Ballet Chesapeake's August Workshop is designed for the serious professional or pre-professional dance student at an intermediate to advanced level of training. The summer intensive will include daily ballet technique classes as well as modern, pointe, variations, and pas de deux classes with renowned guest professionals and Ballet Chesapeake faculty. The program is designed to help students continue technical and artistic progress over the summer so that they are ready to begin the school year dancing at their best.
Housing in Harford County, Maryland with Ballet Chesapeake families is available Monday-Thursday of each week for out-of-town students. Please contact the Ballet Chesapeake office for more information and registration details.
Female dancers will need to wear a solid color traditional style leotard (no halters, criss-cross straps, or keyholes), pink or skin tone convertible tights, pink or skin tone ballet slippers and/or pointe shoes.
Male dancers will need to wear a white leotard or form fitting t-shirt tucked into black convertible tights, and black ballet slippers or white ballet slippers with white socks.
Guest instructors for the 2023 season are below!
Sarah Walborn (Week 1) - Former Apprentice with the San Francisco Ballet, Former Dancer with The Washington Ballet, Former Dancer with Kansas City Ballet, Former Dancer with Ballet Arizona, Current Dancer with Palmetto City Ballet
Amanda McKerrow (Week 2) - Former Dancer with the Washington School of Ballet, Former Principal Dancer with ABT
John Gardner (Week 2) - Former Soloist Dancer with ABT, Former Dancer with the White Oak Dance Project
Michael Patterson (Week 3) - Former Dancer with the Pennsylvania Ballet, Current Artistic Director of Patterson School of Ballet