Young Dancer Summer Workshop
This workshop provides the opportunity for serious young dancers (ages 9-11 & 12 year-olds at the beginning pointe level) to flourish in a professional yet nurturing environment. The outstanding faculty members of ABT will provide unparalleled instruction while remaining sensitive to the developmental needs of younger dancers.
The Young Dancer Summer Workshop will focus on building a solid foundation in ballet technique and educating younger dancers about related topics in the world of dance. Students will have a daily ballet technique class followed by character, jazz, modern, mime, body conditioning, and more. Workshops in injury prevention, dance history and meet the artist sessions with ABT Company Dancers will enhance the young dancer’s experience, providing a well-rounded education and facilitating future artistic development.
At ABT’s In-Person Young Dancer Summer Workshop, classes will be held from approximately 10:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.
To be considered for the In- Person Young Dancer Summer Workshop, students may audition at select cities on the National Audition Tour or by Video Audition. Online pre-registration is required for all auditions. Online pre-registration will open on November 1, 2023.
In-person auditions for the Young Dancer Summer Workshop will be held in the following cities: Boston, MA; Costa Mesa, CA; Dallas, TX; New York, NY (Jan 6 & Jan 28 only); Orlando, FL; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC.