Ballet Chelsea Summer Programming

Princess Camp

Date TBD

Calling all Princesses age 4-7! Have some fun with your favorite princesses through music, movement, story and craft. Have some fun with your favorite princesses through music, movement, story, and craft. Students will learn a dance, make a costume prop, and perform virtually for family and friends on the last day!

2 Week Mini Class Sessions

June 21-July 2

July 12-July 23

An abbreviated versions of Ballet Chelsea's year round instructional programing. Our carefully crafted curriculum trains well-rounded, versatile dancers in the fundamentals of all dance. Open to all levels and ages 3+, our curriculum includes a combination of Ballet Technique, Pointe, Variations and Repertoire, Character, Pilates, Contemporary, and workshops.

Advanced Performance Intensive

July 26-July 30

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 a performance project.

Summer Dance Intensive (SDI)

Week I August 2-6

Week II August 9-13

Week Ii August 16-20

Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures personal growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to  a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks. Students taking the first two weeks experience immersive choreographic projects which culminate in a program performance.

Registration / Enrollment

Dates TBD

  • Registration opens: Dates TBD
  • Deadline to register: Dates TBD
  • Requests to enroll after the deadline will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
  • All sessions are open to intermediate and advanced level dancers on pointe.
  • Dancers who are at least 8 years old may attend our SDI Session I, regardless of whether or not they are working en pointe.
  • Dancers must be at least 10 years old, or obtain permission from the Artistic Director, to participate in Sessions II and III of SDI.


  • Princess Camp: TBD
  • 2 Week Mini Class Sessions: TBD
  • Advanced Performance Intensive: TBD
  • SDI 1 week: TBD
  • SDI 2 weeks: TBD
  • SDI 3 weeks: TBD
  • Tuition is non-refundable. Proration of tuition will be considered on a case-by-case basis in the event illness or injury prevents a dancer from attending class.


Dates TBD

  • A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due at time of registration.
  • Deposit will be credited towards dancers tuition.

Payment Schedule

  • Date TBD: $100 deposit due
  • Date TBD: 50% tuition due
  • Date TBD: 100% tuition due


  • Students may apply for limited SDI tuition scholarships. Applicants must demonstrate both merit and financial need and meet established eligibility guidelines.
  • Scholarship Application required for consideration.
  • Email for more information.


  • Decisions concerning placement will be made on the basis of technical level, dance experience, and age.
  • Final placement is solely at the discretion of the Artistic Director.

Photo Requirement

Any dancer, who has not previously attended Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive or is not currently training at Ballet Chelsea studios, should submit a 5 x 7 photo in first arabesque.

Dress Code

  • Ballet Technique & Pointe Classes: Solid color leotard, pink tights, pinks shoes. A short ballet skirt is permitted for Repertory and Variations classes.
  • Jazz and Modern Classes: Solid color leotard and jazz shoes, if available. NO SOCKS! Black tights or jazz pants are permitted.
  • Additional Attire: Dance-appropriate warm-ups permitted for seminars and some conditioning classes.
  • Men’s Attire: Black tights, white t-shirt, black shoes preferred.
  • All dancers must be wearing street clothes and shoes when entering or exiting the building.

Physical Requirements

All dancers must have a physical examination and complete and submit all required medical health forms prior to participation.

Announcing: Play! Dance! Paint!

April 13, 2021

Ballet Chelsea is excited to announce our collaboration with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra and the Jackson School of the Arts to showcase the creativity of our communities. Join us for a virtual collaboration to celebrate the arts and enjoy a visually stimulating and musically brilliant performance including works like Winter from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and … Read more

Session 4 3-Week Mini Program for Young Dancers

April 1, 2021

Registration is now open for a 3-week mini program at the end of our 4th instructional programming session. Classes will run from April 4-April 24 with the week of April 26-May 1 reserved for make-ups where needed. Make-up classes are run if a class needs to be cancelled for any reason. If you student must … Read more

Fourth 6-Week Session Now Enrolling!

March 4, 2021

Ballet Chelsea Dancer in Hip-Hop class, Tuesday’s 7:00-7:45pm Ballet Chelsea’s second 6-week curriculum will run from March 8 – April 24. There will be 1-week spring break from March 29-April 4. Committed to the health and safety of our families and staff, Ballet Chelsea wants to make every parent and dancer feels confident in their … Read more

Wishing You a Happy New Year!

January 15, 2021

Ballet Chelsea is grateful, joyous, inspired, and humbled by the kindness and generosity of our community this past year, and every year. We would like to extend our most heartfelt thanks for your support and belief in the mission of Ballet Chelsea. As we begin the New Year, we celebrate you – and the many … Read more

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