Announcing our 2023 Summer Intensives and Programs! Experience exceptional training by professional faculty designed to nurture dancers of all ages in the pursuit of technical skill, the building of a healthy mind and body, and the development of artistry in dance. Explore our summer offerings below.
iBallet Summer Intensive 2023 (Ages 11-22) | Experience prestigious instruction with American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum Affiliate Instructors and renowned guest teachers. PDT’s iBallet Summer Intensive program is designed to elevate a dancer’s technical skill and artistry through professional training and individualized instruction. Intended for dancers with solid ballet training. Multiple enrollment options available. Program runs June 26th through August 4th. In-person auditions on January 7th (in-person and via Zoom), February 4th (NEW!), and in Columbia, SC, date TBD. Video auditions accepted. For more information or to schedule a virtual audition, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young Dancer Summer Intensive (Ages 8-11) | This daytime program features classes in ballet and other dance forms, skill-appropriate repertoire, choreography, stretch and conditioning, and a weekly performance for parents. Ballet classes follow the ABT® National Training Curriculum. Enroll for one to five weeks. Some previous experience in ballet is necessary. Perfect for PDT Levels 1 and 2!
Maintenance Ballet Classes (Ages 8-11) | This weeknight series follows the ABT® National Training Curriculum and includes one or two evenings per week of ballet. Designed to help build and maintain ballet technique in a fun and challenging class environment. 2023 dates TBD. Some previous ballet experience is strongly recommended.
Adult and Teen Ballet Classes (Ages 12+) | Excellent for adult and teens interested in beginner and intermediate level ballet classes for recreation and fitness. Enroll in one or two evenings per week. Classes start June 26th.
Dance with Me, Pre-Primary, and Primary Ballet (Ages 2-7) | Perfect for children looking to discover creative movement and dance. This program follows the ABT® National Training Curriculum. Weekday/weekend options available. Classes start June 26th.
Dancing Stars and Little Dancing Stars (Ages 3-7) | Week-long summer dance camp options for children are available in August. Little Dancing Stars (ages 3-5) and Dancing Stars (ages 5-7) run Monday through Friday 9:30 – 11:30 am. Choose one or two sessions. 2023 dates TBD.
Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Modern Dance (Ages 7-adult) | Multiple options for those looking to explore and gain skill in popular dance forms. Weekly classes offered in all levels for children, teens, and adults. Classes start the week of June 26th.
Repertory Week (Ages 12-22) | Keep dancing in August! Join us for a week of intensive classes focused on advancing ballet technique, variations, and repertory. Perfect for pre-professional ballet students looking to grow their skills and enhance their training ahead of this season’s performances and competitions. Appropriate for dancers with a minimum of three years of pointe training. August 14-18, 2023 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm.