NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Presents Ballet School NY Summer Camp 2015 - 6/6-17
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) presents the annual Ballet School NY Summer Camp from July 6-17, 2015 for children ages 8-12. A Pre-Ballet Summer Session for children ages 3-7 will be held from July 6-24, 2015. The camp from July 6-17 will include ballet, theater dance, tap, field trips, original choreography by the students, and a performance on the final day. The camp will take place Monday - Friday from 9:30am - 3:30pm. The final performance of class work and the students' original choreography will take place on Friday, July 17th at 3:30pm. The cost to attend the two-week camp is $1,000. A deposit of $100 is required at registration.
The Pre-Ballet Summer Session from July 6-24, 2015 will be divided into two sections. Pre-Ballet I (ages 3-4) will be help on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 - 5:00pm. Pre-Ballet II (ages 5-7) will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:00pm. The cost to attend the three-week session is $125.
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, is the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States and has been hailed by The New York Times as "an invaluable company." NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances of chamber ballet masterpieces and bold new works, as well as innovative one-hour ballets for children, all at affordable prices.
By pairing the ballets of legendary creators with those of contemporary visionaries, NYTB brings a new understanding and appreciation of dance. The approach to live performance for children is groundbreaking and unique. New York Theatre Ballet offers an annual series of hour-long ballets tailored to the attention span of young audience members, while offering high production values and clever choreography sophisticated enough for discerning parents.
NYTB is committed to reaching underserved audiences by performing in small cities throughout the U.S. Its professional school provides ballet training based on the Cecchetti syllabus. Classes are offered at affordable prices. Scholarships are awarded to talented homeless and underserved children along with support for well-rounded learning.