Winter Intensive

Experience life as a professional dancer at BalletX’s annual one-week Winter Intensive, with in-depth classes focused on repertory and enhancing your artistic technique.

About The Program

With world-class instructors and in-depth classes designed to enhance your technique, artistry, and versatility, BalletX’s Winter Intensive challenges students in an intimate company setting to prepare you for life as professional contemporary ballet dancers. Expand and deepen your classical and contemporary ballet technique, and take advantage of one-on-one individual attention and coaching in a rigorous, supportive, and individualized group setting.

Details

  • $800 Tuition
  • BalletX Accepts a Maximum of 25 Students
  • Limited Scholarships are Available
  • Housing and Transportation are Not Included
  • Classes are Held In-Person at the BalletX Center, 1923 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Dates

January 3-8, 2023

Applications Open October 1, 2022

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Eligibility

To be eligible for the BalletX Winter Intensive, dancers must meet the following requirements:

Experience Level: Advanced Ballet

16-24 years of age

Application Process

Applicants must be prepared to submit a Video Audition, Dance Resume, Headshot, and Dance Shot. The video audition should be a maximum of 15 minutes in length, and should include barre work, center work, and a short clip of phrase work or performance footage, either on stage, in the studio, or at home.

Classes

Company Class

BalletX Artistic Team

Repertory

Tara Keating, Company Dancers & Choreographers

Fitness & Conditioning

James Ihde

Professional Development

BalletX Artistic Team

Intensive Instructors

COMPANY CLASS & ADVANCED BALLET

Christine Cox

Christine Cox co-founded BalletX, America’s premier contemporary ballet company, with Matthew Neenan in 2005. The BalletX team has produced over 100 world premiere ballets by nearly 60 renowned and emerging choreographers to date, reaching more than 150,000 dance patrons.

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COMPANY CLASS, ADVANCED BALLET & REPERTORY

Tara Keating

Tara Keating began her training at the age of seven at Pioneer Valley Ballet in Northampton, Massachusetts. She received her BFA in Dance at The Juilliard School, under the direction of Benjamin Harkarvy. Tara has taught at numerous schools in the region, and was a Master Lecturer at the University of the Arts. She served as BalletX’s Artistic Coordinator and Ballet Mistress from 2011 to 2013, and was named Associate Artistic Director in February 2014.

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