Summer 2023

Classes, Camps, Workshops and Intensive

There are many options for summer training at Ballet Virginia. Classes during the weekday evenings and Saturdays much like the academy year plus specialized daytime summer programs. Our programs offer challenging and age-appropriate training in ballet and other dance forms along with performance opportunities.

Summer Classes

Ballet Virginia’s summer programs begin with a session of morning, afternoon, evening and Saturday classes going from June 19 through July 29. New student and beginners are welcome! The program runs for six-weeks with a minimum sign up of at least three-weeks.

To register for summer classes, create or update your account then email or call us with the class level and time you are interested in. You cannot complete class registration without Ballet Virginia staff assistance.

Children’s Program: For ages 18 months to approximately 9 years old

Lower School Program: For Ballet Virginia Levels 1 through 4

Upper School Program: For Ballet Virginia Levels 5 through BVII

Adult Program: For ages 16 and up

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Make sure to take a look at our specialized camps, workshops and intensive too. There is something for everyone!

Summer Intensive 2023

Our full-day Summer Intensive is for serious dancers interested in pre-professional training. Ballet Virginia’s Summer Intensive will run from August 14 to August 18 for Upper School and BVII students. Classes will include ballet, pointe, variations, repertoire and modern along with performance opportunities. Scholarships and consideration for second company positions available.

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All current Ballet Virginia Upper School students are welcome. BVII dancers must attend. New students must have advanced training and send a photo in first arabesque on pointe to in order to be considered for the Summer Intensive.


Musical Theater Camp

July 10 to July 14 from 9 AM to 5 PM
early arrivals accommodated
plus performance on Saturday, July 15 (time TBD)

Age 8 thru teens

Learn acting, singing, improv, TV acting, dancing and more at this robust and exciting camp. A performance on Saturday tops off this exhilarating week.

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Summer Workshops

Young dancers will be immersed in a focused environment led by Ballet Virginia’s artistic staff and professional dancers. Through a combination of ballet, pre-pointe, pointe, conditioning, modern and other specialized classes, students will improve their technique, strength, artistry and self-confidence. The Summer Workshops run from July 31 to August 11. Each week concludes with a performance.

WEEK ONE: July 31 to August 4 for Levels 1 through 4 or ages 8 to 14 with prior training

WEEK TWO: August 7 to August 11 for Levels 3 through BVII or ages 10 to 16 with prior training

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Summer Camps

Ballet Virginia’s Storybook Camps offer exciting experiences in dance, choreography and story creation plus costume and set design for ages 4 to 7. These half-day camps end with a newly created “Storybook” ballet performance!

  • Storybook Camp 1 –  July 10 to July 14 in Norfolk
  • Storybook Camp 2 –  July 17 to July 21 in Norfolk
  • Storybook Camp 3 –  July 24 to July 28 in Virginia Beach
  • Storybook Camp 4 – July 31 to August 4 in Virginia Beach

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Registration for Summer is Open