SUMMER INTENSIVES

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AGES 11-ADULT  |  ALL LEVELS
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SUMMER INTENSIVE

2020

JULY 13 – AUGUST 1
Mon-Fri  |  9:15am-4:45pm   

This program is a distinct opportunity for dancers of any level to cultivate their technical skills and enrich their understanding and appreciation of the art form. Our program attracts dancers from a large geographic area, both national and international. Primary emphasis is always placed on correct alignment, musicality, and a graded approach to material so that the dancers extend their skills in a balanced way, without injury. At MSB, we prepare dancers to go on in their training in many forms of dance.

T R A I N.

With MSB & Guest Faculty
During 2 full weeks of training, students will participate in highly individualized ballet classes, modern technique classes, and other related disciplines.

REHEARSE.

New Works and Repertory
In Week 3, we focus on choreography, giving dancers the opportunity to develop their artistry and performing capabilities through the rehearsal process.

PERFORM.

In a Culminating Production
The rehearsal process will conclude with a public performance on Saturday, August 2nd. Family and friends are encouraged and welcome to attend.

SCHEDULE

Following is a sample of our daily schedule (Classes, times and faculty are subject to change).
Students must remain on the premises at all times during program hours.

JACOB’S PILLOW EXCURSION
Sunday, July 26

Attendance is optional, but you won’t want to miss the chance to see one of Massachusetts’ unique and historic landmarks, as well as attend a special performance by Ballet Hispanico:
 jacobspillow.org/events

TICKETS: $78

Weeks 1-2 | MONDAY-FRIDAY
9:15-10:30am            Pilates
10:45am-12:15pm     Ballet or Modern
12:15-12:45pm           Lunch Break
12:45-2:30pm           Ballet or Modern
2:30-3:45pm             Pointe or Variations
3:45-4:45pm             Related Disciplines (ex: Anatomy)

Week 3 | MONDAY-FRIDAY
9:15am-4:45pm         Focus on Choreography

August 1 | SATURDAY
1:30pm         Performance

*Classes, times, and faculty are subject to change. Students must remain on the premises at all times during the program.

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  I got up in the morning and COULDN’T WAIT to go to class… MSB’s Summer Intensive opened doors for me in my dancing.

JENNIE EDWARDS
Dancer  |  Marblehead, MA

AGES 8-12  |  ALL LEVELS
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SUMMER INTENSIVE

2020

AUGUST 3 – 7
Mon-Fri  |  9:15am-4:45pm   

This program offers training to young dancers of all levels and experience. Students receive individual attention geared to their personal development. Classes will cover a variety of material including Ballet Technique, Improvisation, Stretch & Strength, Rhythm, Story Telling through Movement, and more.

MONDAY-FRIDAY
9:15-10:30am            1st Class
10:30am-12:00pm   2nd Class
12:00-1:00pm           Lunch Break
1:00-2:15pm              3rd Class

*Classes, times, and faculty are subject to change.
Students must remain on the premises at all times during the program.

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    I am so thankful to have a mentor like Paula Shiff. We work really hard in the summer intensive, and it’s a lot of fun. I can see a lot of improvement in myself just in 3 weeks. I can’t wait for the next intensive!

LUCAS FREEMAN
Dancer  |  Miami, FL

OUR LOCATION
An orange sky stretches over the black silhouette of the Marblehead shore

MARBLEHEAD, MA (U.S.A.)

Photo by Joseph Puleo

Few places offer the cultural richness and sheer beauty of New England in the summertime. Our region has served as the backdrop and inspiration for countless artists for hundreds of years. To this day, Marblehead and the neighboring North Shore towns of Massachusetts are where many artists, dancers, authors and historians choose to call home. In addition to strolling the many quaint galleries, studios and boutiques in town, students may use their free time to visit some of the following local treasures:

SURROUNDING AREA

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CONTACT US

(781) 631-6262
msb@havetodance.com

115 Pleasant Street
Marblehead, MA 01945
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