Colorado Ballet

Summer Young Dancer Workshop

Summer Young Dancer Workshop 2017

Session 1: June 19-30, 2017
Session 2: July 3-July 14, 2017

Both sessions of the Young Dancer Workshop are now closed for registration 

For ages 9-12 not yet on pointe
At Colorado Ballet's home at the Armstrong Center for Dance
1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

Photo by Francisco Estevez Photography

The Young Dancer Workshop is an introduction to intensive ballet training for students not yet on pointe and ages 9-12.  Students receive daily ballet classes along with additional lessons in character, modern dance, choreography and pre-pointe.  Dance related lectures, stretch and conditioning class or dance film. Students work closely with many of the same prestigious faculty found at our Summer Intensive. Small classes with a focus on healthy dance practices encourage personalized instruction in a nurturing environment. Students have the option of attending one or both of the workshops, admission is by audition only (auditions will take place at Colorado Ballet).

Audition Dates:

  • January 8, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • January 22, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • February 19, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Sample Daily Schedule:

10-11:45 a.m.


12-1 p.m.

Character, Pre Pointe, or Batterie

1-1:30 p.m.


1:30-3 p.m.

Choreography or Modern

3-4 p.m.

Lecture Series, Anatomy, or Pilates

*Please note: schedule will vary


Applicants must have previous ballet experience and must audition.  Click here to download the audition registration form. Students unable to make the audition may audition via video at Current students at Colorado Ballet Academy who are between the ages of 9-12 do not need to audition for the Young Dancer's Workshop but may just register for the program.

For more information, please contact


$850 per session or $1,500 for both


Once you have been accepted, click here to download the .pdf acceptance form.  Please save the form on your computer as a new file (otherwise, data may not save), complete the registration, fill out the form below and attach the .pdf, then click submit.

* Required

 Session 1 - June 19-30
 Session 2 - July 3-14

Photo: By Francisco Estevez Photography


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