Minnesota Ballet School Summer Intensive Programs offer comprehensive training in Russian classical ballet technique (Vaganova syllabus) and skills development. Intensive Camp places strong emphasis on ballet technique training while incorporating supplementary classes in character, pointe, variations, modern, men’s, partnering and aerial ballet. All programs will have additional guest teachers throughout the intensives in addition to our wonderful MBS faculty..
2-Week Summer Intensive Camp
Open for male and female students ages 9+
Registration Fee $50, Tuition $950
July 12– July 23, 2021
Ballet technique, Pointe technique & Repertoire. Dancers will learn variations from classical ballets such as “Sleeping Beauty” “Giselle” “Corsair” and many more.
2pm-4pm Students will be continuing classes such as Contemporary and Aerial Ballet, Character dance and partnering.
Will be accepted until June 15, 2021
(so long as space remains available in the program).
Video Fee: $40.
How to submit a video audition:
Please record a 7-10 minute video audition using the suggested exercises below. Upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, etc. Provide the link (URL)
ZOOM audition can be arranged by special request.
1. At the barre.
a. Pliés –Tendu, Dégagé
b. Fondu, Développé (front, side, back)
c. Grand Battements
2. In the center.
a. Adagio combination
b. Pirouettes (en dehors, en dedans)
c. Two combinations using assemblé, jeté, sissonne
3. Diagonal across the floor
a. Grand jeté
4. For girls for advances level (en pointe)
a. Echappé combination with passé
b. Pirouette combination
c. Fouettés (16 if possible)
d. Piqué turns
5. For Boys
a. Entrechat Six (16 bars)
b. Single or double tour en l’air
c. Grand pirouettes à la seconde (for advanced boys)
d. Jump combination with échappés, assemblés and jetés and sissonnes (with beats, if possible)Variation is NOT required.