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San Francisco Ballet School Trainees. (© Erik Tomasson)

SUMMER SESSION INFORMATION

SUMMER SESSION INFORMATION

Take your technique to the next level

Summer Session provides a deep dive into ballet technique as SF Ballet School teachers prepare you for a career as a professional ballet dancer. Programs are designed to address the individual technical and artistic needs of intermediate and advanced/pre-professional students.

Program 1

June 15 – July 3, 2020

Students ages 12–16

During this three-week program, we provide intermediate students with a deeper understanding of ballet, and the opportunity to improve their skills and gain strength.

SCHEDULE & CURRICULUM

Students attend a minimum of 15 classes per week, Monday–Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm. The core curriculum includes technique, pointe for girls, and batterie for boys. Additional classes may include repertoire, pas de deux, contemporary, pantomime, and conditioning class. Our classes are taught by SF Ballet School faculty and guests.

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Program 2

July 6 – July 31, 2020

Students ages 15–18

SF Ballet School is dedicated to providing a four-week program for advanced and pre-professional students who are serious about exploring the demands of a professional career.

SCHEDULE & CURRICULUM

Students attend a minimum of 15 classes per week, Monday–Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm. The core curriculum includes technique, pointe for women, batterie for men, and pas de deux. Additional classes may include repertoire, contemporary, and conditioning classes. As a part of their classwork, students learn selections from San Francisco Ballet's unique and diverse repertory. Classes are taught by School faculty, and every summer we invite some of the best instructors from around the world. Guests for 2020 Summer Session will be announced soon.

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