Summer Programs

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

 

SUMMER STUDY 2017

Registration Opens February 17, 2017

 

Early Dance Session (ages 2 – 5)

Introductory dance and movement classes that meet once per week.

6-week session; June 12 – July 23

Tuition: $120 for 6 weeks

 

Storytime Dancers (ages 4 – 6)

This half day dance program infused with dance-related arts & crafts is centered around the stories and movements of classical ballets such as Firebird and Coppélia. Dancers will explore dance movement and their imagination.

June 22 – July 20

Thursdays 9:30-11:30 am

Tuition: $40/class

 

Intro Classes (ages 5 – 9)

Co-ed introductory ballet classes to work on basic ballet vocabulary and prepare students for the year ahead. Enrollment is for 5 weeks.

June 20 – July 22

Tuition: $100 for 5 weeks

 

Boys Intro Classes (ages 7 – 11)

Fundamentals of classical ballet are taught together with strengthening exercises unique to young men’s technique.

June 24 – July 22

Saturdays 10:00 – 11:00 am

Tuition: $100 for 5 weeks

 

All Day Dance (ages 7* – 9) 

Students will participate in a fun dance-filled week with technique classes and introductions to other styles of dance.

1-week session; M-F (9:00 – 4:00 pm)

July 31 – Aug 4

Tuition: $350

*Current Ballet II students are eligible regardless of age.

 

Children’s Ballet Workshop (ages 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)

or

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.

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. Contemporary: Students must be 11 years or older and have at least 3 years of previous ballet training and 1 year of modern/jazz.

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)

Contemporary: 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, $75/wk

 

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

 

Contemporary Dance Workshop: (Ages 9-12)

Audition Required

Aspiring Contemporary Ballet dancers take daily ballet and modern technique as well as other contemporary dance styles. The week long session includes rehearsal experience and culminates with an in-studio performance for family and friends.

1-week session; M-F (9:00 – 4:00 pm)

July 31 – Aug 4

Tuition: $375

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

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.

Please call MYB at 301-608-2232 or email info@marylandyouthballet.org to set up an audition.

AUDITION and HOUSING INFORMATION