July 8-19 Monday through Friday 9am-4pm
Minnesota Ballet School Summer Intensive Programs offer comprehensive training in Russian classical ballet technique (Vaganova syllabus) and skills development.
For four hours each day, dancers will participate in ballet class focusing on the barre, center work and jumps, pointe work, and variations from classical ballets such as “Sleeping Beauty” “Giselle” “Corsair” and many more. Students will continuing classes such as Contemporary and Aerial Ballet, Character dance and partnering.
With unique knowledge of the Vaganova Method, guest teachers and faculty staff will emphasize basic stance and correct placement, turnout, aplomb, epaulment and port de bras as well as simple batterie and turns on two legs and on one leg. An exciting opportunity to increase skill, knowledge, technique, and endurance.
If audition are missed then video auditions are accepted. A $45 processing fee is due with video submission. Videos must be received at Minnesota Ballet School by June 1. Questions? Contact MBS at 612-501-9208 firstname.lastname@example.org
Video Audition Guidelines Video auditions may only be submitted by applicants 11 years of age and older. Videos not be longer than 10 minutes. The video content must present the student alone in a studio.
• The full range of barre, center, jumps, and pirouettes should be included.
• For female applicants, at least two combinations en pointe, centre including adagio, plies, and jumps.