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. An in-person audition at International Ballet Academy on APRIL 18th, 2020 or video audition is required for the BBSI Partnering Workshop.  Class size is very limited. There will be a wait list. 

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IN-PERSON AUDITION

PLEASE NOTE AUDITION DATE CHANGE:

In-person audition at International Ballet Academy in Cary, NC:

  • Date: Saturday, APRIL 18TH, 2020
  • Check in: 9:30am – 10:00am
  • Audition: 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Please bring ballet flat shoes and pointe shoes
  • Please wear a plain black spaghetti strap leotard

Please note: Dancers are required to register online for the audition prior to April 18th, 2020.

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. Video auditions submitted prior to the in-person audition will have their results sent out after the in-person audition takes place on April 18th, 2020. 

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 that tuition is nonrefundable.

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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