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.
2020 SUMMER INTENSIVE
VAGANOVA METHOD - JUNE 29 - jULY 25, 2020
CLASSICAL BALLET SEMINAR OF RUSSIAN TECHNIQUE
VIRTUAL AND LIVE CLASSES AVAILABLE
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.
Advanced or Pre-Professional
*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.
Our Past Faculty Includes
Mr. Andrei Bossov
Mary Carmen Catoya
Faculty Summer 2020
Mr. Vladimir Issaev
Ballet, Pas de Deux, Variations
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.
Maria Eugenia Del Frade
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
SUMMER PROGRAM MIAMI AUDITIONS
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.
Two (2) photographs (NO portrait photos)
In first arabesque
In second position echappe (on pointe if applies)
Video (Youtube link ONLY) – NOT A PROFESSIONAL VIDEO IS NECESSARY
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 email@example.com
ABOUT THE CLASSES
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
TUITION AND FEES
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
TUITION FOR MAIN SESSION
June 29 - July 25: $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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
• Allow only 8 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
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.