Summer Programs

Open
Ballet Classes

6-Week Session, June 6 – July 22 (*No Classes the week of July 4)

Our Open Ballet Classes are a wonderful opportunity for students to continue their classical ballet training during the summer months. Classes are offered for our current Academy levels and new students wishing to join our program are most welcome.

Ages 3 – 4: Fridays, 10 – 10:45 AM
Ages 5 – 7: Tuesdays, 4 – 5 PM
Ages 8 – 11: Mondays, 4 – 5 PM

Upper Division Combined Class: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 5:30 – 7 PM

To Register for Open Ballet Classes, please see our Schedule and Registration Tab under Academy.

Pliés & Pirouettes,
Mini-Intensives

Summer Pliés and Pirouettes is a mini-intensive for children ages 4 through 11 and will include a daily ballet class, dance-related arts, and crafts, dance history, creative use of costumes and props, an in-studio performance for family and friends, and more.

All Pliés & Pirouettes run from 9 am – 12 Noon, Monday – Thursday

Ages 4 – 6, June 13 – 17
Ages 6 – 8, June 20 – 23
Ages 8 – 11, June 27 – 30
Ages 4 – 6, July 11 – 14
Ages 6 – 8, July 18 – 21

To Register for Pliés & Pirouettes, please see our Schedule and Registration Tab under Academy.

Dancing Under
the Big Sky

Montana Ballet Company’s Annual Dancing Under the Big Sky (DUBS) 2-week Summer Dance Intensive is an enriching educational program featuring exceptional guest teachers from across the country and a full curriculum.

DUBS 2016 will be held on Monday, July 25th through Saturday, August 6th. Gina Patterson and Eric Midgley will join us once again as special guest teachers. Please see their biographies below.

DUBS classes will run Monday through Friday from 9 am – 5 pm, with short breaks and a lunch break each day. The following classes are part of our curriculum:

  • Ballet Technique
  • Pointe and Pre-Pointe
  • Variations
  • Pirouette and Allegro Classes
  • Modern/Contemporary
  • Repertory
  • Pilates
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutrition
  • Musicality
  • Stage Make-up
  • Stretch and Strengthen
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Diaphragmatic Breathing
  • Managing Performance Anxiety

Our Dancing Under the Big Sky Intensive exemplifies our belief in nurturing the “whole dancer,” mind, body, and spirit.

To Register for DUBS, please see our Schedule and Registration Tab under Academy.

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