Summer Program

Summer Workshops provide classical ballet training by world-class faculty for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students in a warm, supportive, and fun environment. As a summer student you will experience a program focused on improving your technical skills and developing your confidence as a dancer.

BE INSPIRED. BE CHALLENGED. HAVE FUN.

Dancers new to BBT should contact the BBT Office to arrange placement evaluation: info@berkeleyballet.org or call 510-843-4687

Registration for all levels listed below. Sign up today!


Young Dancer Summer Sessions

Offered in five-week sessions, Twinkle Toes encourage the playful exploration of  imagination and expressive movement while enhancing fine motor skills through music and storytelling. We Dance Together sessions additionally allow children to share the joys of music and movement with their parents and caregivers. Required attire is simple, comfortable clothing.

Registration
Closed!
We Dance Together Ages 2.5 - 3.5Sundays
(July 9 - August 6)
9:00 - 9:45 AM$100
Registration
Closed!
Twinkle Toes Ages 3 & 4Sundays
(July 9 - August 6)
9:45 - 10:30 AM$100


Pre-Ballet Summer Sessions

Join us for an enriching and educational ballet experience this Summer! Students participating in weekly Pre-Ballet classes will have fun, and gain a foundation in ballet manners, explore storytelling through creative movement, and gain deeper appreciation for ballet and its rich history.

Required uniform is as follows:

Girls: Pink tights [Bloch #921G], Pink leather ballet shoes, Pink cotton cap-sleeve leotard.
[Recommended Style – Motionwear Style #2103. Color # 140]
Boys: White t-shirt, White socks, White leather ballet shoes; Black shorts [Motionwear Style #7105, Color #555]

Registration
Closed!
Pre-Ballet Ages 4.5 & 5Saturdays
(July 8 - August 5)
9:00 - 9:45 AM$100
Registration
Closed!
Pre-Ballet Ages 4.5 & 5Sundays
(July 9 - August 6)
10:30 - 11:15 AM$100
Registration
Closed!
Pre-Ballet Ages 6 & 7Saturdays
(July 8 - August 6)
9:45 - 10:30 AM$100


Ballet for Musical Theater Performers

For actors and dancers Ages 8-12 interested in learning ballet technique and movement fundamentals.

*No Classes will be held the week of July 4th.*

Registration
Closed!
Ballet for Musical Theater Performers
Ages 8-12
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(June 20 - August 3)
5:00PM - 6:30PM$350


Yellow Summer Workshop

This beginning ballet workshop is ideal for boys and girls age 7 and up who want to improve ballet technique and learn new forms of dance including ballet,  yoga, and more. Spend one or two weeks in the studio making friends, studying ballet, and having fun! Dancers should bring a lunch, healthy snacks, and a water bottle.

Required uniform is as follows:

Girls: Any style Black leotard and Pink tights with Pink ballet shoes. Hair should be pulled neatly into a ballet bun; short hair should be pulled back off face.
Boys: White t-shirt and Black tights or shorts. Boys can wear either Black ballet shoes, or White shoes with White socks.

Registration
Closed!
Yellow
Ages 7-11
BBT Levels 1-3
Monday - Friday
(June 19 - 30)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$825
Registration
Closed!
Yellow
Summer Workshop
Week 1
Monday - Friday
(June 19 -23)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$430
Registration
Closed!
Yellow
Summer Workshop
Week 2
Monday - Friday
(June 26 -30)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$430


Green Summer Workshop

Day-long workshops designed for beginning/intermediate level dancers with some ballet experience. Dancers will focus on ballet technique and vocabulary, pre-pointe/pointe strengthening, choreography, modern, yoga, and more. Musicality, joy of dance and having fun are emphasized throughout the workshop. Dancers should bring a lunch, healthy snacks, and a water bottle; as well as clean sneakers for enrichment classes.

Required uniform is as follows:

Girls: Any style Black leotard and Pink tights with Pink ballet shoes. Hair should be pulled neatly into a ballet bun; short hair should be pulled back off face.
Boys: White t-shirt and Black tights or shorts. Boys can wear either Black ballet shoes, or White shoes with White socks.

Registration
Closed!
Green
Ages 11-14
BBT Levels 4-5
Monday - Friday
(July 10 - 21)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$825
Registration
Cosed!
Green
Summer Workshop
Week 1
Monday - Friday
(July 10 - 14)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$430
Registration
Closed!
Green
Summer Workshop
Week 2
Monday - Friday
(July 17 - 21)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$430


 Blue Summer Workshop

Intermediate/Advanced ballet students ages 14-18 are given the highest caliber of intensive classical training, augmented by a rich diversity of dance forms necessary to meet the eclectic demands of dance companies today. Students in the full-day workshop attend class Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, and study ballet technique, pointe, pas de deux, conditioning, repertory, and modern.

Required uniform is as follows:

Girls: Any style Black leotard and Pink tights with Pink ballet shoes. Hair should be pulled neatly into a ballet bun; short hair should be pulled back off face.
Boys: White t-shirt and Black tights or shorts. Boys can wear either Black ballet shoes, or White shoes with White socks.

Register Blue
Ages 14-18
BBT Levels 6-8
(3+ yrs of pointe)
Monday - Friday
(July 24 - August 4)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$825
Register Blue
Summer Workshop
Week 1
Monday - Friday
(July 24 - 28)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$430
Register Blue
Summer Workshop
Week 2
Monday - Friday
(July 31 - August 4)
9:00AM - 5:00PM$430