2198 Columbiana Road - Suite 100
Birmingham, Alabama 35216
Pre-Pointe & Beginner Pointe Camp
10 & Up (Rising Ballet Level III & Up)
This program is designed for students that are ready to begin lessons in
pre-pointe shoes and/or have less than
one year experience dancing in pointe shoes.
The Pre-Pointe & Beginner Pointe Camp includes daily class in ballet technique in addition to
pointe technique. Dancers will learn how to sew ribbons
and elastic on their shoes, how to tie their ribbons correctly, and how to do
their own hair and make-up. In addition, students will have lessons in
dance history and in contemporary dance. Dancers take four classes daily. Instructors include BBA Faculty. Students will complete the Camp having
learned valuable skills for the successful study of pointe.
1 Week Program at Birmingham Ballet Academy: July 10 -14
Time: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:0-11:30 Ballet Technique
11:30 - 11:45 Break
11:45 - 1:00 Pointe Essentials - How to... prepare your shoes, do your hair, do
your make-up, etc.
1 - 1:45 Lunch break with dance video and discussion
1:45 - 3:00 Pre-Pointe/Pointe Technique Class
3:00 - 4:00 Dance History & Terminology, Contemporary
Tuition: $400 per session
August Summer Bridge
Ages 10 - Adult (Beginner Intermediate - Advanced in rising Ballet Level III & Up)
2 Wk August Summer Bridge at Birmingham Ballet Academy: August 1 - 10
Time: M/W/Th 4:45 - 6:15 p.m.
Bonus: Summer Bridge is offered free of charge to students attending Birmingham
Ballet Academy Summer Intensive Sessions A & B or the
Summer Intensive and International Tour.
AGES 10 & UP
AGES 2 1/2 - 10