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Summer Dance Program

JUNE 22 through JULY 31, 2020

 

Registration will be open later in March 2020 for the 2020 Summer Dance Program. In the meantime, you can check out our 2019 summer program by reviewing last year’s documents: Brochure Summer 2019

Males ages 3 through adult are invited to enroll in our classes for no tuition cost – Boys Dance Free!

 

COMMUNITY DIVISION FOR AGES 3 THROUGH ADULT

June 22 — July 31, 2020   One Six-Week Session

 

PRE-PROFESSIONAL DAY INTENSIVE CLASSES 

Introducing “Progressing Ballet Technique” – Tuesdays throughout the summer program! This revolutionary supplementary dance training will sharpen technical precision and includes exercises to strengthen  core stability, muscle control, and balance. Click here for more information about Progressing Ballet Technique!

Throughout the Summer Dance Program, guest master teachers are invited to instruct the Pre-Professional day intensive students.  At select times, a “Meet the Artist” session is held from 12:30-1:00 pm, providing both students and parents a unique opportunity to learn the insights of the world of dance from seasoned professionals. Information about each scheduled “Meet the Artist” session may be found within the teacher listings below.

SESSION I: JUNE 22 – JULY 10  /  SESSION II: JULY 13 – July 31

Choose from either session or both for optimal training!  Or, choose your weeks to attend! 

  • 1 Week – $250 (Choose any single week; or add an extra week to any 3-week session)
  • 3 Weeks – $700 (Session I or II, or any combination of 3 weeks—your choice)
  • 6 Weeks – $1200 (Both Sessions I & II)

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Upper Intermediate/Advanced Level, Girls & Boys, 12 years and older. Open to serious students. Girls should be on pointe. Includes Ballet Technique, Pointe & Variations, Introduction to Modern, and other dance forms, Music Appreciation, Dance History, and Projects focusing on well-known ballets. Includes “Progressing Ballet Technique.”
  • Intermediate Level Girls & Boys, ages 9-11.  Open to serious students. Includes Ballet Technique, Introduction to Modern, and other dance forms, Music Appreciation, Dance History, and Projects focusing on the great ballets. Includes “Progressing Ballet Technique.”

PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER IN MARCH 2020 FOR SCHEDULE AND GUEST MASTER TEACHERS -GREAT PROGRAM COMING!

 

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2019 MASTER TEACHERS:  PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

 

HOLLY BURNS – Progressing Ballet Technique

  • Dancer, Physical Therapist
  • Roxey Ballet Company, Joffrey Ballet, Nutmeg Conservatory, Ballet Austin
  • Widener University – Doctorate In Physical Therapy
  • Member of The International Association For Dance Medicine And Science (IADMS)

Teaching every Tuesday during the 2019 summer program!

Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. Click here for more information about this exciting program!

 

JILLIAN SINKO 

Teaching Jazz every Friday

Jillian Sinko – Bio & Head Shot

 

RICKY DIETER

Teaching Jazz – Monday & Tuesday, July 22 and 23, 2019

Ricky Dieter – Bio & Photo

 

JESSE SANI

Teaching June 24 through June 28, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 12:30-1:00 p.m. – “Meet the Artist”

Jesse Sani – Bio & Photo

  • The Ailey School
  • Philadanco
  • BalletX
  • PYB’s Nutcracker, Petrushka, Midsummer Night’s Dream

 

MARTIN CARRASCO

Teaching July 1 thru July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 12:30-1:00 p.m. – “Meet the Artist”

Martin Carrasco – Bio & Photo

  • Michigan Ballet, Florida Ballet, Atlantic Ballet Theater
  • Berkshire Ballet, Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company
  • LKW Dance Center – Artistic Director of the Ballet Program

 

STEPHAEN HOOD

Teaching July 8 thru July 12, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 12:30-1:00 p.m. – “Meet the Artist”

Stephaen Hood – Bio & Photo

  • Dancer
  • Ballet-Fleming, Verb Ballets
  • Ballet Theatre of Maryland – Soloist
  • PYB’s Nutcracker, Midsummer Night’s Dream

 

DARREN MCINTYRE

Teaching July 15 thru July 19, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 12:30-1:00 p.m. – “Meet the Artist”

Darren McIntyre – Bio & Photo

  • Dancer, Choreographer, Artistic Director, Adjudicator, Writer, Casting Agent
  • Australian Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Akjun Ballet Theatre
  • Ballet Master/Artistic Associate – Fort Wayne Ballet, Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Guest Principal Dancer – Northwest Florida Ballet, Florida
  • PYB’s Carnaval – Arlequin; A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Oberon

 

CLAIRE DAVISON

Teaching July 22 through July 26, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 12:30-1:00 p.m. – “Meet the Artist”

Claire Davison – Bio & Photo

  • Youth America Grand Prix Finalist
  • American Ballet Theatre – Corps de Ballet
  • PYB’s Nutcracker

 

IAN HUSSEY

Teaching July 29 through August 2, 2019

Friday, August 2, 12:30-1:00 p.m. – “Meet the Artist”

Ian Hussey – Bio & Photo

  • Pennsylvania Ballet – Principal Dancer
  • PYB’s 2019 Nutcracker – Sugar Plum Cavalier 

 

KATE KASTELNIK

Teaching July 29  – August 2, 2019

  • Dancer, Teacher, Pilates Instructor
  • Point Park University, Nashville Ballet
  • PYB Alumna

Kate Kastelnik – Bio & Photo