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International Summer Intensive 2018


  • Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet 310 Henry Street Victoria Canada (map)

SUMMER INTENSIVE 2018

Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet’s Summer Intensive 2018 is the perfect program for dance students to advance their technical and artistic training to the next level.  Students will have the unprecedented opportunity to learn from world renowned dancers and instructors from Europe, South America, and the United States.

Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet's Summer Intensive Program is a challenging and demanding, full time training program which focuses on improving technique and artistry in ballet while exploring different aspects of dance.  The Program starts on Monday, July 2nd and concludes with the "Celebration" performance on Saturday, July 28th.

CURRICULUM

The Summer Intensive is offered through two levels:  the Junior program for students ages 11 to 13, and the Senior program for students ages 14 and older. Classes will include, but are not limited to, Ballet technique - including Vaganova technique, Classical Repertoire, Variations, Character, Pas de Deux, Body Conditioning, Contemporary, and choreographic workshop where Modern (Graham) and ballet techniques are used for creating unique pieces of choreography. Students may also be grouped by ability, experience and potential within the two levels.  Classes offered will vary by age and ability.

Students attend classes Monday through Friday for the four weeks from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, and a half day on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Classes are taught by Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet’s Faculty, including our Artistic Director, Mr. David C. Beales, and special guest instructors (please see below).  

ADMISSIONS

We welcome all students wishing to advance their potential as a dancer!  However, placement into the Summer Intensive Program is by live audition at one of the audition sessions or by video submission.  Please refer to the audition page for more information for the audition date near your area. 

Students who are accepted into and attend the 2018 Summer Intensive Program may be extended an invitation to join the Professional Development Program, which is Maple Leaf School of Ballet's full year professional development program.  

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