For Primary Division class information, visit the Primary Division Tab!
The Ballet SJ School Summer Intensive provides high quality,
pre-professional ballet training featuring the renowned American Ballet
Theatre National Training Curriculum. As the exclusive ABT Certified
Institution on the west coast and as the official school of the Ballet San
Jose, this premier summer intensive is a unique training experience for
the intermediate and advanced dancer, age 11-19. Admission is by audition
only, please visit the Audition tab
for more information.
Summer Intensive classes will be taught by Ballet SJ School's world-class ABT certified Faculty, by Ballet SJ Principal Ballet Master Raymond Rodriguez, by members of the professional company, and by experts in other forms of dance. Advanced level students will have the opportunity to work with notable nationally known artists, including choreographer Amy Seiwert and other special guest faculty to be announced.
This year's enhanced Summer Intensive will feature a full day of classes for
students in all levels, offering a core curriculum of classes in ballet technique,
pointe or pre-pointe, men's class and variations, as well as classical and
contemporary ballet repertoire. Additional classes may include partnering, modern,
contemporary, character, strengthening, pilates and floor barre, to help students
develop versatility in their dancing.
Additionally, advanced level students who attend the 2013 Summer Intensive will be considered for placement in the Ballet SJ Trainee Program for the 2013 - 2014 Season.
For more information including tuition, please download the Summer Intensive General Information Packet.
This workshop provides the opportunity for serious young dancers, ages 9 - 11, and 12
year olds at the beginning pointe level, to actively flourish in a professional, yet
nurturing environment. Under the direction of Franco De Vita, Principal of ABT's
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, the outstanding faculty members of ABT will
provide unparalleled instruction while remaining sensitive to the developmental
needs of young dancers. Audition at Ballet San Jose on January 20. To learn more
about the Young Dancer Summer Workshop program, please visit the
An intensive workshop for students ages 11-19 focused on improving ballet technique. No audition required. For more information including how to register, please download the Fast Track Technique Workshop brochure.
Session 1 (Ages 5 - 7): June 10 - 14
Session 2 (Ages 5 - 10): August 5 - 9
A fun-filled dancing day camp for boys and girls, offering age and developmentally
appropriate classes. No audition required. For more information including how to
register, please download the Performance Camp brochure.
All classes will take place at the Ballet San Jose Studios, located at 40 North 1st St. in downtown San Jose. For more information about Summer Programs at Ballet SJ School, please contact the School Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 408.288.2820 x223.