Summer Ballet Intensive

2024 Summer Ballet Intensive will take place June 10th to 28th, 2024.

Three weeks of elite instruction in Classical Ballet, Pointe (Intermediate & Advanced Students), Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre (Junior), Progressing Ballet Technique, Stretch & Strengthen, and African Dance!

2023 faculty (2024 faculty TBA):

  • Brennan Wall (Smuin Contemporary Ballet)
  • Erin Yarbrough (Smuin Contemporary Ballet)
  • Junna Ige (Ballet San Jose, Menlowe Ballet) 
  • Leslie Larson (Ballet West)
  • Louise Hautefeuille (Boston Ballet)
  • Michael Lowe (Oakland Ballet, Menlowe Ballet)
  • Tatum Quinonez (Alonzo King LINES Ballet)
  • Tessa Barbour (Smuin Contemporary Ballet)
  • Valerie Harmon (Milwaukee Ballet, Smuin Contemporary Ballet)
  • PBT taught by Sarah Arnold (Oakland Ballet)
  • African Dance with Mr. Pope Flynn

Master classes are Monday-Friday each week, 9:00am to 4:30pm each day. 

Daily schedule
9:00-9:30 Student Drop Off & Warm Up
9:30-11:00 Classical Ballet Technique 
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 Pointe Technique or Classical Variations (Intermediate & Advanced students) or Variations (Juniors)
12:15-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 Class*
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:15 Class*
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30 Class*
*Contemporary, Repertoire, Progressing Ballet Technique, Latin Jazz, African Dance

Students may register for one, two or all three weeks. $900 per week due at time of registration. Please contact [email protected] for payment questions. No pro-rating or refunds.

Sarah-Jane and Michael Lowe

Placement at the discretion of the Intensive Directors.

Thank you for your support of Menlo Park Academy of Dance! 

MPAD Summer Intensive Directors