Summer

4 Open Square Way #403 Holyoke, MA 01040 | 413-536-6200

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10% off Summer Tuition if paid in full by May 1st

Pre-Ballet Workshop: Age 5-8

Young ballet enthusiasts will explore the art of classical ballet by learning ballet, improvisation, simple dances, acting, games and reading stories from classical ballets. Children should bring a healthy snack and drink for break.

July 16-20
M-F 12:00 – 3:00 PM
$250.00

Ballet Intensive Levels 1 and 2: Age 9-10

Students will learn about the art of classical ballet, starting with a ballet class and continuing with other forms and improvisation. The curriculum will vary each week. Children should bring a healthy snack and drink for break.

August 6 –  August 17
M-F  9:00-2:00
1 wk $350.00
2 wk $450.00

Ballet Intensive for Level 3A and 3B: Age 11-14

Intensive students study ballet, variations, pointe, modern, yoga, and jazz.

July 23 – August 17
M-F  9:30-4:00
1 wk $400.00
2 wk $500.00
3 wk $600.00
4 wk $700.00

Ballet Intensive for Levels 4 and 5: Advanced

Intensive students study ballet, pointe, pas de deux, repertory, modern, jazz, and yoga.

July 23 to August 17
M-TH 9:30-5:00 F 9:30-4:00
1 wk $450.00
2 wk $575.00
3 wk $700.00
4 wk $800.00

Summer Workshops and Intensives are taught by our professional faculty. Curriculum focuses on classical ballet technique, pointe, jazz, modern, and improvisation. For correct class placement, please attend a class at the academy or send a DVD of one barre one center and one allegro combination. A YouTube link is also acceptable. Students who register for the entire four weeks of the intensive may participate in the in-studio performance.

Adult Open Classes

June 19 to August 16
Adult Intermediate: Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-11:00 am
Adult Beginning/Intermediate: Tuesday 6:00-7:30 pm
Adult ten-class card $150
College Student ten-class card $140
Single Class $18

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“Thank you for the wonderful experience that we are having at your school … she loves her class and teacher and I like that your school isn't focused on body image, but rather on the fun of the dance itself.”
Parent
“MAB has given each of them a certain mental toughness and tenacity that will serve them well in their lives no matter what path they choose. I am so grateful to you both. The positive difference you are making in the lives of so many young people that walk through the doors of MAB is your legacy. It is about so much more than ballet.”
Parent
“I’m very glad to find in America a school that is so similar to Russian Ballet. Thank you for preserving the classical dance tradition.”
Alla Olsapinka  
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In 2008, the Massachusetts Academy of  Ballet Educational Training Association (MABETA) was launched. The mission of this not-for-profit initiative is to educate residents of Holyoke and the surrounding communities about the art of classical ballet.

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