Junior Summer Course
Intensive Summer Training
For aspiring dancers, ages 7 to 14
The BAE Junior Summer Course inspires dancers, ages 7-14, to reach their next level of achievement.The renowned BAE faculty and proven syllabus provide students with the tools to attain technical and artistic growth – all within BAE’s uniquely warm and positive environment. The comprehensive curriculum includes ballet, variations, modern, character, hip hop, stretch, and health & wellness guest speakers.
We have added an ONLINE JUNIOR SUMMER COURSE PROGRAM! We have also changed the application/audition process. Click on the tabs below for enrollment and program details.
Our foremost concern continues to be the health of our students and community. We are still hoping to hold the Junior Summer Course on site, but having added the ONLINE PROGRAM will enable us to offer more options to our students and absolutely guarantee that we will all be dancing, growing, and learning this summer!
2020 Summer Programs Audition Dates
Due to current events we have changed the application process for entrance to the Junior Summer Course. In place of in-person and video auditions we are accepting applications and photos. Click on the button below to complete the application.
Interested in the two-week August Intensive for ages 9-19? Learn more by clicking on the button below.
Jenna Lavin, BAE Pre-Professional Division Principal oversees the Junior Summer Course Program. Classes are taught by the distinguished BAE year-round faculty and guest artists.
*Graduates of BAE
Junior Summer Course dates:
July 6 – August 21, 2020
Junior Summer Course Online Program and Schedule
|Level 1||Level A||Level B/C|
|Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:30-1:30||Monday-Friday, 10:00-1:30pm||Monday-Friday, starting 10am - end time varies 2:30-4:00pm|
|Program includes, technique, mime, stretch/strengthen, dance history||(2-3 Classes per day) Technique, mime, stretch/strengthen, character, dance history, meet the artist series||(3-4 classes per day) Technique, pointe (Level C), pointe-prep (Level B), mime, stretch/strengthen, men's, variations, character, dance history, meet the artist series, curated lecture series|
Any solid-color leotard with pink tights 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.
Black or white tee shirt with black tights for ballet class and any color tee shirt with footless tights for modern class.
Junior Summer Course Online Tuition: Upon acceptance into the program you will receive an email containing a link with instructions to register. Payments will not be due until the beginning of June. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
Level 1 Online Program
Any Three Weeks: $220
Full Seven Weeks: $500
Level A Online Program
Any Three Weeks: $450
Full Seven Weeks: $900
Level B/C Online Program
Any Three Weeks: $700
Full Seven Weeks: $1400
Junior Summer Course On Site Tuition: The tuition fees listed below are based on the traditional in-person program. If it is determined that the Junior Summer Course takes place on site at BAE in addition to the online program, then the below pricing will go into effect for the on site program.
Full Seven Weeks $1470
Weekly Rate $245
Full Seven Weeks $2970
Weekly Rate $495
Levels C and D
Full Seven Weeks $3960
Weekly Rate $660
Financial aid scholarships are available to those who qualify. Funds are limited and we recommend that you apply early. In addition to financial aid, Ballet Academy East offers a limited number of full and partial scholarships and housing stipends to male dancers.
Please feel free to contact us to request a financial aid or Male Scholarship Fund application.