EDUCATION PROGRAMS

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Ballet Arkansas will offer a variety of in-person programs this summer for dancers of all ages and abilities. Small class sizes with Covid precautions in place will give students the attention they deserve in a safe environment. We work closely with the Arkansas Department of Health to ensure safe practices and have prepared hybrid alternatives should circumstances change in our community.

Registration 

Camp registrations open on March 13th at 12pm (additional Summer Intensive registration details coming soon). For camps with tuition over $100, a reservation deposit ($100) is due at the time of registration, which will apply towards the dancers' overall tuition. Capacity is limited and reservations are first come first serve. Tuition is due in full by April 30th at 5pm. Deposits and tuition are non-refundable except in the event of program cancellation. Additional details regarding registration and enrollment will be posted here prior to March 13th. Please direct all inquiries to Catherine Fothergill at education@balletarkansas.org.

Locations and dates subject to change.

BENEFITS OF TRAINING WITH BA

STORY TIME DANCE CAMP 

Ages 4 - 6 | In - Person

Become part of the fairy tale! This dance program includes dance classes and storytelling, and will be centered around the most beloved fairy tales, fables, and classical ballets. From "Sleeping Beauty" to "Swan Lake," there's something fun for everyone! Dancers will also explore jazz, improvisation, and much more. The week will culminate with a showcase for families and friends.

 

Location & Dates

Ballet Arkansas, 520 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

June 7 - 11, 2021 | 9 - 11 am

Tuition | $150

JUNIOR INTENSIVE 

Ages 7 - 9 | In - Person

Join Ballet Arkansas for a fun-filled week of dance training and indoor/outdoor activities taught by the professional dancers and staff of Ballet Arkansas. Students will spend the week making new friends, perfecting their technique, and learning choreography in a variety of disciplines! The week will culminate with a showcase for families and friends. 

 

Location & Dates

Ballet Arkansas, 520 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

June 14 - 18, 2021 |  9 am - 12 pm

Tuition | $225

SUMMER INTENSIVE BOOT CAMP (ONE WEEK)

Ages 10 - 21 | In - Person

Get back into the grind with a series of intensive master classes to boost your technique over the course of a single week, taught by the Artistic Staff and professional dancers of Ballet Arkansas! Classes and workshops will be offered in ballet, pointe/men's, variations, conditioning, and contemporary. Perfect your technique, improve your artistry, and get personalized attention to help you succeed. Multiple levels with small class sizes give students the individualized attention and encouragement they need to advance their abilities. This camp is the perfect preparation for the two - week Summer Intensive, or is an excellent stand alone program. 

Registration & Placement

A minimum of 3-5 years of dance training is recommended to excel in this program. Registration and placement details coming soon. Please contact Catherine Fothergill at education@balletarkansas.org if you are not sure if this is the right program for your dancer.

 

Location & Dates

Little Rock, AR | UA - Little Rock Center for Performing Arts

July 12 - 16, 2021 |  10am-3pm *Updated times

 

Tuition | $350

SUMMER INTENSIVE (TWO WEEK)

Ages 10 - 21 | In - Person

The Ballet Arkansas two - week Summer Intensive provides students ages 10 - 21 with opportunities to train in multiple disciples at the highest level, with a distinguished faculty consisting of the Artistic Staff and dancers of Ballet Arkansas and celebrated guest professionals. Classes and workshops are offered in ballet, pointe/men's, variations, conditioning, contemporary, pilates/yoga, choreography & improvisation, repertory, nutrition, stage makeup, acting, dance history, and production. Multiple levels with small class sizes give students the personalized attention and encouragement they need to advance their abilities. The intensive will culminate with a showcase on Saturday, July 31st for families and friends.

Location & Dates

Little Rock, AR | UA - Little Rock Center for Performing Arts

July 19 - 31, 2021 | 10am-3pm Monday - Friday, 10am-12pm Saturday *Updated times

July 31 | 2pm Saturday Showcase 

*Optional virtual evening workshops

 

Tuition | $750

Registration & Placement

This year's Summer Intensive is open-enrollment. This program is designed to hone the skills of the Intermediate and Advanced level dancer. A minimum of 3-5 years of dance training is recommended to excel in this program. Registration and placement details coming soon. Please contact Catherine Fothergill at education@balletarkansas.org if you are not sure if this is the right program for your dancer.

COLLEGE DANCE INTENSIVE

College Age | In- Person

Take a series of master classes from the Artistic Staff of Ballet Arkansas, designed to address the needs of the dance/theatre focused college student. Classes and lectures prepare students for entry into the profession of dance while providing meaningful personalized instruction and career counseling.  

  • Ballet and Classical Dance

  • Improvisation | Contemporary 

  • The Business of Choreography

  • Professional Networking Do's and Dont's

  • Contracts in the Arts

  • Mock Audition | Company Class

  • Non-performance careers in dance

  • Internship recruitment

 

Location & Dates

Ballet Arkansas, 520 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

August 7, 2021 | 10 am - 5 pm

Tuition | $40 

Tuition due in full at time of registration.

SMALL GROUP LESSONS

 

Ballet Arkansas offers private and small group dance lessons for dancers of all ages at our 520 Main Street studio. Enroll and Pay below and our staff will contact you to discuss your training needs and pair you with a member of our faculty.

 

Email education@balletarkansas.org for additional inquiries and scheduling.

 

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Physical Address

520 Main Street

Little Rock, AR 72201

501-223-5150

Mailing Address

PO Box 941

Little Rock, AR 72203

Professional Ballet Company of the State of Arkansas SM