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SPRING & SUMMER DANCE

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Registration opens February 1st! 

Ballet Arkansas provides children ages 4+ with a wide array of Spring and Summer camps, workshops, and intensives in a variety of dance disciplines. Programs for recreational and semi-professional dancers foster creativity and self-discovery, guided by an expert faculty composed of the organization's artistic staff, dancers, and celebrated guest artists.

Programs Include:

Summer Intensive Program | Junior Intensive Program | Ballet Arkansas Boot Camp | Storytime Dance Camp Series 

Adult Intensives | Themed Spring and Summer Camps | Masterclasses and more!

SPRING BREAK DANCE

Carnival of the Animals Spring Break Camp

Presented by Ballet Arkansas & Little Rock Zoo

Ages 6-8 & 9-12

 

 

 

 

Little Rock Zoo, 1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205

March 20-24, 2023 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

$100 non-refundable registration fee due at registration & $300 tuition due by March 10, 2023

Limited Space Available!


Ballet Arkansas and Little Rock Zoo invite children ages 6-12 to join us for the experience of a lifetime during Spring Break week! Campers will explore the magical world of the Little Rock Zoo with themed activities and games, meet ambassador animals up close, and get moving with professional dancers from Ballet Arkansas. Campers will be introduced to the fundamentals of dance, nurturing their self-discovery in fun and interactive ways, and learn animal-themed movements inspired by Camille Saint-Saens humorous musical masterpiece, "Carnival of the Animals." The Zoo’s Amphitheater will transform into a carnival filled with roaring lions, slow moving turtles and tortoises, flamboyant flamingos, and much more as campers perform during the final showcase for family and friends. Campers will need to bring their own brown bag lunch. Dance experience is not required to attend this camp.

Spring Break Dance Workshops

Sponsored by ACANSA

Ages 9-18

Ballet Arkansas, 520 Main Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

March 20-24, 2023

BEG/INT Dance Workshops | T & TH | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Ages 9-13

INT/ADV Dance Workshops | M, W & F | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Ages 14-18, unless approved by Artistic Staff

 

Dancers ages 9-18 are invited to join Ballet Arkansas during Spring Break for a series of dance workshops for the Beginner/Intermediate and Intermediate/Advanced dancer, taught by the professional dancers of BA. Classes include Ballet, Pointe/Variations, Pas de deux, Contemporary/Jazz, Pilates/Yoga, and Choreography. Sponsored by ACANSA, these Spring Break workshops are free to the public. Advance registration required by March 10th.

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SUMMER DANCE

Summer Intensive

Ages 10-21

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

July 17-28, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday

$150 Non-Refundable Registration Deposit + $650 Tuition due by May 31, 2023

 

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 technique, variations, conditioning, contemporary, pilates/yoga, choreography & improvisation, repertory, nutrition, stage makeup, acting, dance history, production, and more. 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 Friday, July 28th for families and friends.

 

Registration & Placement

Ballet Arkansas'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 1, 2023. Dance photographs may be required for placement.

Summer Intensive Boot Camp

Ages 10-21

 

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

July 10 - 14, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$100 Non-Refundable Registration Deposit + $275 Tuition due by May 31, 2023

 

Experience 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, pilates/yoga, contemporary, and more. 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

Ballet Arkansas's Summer Intensive Boot Camp 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 1, 2023. Dance photographs may be required for placement.

Junior Intensive

Ages 7-9A

Ballet Arkansas, 520 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

Week 1: June 12-16, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Week 2: June 19-23, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

$100 Non-refundable Registration Deposit + $150 Tuition due by May 31, 2023

*Cost for 1 week

 

Join Ballet Arkansas for a fun-filled week (or two!) of dance training 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 dance disciplines! The week will culminate with a showcase for families and friends. Dancers must 7 years old by June 1, 2023. A minimum of 2-3 years prior dance training is highly recommended to excel in this program.

Story Time Dance Camp

Ages 4-6

 

 

Ballet Arkansas, 520 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

 

Week 1: Heroes & Villains! 

June 12-16, 2023 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Week 2: Birds of Ballet

June 19-23, 2023 | 1:00-3:00 PM

$50 Non-refundable Registration Deposit + $125 Tuition due by May 31, 2023

*Cost for one week

 

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! Each week, we will explore new stories and themes. Dancers will also explore jazz, improvisation, and more. The week will culminate with a showcase for families and friends. Dancers must 4 years old by June 1, 2023. Prior dance training is recommended but not required for this program.

 

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