The Pre-Professional Day Intensive is designed for the serious student, age 9 & up and includes Progressing Ballet Technique in addition to ballet, tap, jazz, and musical theater. Throughout the Summer Dance Program, guest master teachers are invited to instruct the Pre-Professional day intensive students. The stellar lineup of luminaries in the dance world includes Amy Brandt (Pointe Magazine Editor-In-Chief), Sterling Baca (PA Ballet Principal Dancer), Tim Fox (NYCB), Darren McIntyre, Martin Carrasco, Amy Browne Smith (TAP), and Erin Puskar (Musical Theatre)! Bios and teaching dates of each guest instructor are listed below.
The day intensive classes will be held from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday; Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30 am-12:00 pm. Students may choose to take one week, two weeks, or more – discount price for enrolling for all six weeks! Classes available in-person at BGLV studios only.
Non-BGLV students wishing to enroll in the Pre-Professional program will be placed in the proper level during his/her first class day of the summer session. Students are placed by ability, not age, in these classes.
UPPER INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED LEVEL – GIRLS & BOYS, AGES 12 AND OLDER
Open to serious students. Girls should be on pointe. Includes Ballet Technique, Pointe & Variations, Introduction to Modern, and other dance forms, Dance History, and Projects focusing on well-known ballets. Also includes Progressing Ballet Technique, Tap, and Musical Theatre.
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – GIRLS & BOYS, AGES 9-11
Open to serious students. Includes Ballet Technique, Introduction to Modern, and other dance forms, Dance History, and Projects focusing on the great ballets. Also includes Progressing Ballet Technique, Tap, and Musical Theatre.
CLASS SCHEDULE – CHOOSE THE WEEK OR WEEKS THAT WORK FOR YOU!
GUEST MASTER TEACHERS – Summer Pre-Professional Day Intensive 2021
Classes are offered for ages three through adult on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The youngest students begin with an introduction to the basics of ballet; these include rhythm, dynamics, and terminology. Youth level classes are available for the student who wishes to learn ballet or improve his/her technique. Selected classes are also available online via the Zoom platform (see list below).
Nutcracker Auditions – Sunday, September 19, 2021 BGLV/PYB registered students only in Community & Pre-Professional Divisions. Must be age 6...