Summer Classes / Workshops 2020

Summer Classes

Dallas Ballet Center has great summer programs for every age group and dance interest. For a list of this year’s offerings, visit our online registration system.

(click here to download the Comprehensive Summer 2020 Brochure (coming soon) and here to download the Ballet Intensive Workshop Brochure)

Children’s Ballet (Register by June 10)

JUNE 13  – AUGUST 1, 2019
Saturdays (no class July 4th):
Ages 3-4 9:30am – 10:15am  Cost:  $100
Ages 5-6 10:15am – 11:00 am  Cost:  $100
Ages 7-10 11:00am – noon   Cost:  $110

Experienced Ballet (ages 10 and up)

JUNE 13 – AUGUST 1, Monday and Wednesday:
(with no classes July 6, 8, 13 & 15)
5:00-6:30 pm Ballet II, III, IV, V, VI
6:30-7:30 pm Beginning Pointe
6:30-7:30 pm Int / Advanced Pointe

Adult & Student Ballet Technique, Jazz, and Student Pointe Pricing

$20 per class/$180 Class Card (10 Classes)

Jazz (ages 7 – 18)

JUNE 13 – AUGUST 1, Thursdays:

Technique classes – students will be divided into groups according to skill level.  

Jazz – Thursdays 5:30-6:30p

Cost:  Class Card Pricing ($20 per class/$180 Class Card good for 10 classes)

Discovery Dance Camp (ages 3-6)

Creative Movement where art, crafts, and music skills are features of this two-hour program.
Session I: June 15-19, 10:00am – 12 noon
Session II: July 20-24, 10:00am – 12 noon
Session III: July 27-31, 10:00 am – 12 noon

Cost: $115

Ballet Dance Camp (ages 7-9)

A half-day summer workshop designed to introduce previously trained young ballerinas to the ballet arts.
Session I: June 15-19, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Cost: $175

Broadway Bound (ages 7-11)

A fun class designed for dancers interested in musical theatre, Broadway-style movement will be introduced to teach the basics of theatre, song, and dance.  Previous dance training in ballet, tap and/or jazz required.
Dates: July 20-24, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Cost: $180

Jazz & Tap Intensive (ages 10-18)

A full-day workshop designed to challenge the intermediate-advanced dancer.

Included in this workshop will be technique, musical theatre, hip-hop, lyrical, audition preparation, choreography and more.  Previous jazz training is required.
Dates: June 22-26, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost: $285

Ballet Intensive Workshop (ages 10-18)

A full day workshop designed to challenge the intermediate/advanced dancer who is seriously interested in the ballet arts. Dancers are exposed to the world of dance through instruction from some of the best dance professionals worldwide.
Session I: July 6-10, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Session II: July 13-17, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Click HERE to read about our wonderful guest faculty

Week 1:

Jason Fowler

Born in Dallas, Texas, Jason Fowler trained at Dallas Ballet Center before his professional career as a soloist with New York City Ballet.  Presently, Mr. Fowler serves as ballet master, traveling internationally and through the United States staging works and ballets for Christopher Wheeldon.

Seth Belliston

Seth Belliston trained at the Belliston Academy of Ballet and the School of American Ballet. He is the recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award for Excellence, as well as the Mae L. Wien Award, and twice received the Florence Ruston Award from the Denver Ballet Guild. In addition to achieving the rank of Principal Dancer with the Pacific Northwest Ballet, Mr. Belliston has appeared around the globe as an international guest artist. When in London, the BBC filmed Mr. Belliston’s performance of ‘Puck’ in George Balanchine’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Seth appeared in an exceptional repertoire of ballets by renowned choreographers such as George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Rudi van Dantzig, Paul Taylor, Nacho Duato, and Peter Martins. Mr. Belliston is also at home in the classic story ballets having performed such works as The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, and The Nutcracker. Mr. Belliston was an original cast member in one of Jerome Robbins’ later works, 2 & 3 Part Inventions.

Week 2:

Olivier Pardina

A principal dancer with the Paris Opera Ballet by the age of 16, Olivier Pardina was coached and mentored by Rudolf Nureyev.  Olivier has taught at the Miami City Ballet School, the Harid Conservatory and the School of the Nice Opera Ballet.  He has received teaching awards from YAGP and the National Foundation of Advancement in the Arts in Miami.

Christine Spizzo

Trained at the San Francisco Ballet School, the NC School of the Arts (now UNCSA), and at the School of American Ballet in New York Christine Spizzo. She was a soloist with ABT, a Principal dancer with Ballet Arizona, and with the Nureyev & Friends North American tour in 1990. She also performed in the Broadway company of “Phantom of the Opera” while she was also an adjunct professor at both NYU and SUNY/Purchase. She served as Artistic Coordinator of ABT’s inaugural Summer Intensive Program, and remained a principal teacher in all subsequent ABT Summer Intensives. She is a certified ABT National Training Curriculum Instructor. In 2000, Spizzo joined the dance faculty at UNCSA. She is currently on faculty at the Dancers’ Edge dance studio in Kernersville and is a Guest teacher and stager of classical ballet repertoire at various schools throughout the United States.

Parents are invited to visit the studio Friday for an end-of-week performance.

Placement – Students who are not currently enrolled with the Dallas Ballet Center will be placed the first day according to their technique ability.  DBC students will be placed at the same level at which they are currently enrolled.

Housing – Dallas Ballet Center welcomes out-of-town dancers.  Although dormitories are not available, we have host families whom your dancer can stay with for $150 per week recommended rate.


  • Ballet Technique: (Daily)
  • Musical Theatre: (Daily)
  • Pointe Work: (Daily) 
  • Variations
  • Choreography
  • African
  • Stage Make-up & Hair
  • Pilates
  • Conditioning
  • Contemporary
  • Progressing Ballet Technique

Dress – All female ballet students will be required to wear a black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers and pointe shoes (if applicable). Hair is to be tightly secured off the face.

Musical Theatre class students may wear jazz oxfords or lightweight tennis shoes and bring an extra leotard.

Male students will be required to wear a white shirt, black or gray tights, ballet shoes & jazz oxfords.

One Session: Cost $375
Two Sessions: Cost $600

view Ballet Intensive Workshop Brochure (print or download pdf)  – Coming Soon

Half Day Ballet Intensive Workshop (ages 10-13)

Technique focused half-day intensive designed to challenge experienced ballet dancers pre-pointe to one year or less on pointe. Previous ballet training required.

July 27 – July 31, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Session: Cost $200

Adult Ballet Classes

(with no classes July 8-12 & 15-19 for ballet intensive)
Saturdays  9:30 -11:00 am Adult Beginning
Mondays       6:30 – 8:00pm Adult Int/Adv
Tuesdays      9:30 – 11:00am Adult Int/Adv
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm Adult Int/Adv
Thursdays     9:30 – 11:00 am Adult Int/Adv
Saturdays      9:30 -11:00am Adult Int/Adv

Adult & Student Ballet Technique, Jazz, and Student Pointe Pricing

$20 per class/$180 Class Card (10 Classes)

Fitness Classes all ages

Summer Dates June 17 – August 3:

(with no fitness classes held July 4)

Stretching & Conditioning
7:00 – 8:00am Men
8:15 – 9:15 am All

Stretching & Conditioning
7:00 – 8:00am Men
8:15 – 9:15 am All

Thursday & Friday            9:30 – 10:30 am 

Fitness & Classes  – $12 per class/$100 Class Card (10 Classes)

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) 

JUNE 15-AUGUST 1,  Thursday at Noon:

(No class July 4th)

It’s Barre Class on a Ball! Fitness balls are used to eliminate the full interference of gravity while allowing you to reshape your muscle memory. This enables you to:

Reshape the contours of the arms and legs
Gain posture awareness
Develop a solid core
Isolate muscle movement
Lift the pelvic floor

Times: 12:noon – 1:00 pm

Register ONLINE