Junior Summer Intensive

3-Week Pre-Professional Program
Beginner/Intermediate to Intermediate

Ballet Hispánico's Junior Summer Intensive challenges young dancers to strengthen their technique and develop skills for the professional dance world.

Levels: Beginner/Intermediate to Intermediate  |  Ages 7-14  |  July 8-July 26  |  12:00-6:00pm 

AUDITION REQUIRED

Ballet Hispánico’s NEW pre-professional Junior Summer Intensive challenges students to develop their versatility by strengthening their Ballet, Spanish Dance, and Modern dance techniques. With an emphasis on holistic dance training, this summer intensive will develop the students’ artistic skills through specialized forums and a rigorous schedule of diverse class offerings.

Classes include:

Ballet, Pre-Pointe & Pointe, Modern (Afro-Caribbean, Graham, or Limón), Jazz, Musical Theater, Dance History and Stretch & Conditioning.

Plus:

  • Spanish Dance series featuring world class guest faculty
  • Master classes in Hip-Hop and more

Students must first audition, be accepted into the program or be awarded a Junior Summer Intensive scholarship in order to register. In-person audition registration opens December 6, 2024.

AuditiON TODAY

Students must first audition, be accepted into the program or be awarded a Junior Summer Intensive scholarship in order to register.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

12:15pm-12:45pm
1:00pm-2:10pm
2:15pm-3:00pm
3:00pm-3:40pm
3:40pm-4:50pm
5:00pm-6:00pm

Stretch & Conditioning
Ballet & Pre-Pointe/Pointe
Dance History
Break
Spanish Dance
Jazz, Afro-Caribbean, Musical Theater, or Hip-Hop

TUITION & FINANCIAL AID

For more tuition details, please visit Mindbody. Financial support is available for our Summer Intensive families. To learn more about Financial Aid, visit this page.

For any questions, please email: SODAccounts@ballethispanico.org

What to bring for the Junior Summer Intensive

  • Snacks (Nuts and snacks containing nuts are prohibited)
  • Non-Glass Water Bottle
  • Street Shoes (For outside of studios and common areas)

DRESS CODE

Female-Identifying

  • Base (All Classes)
    • Any style, any solid color leotard
    • Hair secured neatly away from face; no loose hair
    • No jewelrey; studs that do not hang past the earlobe or go under the earlobe are permitted
    • Optional Warm-Ups: If the studio is cold, black fitted warm-ups or BH branded items and sweatpants are permitted for the first 10-minutes of class.
       
  • Ballet & Pre-Pointe/Pointe
    • Flesh tone transition tights
    • Flesh tone ballet and pointe shoes (pointe shoes are ONLY permitted for students with prior pointe experience)
    • Any color wrap skirt or Corps Dancewear Milliskin Pull-On or Chiffon Pull-on Circle Skirt (optional)
  • Spanish Dance
    • Black flamenco/character ankle length skirt
    • Any color flamenco shoes (black character shoes permissable)
    • Castanets
       
  • Contemporary Forms and Stretch & Conditioning
    • Black or flesh toned convertible tights (black transition tights worn over leotard)
    • Bare feet
    • Additional Recommended Dancwear and Footwear: sneakers and sweatpants, (hip-hop), socks (contemporary), ballroom/character shoes (salsa), and jazz shoes (jazz; lyrical)
    • Additional Recommended Items: yoga mat, stretch bands, and knee pads

Male-Identifying

  • Base (All Classes)
    • Any color fitted t-shirt or tank
    • Dance belt (quilted recommended)
    • Hair secured neatly away from face; no loose hair
    • No jewelrey; studs that do not hang past the earlobe or go under the earlobe are permitted
    • Optional Warmups: If the studio is cold, black fitted warm-ups or BH branded items or sweatpants are permitted for the first 10-minutes of class
  • Ballet & Pre-Pointe/Pointe
    • Black men's tights
    • Black or white socks
    • Black or white ballet shoes (must match color of socks)

       
  • Spanish Dance
    • Black jazz pants
    • Any color flamenco boots or hard-soled shoes
    • Castanets
       
  • Contemporary Forms and Stretch & Conditioning
    • Black jazz pants or solid-black leggings
    • Bare feet
    • Additional Recommended Dancwear and Footwear: sneakers and sweatpants, (hip-hop), socks (contemporary), ballroom/character shoes (salsa), and jazz shoes (jazz; lyrical)
    • Additional Recommended Items: yoga mat, stretch bands, and knee pads

Ballet Hispánico is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all students. Gender non-binary students, students with religious and cultural considerations, and any student seeking additional support are welcome to check in with the School of Dance for help in deciding the best dress code.

For dancewear retailers, click here.

Ballet Hispánico is an accredited institutional member of the:

National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Ste. 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248 | (703) 437-0700

Questions?/¿Preguntas?

Contact the School of Dance Office at school@ballethispanico.org

Junior Summer Intensive (Ages 7-14)


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