Summer PROGRAMS for dancers ages 5-18 (June 11 - August 3)

The Conservatory's robust Summer Programs offers world class ballet training for dancers ages 5 - 18. Summer offers the perfect opportunity to build skills in intermediate or advanced dancers who have more time to train during the relaxed summer months. Additionally, the summer program is an ideal time to introduce younger children to classical ballet, potentially sparking an ongoing passion for ballet or simply serving to support a child's sporting, music or other interests through learning the postural control, coordination and other skills which ballet training provides.

Students may register from one week (minimum) to eight weeks (maximum) and an end-of-camp performance will delight parents and guests four times during the eight week intensive (every two weeks there will be a special performance on the stage at The Conservatory's camp's location at Greenwich Academy's Wallace Performing Arts Center).  Audition is required for dancers 14-18 only. 

GCCB has been a wonderful experience for my daughter. The high level of ballet instruction with the teachers’ attention to detail and individual corrections demonstrates their dedication to the art of ballet. Highly rated by my child! Highly recommend!”

The heart of the Conservatory's Summer program is its world-class faculty who have a demonstrated passion for teaching ballet and passing on their knowledge to the next generation. Faculty includes:  Liudmila Poloanskaya (former teacher at Vaganova Academy), Natalyz Zeiger (gradate of Bolsoi Ballet Academy with teaching degree also from Bolshoi), Marie Loren Fichaux (first soloist with Paris Opera Ballet with PhD in French literature), Keenan Kampa(graduate of Vaganova Academy and former dancer with Boston Ballet and the Mariinsky Theatre). Compete faculty biographies are viewable on our Faculty Page.

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The Conservatory is also excited to welcome renowned ballet photographer Gene Schiavone to our campus to do ballet head shots and artistic ballet full pose portraits. Sessions are available for our campers and dates and details are listed on our Summer Registration Page.

 

 

 

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

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sample daily Schedules

Left is a quick view of the Summer Intensive Sample Schedule for Level A to get a detailed sense of the camp day.  Our Camp/ Summer Intensive Brochure has more detailed information of the specific time blocks for the camp days for Levels A, B and C. The Summer Intensive .pdf brochure can be downloaded and printed; feel free also to forward to a friend.  

 

CONSERVATORY SUMMER LOCATION

The 2018 Conservatory summer intensive will be held on Greenwich Academy's 39 acre campus in the heart of downtown Greenwich, just 30 miles north of New York City and approximately 35 miles south of New Haven.  Classes will take place in the Academy’s Wallace Performing Arts Center studios which include the 400-seat, state of the art Massey Theater.  

Greenwich Academy campus is easily accessible by train via Metro North, Greenwich central train station, and is approximately five minutes drive by car from both I-95 and the Merritt Parkway. On-campus parking is available at no additional expense.

GREENWICH ACADEMY SCHOOL
200 NORTH MAPLE AVENUE
GREENWICH, CT

CAMPUS MEAL PLAN

A cafeteria Meal Plan is Available for Dancers in Levels A, B & C for $75/week surcharge during Sessions I, II and III.  Greenwich Academy and its cafeteria are nut-free. 

FINAL PERFORMANCE

Each two week session will culminate in a stage performance at Greenwich Academy’s Massey Theater. Parents and friends are invited to attend.

registration

Registration may be completed now for dancers ages 5-13.  Registration can be completed now by clicking on the Registration button (on right) and selecting your Camp week(s) and Meal Plan week(s) you are interested in your dancer attending. 

For dancers ages 14-18,please register (button on right) for one of our upcoming Auditions or for a private audition class or call the Conservatory to discuss placement.