6-Wk Intensive/ China

LONG BEACH/ CHINA COLLABORATIVE

June 22nd – July 31st, 2020 (2020 Program Cancelled)

TRAIN

Work on your skills & technique training with Long Beach Ballet's eclectic summer faculty.  Train alongside the Guangzhou Ballet in China.

PERFORM

Multiple performances in China of a Long Beach Ballet production in collaboration with Chinese dancers.

SEE THE WORLD

There will be multiple opportunities for tourist activities such as visiting the Great Wall and other historical museums/ parks.

INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING

3 Weeks

Long Beach, California

4 classes per day at Long Beach Ballet Academy with master teachers.

  • Daily Ballet Training
  • Pointe / Variation Classes
  • Modern/Contemporary Classes
  • Russian Character  Classes
  • Jazz
  • Pilates Training
  • Rehearsals

Beach bonfire

Performance at Lakewood High School

Optional excursions to Disneyland, Medieval Times (additional cost)

2 Weeks

Guangzhou & Anshan, China

3 classes/ rehearsals per day

  • Ballet Training by Guangzhou Ballet principal dancers
  • Classical Chinese Dance
  • Traditional Chinese Dance
  • Rehearsals

Performance at the Guangzhou Ballet Theater

Performance at the new Zhuhai Theater

Performance at the Yulan Theater in Dong Guan

All hotels and meals

Excursions to Lotus Mountain, Yuesiu Park, the Great Wall and more.

6 Days

Cruise to Japan on Dream Cruises

Classes, rehearsals, and performance while sailing.

Two ports of call: Naha, Okinawa and Miyakojima, Japan

FACULTY 2020

 

David Wilcox
Artistic Director - Long Beach Ballet
Formerly Berlin Ballet

 

Mads Eriksen
Royal Danish Ballet
Principal - San Jose Ballet School

 

Ann Adair
American Ballet Theatre
Royal Danish Ballet

 

Evan Swenson
Houston Ballet
Atlanta Ballet

 

Johnny Zhong
Formerly Classical Ballet of Guangzhou China
Faculty - Long Beach Ballet

 

Melissa Sandvig
First ballerina finalist “So You Think You Can Dance”

 

Gillian Finley
Former Dir - Ballet Pacifica
Faculty - USC Kaufmann School of Ballet & Long Beach Ballet

 

Huang Yi
Principal Dancer - Guangzhou Ballet

 

 

Shani Englert
Ballet Mistress - Long Beach Ballet

 

 

Sun Xin
“People’s Artist” of China Principal Ballerina - Guangzhou Ballet

 

 

Alexander Kalinin
Principal Dancer - Moiseyev Dance Ensemble Russia

 

 

Maricar Drilon
Former soloist  - Ballet Philippines & Long Beach Ballet

Tuition & Fees
6 Week Intensive Including China Tour with Four Performances & Japan Cruise
$4,500.00

$1,450.00 -– 3-week Long Beach Intensive

$2,550.00 -- 3-week China All-Inclusive Package with Japan Cruise

$1,500.00 -– Airfare LAX – Guangzhou – Anshan – LAX (estimate)

($1,000.00) -– Scholarship provided by Chinese presenters

Optional

$2,550.00  -– Companions to China/Japan (double occupancy, not incl. international airfare)