The summer intensive program has been designed to provide serious students ages 10 to 22 with a complete dance-training program. There are three levels of study available; Preparatory, Intermediate, and Advanced or Pre-Professional. There is also a Teachers Program. The curriculum includes a complete dance-training program for both male and female students who will be able to receive a unique approach to authentic, traditional Russian ballet training with the finest Russian teachers graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy.




The program teaches the Russian ballet technique (Vaganova Method) given by teachers who have graduated from the prestigious Vaganova Ballet Academy. All ballet teachers have been students of Vaganova, Tarazov, Plaht, among others, with a high quality expertise in Russian, American, European and Latin American ballet companies.



  • Preparatory

  • Intermediate 

  • Advanced or Pre-Professional 

  • Teachers


*Student’s placement goes according to the level and not by age.

About the Program


Instruction will concentrate on ballet technique, Pointe, adagios, port de bras, pirouettes, small and big jumps, variations and allegros.  Each group will receive Ballet Technique, Pointe*, Female and Male Variations, Character, Pas de Deux classes* (suspended due to COVID-19), Modern, Flamenco, Pilates and Body Alignment classes.


*For the Intermediate and Advanced levels only.

The schedule of classes will depend on the level of the student. Students will take at least 4 classes a day, 1 hour and 30 minutes for Technique and 1 hour for every other discipline. Selection and student placement is at the sole discretion of the Artistic Director, Mr. Vladimir Issaev. Classes are Mondays thru Fridays 9am to 3pm, and Saturdays 10am to 2pm. There is a lunch break in the middle of the day.

Schedule has been adapted to COVID-19 restrictions following CDC regulations.

Faculty Summer 2021

Mr. Vladimir Issaev


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Ballet, Pas de Deux, Variations

Giselle Deya

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Lusian Hernandez

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Veronika Perepelitsina

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Jorge Robledo

Was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he trained in dance and theater. Later he relocated to Spain where he trains with different teachers and choreographers. He has performed on the most outstanding stages worldwide and with the most prestigious artists such as Rocio Jurado, Isabel Pantoja among others. He continues to perform with the most prestigious Flamenco companies in South Florida. Jorge teaches only at selected locations in Miami, among them Vladimir Issaev School of Classical Ballet and is also part of the faculty of the Summer Intensive Program of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida.

Eva Grossi

Pianists accompanists:

Milagros Tejas

Maria Eugenia Del Frade

Vivian Gonzalez

Contemporary and Body Alignment

Ballet - Character



Progressive Ballet Technique

How to apply


  • Applicant must audition to attend the Summer Program

  • A fee of $25.00 is applicable for all aspiring students. Payment via PAYPAL to


Live auditions in Miami, FL. will be held by appointment at the Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida studios, previous appointment and ONLINE ( see instructions below)





By standards, teachers will adjust student’s body manually to correct alignment and/or technique.

If student does not allow this practice, please, do not audition.

These standards will be suspended at this time due to COVID-19


For live auditions, applicants must bring application form and a short résumé including the student's name and address, birth date, and ballet training background.




Students unable to attend to live auditions may audition online. No performance videos, please.




  • Online form

  • Two (2) photographs (NO portrait photos)

  1. In first arabesque

  2. In second position echappe (on pointe if applies)



Due to COVID 19 restrictions, you can submit a short video of a variation up close, please

    A la barre: Tendu, Fondu, Grand Battements


    Center: Develope devant, a la seconde; first arabesque; pirouettes en dedans and en dehors; sautés in first position (16 jumps)


    Diagonal: Grand jetés


    Pointe work: Echappé combination with passé; Pirouettes

    (For advanced students: fouettés turns)


    Men’s Requirements: Entrechat Six; Single or Double Tour en l’air


  • $25.00 Online fee, Payment via Paypal. – UNAVOIDABLE



​For both photos and video, students should wear only leotards and tights, no skirts or warmers.


For more information contact us at  305.948-4777 or

Applications sent to this email address will NOT be reviewed




Classes will not exceed 20 students per level.

Classes and schedules will be adapted to 8 students per in-studio class, following CDC regulations.

Additional students are welcome to our ZOOM classes


Once the level reaches full capacity, students will be placed on a wait list



Audition: $25 (non-refundable)

All registrations must be completed by June 20th

After this date there is no guarantee the student will have a place in the program.


REGISTRATION: $150 (non-refundable and due by June 20th




June 28 - July 24: $1,350 - (housing and/ or meals are not included)


Full tuition is due by June 20th


A 10% discount will be applied to those who pay tuition in full by June 15th - Non refundable. 


All fees and payments are NON-REFUNDABLE


For more information please call  305 948 4777 or email



International Students


We are proud to welcome serious students from all over the world who are interested in obtaining professional training from our renowned faculty and are specialized in the Vaganova Method of Classical Ballet. The summer program does not offer student visas for attendance. International students wishing to attend the summer intensive must do so on a tourist visa. Please consult your local embassy or consulate for policies when traveling to and visiting the United States.




No housing is available for the Summer Intensive Program.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida cannot offer family hosting, neither can make any recommendations of any type of housing or hotels.

All students under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and be responsible for their own housing.



We will:

• Allow only 12 students per class (Classes will be divided)

• Barres and Floors are already marked so there will be at least 6 feet distance between the children

• Participants will come directly to the rooms through the outside doors and not through the reception area.

• Participants will have a pre assigned area to place their belongings inside the studios.

• Parents are NOT allowed in the school

• Temperature will be measured before class

• Hand sanitizer will be given to the children before and after class

• Participants must bring their own water bottle - – There is a water bottle dispenser to refill

• Participants must bring their own LIGHT lunch.

Practice social distancing

• Our FOUR (4) bathrooms will be available ONLY in case of true emergency.

• Our staff and teachers have been trained to clean before and after each class or the use of the bathrooms

• Everyone will be a wearing a mask -

HOWEVER!! CDC recommends children not to wear the mask while doing exercises or “dancing”.

The list of CDC’s regulations is very long so we are sharing the link HERE for you to check.

The option of classes through the Zoom platform will be available to all participants.


Auditions period: 

January 11 to April 30 - A $25 audition fee is required.

Registration period:

January 11 to March 15 – 10% Early bird discount when paid in full

March 15 to May 30 – No discounts

May 30 – Final Day to register

Any registration between May 31 and June 6 has a $100 late fee.

All registrations will be closed after June 6, 2021

Same prices apply for virtual classes

Classes begin June 24

Final Performance July 24

Open classes and graduation ceremony July 25

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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida does not discriminate on the basis of any race, color, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, religious preference and national or ethnic origin.

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North Miami Beach, FL 33160

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