Birmingham Ballet
2198 Columbiana Road - Suite 100
 Birmingham, Alabama 35216
Phone: 205-979-9492
  info@birminghamballet.com
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Summer Intensive & International Tour
Ages 11 - Adult (Intermediate - Advanced in rising Ballet IV & Up)

Three outstanding Summer Intensives for students looking for life changing experiences. Students gain improved
technique, artistry, and strength while experiencing culture that enriches their lives and broadens their world understanding.  
The Summer Intensive & International Tour has been designed to provide a rich, intensive experience of classical training. Summer Intensives include
daily classes in ballet technique, pointe, and variations, as well as a sampling of other dance forms to enrich the training of the classical dance
student. The unique International Intensives are held in conjunction with Cosmopolitan Ballet Theatre and feature ballet faculty from the Bolshoi Ballet
Academy, Vaganova Ballet Academy,  Mariinsky Theatre and other prestigious
Russian ballet companies and schools.  

Dancers choose either the June or July Birmingham Ballet Academy Summer Intensive along with one of the following international destinations for a
combined duration of 3 weeks of intensive summer training.  In addition, participating dancers may attend Birmingham Ballet Academy Summer
Bridge free of charge.  The combination of
experiences provides for training that extends throughout the summer as well as unique travel opportunities.

Choose one BBA Intensive:
1 Wk Intensive/Birmingham Ballet Academy: June 5 - 9
1 Wk Intensive/Birmingham Ballet Academy: July 10 -14

Choose one International Intensive:
2 Wk Intensive/ Washington, D.C.: 12 - 24
2 Wk Intensive/ St. Petersburg Russia: July 17-29
2 Wk Intensive/ Vienna, Austria: August 14-25

Bonus: BBA August Summer Bridge
2 Wk T/W/TH - Birmingham Ballet Academy: August 1 - 10

Faculty:
BBA Intensive and Summer Bridge- Birmingham Ballet Academy Faculty and guest instructors
Washington Intensive- featuring Irina Vakhromeeva and Florian Fouiller
St. Petersburg Intensive- Tatiana Linnick, and guests from Mariinsky and Michailovsky Theatre
Vienna Intensive- featuring Ulyana Lopatkina, Prima Ballerina of the Marriinsky Theatre

Housing (includes breakfast daily):
Birmingham, Al - There is no housing provided, however, there are many hotel options nearby.
Washington, DC - Trinity University Dormitory with a professional chaperone
St. Petersburg, Russia - In a rental home with a professional chaperone
Vienna, Austria - Hotel Pribitzer Www.hotel-pribitzer.at Ten web 82, 1030 Wien

Tuition:
$3400 (with Washington or St. Petersburg), $3700 (with Vienna)
Includes: 1 Wk BBA Intensive,  2 Wk International Intensive, 2 Wk BBA Summer Bridge Classes
Tuition also includes housing and cultural education during the International Intensive.
In addition, dancers will each receive 2 free pairs of custom fit pointe shoes from an exciting new brand.

Acceptance by Audition Only
In Person - To schedule an audition class contact Cindy Free, BBA Director by email: cindy@birminghamballet.com or call Birmingham Ballet
Academy at (205) 979-9492.
Video Audition - Provide a recent video of classwork showing selections from barre and center. Variation Optional.
                           Email your video link to cindy@birminghamballet.com.  

Deadlines:
Non-refundable deposit $400 due by April 15th.
Full Tuition due May 1st.

Birmingham Ballet Academy Summer Intensive
Ages 11 - Adult (Intermediate - Advanced in rising Ballet Level IV & Up)

BBA Summer Intensives have been designed to provide a rich, intensive experience of classical training.
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Each week long Summer Intensive includes daily class in ballet technique, pointe, and variations, as well as a sampling of other dance forms to enrich
the training of the classical dance student. Dancers take four classes daily. Instructors include BBA Faculty as well as guest instructors.  Students are
challenged to improve skills at a rapid pace.

Session A: 1 Week Summer Intensive at Birmingham Ballet Academy: June 5 - 9
Session B: 1 Week Summer Intensive at Birmingham Ballet Academy: July 10 -14

Time: Monday through Friday  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sample Schedule:
10:0-11:30 Ballet Technique
11:30 - 1:00 Pointe and Variations
1 - 1:45 Lunch break
1:45 - 2:45 Character Dance or Partnering
3:00 - 4:00 Contemporary, Jazz, or Modern

Tuition:  $400 per session
Bonus: Students attending both Session A & B may attend Birmingham Ballet Academy’s Summer Bridge free.

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.
Tuition: $145
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.

Summer
Programs
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SUMMER
PROGRAMS
AGES 2 1/2 - 10


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