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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.

Summer Dance Intensive

Half-day online training in ballet and other dance forms for students age 7 to 18
for students of all levels
Placement required for students ages 8 and older with previous dance training
Monday, June 28 - Friday, July 23, 2021 (four weeks)
(no classes on Monday, July 5)
Register by the week

Beyond Technique Summer Intensive

In partnership with danah bella, Peabody Conservatory Dance BFA program
For serious intermediate and advanced dance students ages 14-20
Sunday, July 25 to Saturday, July 31, 2021
Application and audition required
Peabody's faculty teach classes in ballet, pointe/men's, modern dance, and improvisation; complementary classes in yoga.

Open Program Classes

Evening classes in ballet for beginning and elementary-level students age 7-12
All Boys classes ages 9-12
Tuesday, June 22 - Saturday, August 7, 2021
(no classes on Monday, July 5)
Placement 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
Tuesday, June 22 - Thursday, July 29, 2021
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
Tuesday, June 22 - Saturday, August 7, 2021
(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 at 

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