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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. Ballet Arkansas works closely with the Arkansas Department of Health and authorities in dance to ensure safe practices are observed within the classroom. Programming is responsive to the circumstances facing the City of Little Rock and the State of Arkansas. Locations and dates subject to change.

REGISTRATION 

Registration opens on March 13th at 12pm. For camps with tuition over $100, a reservation deposit ($100) is due at the time of registration, which will apply towards the dancer's overall tuition. Remaining tuition is due in full by May 15th at 5pm. For new reservations following May 15th, full tuition is due in full upon reservation. Deposits and tuition are non-refundable except in the event of program cancellation. Please direct all inquiries to Catherine Fothergill at education@balletarkansas.org.

STORY TIME DANCE CAMP 

Ages 4 - 6 | In - Person

Ballet Arkansas, 520 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

June 7 - 11, 2021 | 9 - 11 am & 12 - 2pm

Tuition | $150

*This camp is currently filled. Please sign up for the wait list by following the link "Click Here to Register" above, and we will be in touch if space becomes available.

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. Dancers must 4 years old by June 7, 2021.

JUNIOR INTENSIVE 

Ages 7 - 9 | In - Person

Ballet Arkansas, 520 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

June 14 - 18, 2021 |  9 am - 12 pm

Tuition | $225

*This camp is currently filled. Please sign up for the waitlist by following the link "Click Here to Register" above, and we will be in touch after May 15th if space or additional sessions become available.

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. Dancers must 7 years old by June 14, 2021. Prior dance training is recommended to excel in this program.

SUMMER INTENSIVE BOOT CAMP (ONE WEEK)

Ages 10 - 21 | In - Person

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

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

Tuition | $350

*This camp is currently filled. If you would like to join the waitlist please email education@balletarkansas.org.

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. Dancers must be 10 years old by July 12, 2021. Following registration, dancers will receive placement information. Dance photographs may be required for placement. Please contact Catherine Fothergill at education@balletarkansas.org if you are not sure if this is the right program for your dancer.

SUMMER INTENSIVE (TWO WEEK)

Ages 10 - 21 | In - Person

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 | Saturday Showcase 10am/12pm/2pm *One showcase per level

*Optional virtual evening workshops

Tuition | $750

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.

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. Dancers must be 10 years old by July 19, 2021. Following registration, dancers will receive placement information. Dance photographs may be required for placement. 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

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.

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

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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.