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International Summer Intensive 2019 (Senior)

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

nternational Summer Intensive 2019

Summer Intensive 2018

Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet’s Summer Intensive 2019 is the perfect program for dance students wishing 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, Latin America, and the United States.

Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet's Summer Intensive Program is challenging and demanding, and a full-time training program which focuses on improving technique and artistry in classical ballet while exploring different aspects of dance.  The Program starts on Tuesday, July 2nd and concludes with the "Celebration" performance on Saturday, July 27 at the Metro Theatre in Victoria.


The Summer Intensive is offered for students no younger than 14 years old. There are two level groups. Classes will include, but are not limited to, Ballet technique - including Vaganova technique, Classical Repertoire, Variations, Character, Pas de Deux, Music, 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).  


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. Scholarships and bursaries are available to deserving applicants after the acceptance into the program.

Students who are accepted into and attend the 2019 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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