Academy Summer

MYB Senior Festival Students at Wolf Trap’s Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods


Children’s Ballet Workshop (age 8 – 11)

Audition Required

Includes daily ballet technique, stretch, terminology, and ballet history; culminating performance for family and friends at the end of each week.

Beginner & Intermediate: M-F (4:30 – 7:30 pm)

June 26 – July 21

Tuition: $200/wk


Technique Classes Only (ages 8+)

Audition Required

Allows students to focus on ballet technique only with enrollment by the week.

June 26 – July 21

Tuition: $70-$115/wk

Beginner & Intermediate (ages 8 – 11)

M, T, W (4:30-6:00 pm)


M-F (4:30-6:00 pm)

Level I, II, III (ages 10+)

Level I & II: M – F (8:45 – 10:15 am)

Level III (with pointe): M – F (8:45 am – 12:00 pm)


Junior Festival (ages 8 – 11)

Audition Required

Beginner and Intermediate dancers take daily ballet technique as well as other dance styles such as jazz, character and modern. The week long session includes rehearsal experience and culminates with an in-studio performance for family and friends.

July 24 – 28

M – F (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Tuition: $375


Senior Festival & Summer Intensive (ages 10 – 16)

Audition Required

Senior Festival is MYB’s signature summer program for students wishing intensive dance study together with repertory, rehearsal, and performance experience for maximum progress and development.  Dancers take daily ballet technique as well as men’s ballet, jazz, flamenco, and/or character.  Attendance is mandatory for the entire 5 week program.  Culminating performances at Wolf Trap’s Theatre-in-the-Woods and in MYB’s Black Box Theater. Registration deadline for Senior Festival is June 9 pending space availability.

Intensive affords the same range of classes and full day dance opportunities without the rehearsal and performance element with weekly enrollment.

Level I- Students must be 10 years or older and have had at least three years of previous ballet training.  Level II & III- Students must have had at least four years of previous ballet training, including at least one year of pointe work for girls.

Senior Festival:  June 26 – July 29

Level I & II: M – Th (8:45 am – 4:00 pm); Fri (8:45 am – 2:15 pm)

Level III: M – Th (8:45 am – 4:00 pm); Fri (8:45 am – 2:30 pm)

Tuition: $2,000/5 weeks (MYB students- $1,875/5 weeks)

Summer Intensive:  June 26 – July 21

Level I & II: M – Th (8:45 am – 4:00 pm); Fri (8:45 am – 2:15 pm)

Level III: M – Th (8:45 am – 4:00 pm); Fri (8:45 am – 2:30 pm)

Tuition: $475/wk


Junior Ballet Bridge (ages 11 – 13)

Audition Required

Stay in shape after your summer intensive and prepare for the new season.

August 7 – 17

M, W, Th (10:00 to 11:30 am)

Tuition: $20/class


Ballet Bridge (ages 13 – 20)

For advanced ballet dancers wanting to stay in shape once the regular season ends and before summer intensives begin. Register in advance or drop-in.  Non-MYB students must be approved in advance with at least six years of ballet training plus a minimum of three years of pointe for females. Call/email for details.

June 12 – 23

M – F (4:30 pm – 6:00 pm)

Tuition: $20/class, $75/wk


Advanced Intensive (ages 13 – 20)

Audition Required

For the serious advanced ballet dancer wanting to prepare for the new season. Interested dancers should have a minimum of 6 years of consistent ballet training plus a minimum of three years of pointe for females. Non-professionals should be at a training level that consists of at least 8 hours of ballet per week. Enrolled dancers will take daily ballet technique classes and Pointe/Men’s Technique with the specific focus on improving all aspects of the dancer’s ballet technique. Weekly performance.

Two, 1-week sessions; August 7 – 18

M – F (10:00 am – 3:30 pm)  Tuition: $475/wk (Register by May 1 and receive $50 off!)

Daily Technique Only Option Available (10:00 am – 12:45 pm)  Tuition: $230 for any 5 classes


Registration for all programs opens on February 17, 2017.  Registration is on a first come, first served basis. For registration details and online registration please CLICK HERE.

An audition is required prior to acceptance and enrollment for all new students 8 years old and up wishing to enroll in the Children’s Ballet Workshop, Technique Classes Only, Junior Festival, Festival & Summer Intensive, Junior Ballet Bridge or Advanced Intensive. AUDITION and HOUSING INFORMATION



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