Due to COVID, we have moved all classes to virtual platforms. Current students, please check your inbox for updates. If you are interested in joining us online, please email info@balletnova.org.

SUMMER 2020

EXCELLENCE ACHIEVED, ONLINE!

 

Derek Dunn - Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet

 

Paulo Arrais - Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet

 

Jarod Curley - American Ballet Theatre

 

Lea Fleytoux - American Ballet Theatre

 

Connor Walsh - Principal Dancer, Houston Ballet

 

Gabbi Salvatto - Soloist, Ballet West

 

Kristin Draucker - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Michael Mao Dance, 50th Anniversary International Tour of West Side Story

 

Alana Niehoff - former Rockette, ABT studio company, faculty at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

 

Sean Stewart - Faculty Member, ABT School New York

 

Gavin Larsen - Former Member, Pacific Northwest Ballet, former faculty Oregon Ballet Theatre School

 

Lisa Thorn-Vincent - Ballet Mistress, Orlando Ballet

 

Garret Anderson - Artistic Director, Ballet Idaho

 

Matthew Donnell - Faculty, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

 

Deanna Doyle - Faculty, Broadway Dance Center, Soloist at Kansas City Ballet, ‘Meg Giry’ in Phantom of the Opera on Broadway

 

Chaz Wolcott - So You Think You Can Dance finalist, cast member ‘Newsies’ national tour, faculty member STEPS, and Broadway Dance Center

 

Karolina Blonski - ‘West Side Story’ on Broadway, ‘American in Paris’ national tour

 

Brandon Leffler - ‘Wicked’ and ‘Moulin Rouge’ on Broadway, ‘My Fair Lady’ national tour, faculty of Broadway Dance Center

 

Ryan Nye - Ballet Master, Oklahoma City Ballet

 

Drew Heflin - ‘Spider-Man’ on Broadway, Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular

 

Henry Steele - David Parsons Dance

 

Brice Moussette - Artistic Director, ‘Oui Dance,’ Faculty Member Steps, Broadway Dance Center, Peridance

 

 

Monday, July 6 - Friday, August 7, 2020

10:00 am - 3:30 pm 

BalletNova levels Junior Division 1 - Conservatory Division 3 (Ages 7-18)

If you are new to BalletNova, a Conservatory Division placement audition is required.*

Weekly & Full Tuition Options Available!**

 

Take your technique to new heights at BalletNova’s five-week summer intensive! Study with our esteemed faculty and guest teachers and develop the tools needed to achieve true excellence in the art of classical ballet.

 

Our summer students will be offered the highest quality of training online, led by our esteemed faculty and guest artists with a driven and nurturing approach.

 

Our intensive is carefully crafted to ensure student success. Classes will run Monday through Friday from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm.

*Visiting students should email the studio at info@balletnova.org for audition information.

**Weekly tuition must be paid in full prior to the start date of the week attending. Registrations received on or after each Monday of the session will incur a $25 late fee.

 

 

 

 

 


Artistic Director

Matthew Powell

Matthew Powell, the Artistic Director of BalletNova Center for Dance, received his training at the School of American Ballet, and danced professionally with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, San Francisco Opera, the international tour of West Side Story and more. As a choreographer, Powell was awarded a fellowship from the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet, and received a choreographic award at Regional Dance America. He has created works for Kansas City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Point Park University, Broadway Dance Center, the art exhibit 'Capturing Nureyev,' and worked as an on-set choreographer for BLOCH dancewear. Powell's ballet master credits include Royal New Zealand Ballet, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Slovak National Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet and the television show Flesh and Bone, which aired on STARZ. His teaching credits include The Juilliard School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Rock School for Dance Education, Ballet Hispanico, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, Broadway Dance Center, Peridance, Ballet Tech, Kansas City Ballet School, Trey McIntyre Project, Matthew Bourne, Karole Armitage, Billy Elliot on Broadway, Universities of Iowa and Alabama, and more. Additionally, Powell has worked extensively as an assistant director for opera productions across the country. www.matthewpowell.org Instagram @matchoopowell