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Young Dancer Summer Workshop

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. In the Virtual Young Dancer Summer Workshop, students will begin each day with body conditioning class and will continue with a ballet technique class followed by character, jazz, modern, mime, 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.

 

For 2021, ABT will hold Virtual Young Dancer Summer Workshops.  The Virtual Young Dancer Summer Workshop is an opportunity for students from around the world to train together.  Students will have three classes a day with classes held from approximately 12:00pm-4:00pm Eastern Time via Zoom.  Class size will be limited.

The decision to hold an in-person Young Dancer Summer Workshop will be made in April 2021 with regard to local health guidelines.  Students enrolled in the Virtual Young Dancer Summer Workshop will have priority to enroll in the in-person program.

Photo: Rosalie O'Connor.

2021 Virtual Young Dancer Summer Workshop

Virtual YDSW - June Session

 

Age Group Dates Cost Location
9-11 & 12 year-olds at the beginning pointe level June 14 – June 25, 2021 Tuition:

$600 USD

via Zoom

This program will be held regardless of the decision for in-person training.

Virtual YDSW - August Session

 

Age Group Dates Cost Location
9-11 & 12 year-olds at the beginning pointe level August 9 – August 20, 2021 Tuition:

$600 USD

via Zoom

This program will be held regardless of the decision for in-person training.

YDSW - New York, NY (Tentative)

This program is tentative.  A decision will be made in April 2021 regarding in-person training.

Age Group Dates Cost Location
9-11 & 12 year-olds at the beginning pointe level August 2 – August 13, 2021 Tuition:

TBA

American Ballet Theatre

890 Broadway, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10003

 

YDSW - Tuscaloosa, AL (Tentative)

This program is tentative.  A decision will be made in April 2021 regarding in-person training.

Age Group Dates Cost Location
9-11 & 12 year-olds at the beginning pointe level July 5 – July 9, 2021* Tuition:

TBA

University of Alabama

Department of Theater and Dance

Box 870239

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Please note this program will be one week.

YDSW - Dallas, TX (Tentative)

This program is tentative.  A decision will be made in April 2021 regarding in-person training.

Age Group Dates Cost Location
9-11 & 12 year-olds at the beginning pointe level July 19 – July 30, 2021 Tuition:

TBA

Ballet Academy of Texas

145 Fitness Court

Coppell, TX 75019

 

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