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2021 Summer Intensives and Mini Intensives

About our Summer Intensives:

  • Classes in the program include a daily ballet technique class as well as pre-pointe/pointe, variations, contemporary, Pilates, stretch/conditioning, and more!
  • Performance Track students (attending the full program) will have an in-studio performance on Friday July 23rd at 6:00pm.
  • Non-performance Track students will attend all technique classes with the performance track, but will not stay for extra rehearsal time at the end of each day.
  • Classes will be taught by Directors Jose Chavez and Dana Nelson as well as ABA staff members Alyssa Chavez, Lisa Loree, Holly Tolbert, Joan Ross-Gair, Christina Ricucci, and Jace Zeimantz, as well as special guest instructors!
  • Each dancer receives individual attention and coaching.
  • Technique classes are focused on proper placement, form, and injury prevention.
  • We focus on clean, un-stylized technique so that our dancers are versatile and are able to adapt to any style or company they are desiring to work for.   
  • We offer strengthening and core/cardio conditioning designed specifically for dancers, stretch classes and thera-band work to keep our dancers strong and flexible.
  • We offer the absolute best training in the area.
  • Our studios have professionally sprung floors and have air-conditioning and heat.

 

Our Summer Intensive Programs:

***10% off Summer Intensives if paid in full by May 15th, 2021. 10% off additional siblings.  Non-refundable deposit must be paid at the time of registration to hold space in program. Full tuition due by July 5th, 2021 or the first day of the week attending if only attending one or two weeks.

 

  • Program #1 July 5th – July 23rd   Int. /Adv. Levels 3-6 (Audition class or video required for non-ABA students):

Performance Track (Full Program) app. 10am-4pm each day Monday through Friday         

Cost: $1550 

Non-performance Track (1 or 2 weeks): app. 10am-3pm each day $550 per week

Non-refundable deposit of $300 to hold spot in program

***No drop in classes will be allowed.  Dancers must attend weekly, or the entire 3 week program.  No pro-rated weeks/days

 

  • Program #2 July 5th – July 23rd  Int.  Levels 2B-2A (Audition class or video required for non-ABA students):    

Performance Track (Full Program): app. 10am-3pm each day Monday through Friday           

Cost: $1300  

Non-performance track (1 or 2 weeks) app. 10am-2pm each day: $450 per week

Non-refundable deposit of $300 required to hold spot.

***No drop in classes will be allowed.  Dancers must attend weekly, or the entire 3 week program.  No pro-rated weeks/days

 

  • Program #3 July 5th-23rd Adv.Beg. Levels 1B/1A  (Audition class or video required for non-ABA students):

Performance Track (Full Program): app. 10am-2pm each day Monday through Friday           

Cost: $1050 

Non-performance track (1 or 2 weeks): app. 10am-1pm each day $375 per week

Non-refundable deposit of $250 required to hold spot in program.

***No drop in classes will be allowed.  Dancers must attend weekly, or the entire 3 week program.  No pro-rated weeks/days

 

Dancers will need:

Black leotard-any style, black short chiffon skirt, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, pointe shoes (if on pointe).

Dancers will be able to wear a “color of their choice” leotard on Fridays.

Dancers may change clothing for contemporary class (color leotard OK, tights, leggings or shorts, and half sole shoes or barefoot)

Dancers will need to bring their own lunch/snack and water bottle.  

Dancers will also need a yoga/pilates mat, a medium weight Theraband, and an exercise ball.  Int./Adv. dancers will also need a tennis ball and a foam roller.

 

Any questions regarding level placement, enrollment, supplies, etc. may be emailed to academyofballetarts1@gmail.com or call 951-216-1853 to speak with our office staff.

*ABA does not provide housing, transportation or meal arrangements.  All tuition fees must be paid in full prior to the intensive.  Enrollment is on a first come first served basis.  Dancers must be in a level appropriate for their experience and abilities.  ABA staff reserves the right to determine which level is appropriate for the students.

About our Mini Intensives:

 

  • Mini Intensives are intended for dancers age 4-9 with any amount of ballet experience. This is a fun way to spend your summer perfecting your pointed toes and making new friends!
  • The program will include stretch and conditioning, daily ballet classes, and learning a short dance that will be performed in studio on the final day of the program
  • Each dancer receives individual attention and coaching.
  • Technique classes are focused on proper placement, ballet vocabulary, and learning basic steps, positions, and movement
  • We offer the absolute best training in the area.
  • Our studios have professionally sprung floors and have air-conditioning and heat.

 

Our Mini Intensive Programs:

  • Mini Intensive #1 July 5th – 8th   Ages 4-6 (ABA Pre Ballet level)
  • 3:15-4:00 daily Monday through Thursday
  • $75 (Payment in full required at time of registration to hold space in program)


  • Mini Intensive #2 July 12th – 16th   Ages 5-7 (ABA Adv. Pre Ballet level)
  • 3:00-4:15pm daily Monday through Friday
  • $125 (Payment in full required at time of registration to hold space in program)


  • Mini Intensive #3 July 19th – 23rd   Ages 7-9 (ABA Primary level)
  • 3:00-4:30pm daily Monday through Friday
  • $150 (Payment in full required at time of registration to hold space in program)

 

Dancers will need:

Light pink leotard for Mini Intensive #1 and 2 or lavender leotard for Mini Intensive #3 -any style, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, optional light pink or lavender ballet skirt. Dancers will need to bring their own water bottle.   

Any questions regarding level placement, enrollment, supplies, etc., may be emailed to academyofballetarts1@gmail.com or call 951-216-1853 to speak with our office staff.

YAGP Outstanding School 2017-2018

Why go away to an expensive, crowded summer program when you can get the training you really need and want here.

  • We offer smaller classes often taught by two instructors.
  • Each dancer receives individual attention and coaching.
  • Technique classes are focused on proper placement, form, and injury prevention.
  • We focus on clean, un-stylized technique so that our dancers are versatile and are able to adapt to any style or company they are desiring to work for. Our Pas de Deux classes are instructed by both a male and female teacher so that both dancers receive the correct technique and coaching.
  • We offer Pilates and core/cardio conditioning, stretch classes and thera-band work to keep our dancers strong and flexible.
  • We offer the absolute best training in the area.
  • Our studios have professionally sprung floors and have air-conditioning and heat.

Our full time dancers have won and placed in the YAGP regionals each year since 2014 and several qualify each year for the New York Finals. Our dancer Mira Larsen placed top 12 in the YAGP NY Finals and was accepted The Royal Ballet School. Our dancer Reid attended YAGP NY Finals, and is now a member of Houston Ballet II. Most recently Keara Nichols was invited to participate in the 2020 Prix de Lausanne and was featured for this on ABC News. Each year our dancers have been accepted to prestigious summer intensives and year round schools on scholarship including Princess Grace Academy, San Francisco Ballet, School of American Ballet, ABT/JKO School, Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Ballet West, and many others. Many of our dancers have also received full and partial scholarships as well as offers to attend year round programs abroad. Our training is being proven by our results and the many opportunities our dancers are receiving.