SUMMER INTENSIVE 2020: July 27, 2020 – August 7, 2020

Ballet San Antonio’s Summer Intensive is a 2-week program offering classical ballet technique classes, as well as pointe work and batteries.

FULL SESSION

July 27 – August 7, 2020

Tuition: $1,600
WEEK 1

July 27 – 31, 2020

Tuition: $850
WEEK 2

August 3 – 7, 2020

Tuition: $850

REGISTER BY MAY 1, 2020 AND RECEIVE 10% OFF YOUR TUITION!

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

SOFIANE SYLVE

Artistic Advisor, Ballet San Antonio and Teacher, Ballet San Antonio Summer Intensive
(July 27 – 31)

Biography
Sofiane Sylve trained at Académie de Danse in Nice, France and went on to dance with Germany’s Stadttheater, Dutch National Ballet, and New York City Ballet before joining SF Ballet as a principal dancer in 2008. Her repertory includes principal roles in Helgi Tomasson’s Giselle, Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet, and Swan Lake, Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote, and George Balanchine’s Coppélia. Sylve has originated roles in ballets by David Dawson, William Forsythe, Edwaard Liang, Wayne McGregor, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, and Christopher Wheeldon, among others.

JEFFREY LYONS

Faculty, San Francisco Ballet School and Guest Teacher, Ballet San Antonio Summer Intensive
(July 27 – August 7)

Biography
Jeffrey Lyons began his training in Lake Charles, Louisiana when he was eleven years old. He later trained at the American Ballet Theatre School. He began his professional career as a member of American Ballet Theatre II and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. In 1989, Lyons joined Pennsylvania Ballet where he danced a varied repertory. When he retired from the stage in 1996, Lyons joined the faculty of The Rock School of Pennsylvania Ballet. He joined the faculty of SF Ballet School in 1999.

VERONIKA PART

Ballet Master, Atlanta Ballet and Guest Teacher, Ballet San Antonio Summer Intensive
(August 3 – 7)

Biography
Veronika Part was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, began her early training in artistic gymnastics before entering the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 1988. Part graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1996 and joined the Mariinksy Ballet where she was promoted to soloist in 1998. In August 2002, she joined American Ballet Theatre (ABT) as a soloist and was promoted to principal at ABT in May 2009. Part’s repertory includes major roles in the classical repertory as Odette/Odile, Nikiya, Kitri, Myrta and Raymonda, as well as works by Balanchine, Neumeier, Robbins, Kylian and Ratmansky. Part has been a master teacher at Greenwich Ballet Academy for the past two years, has taught at various schools across the country, and has sat on the jury panel at the Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP). Now, she is excited to work with Gennadi Nedvigin and the Company as ballet master at Atlanta Ballet.

FAQ’S

  • No audition is required.  Placement will take place on the first day, Monday, July 27 at 10:00 am
  • All tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable
  • With the exception of the Parent Observation on August 7, classes are not open for observation
  • Students must be picked-up within 15 minutes of the end of their last class

All Summer Intensive classes will be held at the NEW Ballet San Antonio Studios located at 2211 N.W. Military Highway, Suite 127A, San Antonio, TX 78213

Female Dancers

Leotard, footed pink tights, ballet slippers and if applicable, pointe shoes.  Hair must be secured regardless of hair length nicely picked up in a bun, french twist, or headband for short hair.

No jewelry.

Male Dancers

Fitted white t-shirt or leotard, footed tights or fitted shorts with socks and ballet slippers.

Students attend a minimum of 15 classes per week, Monday – Friday beginning at 10:00 am.

The core curriculum includes classical ballet technique classes, as well as pointe work and batteries. 

Students between the ages of 9 – 20 years old, with a minimum of 2-3 years of ballet training are welcome.

On Friday, August 7, students will present a showcase for parents.