August 7 – 18, 2017 – Irvine


This two-week program is designed for the pre-pointe and beginning pointe ballet student, ages 9 to 12, looking for serious training. The program builds strength for pointe, and prepares the student for advanced movement.

Curriculum: ballet technique, pre-pointe/beginning pointework, variation, contemporary, jazz and pilates

International Guest Faculty may include:

Christopher Powney, Artistic Director, The Royal Ballet School, UK

Larissa Saveliev, Founder and Artistic Director of Youth America Grand Prix

Gennadi Saveliev, Former Soloist, American Ballet Theatre and YAGP Co-Founder

Misha Tchoupakov, Internationally Renowned Dance Instructor and YAGP Resident Master Teacher

Guest faculty are subject to change without notice.


2017 Tuition & Fees:

2 Weeks $1,100

Tuition Payment Schedule:

  • Installment Plan Price: $1,100 – Final payment due no later than May 1, 2017

Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable. In cases of withdrawal for severe illness or injury that is documented by a physician, a partial refund may be given on a case by case basis.


No Housing is available


Activity Fee: $85 – includes a student ticket to Gala of the Stars Performance, SBA summer t-shirt & dvd of Inspired Young Dancer Performance

Final Day Performance: 

Inspired Young Dancer Performance held Friday, August 18, 2017 at Segerstrom Center For The Arts

*Prices and information may be subject to change without notice