The Boys Ballet Summer Intensive Partnering Workshop offers Ladies Technique, Partnering with the men, and Ladies Variations classes.

The Boys Ballet Summer Intensive Partnering Workshop 2020 will take place from August 3-15, 2020.

Dancers will have the option to attend both weeks, or choose one of the two weeks to attend.  A tuition discount is offered to students who attend for both weeks.

Ladies must be age 12-18 in an intermediate to advanced ballet level with a minimum of two years en pointe. A video audition is required for the BBSI Partnering Workshop.  Note: our in-person audition on April 18th has been cancelled.  Class size is very limited. There will be a wait list. 

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VIDEO AUDITION

*New audition video requirements*: Audition videos can include a variation, solo footage from a competition or performance, etc.  Please include pointe work in the video.

Suggested video audition requirements:

All combinations should be done en pointe in the center.

  • Adage combination
  • Échappé and Passé pointe work combination
  • Turning combination
  • Grand Allegro combination

Note: We keep will video applications open until we reach maximum capacity. Audition results will be sent out as soon as possible. 

IN-PERSON AUDITION

OUR IN-PERSON AUDITION ON APRIL 18TH, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

To audition for the 2020 BBSI Partnering Workshop, please submit a video audition.

CLASSES

BBSI Partnering Workshop 2020 daily classes include:

  • Ladies Technique
  • Partnering with the Men
  • Ladies Variations

FACULTY

Week One (August 3-8, 2020)
Jeffrey Rogers – Principal Teacher at the Ballet West Academy / Former Principal Dancer with Ballet West
David Peden – Former Leading Teacher at The Royal Ballet Upper School / Former Senior Soloist with The Royal Ballet
Patrick Frenette – American Ballet Theatre Corps de Ballet Member
Maxim Ponomarenko – International Ballet Academy Ballet Master / Former Faculty Member at the Ballet West Academy
Nadia Pavlenko – International Ballet Academy Artistic Director / Former Principal of the Ballet West Academy

Week Two (August 10-15, 2020)
Jock Soto – Former Principal Dancer with the New York City Ballet / Former Faculty Member at the School of American Ballet
Patrick Frenette – American Ballet Theatre Corps de Ballet Member
Maxim Ponomarenko – International Ballet Academy Ballet Master / Former Faculty Member at the Ballet West Academy
Nadia Pavlenko – International Ballet Academy Artistic Director / Former Principal of the Ballet West Academy
Additional Week Two faculty coming soon.
Please note that faculty is subject to change.

TUITION

  • Week 1 or 2 (1 week): $350.00
  • Weeks 1 & 2 (2 weeks): $625.00

Tuition is due within two weeks of acceptance.

Please note: BBSI Partnering Workshop 2020 tuition payments will only be refunded if the program is cancelled due to state and/or federal mandates.

DRESS CODE

  • Black spaghetti strap leotard (cotton or microfiber, no tank leotards)
  • Pink tights
  • Ballet flat shoes
  • New Pointe shoes (to be worn for center, Partnering, and Variations, NO DEAD SHOES)
  • No shorts, large hair accessories, or large earrings. (Skirts are allowed only in Variations)
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