4 February, 2015 //

Let’s Make a Ballet

In Ballet Ireland’s 15th Annual Summer School participants will have an unforgettable time creating a ballet drawing on inspiration from The Frog Prince (Brothers Grimm) with professional dancers from Ballet Ireland.

Each day begins with class on stage with the dancers. Summer school participants become part of the creative process, helping to devise the choreography, create sets and. Our hugely popular summer school, gives aspiring performers a taste for all that goes into making a ballet and a peak into the life of a professional dancer.

Together with the dancers, the young performers play an important role in the creation of their own full length ballet which is performed on stage at the end of the week for family and friends to come and enjoy.

Suitable for ages 6+ with or without dance training.

The programme is suitable for ages 6+ with or without dance training. Participants are divided into groups* (6-8yrs, 9-11yrs and those aged 12 and over), with the seniors in the morning (11am-1pm) and juniors in the afternoon (2-4pm). The senior participants are needed all day on Thursday and Friday, while the juniors attend both morning and afternoon session on Friday.

The age groups are:
Group A: 6-8 years
Group B: 9-11 years
Group C: 12-15 years
Group D: 16 and over

The times are:
11am – 1pm: Groups C & D
2pm – 4pm: Groups A & B
NOTE: On Thursday 23rd all groups are in during the afternoon.
All groups are in on Friday 24th July from 11 – 5pm.