August Intensive 2021
Preparing Aspiring Dancers for Success
This two-week program gives aspiring dancers ages 9-19 the opportunity to complete their summer studies on a strong note and be fully prepared for the season ahead. The rigorous curriculum is designed for serious, dedicated, highly talented ballet students. Classes are taught by the distinguished BAE faculty led by Artistic Director Darla Hoover.
The August Intensive is an in-person program. Class size will be limited and strong safety measures will be in place.
We encourage you to apply to audition today to experience the exceptional training and encouraging environment of BAE!
The program dates are August 23-September 3, 2021. Classes are held Monday-Friday each week. In-Studio Program students must commit to the full program. Virtual Program students may choose the weekly option.
Classes will be held five days per week, Monday-Friday. The August Intensive curriculum includes ballet technique, pointe, pas deux*, variations, men’s, stretch & strengthening, modern, character, and hip hop. (Class schedules and offerings will vary by level.)
*Pas de Deux classes will be held (in-studio only), barring any distancing requirements.
Level Placement and Class Schedule: Accepted students will receive their level placement and class schedule approximately two weeks prior to the start of the program. Classes will be held Monday-Friday, 4 hours per day, plus transition breaks and lunch. Students in Level A have a slightly shorter day.
|Level A||Levels B and up|
Full Two Weeks
Full Two Weeks
Three days prior to every student’s first day at BAE August Intensive, a negative COVID test or proof of vaccination (if applicable for your age group) is required.
To keep our BAE community safe, we have partnered with HealthCheck for our daily check-in process at BAE. Everyone will be required to show that they completed their HealthCheck upon entering BAE.
Ballet Academy East Facilities Code for the App: .U%wLWcS
Ladies: Any solid-color leotard with pink or flesh-toned tights and ballet slippers for ballet class and any solid-color leotard with footless tights for modern class. Skirts, sweatpants, leg warmers, and multi-strap or rhinestone-studded leotards are not permitted.
Men: Black or white tee shirt with black tights for ballet class and any color tee shirt with footless tights for modern class.