Summer Intensive

Comprehensive Ballet Training

Overview

Youth Program

Pre-Professional

Auditions

Forms & Registration

Schedule

Overview

The summer intensive at Koltun Ballet Boston is designed for the serious ballet student (ages 10-20) who wishes to train with the highest caliber coaches. Koltun Ballet Boston Summer Intensive is a wonderful introduction to comprehensive ballet training, classical variations, original choreography, pas de deux, partnering, contemporary and modern dance. The intensive is held in expansive state-of-the-art studios in Boston, Massachusetts and culminates with a final showcase performance. The rigor of daily training mandated by the Summer Intensive Program yields impressive results. The drive and focus of both the faculty and students in this competitive, audition-only program is remarkable and evidenced by the final performance at a professional venue.

Deadlines & Payments (non-refundable):

  • Non-refundable deposit due by March 1st
  • Non-refundable balance due by March 15th
  • $100 Late Fee applies after April 1st
  • $50 Audition/Registration Fee 

Youth Program

Koltun Ballet Boston – summer intensive youth program for students ages 10-13. Open to All students! Final showcase performance on the last day of the program. Classes taught by KBB faculty at Koltun Ballet Boston studios in Watertown.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

  • June 24th — August 9th, 2024  ( 11:00 am-3:00 pm )  MON — FRI  [7 weeks]
  • Number of weeks optional
  • In order to participate in the final performance on August 12th, you must be present for the last 3 weeks of the program
  • Program includes: Ballet, Pre-Pointe Work, Stretching, Introduction to Classical Variations, Contemporary

PROGRAM COST:

  • $700 per week
  • One-time $50 registration
  • Non-refundable deposit of $700 due by March 1st
  • Non-refundable balance due by March 15th
  • $100 Late Fee applies after March 15th
  • Deadlines & Payments (non-refundable)

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Conditioning
  • Ballet Barre
  • Center work
  • Jumps
  • Developing Coordination
  • Pre-Pointe work, Classical variations
  • Stretching
  • Contemporary

 By audition only, must have previous ballet experience.

Pre-Professional

Our 7-week summer intensive takes place June 24th through August 9th, 2024 and offers pre-professional students (ages 14-20) from all over the world individualized and meticulous attention to the finer details of professional dance.

Monday – Friday, (11:00 am – 4:30 pm).

Our pre-professional summer intensive offers full exposure to:

  • Ballet Technique 
  • Classical Variations 
  • Pointe Work
  • Pas de Deux (partnering)
  • Stretching 
  • Contemporary

Program Costs:

  • $900 per week
  • One-time $50 registration
  • Non-refundable deposit of $900 due by March 1st
  • Non-refundable balance due by March 15th
  • $100 Late Fee applies after March 15th
  • Deadlines & Payments (non-refundable)

We strongly recommend our 7-week option for students considering a career in ballet. For new and existing students of Koltun Ballet Boston who attend all 7 weeks of the summer intensive, a credit of $900 will apply towards school year tuition when they enroll in the Fall.

In order to participate in the final showcase performance on Friday, August 9th, 2024 you must be present for the last 3 weeks of the program.

Meet the Pre-Professional Faculty

Faculty for this 7-week program (June 24-August 9) includes former dancers from Nederland’s Dans Theater (NDT) for pre-professional students ages 14-19!

    ◦     Anne Jung (June 24-July 5) | Instagram

    ◦     Lesley Telford (July 8-July 19) | Instagram
           YAGP Best Choreographer winner Boston 2023

    ◦      Fernando Hernando Magadan (July 22-August 2) | Instagram

    ◦      London Mills | Instagram   
           First place choreography winner Universal Ballet Competition Boston 2023

           London will lead both the Youth Program (ages 10-13) for the entire summer as well as the last week of the Intensive (August 4-9) with pre-professional
           level students (ages 14-19).

Auditions

Registration from 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm.  Audition for all ages (10-19) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on January 13th & February 10th.

  • Auditions held at Koltun Ballet Boston Studios in Watertown
  • $50 audition fee
  • Photo of student in first arabesque
  • Fill out this registration form
  • Resume (name/dates of schools attended and any notable roles)
  • Girls must wear black leotards, pink tights, ballet slippers. Pointe shoes (age 12 and up)
  • Boys must wear black tights, white t-shirt, white socks, white or black ballet slippers
  • Video audition accepted (any classical variation or 10 minutes of a ballet class, including pointe work for girls)

Registration & Forms

After auditioning (and being accepted) follow these steps to register for the school year:

  1. Ensure that we have a Health Information / Waiver  signed by a parent (this should have been done at the audition). Returning students need not renew this.
  2. Complete this Registration form, also signed by a parent. Returning students need not renew this.
  3. Obtain a copy of student’s most recent Health/Immunization form from your physician. Returning students need to file this every year.
  4. Review and sign the Koltun Ballet Student Handbook.

Schedule

YOUTH PROGRAM (ages 10-13)
11:00 – 1:00 : ballet class
1:00 – 1:30 :  lunch break
1:30 – 03:00 : contemporary choreography
PRE-PROFESSIONAL INTENSIVE (ages 14-20)
11:00 – 1:00 : ballet class
1:00 – 01:15 : short break
01:15 – 2:00 : pointe technique
2:00 – 02:30 : variations
02:30 – 03:00 : lunch break
03:00 – 04:30 : contemporary choreography