Summer Semester Overview

Registration is now open!

Class sizes are currently limited due to ongoing COVID restrictions. If a class becomes full, we encourage families to join the waitlist in the event we are able to expand class sizes for June and July.

Camps & Classes         Intensive Programs


PRE-SCHOOL DANCE PARTIES (Ages 3 – 5)
No experience necessary

Select Tuesdays & Thursdays
St. Matthews Studios

June 8, 2021: Prince & Princess
June 10, 2021: Unicorn Party
June 29, 2021: Ballet Bash
July 1, 2021: Under the Sea


MOVEMENT & MAKE BELIEVE (Ages 4 – 6)
No experience necessary

July 19 – 23, 2021
Monday – Friday

St. Matthews Studios

Join us for a magical week of movement, crafts, and fun! Children will explore a variety of movements through creative dance and imaginative play at this camp. Ballet basics will be introduced to help develop balance, body alignment, flexibility, and coordination.


DANCE DISCOVERY (Ages 7 – 10)
No experience necessary

June 7 – 11, 2021
Monday – Friday
St. Matthews Studios

Children explore a variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz, creative dance, hip hop, and more. French terminology and basic ballet positions are introduced to help develop balance, body alignment, flexibility, and core strength. Students focus on coordination, musicality, and kinetic awareness as we introduce the elements of dance. Daily rehearsals encourage creativity while cultivating the ability to tell a story through movement.


SUMMER DANCE CAMP (Ages 6 – 12)
No experience necessary

June 21 – 25, 2021
Monday – Friday
St. Matthews Studios

This inclusive program is open to all skill levels! Students will be introduced to a wide variety of arts programming including ballet, hip hop, creative dance, musical theater and more!

Before- & After-Care is available.


WEEKLY WEDNESDAYS (Ages 3 – 12)
No experience necessary

Weekly Wednesday classes are open to new and returning students! Weekly Wednesdays will run in two sessions during the summer semester. Enroll in both sessions or choose a session that best fits your summer schedule! 

Select Wednesdays
St. Matthews Studios

Session 1: Wednesdays, June 2 – June 23, 2021
Session 2: Wednesdays, July 7 – July 28, 2021


ADULT INTENSIVE PROGRAM (Ages 18+)

May 31 – June 4, 2021
Monday – Friday
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, Jumps & 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). Capacity is limited to 16 participants.

LEARN MORE about mind. body. balance. and the adult intensive & register today!


PRE-INTENSIVE PROGRAM (Ages 11 – 18)*

June 7 – 18, 2021
Monday – Friday
Downtown Studios

This early summer program 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 the Louisville Ballet’s 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!

*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 2020-2021 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.


JUNIOR INTENSIVE (Ages 8 – 14)**

July 12 – 23, 2021
Monday – Friday
St. Matthews Studios

This end-of-summer program allows aspiring dancers to make meaningful improvements prior to the fall semester. This program offers intensive-style ballet training while also being introduced to other styles of dance. Dancers begin each day with ballet and end the day exploring electives that may include modern, cultural dance, musical theater and more!

**Appropriate for students of The Louisville Ballet School who were enrolled in Classical Ballet levels III – IX or Pre-Professional level 1 during the 2020-2021 School Year. New Students, ages 9-14 with at least one year of previous ballet experience, are welcome to enroll.