Ballet Chelsea has a wonderful summer planned! We invite all ages, from beginning to advanced to join us for our workshops, classes, camps, and dance intensives.

Online registration will open the week of 4/24

New to Ballet Chelsea? Get started by clicking the “Create Account” button on the registration page or email us at info@balletchelsea.org with questions.

Explore our summer offerings below. Classes and workshops are listed in order of date.

At A Glance

In order by date:

May 9-26: Summer Break Ballet & Pointe Classes, Levels III-V
June 5-9: Advanced Ballet Mini Intensive
June 12-16: Contemporary Intensive
June 13-15: Princess Camp
June 19 – July 18: 5-week Summer Session
July 24-28: Dance Beat! Boot Camp
July 24-28: Advanced Performance Intensive
July 24-28: Intermediate Mini Intensive
July 31 – Aug. 18: Summer Dance Intensive
Aug. 20: Ballet Chelsea Company Auditions
Aug. 22-24: Princess Camp

Class & Program Descriptions

In alphabetical order:

5-Week Summer Session

Our 5-week summer class curriculum includes new offerings as well as old favorites designed to keep all ages and levels healthy and moving throughout the summer. Classes include many options, including:


  • Creative Ballet (3-4 yr)
  • Pre-Ballet (4-5 yr)
  • Beginning Ballet (5-6 yr)
  • Also see Princess Camps
  • Ballet and Pointe levels I, II, III, IV, V
  • Also see Ballet Intensives, Mini-Intensives, and Summer Dance Intensives, and drop-in classes throughout the summer


  • Jazz (7-12 yr)
  • Jazz III
  • Contemporary Jazz IV/V


  • Modern III
  • Modern IV/V


  • Hip Hop (7-12 yr)
  • Lyrical / Hip Hop (13-18 yr)


  • Dance Beat! (7-12 yr)
  • Dance Beat! (13-18 yr)
  • Also see Dance Beat! Boot Camps


  • Highland Step
  • Competitive Highland Step


  • Moms-in-Motion (prenatal)
  • Pilates (teens/adults)
  • Ballet Fundamentals (adult)
  • Advanced Beginning Ballet (adult)
  • Conditioning, Release (adult) 

Advanced Ballet Mini Intensive

Curriculum includes ballet, pointe, conditioning and variations.

Level: Advanced

Advanced Ballet & Pointe Drop in Classes

Ballet and pointe classes offered to maintain technique and fitness during semester breaks.

Level: Advanced

Advanced Performance Intensive

The Ballet Chelsea Performance Intensive is designed to allow advanced dancers to immerse themselves fully in their art through an intensive rehearsal process that will culminate in performance project. Projects will include both classical and contemporary work.

Level: Advanced

Ballet Mini Intensive

Curriculum includes ballet, pointe, and conditioning.

Level: Intermediate, ages 8-12

Dance Beat! Boot Camps

Our Dance Beat classes give those with a love and curiosity for dance the opportunity to learn a variety of dance styles in an organized group setting.

Level: Open to all levels of experience, Youth (7-12) and Teen (13-19)

Princess Camp

Students will have fun with their favorite princesses through music, movement, story, and craft, and perform for family and friends on the last day.

Level: Open to all levels of experience, ages 3-5

Summer Dance Intensive (SDI): 3 week-long sessions

Ballet Chelsea’s annual Summer Dance Intensive will offer classes in ballet, pointe, contemporary, somatics / conditioning methods, jazz, variations and other special workshops. Sessions I and II are open to intermediate and advanced level dancers on pointe. Dancers ages 10+ who are not yet on pointe may enroll for Session III only, unless given permission from Artistic Director to enroll in additional sessions.

Level: Intermediate and Advanced