Junior Ballet Intensive Program
July 3 – July 7, 2017
August 14 – 25, 2017
Up to 3 weeks of ballet training focusing on building a strong foundation and technique for dancers ages 8 to 12
Our junior training program for serious dancers ages 8 to 12 years that will focus on developing strong, consistent classical technique, which is crucial for successful progress in ballet and other dance styles.
Audition for Junior Intensive
Sunday February 12th, 2017
2:00pm Ages 8-12
Junior Dancers not en pointe
Registration is 30 minutes prior to audition time.
Auditions by appointment or video will be accepted until all spaces are filled.
Admission to our summer program is by audition only. The audition will take place at our Irvine location.
Dancers should audition in the age group based on their age on June 20, 2016.
Missed our Audition?
Not to worry! Dancers who are interested in our summer program can contact our Student Manager Kimberly Olmos at 949-660-9930, ext. 27 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternative audition arrangements or schedule an alternate audition date.
Audition Fee & Requirements
The class audition fee is $25 payable by cash only (exact change is preferred). Dancers should bring a full-body photo in first arabesque position wearing practice clothes and no skirts.
Note that local students who cannot attend our February 14th audition class may make arrangements with us to audition on another date; the audition fee for alternative audition dates is $35 for a 1.5 hour class.
Program Faculty & Guest Faculty
Program Director: Charles Maple
Summer Faculty: Pili Doheny, Kristin Hakala, Steven Inskeep, Charles Maple, Kimberly Olmos, Stella Viorica View Faculty biographies→
Summer Guest Faculty: Tong Wong, Asst. Professor UC Irvine Dept. of Dance and former Ballet West principal dancer View Mr. Wong’s biography→
Class Curriculum & Schedule
Classes will take place Monday through Friday. There are no make-up classes for classes missed during this Summer Intensive. If you must cancel for any reason, you must submit this in writing. A partial refund may be given on a case by case basis, basis for students who withdraw due to severe illness or injury that is documented by a physician.
Dancers must be at least age 8 by July 3, 2017 to attend. A limited number of scholarships will be available.
Schedule of Audition Notices & Deposits
Applicants will be notified of audition results within one week of their audition. Students who are accepted will receive instructions for securing their place in our summer program.
- February 2017: Enrollment packets will be sent by email.
- March 2017: $200 nonrefundable deposit for regular tuition; or full payment due to qualify for Early Bird Discount
- April 2017: All enrollment forms and full tuition and fees are due.
- Attend 2 Sessions and receive a $100 discount on the second session!
Our summer program tuition is as follows:
|Early Bird||$700.00||Full payment and enrollment form due 3/16|
|After May 1st||$850.00|
|After June 15th||$900.00|
Deposit & Payment Deadlines (for Non-Early Bird Applicants)
Space in our intensive programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis and invited dancers must confirm their acceptance and secure their space by completing and returning their application forms along with the required non-refundable deposit of $200.00 by March 2017. The remaining tuition balance is due by April 2017. We recommend early enrollment, as spaces are not guaranteed once the program has reached capacity.
A limited number of partial and full tuition scholarships are available for select students.
Scholarship applicants are reviewed by the directors of the Maple Conservatory on the basis of demonstrated financial need and technical/artistic proficiency and merit. Interested candidates must turn in a completed scholarship application to be considered. For more information on our scholarships, please contact us at email@example.com.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may call us at 949-660-9930, ext. 27.