SUMMER INTENSIVE 2021
SUMMER INTENSIVE 2021
JUNE 28TH - JULY 24TH
The Contra Costa Ballet Centre’s Summer Program offers in-studio* instruction for Levels 1 through Advanced dancers, by a highly-developed faculty with years of experience both as dance educators and performers. Our directors and faculty have collectively worked with the most prestigious ballet institutions in the U.S., including American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet. Students follow a Russian-based, yet truly American syllabus. The curriculum consists of ballet technique, pointe, character, variations, modern, physical conditioning, and electives such as boys’ class, repertoire, Flamenco, anatomy, and Pilates mat class.
DIRECTORS & FACULTY
Richard Cammack, Director – American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet
Zola Dishong, Director – American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet
Charles Anderson – New York City Ballet, Company C Contemporary Ballet
Emily Borthwick – The Royal Ballet School, Royal Academy of Dance
Daniel Fetecua (Modern) – Limón Dance Company
Sherri LeBlanc – New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet
Milissa Payne Bradley – Oakland Ballet, Liss Fain Dance, Milissa Payne Project
Hiroko Shibuya – Contra Costa Ballet
Yaelisa (Flamenco) – Caminos Flamencos
Audition is required for prospective students ages 9+ (see audition info below). Current CCBC students should register according to their current class placement.
The full 4-week tuition and registration fee (if applicable) will be charged to the credit card on account at the time registration request is processed.
*Schedule and delivery format (in-studio/hybrid/online) are subject to change in accordance with COVID-19 health mandates and class sizes. If in-studio capacity is restricted, spaces will be be assigned to registrants in order of registration.
REGISTRATION & TUITION
Tuition is for the full 4-week program:
Level 1 $275
Level 2 $300
Level 3 $850
Level 4 $1,100
Advanced (5/6/Co) $1,300
Boys' Class $30 (in addition to level tuition)
(Plus a registration fee of $50 for new students only.)
Schedule by class level (Level 1 - Advanced):
Studio schedule (all classes):
Items may be purchased through Contra Costa Dancewear online or in-person at 675 Ygnacio Valley Rd. #B104, Walnut Creek (one block from Contra Costa Ballet Centre), or through another retailer of your choice.
We are currently accepting requests for audition.
Ages 9 - 19
Dancers should request to audition by completing an Audition Request Form. Eligible students will be invited to dance with a current CCBC class for evaluation. The audition fee is $30 and is non-refundable.
Ages 12 - 19 (with pointe experience)
Video auditions are available for students ages 12 - 19 (with pointe experience). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for video audition instructions.
REFUNDS & MAKE-UP CLASSES
For cancellation requests made by June 27th, 2021, 25% of the full tuition amount will be retained as a cancellation fee and the balance refunded. Tuition is non-refundable once the program begins. Makeup classes are not available for the Summer Program 2021.
COVID-19 PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
Our COVID-19 health and safety protocols align with current CDC/health department guidelines. Updated participation requirements will be emailed to participants prior to the first class.