Summer Intensives and Programs

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Boulder Ballet School Summer Program

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

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. Classes meet Monday – Saturday each week. Dancers can register for one, two, or all three weeks of intensives.

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Week 1: July 11-16
Week 2: July 18-23
Week 3: July 25-30

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 9:30-11:00
LEVELS 6-7 9:30-11:00

3A-3B – $395 each week or $1,050 for all three weeks
4-5 – $435 each week or $1,150 for all three weeks
6-7 – $585 each week or $1,550 for all three weeks

Levels 3A-3B
9:30-1:30 | Studio 3

Week 1 (Mon-Fri*)
09:00-10:30 AM         Ballet
10:30-11:15 AM         Pre-Pointe
11:15-11:30 AM        Break
11:30-12:30 PM        Special (Hip-Hop by Josh Katsenelson)
12:30-01:30 PM        Special (Modern by Celia Grannum Perarnaud)

Week 2 (Mon-Fri*)
09:00-10:30 AM         Ballet
10:30-11:15 AM         Pre-Pointe
11:15-11:30 AM        Break
11:30-12:30 PM        Special (Contemporary with Reagan Nix)
12:30-01:30 PM        Special (Jazz with Aubrey Fearns)

Week 3 (Mon-Fri*)
09:00-10:30 AM         Ballet
10:30-11:15 AM         Pre-Pointe
11:15-11:30 AM        Break
11:30-12:30 PM        Special (Rep./Choreography by Claudia Anata Hubiak)
12:30-01:30 PM        Special (Contemporary/Belly Dance/Modern/Dacting/Samba)

*Saturday Class 9-10:30AM each week

Levels 4-5
9:30-2:30 | Studio 2

Week 1 (Mon-Fri*)
09:00-11:00 AM        Ballet
11:00-12:00 PM        Pointe
12:00-12:30 PM        Break
12:30-1:30 PM        Special (Hip-Hop with Josh Katsenelson)
1:30-2:30 PM        Special (Modern with Celia Grannum Perarnaud)

Week 2 (Mon-Fri*)
09:00-11:00 AM        Ballet
11:00-12:00 PM        Pointe
12:00-12:30 PM        Break
12:30-1:30 PM        Special (Contemporary with Reagan Nix)
1:30-2:30 PM        Special (Jazz with Aubrey Fearns)

Week 3 (Mon-Fri*)
09:00-11:00 AM        Ballet
11:00-12:00 PM        Pointe
12:00-12:30 PM        Break
12:30-1:30 PM        Special (Rep./Choreography with Claudia Anata Hubiak)
1:30-2:30 PM        Special (Contemporary/Belly Dance/Modern/Dacting/Samba)

*Saturday Class 9:30-11AM each week

Levels 6-7  July 25-30

Week 3 (Mon-Fri*)
09:30-11:00 AM        Morning Drop-In Ballet
11:00-11:30 AM        Break
11:30-1:00    PM        Ballet
1:00-2:00 PM         Pointe
2:00-2:30 PM        Break
2:30-3:30 PM        Special (Rep./Choreography with Claudia Anata Hubiak)
3:30-4:30 PM        Special (Contemporary/Belly Dance/Modern/Dacting/Samba)

*Saturday Class – 9:30-11AM

Students should register for the same level as in spring 2022.  New students will be placed in a level after the first class.

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Master Classes: August 8-12

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

Levels 3A-3B
10:30 AM-12:30 PM, studio 3

Levels 4-5
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

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Summer Classes: June 6 – August 6


Boulder Ballet
Summer 2022: June 6–August 6

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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

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

Level 1A (once weekly)
Ages 6–9
Monday 5:30–6:30 PM Studio 2 $125*
Tuesday 4:00–5:00 PM Studio 2 $140

Level 1B (Once weekly)
Ages 6–9
Tuesday 5:00–6:00 PM Studio 2 $140
Levels 2A–2B (Once weekly)
Ages 7–9
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. Classes are thought by our own company dancer Kelly Dornan.
Ages 9-12
Wednesday        4::30-6:00 PM    Studio 1                $180
Ages 13-adult
Wednesday        6:00-7:30 PM     Studio 1                $180

Classical training is 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

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 6-7:30 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 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