JUNE 18 – JULY 13, 2018

Louisville Ballet Summer Intensive, now expanded to a 4-week program, is intended for professionally aspiring dancers ages 12 to 18. Designed within a professional company setting, this immersive curriculum is intently designed to strengthen classical ballet technique and develop individual artistry. Class size is limited to ensure an intimate environment and personalized attention.

Students will receive high caliber training from Louisville Ballet Artistic Director Robert Curran, Ballet Master Harald Uwe Kern, Ballet Mistress Mikelle Bruzina, talented Louisville Ballet company members and distinguished guest teachers.

We are honored to announce our guest faculty: internationally renowned, former New York City Ballet principal and native Louisvillian, Wendy Whelan, and Louisville Ballet Resident Choreographer Adam Hougland!

Program Features:

  • Four-week intensive program held at the studios of Louisville Ballet in downtown Louisville, KY.

  • Daily classes include Ballet, Pointe, Men’s Class, Variations, Partnering plus complementary dance styles such as modern, jazz, character and Pilates.

  • Classes meet Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm and on Saturday from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Class times are subject to change.

  • Daily rehearsals are scheduled for Showcase, the culminating performance opportunity which may include original choreography by faculty and guest teachers, défilé, and excerpts of Louisville Ballet repertoire.

  • Additional curriculum designed for male students include dedicated Men’s classes, strength training & conditioning and partnering.  

  • Physical Therapy professionals available on-site.

  • Supervised housing accommodations and meal plans are available.

  • Enjoyable evening and weekend activities in a fun & safe city.

  • Available positions for Resident Assistants and 1 Chaperone. For applications, click here.