Ballet East Seeks Top Talent to Attend the 2017 Summer Intensive

One of South Florida's finest training schools, Ballet East seeks top talent for the 2017 Summer Intensive. This season marks 46th anniversary of the school's existence. Ballet East is known for providing top quality training to students in South Florida. Recent graduates of the program (ages 14-17) went on to attend outstanding finishing schools such as Houston Ballet Academy, School of American Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater. International success can be found with Alum Alex Anderson who was recently offered a contract with Nederlands Dans Theatre 1 after preforming with NDT2 company for several years.     

The current list of world-renown instructors that will be teaching during the intensive received their training/experience from the following: Marcie Bowers-Russo, USA; Doreen Cafarella, USA; Elena Kiyanenko-Chiet, Russia; Oxana Kiyanenko, Austria/Russia; Andréa Mafra Gregori, Brazil; Bree Nasby, USA; Chelsea Nasby, USA, Alla Nikitina, Ukraine; Olivier Pardina, France.

The program will run for advanced students from July 17th - August 11th, 2017. Two audition options are available Saturday February 25th and Saturday March 11th ages 9+. For more information please visit

Classes will include Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Variations, Pas de Deux, Contemporary, Character, Pilates, Yoga, Strength and Stretch and Rhythmic Gymnastic disciplines. Additional classes are offered to enhance dance education and include Dance History, Costuming, Nutrition and Repwork.  

Select advanced students attending 4-Week Program (July 17th - August 11th) or the 2-Week Option 2 (July 31st - August 11th) will be invited to perform contemporary works on camera by award winning Ballet East Director Chelsea Nasby.

Advanced Students auditioning will be eligible for select scholarships. Students auditioning will also be considered for the Ballet East Pre-Professional Program and Accelerated Training Program for the 2017-2018 Season.