July 11th, 2014
The Long Beach Ballet is in its 33rd year as one of Southern
California’s leading classical ballet institutions.
The Summer Intensive 2014 provides a full range of rewarding
classes specializing in personalized coaching from world renowned
teachers. Each student receives individual attention throughout the program
and has the opportunity to perform in two or three dances during the
final studio performance.
Message from the Director...
I encourage you to read
through the following material carefully. Sending your daughter or son away to another city or another
state is a big decision, and we want you to feel assured that we take
very seriously the supervision and care of each of our visiting
Over the past 32 years, under the same artistic and
administrative direction, the Long Beach Ballet has continuously
molded young talent into professional dancers and brought joy to our
students and pride to their parents.
Our method? A combination of admiration and respect for youth and a
collection of world-class teachers who love sharing their knowledge and
inspiration with others.
Our commitment to our students and to their parents is that all
participants of our Summer Program leave Long Beach with a new zeal for
ballet, additional technical knowledge and ability, and many wonderful
THE CURRICULUM FOR THE THREE-WEEK INTENSIVE PROGRAM has been designed to provide a rich,
intensive experience of classical training. It includes daily classes (Monday through Friday) in ballet
technique, pointe, and variations, as well as a sampling of other dance
forms to enrich the training of the classical dance student. These other classes include Russian Character, Pilates, Modern
and Contemporary. Student choreography is also welcomed and encouraged. In
addition, there are special classes in performance preparation,
including stage make-up, costume tips, pointe shoe care, etc.
|MONDAY - FRIDAY
|9:00 - 11:20
|12:30 - 1:30
|1:30 - 2:50
|3:00 - 4:00
|4:00 - 5:30
|5:30 - 6:30
Student and Parent Comments...
The 2014 Summer Program provides a safe
and comfortable residence
program for students ages 13 to 18. Students are housed at the beautiful dormitories of
California State University Long Beach, Hillside College. Hillside College is the name of one of the university's on-campus dormitories and it is located 5851 Beach Dr.,
Long Beach, CA 90815.
The residence provides a safe and secure atmosphere with its own security system, including television monitors and on-campus
security guards. Chaperones from Long Beach Ballet reside at the dormitories,
travel with the students to class, and see
to their needs while maintaining a professional atmosphere.
All rooms are furnished with a bed, dresser, desk, chair, bookshelf, wastebasket, closet and mirror for each resident.
Bedspreads, linens, pillows and bath towels will be provided for Long Beach Ballet Summer Intensive residents, however students are not provided with an extra "beach" towel and can not take anything belonging to the college off-campus. Laundry cards will be available for purchase upon arrival to the dorms.
package includes three meals each weekday and two meals on weekends. Joining our ballet students at the dorms are athletes from around
the world who participate in CSULB’s annual sports programs, prompting the utmost care in the preparation of the meals.
offers a choice of cereal, fruit, eggs, juice, bread, etc.
Lunch will be provided for dorm students in the form of a sack lunch.
Non-dorm students will be responsible for bringing their own sack lunch.
is also buffet style and offers a variety of foods to satisfy the
heartiest appetite after a long day of dancing.
Weekend Activity Package
exciting weekend and evening activities package has been organized to
make the students' free time exciting and memorable. These activities
include a full day at Disneyland and a day at the beach. All excursions are completely supervised and transportation
is provided for dorm students. Activities are optional and additional charges
may apply. This year's activities include a free "Welcome" Bonfire at the beach, Disneyland, and Medieval Times.
- $1,250.00 Tuition
- $1,500.00 Residence Package (Dormitory housing, meals
*Does not include $85.00 registration fee or
optional excursions such as Disneyland.
- Non refundable
registration fee of $85.00 and non-refundable program fee deposit of $200.00 due upon acceptance to ensure a place
in the program.
due no later than June 1st.