Intensives

Healthy & Safety Guidelines (update as of 2/28/22)

 

If a class becomes full, we encourage families to join the waitlist.


Camps & Classes        Intensive Programs 


 

JUNIOR INTENSIVE (Ages 8 – 14)^         $475 

June 6 – 17, 2022 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:15 pm** St. Matthews Studios
July 18 – 29, 2022 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:15 pm** St. Matthews Studios

This program offers intensive-style ballet training while also being introduced to other styles of dance. There will be a placement class on the first day to determine dancer level. Dancers begin each day with ballet and end the day exploring electives that may include modern, cultural dance, musical theater and more! This program culminates in an informal performance for friends & family. Guest attendance at the performance will be either in person or virtual, depending on COVID Health and Safety restrictions at the time.

^Appropriate for 2021-2022 School Year students in Classical Ballet levels III – IX and Pre-Professional level 1. New students ages 9+ with at least one year of ballet experience are welcome to enroll.

**Class times will vary by level placement. Prior to the start of the program, families will be notified with their student’s level placement.

Max program size for June is 16 students.

Max program size for Session 2 is 30 students.

Special offering for Session 2 participants:

We are thrilled to share that the dancers of the July Session of our Junior Intensive are invited to perform in the Pre-Show proceeding the Louisville Ballet’s production of Shakespeare in Dance: As You Like It on Friday, August 5 between 6:45-7:15. This performance is apart of Kentucky Shakespeare‘s Shakespeare Festival in Central Park. Dancers will perform alongside students in our Ballet Bound program and are invited to stay and watch the company’s production immediately following. Dancers will be asked to attend a brief technical rehearsal onstage before the 6:45 performance.

Sample Schedules
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PRE – INTENSIVE PROGRAM (Ages 11 – 18)*          $475 

June 6 – 17, 2022 Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 4:15 pm** Downtown Studios

This early summer program held at the Downtown Studios gives serious dance students intensive-style ballet training while also exploring other styles of dance. This program is ideal for those students needing to prep for a full Summer Intensive program and for those who are not quite ready for our 4-week summer intensive program. Dancers begin each day with ballet technique and pre-pointe/pointe and end the day with repertoire, and electives that may include modern, character, yoga and more! This program culminates in an informal performance for friends & family. Guest attendance at the performance will be either in person or virtual, depending on COVID Health and Safety restrictions at the time.  

*Appropriate for students of The Louisville Ballet School who were enrolled in in Classical Ballet levels VI – IX or Pre-Professional levels 1 – 6 during the 2021-2022 School Year. New students, ages 12-18 with at least one two years pre-pointe or one year of pointe experience, are welcome to enroll.

**Class times will vary by level placement. Prior to the start of the program, families will be notified with their student’s level placement.

Max program size is 24 students.

Sample Schedule
Click here for Pre-Intensive Program Guide


LOUISVILLE BALLET SUMMER INTENSIVE (By Audition)   

Professional Experience June 20 – July 15, 2022 Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Downtown Studios
Pre-Professional Experience: Session 1 June 20 – July 2, 2022 Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm St. Matthews Studios
Pre-Professional Experience: Session 2 July 4 – 15, 2022 Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm St. Matthews Studios

Louisville Ballet Summer Intensive is a 4-week program intended for professionally aspiring dancers ages 12 and up. Selective admittance to the Louisville Ballet Summer Intensive is offered through an annual audition tour.

LEARN MORE about the Louisville Ballet’s Summer Intensive program, guest faculty, and audition tour dates.


ADULT SUMMER INTENSIVE (Ages 18+)      $300 for Half Day / $550 for Full Day

May 30 – June 3, 2022 Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:15 pm Downtown Studios

The Adult Summer Intensive is open to ages 18+ and will suit the beginner through advanced dancer. Within the structure of the day we will offer Ballet Technique, Pointe Strengthening, Jump Strengthening, Modern, Pilates, Yoga, and Choreography that will culminate in live streamed performance on the final day of the program.

Participants have the option of selecting the half day program (9:00 am – 12:15 pm) or full day program from (9:00 am – 3:15 pm).

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