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Colorado Ballet Academy summer classes go virtual

The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy (CBA) has announced that it will offer all of its typical summer programming in a virtual setting that includes Summer Intensive, Young Dancer Workshop, Summer Classes and Camps. Staff and instructors are committed to providing students with an interactive and enriching experience this summer with safety as the top priority.

For this time of year when students from across the country normally filled the ABC studios, Academy staff redesigned every aspect of its summer programming to continue to engage and educate the artists of tomorrow. They’ve reduced tuition, modified every program to ensure the best virtual experience, and opened up the Summer Intensive (SI) program to give all dancers nationwide the opportunity to train with CBA, regardless of their dance status. original hearing.

Additionally, to elevate this summer’s virtual SI, Colorado Ballet artistic leaders, including artistic director Gil Boggs as well as ballet mistresses Sandra Brown and Maria Mosina, will teach alongside John Gardner, Amanda McKerrow and staff. of the ABC to provide an extremely special training experience for all SI students.

Young Dancer Workshop (YDW) students can take level-specific classes in ballet technique, pre-pointe, creative choreography, jazz, and conditioning for dancers. Surprise guests will make appearances for Career Talks and Interactive Virtual Conversations.

In ABC Summer Schools, dancers will receive excellent instruction through imaginative discovery of musical movement in classes such as Creative Dance (3-5 years), Pre-Ballet (6-7 years) and level 1 ballet. Five-day summer camps get kids ages 3-9 in motion with creative choreography, virtual performances, and engaging crafts (parents can safely get craft kits via curbside pickup) street at the ABC).

“Everyone at ABC has worked very hard to ensure our students have a joyful and uplifting virtual experience with us,” says Erica Fischbach, Principal of Colorado Ballet Academy. “We are committed to continuing to provide excellence in ballet education and training and are thrilled to have the inspiring artistic leaders of Colorado Ballet join our roster of renowned instructors this summer.”

Staff are excited to engage students online with interactive programs, creative choreography, and exemplary training. CBA offers programs for ages 3 to 20.


June 22 – August 1, 2020
From 11 to 20 years old, on pointe, no audition required

Led by Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner, Colorado Ballet Academy is offering a virtual summer crash course designed for intermediate to pre-professional students. Our students from across the country will be able to take level-specific courses in Ballet Technique, Pointe, Men’s Conditioning and Technique, Repertoire, Creative Choreography, Modern, Jazz, and Dancer Conditioning. Additionally, we plan to have surprise guests join us for career talks and interactive virtual conversations. Learn more.


June 22 – July 31, 2020
9 to 12 years old, not on pointe, no audition required

Young dancers experience an introduction to intensive ballet training at Colorado Ballet Academy’s Virtual Young Dancer Workshop. Students participate in daily ballet classes with additional classes in pre-pointe, young men’s classes, character, modern, choreography, physical conditioning and more. Students will work closely with accomplished ABC leaders, including Erica Fischbach, Domenico Luciano, Maria Mosina, and Kathi Crum, on a caring, connective, and interactive virtual platform. Learn more.


June 8 – July 31, 2020
3 to 8 years old

Classes in the Children’s Division include Creative Dance (ages 3-5), Pre-Ballet (ages 6-7) and Ballet Level 1 (ages 7-8). Instructors will engage young dancers through imaginative discovery of musical movement while providing excellent instruction and inspiring corrections! We are excited to bring you these exceptional classes and other innovative sessions to enhance your virtual summer dance experience. Learn more.


Three five-day offers from June 8 to August 7
3 to 4 years old, 5 to 6 years old and 7 to 9 years old
Tuition: $55 (3-4), $85 (5-6), $110 (7-9)
See each camp below and learn more.

Do a dance camp
June 8 – 12
Each week, students will learn and create a beloved ballet that they can share with their family.

Prince and Princess Dance Camp
June 15 – 19
Classic princes and princesses featured prominently in the world of ballet and come to life in Prince and Princess Dance Camp. Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Cinderella and The Nutcracker are some of the ballets that dancers will explore.

Ballet Fairies and Elves Dance Camp
August 3 – 7
Fairies, elves, pixies and goblins! Venture into the world of these charming beings featured in famous ballets such as The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

For more information about Colorado Ballet Academy programs or classes, please call 303-339-1623 or email [email protected] For press inquiries regarding Colorado Ballet Academy, please contact the company communications staff listed at the top of this release.

Founded in 1951 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, the Colorado Ballet Academy is the official school of Colorado Ballet. Led by Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs and Academy Director Erica Fischbach, the Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy (CBA) is the region’s premier source of ballet training. ABC’s unique relationship with the professional company and artistic staff of Colorado Ballet provides superior teachers who are dedicated to developing and inspiring each child to reach their full potential. Budding pre-professional students as well as those who simply love dance and wish to reap the benefits of studying this classic art form receive a high caliber ballet education in an environment that fosters excellence, individuality and creativity. The ABC program is grounded in formal classical ballet technique and follows the traditional classical sequence of training designed to increase each student’s technical skills, endurance and artistry. Elements of the Russian, French and Italian schools are taught according to age and physical development, resulting in finished dancers with clean, virtuoso technique, brilliant artistry, stylistic versatility and the prowess to thrive in various choreographic demands of today.


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