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Ballet Conservatory of Asheville -- Summer Intensive
 
Pre-Professionals
Ballet Conservatory of Asheville -- Pre-Professional Training
 
BCA's Pre-Professional division prepares dancers ages 9 and up for careers in the dance profession, post-secondary dance programs and universities, conservatories, and other top pre-professional programs.
Children's Program
Ballet Conservatory of Asheville -- Children's Program
 
Our classes for children 3 and up include ballet, pointe, modern, tap, broadway jazz, & hip-hop. Our talented young dancers often perform in the Nutcracker and Spring ballets. Children with a serious interest in ballet may want to learn more our Beginner Pre-Professional program.
Boys Program
Ballet Conservatory of Asheville -- Boys Program
 
BCA offers boys ages 7 and up a robust program of dance. Our experience has shown that well-trained boys are often offered full scholarships to many of the finest summer intensive programs. Boys also play important roles in many of BCA's ballets, especially the Nutcracker.
Teens + Adults
Ballet Conservatory of Asheville -- Teens Adults
 
Our teens enjoy classes in ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop. These classes are open to anyone and include beginner and intermediate level dancers.
We Simply Love Dance
Ballet Conservatory of Asheville
 
Whether you're enrolled in our Children's program, our Pre-Professional division or just want to take a class for fun, dancers at BCA have one thing in common: They just love to dance.

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Class Schedule 2019-2020

Please download the BCA Schedule and Fees

The Pre-Professional Division is on a separate schedule. Download it here.

Our Children's Program

BCA offers a wide-range of classes for children ages 3 plus, including ballet, tap/jazz, broadway jazz, and hip-hop. These classes are open to anyone and include beginner and intermediate level young dancers. While most children enroll at the beginning of the year, we encourage all interested parents to contact us regarding class availability anytime during the year. Young dancers with a serious interest in ballet may want to learn more about our Beginner Pre-Professional program.

Performing Opportunities

Dancers in our Children's program perform in BCA's annual recital at the Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville. In addition, we welcome our talented young dancers to audition for BCA's Nutcracker and Spring ballets.

Our Boy's Program

BCA offers boys ages 7 plus a robust program of dance including Boys ballet class, regular ballet class, modern, jazz, and tap. We make every attempt to keep our boys together so they can build important bonds between themselves and their teachers. Boys with a serious interest in ballet are also encouraged to learn more about our Pre-Professional division. Our experience has shown that well-trained boys are often offered full scholarships to many of the finest summer intensive programs. In addition, boys that complete our Pre-Professional program should be presented with a wide variety of opportunities at the college and professional level.

Performing Opportunities

Boys play important roles in BCA ballets, especially the Nutcracker. We strongly encourage all our boys to participate in our productions as well as our annual recital, all of which occur at the Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville.

Special Resources for Mom & Dads of BCA Boys

We've pulled together some great resources that can help moms and dads of BCA male dancers become familiar with the opportunities and challenges that are presented to boys dancing. Make sure to download your copy and read it thoroughly.

Teens + Adults

For teens and adults, BCA offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and modern. These classes are open to anyone and include beginner and intermediate level dancers. While most teens and adults enroll at the beginning of the year, we encourage interested dancers to contact us regarding class availability anytime during the year.

Performing Opportunities

Dancers in our Teen/Adult program perform in BCA's annual recital at the Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville.

Ballet Conservatory Of Asheville Summer Classes

Enjoy Summer 2020 With BCA June 4 to August 20!

During summer 2020, BCA offers a wide variety of open ballet classes as well as special "themed" ballet workshops for children, ideal for any dancer from beginner to professional. Classes are offered at affordable summer rates and convenient class times. We are also delighted to offer our "Petite Summer Intensive" for dancers ages 8 to 10! And of course, BCA's summer intensive offers serious young dancers ages 10 plus a month-long, all-day ballet ballet training intensive. It runs from June 24 to July 20.

Download Summer 2020 Schedule & Registration Form. Includes all Children's Workshops & Classes, and Open Classes fot Teens/Adults.

Download BCA's Policies + Procedures.

2020 CHILDREN'S SUMMER SCHEDULE!

Childrens Summer Workshops (Ages 5 to 7 & 8 to 11)

All workshops are Monday to Friday, 9:30 to 12:30. Tuition is $165 /week ($155 if paid by 4-26-19) plus $10 summer registration fee for new students. Take $15 off for each additional workshop/sibling. Sharing showcase performance at 12 noon Friday each week.

    June 10 to 14, COPPELIA Week (Ballet, Modern)

            Also-See COPPELIA, the ballet live on-stage, May 31-June 1. Tickets at DWTheatre.com 'A toymaker's dolls come to life in this comic family ballet featuring BCA's professional and pre-professional dancers!'

    June 17 to 21, BROADWAY DANCE Week (Jazz, Tap, Modern, Ballet)

    July 22 to July 26, SWAN LAKE Week (Jazz, Ballet, Modern)

    July 29 to August 2, MARY POPPINS Week (Jazz, Ballet, Modern)

    August 5 to 9, CINDERELLA Week (Ballet, Modern)

5-Week Children's Classes (Ages 3 to 5)

All classes run 12:45 to 1:30pm. Tuition is $80 ($70 if paid by 4-26-19) for the 5-week session plus $10 summer registration fee for new students. Make-up missed class any Tues., Thur., or Sat.

SESSION 1 June 4 to July 6

    BALLET - Tuesdays, June 4 to July 2

    TAP (age 6-12)- Thursdays, June 6 to July 4

    BALLET - Saturdays, June 8 to July 6

SESSION 2 July 9 to August 10

    BALLET - Tuesdays, July 9 to Aug 6

    MODERN (age 6-11)- Thursdays, July 11 to Aug 8

    BALLET - Saturdays, July 13 to Aug 10

Petite Summer Intensive (Ages 8 to 10)

June 10 to 14

Geared toward talented young dancers ages 8 to 10 with a serious interest in ballet. Meets Monday to Friday, 9:30 to 2:00. Tuition is $245 plus $10 summer registration fee for new students.

MATTHEW POWELL Master Classes for Ages 11+

June 19-21 Wed, Th, Fri

2:30-4:30p Inter. ballet (age 11+), 5-7p Inter/Adv. ballet (age 14+)

Spaces limited, so RSVP. classes $30 or $72/all 3 classes. BCA Students: classes $24 or $62/ all 3 classes.

Summer Open Classes for Ages 10+

PERFECT TO PREPARE FOR SUMMER! Enjoy Summer Open Classes at BCA. Fees are $17 per class or $60/4-per week (Pre-pay only). Adult 10-class card is $120 for Adult Classes -run all summer.

Age Guidelines: --Ballet Beg./Int. Ages 10+ --Ballet Int./Adv. Ages 13+

Pointe Shoes Optional

June 11 to June 18 and July 29 to August 17

Mondays

4 to 5:30 Beg./Int. Ballet & Pointe

5:30 to 7 Int./Adv. Ballet & Pointe

Tuesdays

6:30 to 7:30 Adult Ballet

Wednesdays

4 to 5:30 Beg./Int. Ballet & Pointe

5:30 to 7 Int./Adv. Ballet & Pointe

Fridays

4 to 5:30 Beg./Int. Ballet & Pointe

5:30 to 7 Int./Adv. Ballet & Pointe

Saturdays

10:30 to 12 Int./Adv. Ballet & Pointe

12 to 1:30 Beg./Int. Ballet & Pointe

Summer Intensive 2020

June 24 to July 20

Ballet Conservatory of Asheville will hold its ballet intensive June 24 to July 20, 2020. The intensive is geared toward talented dancers ages 10 and up with a serious interest in ballet. Daily classes include intense, professional instruction in ballet, pointe, variations, partnering, men's class, modern, jazz & hip-hop, pilates, and special projects. Non-technique classes include acting for dancers, nutrition, injury prevention, and ballet history. Admission is by audition or DVD. Because each program is limited to 16 places, dancers can expect an extremely high level of individualized attention and coaching. Learn more about Summer Intensive 2020.