Classical Ballet Summer Intensives 2022

Séber Method Academy’s Classical Ballet Division offers 4 weeks of solo repertoire training alongside our annual technical intensives.

Detailed Program Description

Lower Division Summer Programs 2022

Explore our summer programs for your young dancer aged 3-11! We offer weekly classes throughout the summer in addition to our new Junior Full Day Summer Intensive!

Detailed Program Descriptions

Classical Ballet Intensives 2022

Séber Method Academy Classical Ballet Division offers 4 weeks of solo repertoire training alongside our annual technical intensives.

Daily Schedule

Classical Ballet Intensive and Repertoire Intensives, full day

Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (the building opens at 9:00 a.m. daily).

Optional Rotation Privates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Rotation Privates only four students working with faculty on variations, personalized conditioning, or advanced steps. Sign-up today as these slots will go quickly!

Contemporary & Repertoire Intensive, half day

Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Age Groups

10-19 years old. Ages younger or older, please contact us for information.

Curriculum

All levels are focused on classical ballet training and conditioning. Other genres of dance are mixed in as needed for the different levels to develop students’ ballet technique and artistic abilities.

  • Classical Ballet Technique
  • Pointe
  • Variations
  • Ballet Repertoire
  • Ballet Conditioning
  • Advanced Stretch
  • Rolling (myofascial release)
  • Yoga for Dancers
  • Contemporary
  • Acro for Dancers
  • Jazz
  • Commercial Dance
  • Bollywood
  • Deep-Relaxation Techniques for Dancers
  • Dance Photography / Social Media
  • Dance History
  • Makeup for Stage/Video/Photography

Our dancers always come away with great technical improvement both in advancing the best aspects of their talent and in overcoming unproductive habitual patterns. This allows students to soar to new technical heights and truly find joy in the art of dance!

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Pricing

Classical and Repertoire Full Day

  • 5 weeks or more
    $535 per week
  • 4 weeks
    $575 per week
  • 3 weeks
    $635 per week
  • 1-2 weeks
    $675 per week

Contemporary and Repertoire Half Day

  • $450 per week

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Dates

June 20–24, 2022
Repertoire Intensive, full day

June 27–July 1, 2022
Repertoire Intensive, half day

July 5–8, 2022
Contemporary Intensive, half day

July 11–29, 2022
Classical Intensive, full day

August 1-12, 2022
Repertoire Intensive, full day with showing

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Audition Information

Dancers can audition in the following three different ways.

  • In-Class Audition with Consultation
  • Private Audition with our Director, Ms. Lilla Séber
  • Video Audition

Please email [email protected] to sign up for your preferred audition type, along with the following two photos:

  • First arabesque
  • Headshot

Ladies should wear a solid color leotard and full-length pink tights with ballet slippers.

Men should wear white t-shirts and full-length black tights.

Audition & Video Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2022

Registration Deposit Deadline: April 15th, 2022

In-Class Audition with Consultation

Email us at [email protected] to schedule an in-class audition with our director, Ms. Séber. With each in-class audition, following the class, Ms. Séber will provide the student with a brief, 15 minute evaluation.

Audition fee: $30

Private Audition with our Director, Ms. Lilla Séber

We offer one-on-one evaluations with Founder and Director, Ms. Lilla Séber. During this time, students or parents will receive an elaborate training guideline. This can last from 45 minutes to 1.25 hours, which also allows for addressing any questions a student or a parent may have in regards to training.

Private Consultation and Audition Fee: $55–$95

Video Audition

Video submissions should be approximately 10-15 minutes in length.

At the beginning of the video, list your name and age, the number of years of ballet/dance study, the number of years of pointe work (if applicable) and the name of your current school.

The video should demonstrate barre and center exercises, including tendus, adagio, all versions of pirouettes studied, petite, medium, and grand allegro, tours en l’air for men, pointe work and fouetté for ladies. You may also include a classical ballet variation or other dance solo, if desired.

For clear visibility, ladies should wear a solid color leotard and full-length pink tights with ballet slippers, while men should wear white t-shirts and full-length black tights.

Send link to video via email to [email protected] or mail a DVD.

Please mail all DVD submissions to:

Séber Method Academy, Inc.
4908 Wisconsin Ave. Washington, D.C.
20016

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Lower Division Summer Programs 2022

Pre-Ballet I/II

For young dancers ages 3-5, the Séber Method Academy provides a summer weekly Pre-Ballet Program. Pre-Ballet focuses on teaching the fundamentals of ballet and dance movement and melody. We use creativity and engaging concepts to improve posture, strength, alignment, flexibility, and spatial awareness. There are both outdoor and indoor choices available.

Dates

8-Week Session of One 45-min Class: June 26-August 21 (off July 3)

Schedule

  • Sundays 10:00-10:45am Outside Pre-Ballet I/II
  • Sundays 11:15am-12:00pm Indoor Pre-Ballet I/II

Pricing for Session

$215

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Junior I/II Weekly Ballet Technique

In addition to the school-year program, the Séber Method Academy provides summer weekly ballet technique classes for Junior I/II Divisions aged 6-10. The Junior Division focuses on building the foundations of Classical Ballet technique, developing important movement skills of advanced steps early on, and introducing students to the magical world of creative expression.

Dates

8-Week Session: June 25-August 13

Schedule

Saturdays 10:30am-12:00pm

Pricing for Session

$375

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Junior Classical Ballet Summer Intensive

Séber Method Academy is launching a new 3-week Junior Full-Day Classical Ballet Summer Intensive that focuses on developing strong ballet technique and preparing for pointe work. Students will be immersed in a professional ballet academic environment and experience various dance genres and performing arts.

Dates

July 11-15, 2022 July 18-22, 2022 July 25-29, 2022

Schedule

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30am-4:00pm

Age Groups

7-11 years old. Ages younger or older, please contact us for information.

Curriculum

  • Classical Ballet Technique
  • Pointe Prep
  • Stretching/TheraBand
  • Ballet Conditioning
  • Ballet Vocabulary
  • Character
  • Contemporary
  • Tap Dance
  • Jazz
  • Aerobics
  • Bollywood
  • Dance on Film
  • Crafts

Pricing

  • 3 weeks: $455 per week
  • 2 weeks: $468 per week
  • 1 week: $475

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