Colorado Ballet

Summer Young Dancer Workshop

Summer Young Dancer Workshop 2017

Photo by Francisco EstevezSession 1: June 19-30, 2017
Session 2: July 3-July 14, 2017

For ages 9-12 not yet on pointe
At Colorado Ballet's home at the Armstrong Center for Dance
1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

The Young Dancer Workshop is an introduction to intensive ballet training for students not yet on pointe and ages 9-12.  Students receive daily ballet classes along with additional lessons in character, modern dance, choreography and pre-pointe.  Dance related lectures, stretch and conditioning class or dance film. Students work closely with many of the same prestigious faculty found at our Summer Intensive. Small classes with a focus on healthy dance practices encourage personalized instruction in a nurturing environment. Students have the option of attending one or both of the workshops, admission is by audition only (auditions will take place at Colorado Ballet).

Audition Dates:

  • January 8, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • January 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • February 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Sample Daily Schedule:

10-11:45 a.m.

Ballet

12-1 p.m.

Character, Pre Pointe, or Batterie

1-1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30-3 p.m.

Choreography or Modern

3-4 p.m.

Lecture Series, Anatomy, or Pilates

*Please note: schedule will vary

Registration Process

Applicants must have previous ballet experience and must audition.  Click here to download the audition registration form. Students unable to make the audition may audition via video at acceptd.com. Current students at Colorado Ballet Academy who are between the ages of 9-12 do not need to audition for the Young Dancer's Workshop but may just register for the program. Registration programs will be available soon. 

For more information, please contact julia.patterson@coloradoballet.org.

Tuition

$850 per session or $1,500

Photo: By Francisco Estevez Photography

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