2013 Summer Program, July 8 to August 9
Located in the new Louise Reed Center for Dance in Center City Philadelphia, the Summer Program of The School of Pennsylvania Ballet offers the serious ballet student an intensive, high level of instruction that includes classical ballet technique, pointe work, partnering, men’s classes, variations and character dancing as well as complementary classes in modern dance, ballroom dance, pilates and choreography. Students’ in-studio work will supplemented with lectures and interactive presentations on such topics as dancer health, nutrition, body mechanics, injury prevention, makeup, music theory and other dance-related topics.
The five-week program for Levels 4 through 6 includes 4 to 6 hours of dancing per day, Monday through Friday, and a technique class on Saturday mornings. A regular schedule of classes for Pre-Ballet (1 to 3 hours per week), Level 1 (7.5 hours per week), Level 2 (15 hours per week), and level 3 (20 hours per week) will also be offered. Classes are subject to change and may vary from week to week. Students’ level placement may change in the first week at the discretion of the faculty and the School Director. Students must enroll for the five week program.
Tuition and Fees
|Pre-Ballet||(5 days/5 hours per week)||$ 375.*|
|Level 1||(5 days/7.5 hours per week)||$562.00|
|Level 2||(5 days/15 hours per week)||$1,125.00|
|Level 3||(5 days/20 hours per week)||$1,500.00|
|Levels 4 through 6||(6 days/27.5 hours per week)||$2,250.00|
*Pre-Ballet students may register for 1 to 5 classes per week, space permitting, and will be billed accordingly.
In addition to the regular faculty of The School of Pennsylvania Ballet, School Director William DeGregory, Principal Teacher Arantxa Ochoa, Laura Bowman, Martha Chamberlain, Alexei Borovik, Alexander Iziliaev, Sarah Cooper and Jon Martin, the Summer Program faculty will feature Pennsylvania Ballet principal dancers, Zachary Hench, Julie Diana and Amy Aldridge, guest instructors for lectures and specialty classes and master classes taught by Pennsylvania Ballet Artistic Director Roy Kaiser.
Fully supervised and chaperoned housing in a secured dorm at Drexel University will be available for students ages 12 to 18 in Levels 4 through 6 from Sunday afternoon, July 7 through Saturday morning, August 10. Summer program housing will include air conditioned rooms, full meal plan, free laundry facilities, daily transportation to and from the studios, and regular dorm activities. Housing costs are $2750, not including optional supplemental linen service or optional trip fees.