2023 SUMMER BALLET THEME CAMPS

All Camps are for Ages 4-11 (Split into two age groups)

& Run M-F, 9 AM-NOON

July 10-14: Theme Camp Week 1: Sleeping Beauty
July 17-21: Theme Camp Week 2: Swan Lake
July 24-28: Theme Camp Week 3: Hansel & Gretel

Along with their daily dance class, children learn about and watch a different famous classical ballet each week. They explore their own creativity through exercise in movement concepts. Students also learn valuable lessons about anatomy, nutrition, dance history and vocabulary.

Dresscode:

Ballet tights, leotard and shoes. Hair must be secured in a neat bun or pulled back if too short. Ballet skirts are allowed but please, no tutus. Shop our online boutique!

Tuition

$225 – 1 week

$430 – 2 weeks

$625 – 3 weeks

There is a non-refundable fee of $75 if your student enrolls then cancels.

To receive any type of refund, you must cancel your enrollment at least 7 days before the first day of camp.


2023 SUMMER CLASSES

JUNE 24-AUGUST 12
8-week Saturday Summer Sessions

Dance with Me: 9:30-10:15 am, Ages 3-4

Pre-Ballet: 10:30-11:15 am, Ages 4-5+

Ballet 1: 11:30 am-12:30 pm, Ages 6-7+

Tuition

$190 – 8 weeks of Dance With Me or Pre-Ballet

$200 – 8 weeks of Ballet 1

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER SATURDAYS

 


2023 SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE

WITH OAKLAND BALLET

 

JULY 10-21

No audition required
Flexible scheduling available

Accelerate your training with one of the Bay Area’s leading professional dance companies in a fun, challenging, and nurturing environment. Oakland Ballet’s Summer Intensive will give dancers the tools to expand their technique with high caliber training and artistically enriching classes.

This versatile program allows dancers to develop and use ballet technique more effectively, build performance skills, and grow artistically through:

  • Daily technique classes in ballet and pointe
  • Learning classical and neo-classical variations
  • Developing choreography skills

Faculty will be composed of Oakland Ballet Company Artistic Staff and Dancers. Students will have concentrated exposure to ballet artists that will enhance their training.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OBC SUMMER INTENSIVE

 

Summer Intensive Daily Schedule*

*Schedule subject to change

M-TH
1:00 – 2:30 Ballet Technique
2:45 – 3:45 Pointe or Pre-Pointe
4:00 – 5:00 Repertoire
5:00 – 6:00 Choreography

FRI
1:00 – 2:30 Ballet Technique
2:45 – 3:45 Pointe/Pre-Pointe
4:00 – 5:15 Rehearsal
5:30 – 6:00 Informance

Registration Information

Tuition
$660 – 1 week
$1,259 – 2 weeks
A deposit of 50% must be paid to secure position in the program
Balance is due by July 1
A late fee of $30 will be added to the balance after July 1

Dress Code

  • Girls: Black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers or flesh toned tights and flesh toned ballet slippers. Long hair must be swept back away from the face and neck and held securely in a ballet bun. Braids are acceptable. If hair is too short to be placed in a bun, it must be secured and held back by an elastic headband that will not fall off. All jewelry should be removed.
  • Boys: White t-shirt, black tights and black shoes, or white socks and white shoes.

Questions and Contact Information

Have questions about Oakland Ballet Company’s summer dance intensive? We’re here to help! We want this special summer experience to be a chance for young and aspiring dancers to explore the full breadth of ballet and to help them build on their dance goals.

If you have any questions about our summer intensive workshop, please email OBC Education Coordinator, Bat Abbit at babbit@oaklandballet.org or give us a call at 510.893.3132.

Financial Assistance

Scholarships are available for OBC’s summer dance intensive. To apply, please complete a scholarship request form.

Refund Policy

Refunds are considered if a dancer experiences an injury or another medical condition that prevents him or her from completing the program. Upon notice, OBC will issue a refund for the remaining tuition balance – prorated for any time actually attending the program. Note: a $50 charge will be applied to tuition refunds. This charge helps to offset administrative expenses and any applicable credit card processing fees incurred.