Summer Program 2021

The School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet Summer Dance Program provides dance for all levels over the summer. The SABB summer program offers elementary and entry level dance camps, intermediate and advanced level dance intensives, and weekly classes for children (3 years and up) and adults.

Intensive weeks are concentrated programs for the aspiring dancer at the intermediate and advanced level, consisting of daily ballet classes and pointe technique complemented by variations, modern, jazz, yoga, Strength and conditioning, stage makeup or nutrition.

Intensives

Intensive #1

Ages 10+ (July 19-23)

Be ready to learn all about the classical ballet, Sleeping Beauty complete with fairies, a princess, a prince and so much more. Deirdre Duffin Swindlehurst, former soloist with Pennsylvania Ballet, will lead this week of ballet and pointe technique variations.

$245 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Intensive #2

Ages 10-13 (July 26-30)

Learn all about the comedic and delightful ballet Coppelia! A special half day experience aimed at our Intermediate dancers ages 10-13. Join Lisa McBride for ballet, prepointe/pointe and modern dance. Intermediate levels (SABB Ballet 3, 4, 5).

$245 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Intensive #3

Ages 13+ with approval (August 2-6)

We welcome special guest teacher Eric Otto, former dancer with NYCB & ABT and current Artist in Residence at Skidemore College. He will challenge dancers each morning with ballet and pointe technique, variations and repertoire. Advanced Levels.

$275 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Intensive #4

Int. and Adv. (August 9-13)

Christine Geren and Lisa McBride will join forces for this exciting week of ballet, pointe and repertory focusing on the ballet Le Corsaire. Strength and flexibility training with yoga and Pilates is also included!

$245 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Intensive #5

Int. and Adv. (August 16-20)

Get immersed in the ballet La Bayadere with Christine Geren for this intriguing week at ballet, pointe, repertory and Pilates.

$245 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Intensive #6

Ages 12+ (August 23-26)

Deirdre Swindlehurst, Lisa McBride, Alicia Hornicek and Christine Geren are ready to get you back into shape for the new school year and have a great combination of classes for this week. Dancers may have classes in ballet technique, pointe, modern, Pilates, Yoga and NYCB workout.

$180 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Weekly Classes (July 5th - August 6th)

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Thursday

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Int/Adv Ballet
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
$100
Miss Lisa
Int/Adv Pointe
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
$78
Miss Lisa
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Pre-Ballet 2
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Ages 6-7 ($68)
Miss Kate
Ballet
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Ages 8-11 ($78)
Miss Kate
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Pre-Ballet
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Ages 3-5 ($68)
Miss Alicia
Int. Ballet w / Pointe
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
$100
Miss Alicia
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