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Preparatory Summer Dance

The Peabody Preparatory's exceptional Summer Dance programs offer a full range of instruction taught by Preparatory Dance's outstanding faculty and notable guest artists. They are designed to accommodate all students ages 3 to adult who wish to continue their dance training with concentrated study during the summer months - from complete beginners to professional-level aspirants.


Free for all Baltimore City Public School Students
AileyCamp Baltimore represents a vital continuation of Alvin Ailey’s vision, using the power of dance to enrich and positively alter the lives of children. This camp is an innovative summer program for middle school students combines dance, creative writing, personal development, and communications, to help students develop a respect for themselves and others that meaningfully impacts their lives.
Tuesday, July 5 to Friday, August 12, 2022

Prep Up with Peabody

Morning technique classes of upper-level ballet and contemporary dance classes who have at least one year of experience on pointe (if appropriate). This program is available to students who have completed Levels 7 and higher (age 13+).
Tuesday, June 21 to Friday, June 24, 2022
Half a day: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Summer Dance Intensive

Monday, June 27 – Saturday, July 23 (no classes July 4)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
End of summer sharing: Saturday, July 23 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Levels A&B (Four-week and two-week sessions available)
Levels C-E (Four Weeks; registration permitted by the week)
Peabody (downtown) campus

Open Program Classes

Evening classes in ballet for beginning and elementary-level students age 7-12
All Boys classes ages 9-12
Monday, June 27 - Monday, July 25, 2022
(no classes on Monday, July 4)
Placement is required for students age 8 and older with previous dance training

Evening Classes for Adults and Teens

Classes in ballet and contemporary dance
for students age 13 and up
Monday, June 27 - Monday, July 25, 2022
Six-week class session; class cards also available
Placement required for upper-level ballet classes

Young Children's Program Classes

Classes for students age 3-6
Monday, June 27 - Monday, July 25, 2022
(no classes on Saturday, July 3 or Monday, July 5)


Refer to the program descriptions for detailed information about placement prior to registration. See general guidelines below. If you have questions, contact Preparatory Dance at 667-208-6648 or by email atΒ 

  • Beginning students ages 4, 5, and 7-adult do not need to take a placement class.Β 
  • 7 year-olds, including those with up to 5 years of previous training, will enter the beginning level in ballet or contemporary dance.