Summer 2022

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 20 through July 30. This program is a great way to give Ballet Virginia a try if you’re not a student already. The program runs for six-weeks with a minimum sign up of at least three-weeks.

Children’s Program: For ages 18 months to 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!

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Summer Intensive 

Our full-day Summer Intensive is for serious dancers interested in pre-professional training. Ballet Virginia’s Summer Intensive will run from August 15 to August 19 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.

FLEX Program

This half-day program for Upper School and BVII runs from June 21 through July 30. Classes in ballet technique, pointe, modern, jazz, conditioning and other genres will be taught from Monday through Friday 1 PM to 4 PM and is to be taken in tandem with the six-week evening classes.

Teachers will include Ballet Virginia faculty and Ballet Virginia professional company members.

Call 757-446-1401 to learn more about the FLEX program

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 August 1 to August 12. Each week concludes with a performance.

WEEK ONE: August 1 to 5 for Levels 1 through 4 or ages 7 to 14 with prior training

WEEK TWO: August 8 to 12 for Levels 3 through 6 or ages 10 to 16 with prior training

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Summer Camps

Ballet Virginia’s Storybook Camps offer exciting experiences in ballet, tap, 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 11 to July 15 in Norfolk
  • Storybook Camp 2 –  July 18 to July 22 in Norfolk
  • Storybook Camp 3 –  July 25 to July 29 in Virginia Beach

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