Boulder Ballet offers comprehensive and rewarding dance experiences for those looking to increase their knowledge and experience in classical ballet as well as other dance forms. Our summer programs are ideal for those looking to become diverse movers with rigorous training and a good dose of fun. Our classes offers top-quality instructors dedicated to the learning process of each individual student. We will offer a variety of programs over the summer of 2022.
Summer Intensives: July 11-30, 2022
Throughout the week students participate in a variety of classes, starting each day with technique and pointe/pre-pointe followed by a series of complementary disciplines with an emphasis on building the classical ballet dancer.
LEVELS 3A-3B 9:00-1:30
LEVELS 4-5 9:30-2:30
LEVELS 6-7 9:30-4:30
LEVELs 3A-3B 9:00-10:30
LEVELS 4-5 10:30-12:00
LEVELS 6-7 12:00-1:30
Students should register for the same level as in spring 2022. New students will be placed in a level after the first class.
A strong platform for dancers who want to attain a professional ballet experience and for those who simply want to deepen their enjoyment of the art of dance. This year, our Master Classes teacher for levels 4 and up is Colorado Ballet’s long time principle Sharon Wehner. Check out an amazing video about Sharon’s career here. Level’s 2A-2B taught be BB Master teacher TBA.
Master Classes meet Monday – Friday
Levels 2A- 2B
9:30-10:30 AM, studio 3
10:30 AM-12:30 PM, studio 3
9:30 AM-11:00 PM, Ballet Technique with Sharon Wehner studio 2
11-12:00 Pointe technique with Sharon Weiner studio 2
Levels 6-7 and Adults
12:30-2:30 Ballet technique with Sharon Wehner studio 1
2:30-4:00 PM, Pointe and variations with Sharon Weiner studio 1
Summer 2022: June 6–August 6
Fees listed are for the summer session. Monday classes marked with an * will be discounted at registration due to the Independence Day holiday.
Independence Day: Monday, July 4
CREATIVE MOVEMENT (Once weekly)
Ages 3 and 4. An introduction to movement, rhythm, teamwork, and getting to know our bodies.
Monday 4:00–4:45 PM Studio 3 $107*
Wednesday 4:00–4:45 PM Studio 3 $120
Saturday 9:00–9:45 AM Studio 3 $120
PRE-BALLET (Once weekly)
Ages 5 and 6. An introduction to ballet, further exploration of rhythm, discipline, learning steps, and creating stories with dance.
Monday 4:45–5:30 PM Studio 3 $107*
Wednesday 4:45–5:30 PM Studio 3 $120
Saturday 9:45–10:30 AM Studio 3 $120
For summer session, dancers should register for the same level they attended during the spring session. If new to ballet and ages 6–9, please register for level 1A. Questions about enrollment, please contact email@example.com.
Level 1A (once weekly)
Monday 5:30–6:30 PM Studio 2 $125*
Tuesday 4:00–5:00 PM Studio 2 $140
Level 1B (Once weekly)
Tuesday 5:00–6:00 PM Studio 2 $140
Levels 2A–2B (Once weekly)
Thursday 5:00–6:00 PM Studio 2 $140
Students in Levels 3A–3B and 4–5 are encouraged to take both classes offered. The ALL CLASS rate reflects a discount for taking both of the classes offered in these levels.
Levels 3A–3B w/pre-pointe (Twice weekly)
Tuesday 4:00–6:30 PM Studio 3 $240
Thursday 4:00–6:30 PM Studio 3 $240
All Class Rate $456
Levels 4–5 w/pointe (Twice weekly)
Tuesday 4:30–7:00 PM Studio 1 $240
Thursday 4:30–7:00 PM Studio 1 $240
All Class Rate $456
Levels 6–7 Pointe
Wednesday 11:00–Noon* Studio 1 $78
*This Pointe class runs June 8–July 6
Contemporary dance combines elements of many styles and techniques of dance. With roots in ballet, movement styles explore elements of modern, jazz, and more.
Wednesday 4:30–6:00 PM Studio 1 $180
Wednesday 6:00–7:30 PM Studio 1 $180
Classical training geared toward the male technique. If new to ballet, schedule private lessons with Lance Hardin to catch up.
Boys Ballet 1
Ages 8 and up, in ballet levels 2 and 3
Wednesday 4:30–5:30 PM Studio 3 $140
BEGINNING TEEN BALLET
Designed for students ages 11+ who are new to ballet and want classical training that will prepare them to integrate into regular student-based classes.
Thursday 5:30–7:00 PM Studio 2 $180
All tuition must be paid at time of registration. There are no payment plans offered for the summer session.
Thanks to individual and corporate donations, Boulder Ballet is pleased to offer a limited number of full and partial scholarships for Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color (BIPOC). This scholarship is part of Boulder Ballet’s commitment to increasing diversity, equality, and inclusion in the arts. The BIPOC scholarship application can be found at http://boulderballet.org/bipoc-scholarship-application/. The deadline for the summer 2022 session is May 7, 2022.
There are no refunds offered for summer session. Refunds will not be given if classes move to all virtual due to COVID-19 safety mandates.
Featured image by Eli Akerstein