Summer Dance Laboratories
for ages 6-14

Registration now open online!

 

INTRO TO BALLET LABoRATORY ⎪ AGES 6-9

A 60-minute class held twice a week for three week that introduces dancers ages 6-9 to ballet. Dancers will focus on ballet positions, proper alignment and musicality. Dancers may wear leotard and tights or any clothing they feel comfortable moving in. Dancers should wear ballet flat shoes. Dancers from this class may matriculate into the Pre-Professional Program in Fall 2019.

Date and Time June 17, 19, 24, 26 & July 1, 3
Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm

Teaching Artist Rosa Prigan

Tuition $90


INTRO TO BALLET LABoRATORY ⎪ AGES 10-14

A 75-minute class held twice a week for three week that introduces dancers ages 10-14 to ballet. Dancers will focus on ballet positions, proper alignment and musicality. Dancers may wear leotard and tights or any clothing they feel comfortable moving in. Dancers should wear ballet flat shoes. Dancers from this class may matriculate into the Pre-Professional Program in Fall 2019.

Date and Time August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19 & 21
Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-6:45pm

Teaching Artist Rosa Prigan

Tuition $105


DANCE LABORATORY ⎪ AGES 7-10

A two-week session for dancers who have previous dance experience and who are ages 7-10. Dancers will deepen their ballet technique by focusing on stance, port de bras, and jumps. Every day will begin with a ballet technique class. Dancers will also explore different forms of dance and special Beyond the Mirror sessions.

JULY SESSION

Date and Time July 8-19, 2019
Monday & Wednesday 5:00-7:30pm
Teaching Artist Anna Roehr & other guest Teaching Artists
Tuition $135


PRE-POINTE/BEGINNING POINTE ⎪ AGES 10-14

Two different two-week sessions for dancers ages 10-14. Every day will begin with ballet technique. Dancers will also enjoy different dance forms such as contemporary, modern, pointe strengthening and conditioning and special Beyond the Mirror sessions.

Male dancers ages 10-14 will participate in technique and contemporary/modern, during pointe class male dancers will receive a men’s class separately.

JULY SESSION

Date and Time July 8-19, 2019
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 12:00-4:00pm
Teaching Artists Zoé Henrot, Brittany Pate & Anna Roehr
Tuition $295

AUGUST SESSION

Date and Time August 5-16, 2019
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 12:00-4:00pm
Teaching Artists Zoé Henrot, Brittany Pate & Anna Roehr
Tuition $295

 

Teaching artists

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Anna Roehr began her dance training in her hometown of Broomfield, CO at the age of seven, with Ballet Nouveau Colorado. In 2012, she received her B.F.A. in Dance from Colorado State University after studying under Carol Roderick, Chung-Fu Chang, Judy Bejarano as well as others. Anna joined the St. Paul Ballet in 2014 as a company dancer. She danced four seasons there performing works from choreographers including Zoé Emilie Henrot, Joseph Morrissey, Diane Coburn-Bruning, Kinsun Chan and Jamie Johnson. Some of her favorite roles during these years include dancing in Suite for Strings and Mein Veg by Joseph Morrissey and the role of Carmen in Henrot’s ballet Carmen in the 1920’s. In addition to dancing professionally, Anna has instructed ballet at many studios across the twin cities. She is passionate about sharing her love of ballet with young dancers and is committed to teaching strong ballet technique. Anna is excited to be at Ballet Co.Laboratory as a company artist and the School Manager.

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Brittany Pate began her dance training in her hometown of Boulder, CO, joining the Boulder Ballet Company as an apprentice in 2008. She has studyed with Kansas City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Joffrey Ballet, LINES Ballet, and The San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. She graduated from Colorado State University in 2013 with a B.A. in Dance and received the Faculty Award for Sustained Achievement in Performance, Choreography, and Technique upon graduation. There, she studied under distinguished faculty including Carol Roderick, Chung-Fu Chang, Judy Bejarano and others. Brittany has worked with many companies and choreographers including Zoé Emilie Henrot, Mathew Janczewski, Marciano Silva Dos Santos, Regina Peluso, St. Paul Ballet, The Guthrie Theater and Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center. Brittany is committed to mentorship of young artists as individuals and has created programs that promote healthy body image, as well as mental and physical health including the “Take Back the Tutu” lecture series and campaign and now in collaboration with Ballet Co.Laboratory, “Beyond the Mirror”. She is thrilled to be joining Ballet Co.Laboratory for its inaugural season as a company artist and Programming Manager.

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Zoé Henrot received most of her early dance training from Boulder Ballet under the direction of Ana Claire and Peter Davison, becoming an Apprentice with the Company in 2007. In addition to her training in Boulder, Henrot trained with Kansas City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and Joffrey Ballet. Zoé graduated summa cum laude from Mount Holyoke College in 2012 with a double major in Dance and Biological Sciences. During her time at Mount Holyoke College, Zoé studied with Rose and Charles Flachs as well as Terese Freedman and Jim Coleman. Zoé focused her academic study in Dance Anatomy and enjoys helping students learn more about their dance training through understanding anatomy. Henrot has been Choreographer in residence twice for the Five College Dance Department in Massachusetts as well as once for Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists. Working with prominent choreographers and teachers such as Peter Davison, Joseph Morrissey, Kinsun Chan, and Diane Coburn-Bruning has very much influenced her teaching, artistry and choreography. 


Interested in taking more than one of the above Laboratories?
Receive a 10% discount on tuition when you register for more than one session per dancer!
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Not sure what laboratory would be best for your dancer?
Contact School Manager Anna Roehr to schedule a free placement class!