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Summer Dance Program

2017 SUMMER DANCE PROGRAM: JUNE 26 through AUGUST 4

Online registration now available!

 

Don’t miss a wonderful summer studying the art of classical ballet! Our six-week dance program is perfect for those wishing to try something new!  Offering classes for ages 3 through adult, from the beginning ballet student to the advanced, pre-professional dancer – see below for categories. Our “Boys Dance Free!” policy applies this summer to male students ages three through adult.

Brochure containing class schedule and tuition: Summer Program Brochure – 2017

Handbook with information about procedures, policies, class attire, directions, parking, and more:  Summer Handbook – 2017

 

TWO EASY WAYS TO ENROLL AND PAY FOR ANY CLASS SESSION!

PAPER

  • Download the registration form by clicking on the link here: Registration Form – Summer 2017
  • Print, complete, and mail with your payment to: BGLV, Summer Dance Program, 556 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018

ONLINE

  • Click here to enroll and pay online!

 

2017 SUMMER COMMUNITY CLASSES

Includes Pre-Ballet for ages 3 & 4; Youth Ballet for ages 5-13; Adult/Teen Intermediate/Advanced Ballet, Adult/Teen Beginning Ballet, and more! Download the brochure above for detailed schedule. Early registration is recommended for all of our young children’s classes as we restrict the number of students to ensure the best possible learning experience.

No classes will be held on Tuesday, July 4th. Those Tuesday classes will be held instead on Wednesday, July 5th.

2017 SUMMER PRE-PROFESSIONAL DAY INTENSIVES

Daily classes, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am-1:00 pm for serious dance students, ages 9 & up.  Includes Ballet Technique, Pointe & Variations, Introduction to Modern, and other dance forms, Music Appreciation, Dance History, and Projects focusing on well-known ballets. Also, “Acting for Dancers” each Friday – new this year!

Offered in two sessions – choose one or both for optimum training. Or, you may choose the weeks that work with your schedule. Students choosing Week 2 may make up their missed July 4th classes during any of the other class days during the Summer Intensive

This is a day program only – housing is not offered. Those coming from out of town may wish to stay at one of the local hotels in the area: http://www.bethlehempa.org/

  • Session I:  June 26 – July 14, 2017  (No classes will be held on Tuesday, July 4th)
  • Session II:  July 17 – August 4, 2017

Or, you may choose the weeks that work with your schedule! Students choosing Week 2 may make up their missed July 4th classes during any of the other class days during the Summer Intensive.

  • Week 1 = June 26 – June 30
  • Week 2 = July 3 – July 7 (no class July 4th)
  • Week 3 = July 10 – July 14
  • Week 4 = July 17 – July 21
  • Week 5 = July 24 – July 28
  • Week 6 = July 31 – August 4

 

Download the brochure above to see pricing and more information. Non-BGLV students will be placed in his/her proper level on the first day of class. Contact the office if you have questions: pyb@rcn.com; 610-865-0353.

 


 

2017 SUMMER DANCE PROGRAM MASTER TEACHERS

PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

KRISTOPHER YODER – Acting For Dancers (Teaching every Friday during the summer intensive)

  • Actor, director, teacher
  • DeSales University, Muhlenberg College, Messiah College, Northampton Community College
  • PYB: Herr Drosselmeyer, The Nutcracker; Narrator, Carnival of the Animals; Step-Mother, Cinderella; Magician, Petrushka

 

TIM FOX  –   June 26 – June 30

Meet the Artist Session, Thursday, June 29, 12:30-1:00 pm at BGLV studios

  • Dancer, Actor, Teacher, Pilates Instructor
  • Formerly New York City Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet Principal dancer
  • Instructor of Dance – Goucher College, Maryland; Maryland Youth Ballet

 

DARREN MCINTYRE  –  July 3 – July 7 (No classes on July 4th)

Meet the Artist Session, Thursday, July 6, 12:30-1:00 pm at BGLV studios

  • Dancer, Choreographer, Artistic Director, Writer, Casting Agent
  • Australian Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Akjun Ballet Theatre
  • Danseur – City Ballet of San Diego, California

 

KRISTIN DEGNAN-BOONIN  –  July 24 – July 28

Meet the Artist Session, Thursday, July 27, 12:30-1:00 pm at BGLV studios

  • Dancer, Choreographer, Artistic Director, Teacher
  • Louisville Ballet Company, Ballet Metropolitan, American Dance Ensemble, Ballet Petrov
  • Director of Dance – Wilkes University
  • Founder – Ballet Northeast

 

JUAN CARLOS PENUELA  –  July 31 – August 4

Meet the Artist Session, Thursday, August 3, 12:30-1:00 pm at BGLV studios

  • Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher, Pilates Instructor
  • Ballet Master – Ballet Hispanico Company
  • Senior Ballet Master – Ballet Hispanico School of Dance
  • Faculty – Joffrey Ballet School, Marymount Manhattan College