Junior Summer Course 2022
For aspiring dancers, ages 7 to 14
The BAE Junior Summer Course inspires dancers to reach their next level of achievement. The renowned BAE faculty, proven syllabus, and intensive curriculum provide students with the tools to attain technical and artistic growth. The rigorous curriculum is designed for highly talented and dedicated students. The Program is led by Artistic Director, Jenna Lavin. Classes are taught by year-round BAE faculty members and distinguished guest artists.
We encourage you to apply to audition today to experience the exceptional training and warm, encouraging environment of BAE!
The Junior Summer Course will be held July 5 – August 13, 2022. Students accepted to the program may choose to enroll for Session I, Session II, or the full six-week course.
- Full Six-Week Course: July 5-August 12
- Session I (Three Weeks): July 5-July 22
- Session II (Three Weeks): July 25-August 12
Classes for Levels A, B and C will be held five days per week, Monday-Friday. The Level 1 Program is held three days per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. (There will be class Saturday, July 9th as a make-up for Monday, July 4th.)
Upon acceptance to the Junior Summer Course, students will receive an email invitation with their level placement and enrollment instructions. We recommend that you reserve your place as soon as possible in order to secure your spot in the Program. Once the program fills, you will have the option to join the Wait List. Please feel free to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Are you also interested BAE’s two-week August Intensive for ages 9-19? Click on the button below to learn more.
The Junior Summer Course comprehensive curriculum includes:
- Ballet Technique
- Hip Hop
- Choreographic Workshop
- Stretch & Strengthening
Interactive seminars and workshops will be held in dance history as well as health & wellness topics.
Students will have the opportunity to meet and chat with professional dancers in our exciting and inspiring “Meet the Artist Summer Series”.
The 2022 schedule will be available soon. In the meantime, please feel free to view last summer’s schedule as a reference.
Artistic Director, Jenna Lavin oversees the Junior Summer Course Program. Classes are taught by the distinguished BAE year-round faculty and guest artists.
Click here to “meet” the BAE faculty.
Ballet Technique Classes:
Ladies: Any solid color leotard with pink or flesh-toned tights and ballet slippers, pointe shoes (if applicable). Skirts, sweatpants, leg warmers, and multi-strap or rhinestone-studded leotards are not permitted.
Gentlemen: Any solid color tee shirt (no logos) with black or grey tights
All Other Classes:
Character (Levels A,B,C): Either character shoes or ballet slippers. Ladies: Black character skirt or any solid color ballet skirt
Modern(Levels A, B, C): Footless tights and bare feet (men: gray or black tights, ladies: pink, black, or flesh colored tights)
Stretch/Strengthen (All levels) : Any solid-color leotard with either footless tights or rolled up tights
Hip Hop (Level C): Shorts, sweatpants or dance wear, with sneakers
Financial aid scholarships are available to those who qualify.
Please contact us to request a financial aid or Male Scholarship Fund application.