Summer Intensive

3-Week Pre-Professional Program | July 17-August 4, 2023
Intermediate to Advanced Dancers Ages 12-23
Audition Required

Summer Intensive challenges students to strengthen their technique and develop skills for the professional dance world.

As America’s leading Latino dance organization, Ballet Hispánico’s unique pre-professional Summer Intensive challenges students to develop their versatility by strengthening their classical technique, Spanish Dance, and contemporary dance styles. With an emphasis on holistic dance training, this summer intensive will develop students’ professional skills through specialized forums and a rigorous schedule of diverse class offerings led by a world class roster of teachers and musicians all in a nurturing and supportive environment. Classes include Ballet, Pointe, Classical Variations, Modern, Contemporary, Ballet Hispánico Repertory, Stretch & Conditioning.

Plus

  • Spanish Dance Series featuring world class guest faculty
  • Master Classes in hip-hop, salsa, and more
  • Professional development including seminars on auditioning, opportunities in the field, and injury prevention

DESCRIPCIÓN DE PROGRAMA

SUMMER INTENSIVE (EDADES 12-23) DEL 17 DE JULIO AL 4 DE AGOSTO DEL 2023.

El intensivo de verano de Ballet Hispánico es un programa pre profesional con duración de tres semanas para bailarines de nivel intermedio y avanzado. Está diseñado para fortalecer la técnica del ballet clásico y tener la experiencia de entrenar en diferentes formas de la danza contemporánea. Este programa busca también desarrollar las habilidades profesionales de los bailarines por medio de foros y seminarios que ofrecen una perspectiva multicultural de la danza. Este programa ofrece entrenamiento en clases de ballet, repertorio clásico, clases para varones, pas de deux, danza moderna y contemporánea, flamenco, repertorio de Ballet Hispánico y acondicionamiento físico. Algo que caracteriza a nuestro Intensivo de Verano es que los alumnos tienen la oportunidad de aprender danza española, hip-hop, salsa y otros estilos a través de nuestros maestros de talla mundial. De igual manera, el programa ofrece a los alumnos el acceso a seminarios de desarrollo profesional con temarios acerca de audiciones, prevención de lesiones y programas de danza en las universidades del país.

Para nuestros programas de verano no es necesario contar con una visa estadounidense de estudiante. Sin embargo, si obtienes una beca y/o vas a participar en nuestros programas de verano, deberás de contar con una visa estadounidense de turista.

Students must first audition and recieve acceptance to the program or have been awarded a Summer Intensive scholarship in order to register. Summer Intensive registration opens on January 9, 2023.

Visit the Auditions page to learn more about upcoming audition opportunities.


PREPARE FOR CLASS

What to bring for In-Person 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

For non-binary students or parents/guardians of non-binary students, please select the dress code that is right for you from the options listed below, or contact the School of Dance for additional support. For dancewear retailers, click here.

Ladies

  • Base (All Classes)
    • Any style, anycolor solid-black 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

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Gentlemen

  • 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

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TUITION AND 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.

Ballet Hispánico is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD).

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

Questions?/¿Preguntas?

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

Summer Intensive: Ages 12-23


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