Intensive Summer Training for
Pre-Professional Students, ages 7-13
For aspiring dancers ages 7 to 13
The BAE Junior Summer Course inspires dancers, ages 7-13, to reach their next level of achievement.The renowned 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.
Students not currently enrolled within the BAE Pre-Professional Division must fill out the Audition Application by following the link below. Once an applicant’s invitation to audition is confirmed, an audition fee of $25.00 will be processed. Current BAE Pre-Professional Division students are not required to audition.
If you are unable to attend one of the in-person auditions, Click here for the video audition instructions and application.
Junior Summer Course 2020 Audition Dates
Sunday, March 8
Sunday, May 3
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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
Students are placed in levels according to ability. You will receive a detailed schedule prior to the start of the program.
|Level A||Start/End Times||Classes|
|Monday||1:45-3:30 PM||Ballet, Stretch|
|Tuesday||12:30-3:30 PM||Ballet, Stretch, Modern|
|Thursday||1:15-3:00 PM||Ballet, Stretch|
|Level B||Start/End Times||Classes|
|Monday||2:45-6:00 PM||Ballet, Stretch, Character|
|Tuesday||2:45-6:00 PM||Ballet, Modern, Stretch|
|Wednesday||1:45-6:15 PM||Ballet, Extended Centre, Flexistretcher|
|Thursday||11:30-4:30 PM||Ballet, Lecture, Rotating Activitiy|
|Friday||11:45-2:15 PM||Ballet, Character|
|Level C||Start/End Times||Classes|
|Monday||11:15-6:00 PM||Ballet, Stretch, Ballet, Variations|
|Tuesday||11:15-5:30 PM||Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Stretch, Men's Class|
|Wednesday||11:15-6:15 PM||Ballet, Stretch, Pointe, Men's Class, Flexistretcher|
|Thursday||11:30-5:45 PM||Ballet, Pointe, Lecture, Men's Class, Modern|
|Friday||11:45-2:15 PM||Ballet, Character, Men's Class|
|Level D||Start/End Times||Classes|
|Monday||10:30-5:15 PM||Ballet, Pointe, Variations, Hip Hop|
|Tuesday||11:15-5:45 PM||Ballet, Pointe, Stretch, Modern, Men's Class|
|Wednesday||11:15-5:15 PM||Ballet, Variations, Men's Class, Flexistretcher|
|Thursday||11:30-5:45 PM||Ballet, Pointe, Lecture, Modern, Men's Class|
|Friday||10:30-2:15 PM||Ballet, Pointe, Character, Men's Class|
Lecture topics for Levels B-D will include: talks with professional dancers, nutrition, injury prevention, dance history, costume making, and emotional wellness for dancers.
Lunch, snacks and breaks are supervised by staff. Level C/D should bring daily lunch. Level B should bring lunch on Thursday. Levels B-D should bring a daily snack.
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.
Visit the Capezio Store on our premises for all your dancewear needs. The store telephone number is (212) 348-7210.
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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
Upon acceptance into the program you will receive an email containing a link with instructions to register and pay online. You may also register in person. Credit cards and checks are accepted. Tuition is non-refundable. Please feel free to contact Lisa Bouley, BAE Registrar, by email or phone at (212) 410-9140 with any questions.
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.
Contact Lisa at 212-410-9140 or email@example.com to request a financial aid or Male Scholarship Fund application.