Coastal Virginia's Ballet Academy and Company

 (757) 446-1401  Norfolk  and  Virginia Beach

Summer 2024

Classes, Camps, Workshops and Intensive

In Summer 2024, Ballet Virginia will offer a full assortment of dance options! From weekday evening classes to Saturday sessions mirroring the academy year, as well as creatively focused daytime summer programs, there’s something for everyone. Our programs provide rigorous and age-appropriate instruction in ballet and diverse dance genres, accompanied by performance opportunities.

Make sure to take a look at our specialized camps and workshops plus the Intensive for advanced dancers. 

Summer Classes

Ballet Virginia’s summer programs begin with a session of morning, afternoon, evening, and Saturday classes going from June 24 through July 20. New students and beginners are welcome! The program runs for four weeks. Drop-in rates are available to Upper School classes on request.

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

Summer Intensive 2024

Our full-day Summer Intensive is for serious dancers interested in pre-professional training. Ballet Virginia’s Summer Intensive will run from August 12 to August 16 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.

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 to be considered for the Summer Intensive.

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 22 to August 16. Each week concludes with a performance.

NEW! WEEK ONE: July 22 to July 26 |Choreography + Stagecraft Lab for current Levels 3  and up or ages 10 and up with prior training in Norfolk

WEEK TWO: July 29 to August 2 | Workshop 1 for  current Levels 1 through 4 or ages 8 to 14 in Norfolk

WEEK THREE: August 5 to August 9 | Workshop 2 for current Levels 3 and up in Norfolk

NEW! WEEK FOUR: August 12 to August 16 | Workshop  for  current Levels 1 through 4 or ages 8 to 14 in Virginia Beach

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 15 to July 19 in Norfolk
  • Storybook Camp 2 –  July 22 to July 26 in Virginia Beach
  • Storybook Camp 3 –  July 29 to August in Norfolk


Adult Dance Camp

A camp just for adult ballet dancers! Taught by BV faculty with convenient hours for busy lives at our Norfolk Location. Each day will offer dance conditioning and technique classes along with experiences in learning classical choreography and other genres of dance in a fun and supportive environment.

August 7 to 9 from 6 PM to 9 PM and August 10 from 9 AM to Noon in Norfolk.

Musical Theater Camp

July 15 to July 19 from 9 AM to 3 PM
early arrivals accommodated

Age 8 thru teens

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

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