Youth Ballet Intensives and Workshops
SUMMER CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS:
June15-August 17, 2019: Creative Story Ballet Day Camp
For the creative dancer ages 4–9 this program is perfect. It will be offered three times this summer, June 15, July 13, and August 17. Each workshop will be Disney themed from 10am-Noon and will include a short performance at the end of the day.
July 8-August16, 2019: 6 Week Evening Classes These classes are perfect for a dancer who wants to strengthen in their technique over the summer and may not have time for daily classes. These classes are designed for students who has completed Youth Ballet I-IV or have had previous dance training. We also have an Introduction to Ballet Class that is perfect for dancers 8+ who have had no prior dance experience.
August 19–23, 2019: August Jump Start Intensive This week long workshop is designed to strengthen and prepare the dancer for Fall Semester 2019. Dancers who attend this program have a Jump Start with technique as they enter classes in the fall.
August 18 – 23, 2019 Youth Ballet Pointe Preparatory Workshop (Six Day Session) Get a head start on learning this unique, most identifiable and advanced skill of Ballet for girls—dancing on Pointe. This six-day immersion program is designed for focused and mature students eleven years or older and entering Advanced Youth Ballet in Fall 2019.
Master teachers join our renowned faculty and local guest instructors to give professional instruction in a structured and focused setting. Ballet Royale's Summer Intensives are comprehensive day programs providing the finest professional instruction for all ages, for those students striving to reach his or her full potential.
We offer a wide variety of Summer Term classes for all levels, specialty workshops, and three separate Intensives. For Mommy/Daddy and Me, Pre-Ballet, and Youth Ballet and Adult/Teen Summer Term Classes and Intensives please see calendar or look under each classes summer times.
SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAMS:
June 10–28, 2019: YOUTH BALLET III & IV JUNE BALLET INTENSIVE
This intensive is exclusively for Youth Ballet III & IV dancers who are taking the July Full Day Intensive OR July-August 6 Week Evening Session AND August Jump Start, and want an extra push through June. This intensive has very limited space available, and will focus on technique and strengthening throughout the program.
June 10-14, 2019: MALE DANCER BALLET INTENSIVE
INVITATION OR PRE-APPROVAL REQUIRED
Unique in Minnesota, this weeklong Intensive Program is for motivated; aspiring Male Dancers ages 10 through adult. Designed by former Professional Ballet Dancer Rick Vogt, this program focuses on strength, power, technique, and performance. These classes provide a rare opportunity for men and boys to gain invaluable skills and insights beyond those presented in mixed classes. Students receive individualized attention and coaching from the state’s foremost male ballet teachers. Classes include Ballet Technique, Targeted Strength Training, and Classical Variations.
July 8-25, 2019: FULL DAY SUMMER INTENSIVE IN COLLABORATION WITH TWIN CITIES BALLET
Three Progressive Divisions (I, II and UPPER) from AGES 8+ through Professionals (Variable Length Options)
Attend an exciting and rigorous ballet-based dance program featuring artistic Directors Denise and Rick Vogt with Master and Guest teachers. Each student will receive the finest professional instruction allowing them to reach his or her full potential. Unique to this intensive, students will be highlighted in an end of program Summer Showcase Performance.
This year, we will be incorporating group outings for the dancers to help them bond with their classmates and make life-long friendships. Classes include Ballet Technique, Pointe, Preparation for Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Character, Variations, Repertoire, Men’s class, Progressing Ballet Technique®, Hip-Hop, Contact Improv, Pas de Deux, choreographic methods, stretching, Injury Prevention plus enrichment classes.
Enrollment in the Program is limited, in order to maintain the quality of the training. Class placements for those accepted into the Summer Intensive are made based on the order Registrations are received.
DIVISION I INTENSIVE: Age 8+ w/ minimum one year of ballet technique. Audition NOT Required, but Placement Evaluation Required if Non-Ballet Royale Student. Registration open for Ballet Royale Students.
Full Program: July 15 – 25, 2019
Students will perform in the Summer Showcase Performance.
This Intensive has been developed to give students the ultimate experience in ballet. Your dancer will have Classical Ballet and Repertoire class each day. On the last day of the intensive the dancers will perform in an in-studio showcase.
DIVISION II INTENSIVE: Age 9+ w/ minimum three years of ballet technique. Audition NOT Required, but Placement Evaluation Required if Non-Ballet Royale Student. Registration open for Ballet Royale Students.
Full Program: July 8 – 25 includes Valley Fair Outing with Performance and Summer Showcase Performance.
Partial Program (2 week options): July 8 – 19 (Dancers attending this program will NOT be in the Showcase or Valley Fair Outing) or July 15 – 25 (Does Include Valley Fair Outing with Performance and Summer Showcase Performance.)
August 5-16, 2019: AUGUST GRAND PRIX SOLOS & VARIATIONS WORKSHOP
INVITATION OR PRE-APPROVAL REQUIRED for Youth Ballet Students
Workshop for Intermediate (ages 10+) through Professionals.
Ballet Royale introduces a focused ballet and variations workshop specializing in preparing dancers for performing or competing in national ballet competitions. Following daily Classical Ballet Technique and Pointe or Men’s Class, dancers learn classic ballet variations and receive advanced personal coaching. With Guest teachers, Ballet Royale Faculty and Twin Cities Ballet Principal Dancers Marissa Debenedictis and Natalie Rossi.