Dulin, Linda Brown, Michael Mayes, Laura Price. 901 N. McDonald Street, Suite 705 McKinney, TX 75069|469.952.6262|www.texasyouthballet.com

 

Texas Ballet Theater School

June 12- July 28

Tuition: $190-$2135

Scholarship: Yes, merit-based will be awarded upon auditioning

Age Range: 3-21 years old

Expertise: Beginner through Advanced

Audition: No

Throughout the summer, Texas Ballet Theater Schools offer a range of programs for aspiring pre-professional dancers and budding ballerinas. These classes feature professional instruction from our skilled teaching staff combined with the fun of summer themes. Ballet Basics Camps introduce young children to the art of ballet. Our Senior and Junior programs are designed to improve technique through intensive study. Ballet Basics introduces boys and girls, ages 3-6, to the fundamentals of ballet. The camp experience also includes craft time, story time and choreography to correlate with the theme of the week. Young Dancer Intensive: Dancers ages 7-8 begin with a ballet technique class. The afternoon continues with a dance related study and craft time, and to spark new interest and expand abilities, students are introduced to jazz and modern dance. The Junior Intensive develops aspiring artists through concentrated technique training and performance experience. Intermediate dancers, ages 9-13, attend a variety of classes each day including a daily ballet technique class. The curriculum may also include jazz, modern, variations, pre pointe/pointe, Broadway, Pilates, character, tap and dance related studies. Each two-week session will conclude with a showcase of choreography learned during the program. Senior Intensive (Ages 12+, By Audition Only): Held on the campus of Texas Christian University, the Senior Intensive emphasizes technique, artistic expression and musicality necessary to prepare well-rounded, classically trained dancers for a company career. Classes include ballet, pointe, partnering, variations, repertoire, men's class, modern, jazz and Broadway. Guest artists and teachers include, Ben Stevenson O.B.E, School Faculty Members and TBT Company Dancers. Auditions required for Senior Intensive only. 1540 Mall Circle Fort Worth Texas, 76116. https://texasballettheater.org/schools/summer-intensive

 

Art Ballet Academy

June 19-July 8, and July 24-August 12   

Tuition: $810-$1530

Scholarship: Yes. Summer Intensive Male Full Scholarship

Age Range: 10-18 years old

Expertise: Intermediate & Advanced Levels

Audition: Yes

Registration Deadline: 05/31/2017

At Art Ballet Academy's summer program, dancers are encouraged to go beyond their technical training, explore new movement, and further expand their versatility as dancers. Training five days a week, dancers ages 10–18 work with renowned resident and guest teachers who are invested in each dancer’s artistic growth. The Summer Intensive concludes with the Summer Repertory Performance. Curriculum includes ballet, pointe, pas de deux (advanced level), variations, contemporary, character dance, hip-hop, flexibility/conditioning, French terminology and acting. Instruction focuses on ballet technique based on the Vaganova curriculum of training and includes pointe, variations, partnering and other dance art forms. Guest teachers include, Mariya Kudyakova, Marina Goshko, Andrey Prikhodko, Alexander Kryvonis, Marlen Alimanov, and Emily Dixon. 6053 W Interstate 20 Arlington, TX 76017|800.844.5977|

www.ABacademy.com

 

Arlington Heights High School

Week Two: June 26-30

Tuition: $200/wk or $350 for both weeks. Register by May 30th for a $50 discount

Scholarship: No

Age Range: 13-18 years old
Expertise: Intermediate/Advanced

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 6/12/2017

The intensive is for 13-18 year olds with Intermediate/Advanced experience. Students will take classes in ballet and modern technique as well as bodywork and choreography each day. Guest teachers are Krista Jennings Langford from Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts, Emily Hunter from BTWHSPVA and Sarah Newton from Texas Christian University. Bodywork and choreography will be taught by AHHS Dance Faculty, Jacqueline Millan and Rachel Wade. Students will take classes in ballet and modern technique as well as bodywork and choreography each day. 4501 West Fwy Forth Worth, TX 76107|For more info call 817.815.1070 or email ahhsdance@gmail.com| www.ahhsdance.com/summer-dance-intensive-2017.html.

 

Legacy Dance Center

June 19-August 12

Tuition: $290-$400 or per day rates

Scholarship: Not Available

Age Range: 3-18 years old

Expertise: All levels

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 07/01/2017

Prep and Petite Dance Workshop for ages 6-8 years old ($290): This 5 day intensive workshop focuses on technique, strength, aesthetics and stage presence. Ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and hip-hop classes will challenge the dancers preparing them for a successful 2018 dance season. Mini and Junior Summer Dance Intensive for ages 8 ½-11 years old ($400): This 5-day summer Intensive offers serious young dancers a comprehensive curriculum in ballet technique, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop and tap. Take advantage of this 25-hour workshop to catapult your training to the next level. Summer Dance Intensive for ages 12+: This 5-day summer Intensive offers serious dancers a comprehensive curriculum in ballet technique, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop and tap. This 25-hour workshop is especially helpful in conditioning our dancers for summer study at L.D.C. and beyond. This week long intensive focuses on technique, strength and aesthetics. The intensive week at LDC will challenge the dancers, preparing them for performance and study at nationally recognized dance institutions. First Summer Workshop Series takes place from Monday, June 26- Saturday, July 15 and the second Summer Workshop Series takes place Monday, July 24-Saturday, August 12. Guest teachers include, Libbie R., Jaclyn S., Brittany E., Megan H, Salena S. and other special guests. 214.469.1916|3575 Victory Group WayFrisco, Texas, 75034|www.legecydancecenter.com

 

Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Session One June 26-30; Session Two July 3-7

Tuition: $45 (single class)-$775

Scholarship: Yes
Age Range: 13+

Expertise: Strong technical training in ballet and modern

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 06/16/2017

During this two-week intensive, Dallas Black Dance Theatre offers two comprehensive tracks for the Intermediate pre-professional and professional dancer. Classes are designed to provide a foundation for motivated students who are interested in well-rounded training. The diverse program will consist of classes taught by top professionals and renowned Master teachers in the field of dance. Classes will be offered in classical ballet, Horton Technique, Martha Graham Technique, Limon Technique, contemporary modern, gaga, West African, hip-hop and tap. This year's dynamic teaching artists and Master teachers will include: Kailii Bright (Former dancer of Justin Bieber, freelance dancer); Baba Chuck Davis (Founder of the Chuck Davis Dance Co. and the African American Ensemble); Allen Kinzie (Director of the Ballet Ensemble of Texas and ABT Certified Instructor); Juel D. Lane (Dancer of Camille A. Brown & Dancers, former dancer of EVIDENCE, A Dance Company, film/choreographer, Senior Lecturer at University of the Arts); Garfield Lemonius (International choreographer/dancer and Associate Professor at Point Park University); Amy Morrow (Certified Gaga Teacher, Adjunct Professor of Dance at UT Austin, choreographer, manager, and consultant under AM Arts, and Founder of TBX [Toolbox Series] and The Theorists); Milton Myers (International Master Teacher, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, The Juilliard School and The Ailey School); Misty Owens (Former dancer of Peggy Spina Tap Company, Co-Director of the London School of Dance, Mark Morris Dance Group School); Sean J. Smith (Canadian choreographer/dancer/teacher of Dallas Black Dance Theatre, dancer of Rhythmic Souls Tap Company); Jasmine White-Killins (Dancer of Dallas Black Dance Theatre, dance instructor at Texas Ballet Theater and Dallas Black Dance Academy). Curriculum covers, West African, contemporary, Horton, ballet, Limon Technique, gaga, and tap. 2700 Ann Williams Way Dallas, TX |214.871.2376| https://dbdt.com/

 

Denton Ballet Academy

June 26-July 15

Tuition: $100-$350 per week

Scholarship: No

Age Range: 3-4; 5-6; 7-9; 10-12; 13+

Expertise: High

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 06/26/2017

Denton Ballet Academy Summer Intensive provides high quality of professional instruction in classical ballet and modern dance. The primary focus for the program is classical ballet technique (Professor Agrippina Yakovlevna Vaganova method). Curriculum covers, Russian ballet technique (Vaganova method)-classical ballet, pointe, variations, repertoire, character dance, daily taught by Larisa Akinicheva, and Eldar Valiev; modern dance technique taught by Jennifer Austin. Guest teachers include, Jennifer Austin-Arts in Motion, Kingston, TN; Larisa Akinicheva-Brighton Ballet, NY, NY. 637 Londonderry Lane Denton, TX 76205|940.891.0830|

www.dentonballetacademy.com


Chamberlain School of Ballet 

July 10-July 28 (9:00 am-6:00 pm) 

Tuition: $650-$750 

Scholarship: Yes, call 972.985.1374

Age Range: 12-20 years old

Expertise: Intermediate through Advanced 

Audition: Yes

Registration Deadline: 06/30/2017 

Come experience the extraordinary training Chamberlain School of Ballet has to offer. Start your journey to a professional career with our faculty and guest instructors who include: Dede Barfield (Pennsylvania Ballet) Parisa Khobdeh (1999 Alumna, Paul Taylor Dance Company), Jennifer Milner (Bodies in Motion), and Leslie Peck (New York City Ballet, Houston Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet). Call today to schedule a placement class.    

This summer's July Intensive Workshop continues to celebrate Chamberlain School of Ballet's 40th year of providing outstanding dance education. Former students have gone on to perform with major companies in the US and abroad. Parisa Khobdeh, (1999 Alumna, currently with Paul Taylor Dance Company) says, "At Chamberlain we began our journey with dance, but, truly, this time became a safari into our souls; excavating our bodies and finding our voices through dance". Come experience the extraordinary training Chamberlain School of Ballet has to offer. Curriculum covers, ballet technique, pointe, variations, jazz, modern, conditioning and stretch, and other dance related topics. 3003 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075| 972.985.1374|

www.chamberlainschoolofballet.com

 

Collin College Dance Department 

July 10-14

Tuition: $125-$150 

Scholarship: Contact Tiffanee Arnold at 972.881.5830or tarnold@collin.edu

Age Range: 14 to Adult 

Expertise: All Levels 

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 06/30/2017 

Curriculum covers, ballet, modern, hip-hop, jazz, contemporary, musical theatre, Pilates, and more. Guest teachers include, Collin College Dance Faculty.

2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074| 972.881.5830http://www.collin.edu/dance

 

The Glenda Brown Choreography Project

July 16-28

Tuition: $1,000

Scholarship: Yes. Need to apply for acceptance

Age Range: 13+

Expertise: Intermediate - Advanced

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 05/15/2017

A very unique program for Choreographers and Dancers. Master classes in choreography, music, ballet, modern and jazz. Choreographers set new pieces daily and the dancers perform the pieces each evening. Special final performance!!! Guest teachers include, Glenda Brown, Leslie Jane, Pessemier, Paul Hodgins, Thom Clower, Paula Weber, Jennifer Medina and Carly Crowder. 14027 Memorial Dr. #423 Houston, TX 77079| 713.291.4141| www.theglendabrownchoreographyproject.com

 

Rhythmic Souls Tap Company

July 18-22

Tuition: $550 for Classes, $250 for Performance, $150 for Day Rate

Scholarship: No

Age Range: 7-21 years old

Expertise: Beginner to pre-professional

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 07/18/2017

Want to learn from the best tap dancers in Dallas? Train with Rhythmic Souls Tap Company at our annual Summer Intensive! Our faculty lineup includes award winning instructors from around the country, and guarantees the best tap learning experience you can find. Mention this ad during intensive signup, and you will be entered in a chance to win a free year of unlimited Rhythmic Souls Technique classes. July 18-22 // Registration opens April 15th! You won't want to miss it! Sign-up and join our tap fam today! Curriculum includes, tap technique, musicality, improvisation, tap history, choreography and theater. Guest teachers are Katelyn Harris, Meghan Way Stinson, Sean J Smith, Emily Mikolitch, Maddie Owens and Nick Gomez. 5821 Palm Lane Dallas, TX, 75206| 314.602.1124|www.rhythmicsoulstapcompany.com

 

Dallas Hip-Hop Dance Festival

July 28 (9:00am-5:00pm)

Tuition: $50-$210

Scholarship: No

Age Range: Open

Expertise: Open

Audition: No

Registration Deadline: 7/27/2017(walk-ins welcome)

Going into its 6th year, the Dallas Hip-Hop Dance Fest remains the ultimate urban dance experience in Texas — combining both top-notch dance education and entertainment, with an underground battle and crew competition. Being the first of its kind in the Dallas area, DHDF strives to showcase the positive aspects of the hip-hop culture by highlighting its legacy as an agent of artistic progression. Founder and Executive Producer, Geena Ngaaje, established this event in an effort to not only educate, inspire and enrich the DFW dance community, but to also nurture and encourage emerging artists, and contribute to the evolution of both hip-hop and dance. Showcasing, growing and established talent in the South, the Dallas Hip-Hop Dance Festival is more than just an event; it is a celebration of urban artistry. The schedule will consist of four 1.25 hour industry level hip-hop dance classes taught by celebrity choreographers from around the world. Guest teachers include, Nika Kljun, Lee Daniel, Trevor Takemoto, and Lorenzon Hanna. 6070 N Central Expy Dallas, TX 75206|972.607.5195| info@dallashiphopfest.com|www.dallashiphopfest.com

 

Royale Ballet Dance Academy

July 31-August 11, 2017

Tuition: $250-$575

Scholarship: Scholarships will be awarded on a case by case basis.  

Age Range: 7-21

Expertise: Intermediate-Advanced

Audition: No audition required. Level placement will be done on the first day of the intensive.

Registration Deadline: May 1st

The RBDA Summer Intensive is designed to challenge students to reach their technical and artistic potential. A strong focus in classical ballet will be combined with classes in other dance forms to create a versatile and balanced 2 week program. The junior intensive will focus on ballet technique, pointe (where applicable), character, jazz, lyrical, conditioning, Pilates and stage craft. The senior intensive will focus on ballet technique, pointe, variations, partnering, modern and contemporary. Guest teachers include, Leslie Peck, Professor of Dance, SMU. 17404 Hillcrest Rd. Ste. 200 Dallas, TX 75252|972-818-4949| royaleballetoffice@att.net

 

Junior Intensive

Ages 7-12

7-10 years 9-12pm and 10-12 years 1-4:30pm

1 week $250

2 weeks $475

 

Senior Intensive

Ages 13+

1-5:00pm Monday-Friday

1 week $300

2 weeks $575