Quality classical and contemporary training for the serious dancer.

2022 Summer Intensives

Summer Intensive 2023

July 10th-28th, 2023

1, 2, and 3 week options available

Check back soon for more info!

About our Summer Intensives:

  • Classes in the program include a daily ballet technique class as well as pre-pointe/pointe, stretch/conditioning, and more!
  • Performance Track students (attending the full program) will participate in an in-studio performance on Friday July 29th at 6:00pm
  • Non-Performance Track students will attend all technique classes, but will not stay for the performance rehearsal time at the end of the day.
  • Classes will be taught by Directors Jose Chavez and Dana Nelson as well as ABA staff members Alyssa Chavez, Lisa Loree, Joan Ross-Gair, 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 professional quality training in classical ballet technique to prepare dancers for a professional ballet career, college dancer programs, or to help with their journey in contemporary dance.
  • Our studios have professionally sprung floors and have air-conditioning and heat.

 

About our Mini Intensives (Dates and Details Coming Soon!):

 

  • 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.