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2024 Summer Camps

Name
Days
Location
Demonstrator Camp | 7/23-7/25
Rhonda Kendzicky
Demonstrator Camp | ages 8-13 | July 23-25, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Learn how to demonstrate steps and assist with a dance class for different levels of dancers. Dancers will practice taking turns leading an exercise with the correct technique and musicality, learn how to make corrections, and practice assisting with problems that may arise in a class. This camp is all about building dancers’ confidence and growing leadership skills.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Choreographer Camp | 7/8-7/12
Michelle Quenon
Is your dancer interested in creating their own choreography? Join us this week as dancers learn what goes into putting together a dance production. Dancers will work in groups to choreograph, cast, and design their own ballet that they will perform for family and friends at the end of the week.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Nutcracker Camp | 7/15-7/19
Claire Bowers
Dancers will explore the story of The Nutcracker, its characters, the music, and learn fun choreography. On the last day of camp, dancers will share a mini performance with family and friends! This is a perfect primer for dancers looking to audition for our 2024 production of The Nutcracker.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
Chelsea

2024 Summer Intensives

Name
Days
Location
2024 Advanced Performance Intensive | 7/22-7/26
Ages 13+ | July 22-26

The Ballet Chelsea Performance Intensive is designed to allow advanced dancers to immerse themselves fully in their art through an intensive rehearsal process that will culminate in a performance project

**$100 discount if also enrolled in 2+ weeks of SDI will be applied to SDI tuition posting**
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
2024 Intermediate Mini Intensive | 6/10-6/14
Rhonda Kendzicky
The Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive offers the continued learning of classical ballet technique through a professional class progression, pointe and pre-pointe, repertory, and choreography. Barre work, center work, and traveling exercises are designed to better technique while repertory and choreography classes develop performance quality and build confidence. Through the exploration of ballet technique, use of space, and musicality students will work toward the creation of their own original class combinations which they will share and teach to their fellow dancers to build camaraderie and foster independence!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Chelsea

2024 Summer Parent's Night Out

Name
Days
Location
8/2: Parent's Night Out
Parents Night Out | ages 3+ | August 2, 6-9pm
Drop your child off for a fun evening of dance, music and a craft. Then, enjoy a fun evening yourself!
Friday
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea

2024 Summer Drop-In Class Series

Name
Days
Location
7/16: Ballet 7/8 Drop-In
Natalie Krienke
Ages 13 & up. Placement required;
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/9: Ballet 7/8 Drop-In
Natalie Krienke
Ages 13 & up. Placement required;
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/16: Pointe 7/8 Drop-In
Natalie Krienke
Ages 13 & up. Placement required;
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/9: Pointe 7/8 Drop-In
Natalie Krienke
Ages 13 & up. Placement required;
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
6/12: Ballet 6/7/8 Drop-In
Nancy Giles Watkins
Ages 12 & up. Placement required;
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/17: Ballet 5/6 Drop-In
Aja Brandmeier
Ages 11 & up. Placement required;
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
6/12: Pointe 6/7/8 Drop-In
Nancy Giles Watkins
Ages 12& up. Placement required;
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/17: Pointe 5/6 Drop-In
Aja Brandmeier
Ages 11 & up. Placement required;
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
6/13: Ballet 6/7/8 Drop-In
Michelle Quenon
Ages 12 & up. Placement required;
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
6/13: Pointe 6/7/8 Drop-In
Michelle Quenon
Ages 12 & up. Placement required;
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/12: Ballet 6-8 Master Class
Ages 12 & up. Placement required;
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/19: Ballet 6-8 Drop-In
Michelle Quenon
Ages 12 & up. Placement required;
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/12: Contemporary 6-8 Master Class
Ages 12 & up. Placement required;
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
7/19: Pointe 6-8 Drop-In
Michelle Quenon
Ages 12 & up. Placement required;
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea

ADP 2024 Summer

Name
Days
Location
Teen and Adult Summer ADP (MK C Th 415-5)
Macks Kreps
Each class is tailor made to the needs and abilities of the participants and aims to improve coordination and balance, endurance, flexibility, self-confidence and for students - teamwork.

**please note the 8/1 class will be held from 4:30-5:00pm**

Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio C
Chelsea

2024 SDI

Name
Days
Location
SDI Week 1 | July 29- Aug 2 (M-F ABC 930-430)
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers.

Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
SDI Week 2 | Aug 5-9 (M-F ABC 930-430)
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers.

Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
SDI Week 3 | Aug 12-16 (M-F ABC 930-430)
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers.

Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
SDI Weeks 1 & 2 | July 29- Aug 9 (M-F ABC 930-430)
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers.

Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
SDI Weeks 1 & 3 | July 29-Aug 2, Aug 12-16 (M-F ABC 930-430)
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers.

Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
SDI Weeks 1, 2, & 3 | July 29 -Aug 16 (M-F ABC 930-430)
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers.

Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
SDI Weeks 2 & 3 | Aug 5-16 (M-F ABC 930-430)
*ages 8-9 allowed to attend week 1
Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive serves the serious ballet student by offering an intensive training process that nurtures technical and artistic growth through personal attention and training excellence. Students are exposed to a broad curriculum that includes daily ballet technique, along with pointe, repertory, partnering, modern, contemporary ballet and conditioning methods in addition to educational dance seminars. Dancers showcase what they have learned at the end of each week with a showcase for peers.

Students may choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Dancers who are not currently working en pointe are encouraged to take week I of our SDI and the Intermediate Mini Ballet Intensive.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea

2024-2025 Company Auditions

Name
Days
Location
2024-2025 Associate Artist Audition Payment
Ballet Chelsea's Performance Company requires a commitment from both dancer and parent. Ballet Chelsea prides itself on offering high-caliber training to dancers who are commitment to their art and community. Auditions for Ballet Chelsea Performance Company including Senior Company, Junior Company, Professional Training Program, Professional Artists, and Associate Artists will take place at Ballet Chelsea Studios in August. Rehearsals begin in September.

Audition Registration Form: Please submit your form no later than Friday August 16th either by (a) submitting your Audition Registration Form electronically to office@balletchelsea.org or (b) dropping it off in our mailbox outside the Ballet Chelsea studio.

Sunday, August 18, 2024, Performance Company Audition (ages 7+)
Associate Artists (ages 7+)
12:00 pm - Check in opens for Associate Company Artists
12:30-1:00 pm - Auditions for Associate Company Artists

Sunday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
2024-2025 Junior Company Audition Payment
Audition Registration Form: Please submit your form no later than Friday, August 16th either by
(a) submitting your Audition Registration Form electronically to office@balletchelsea.org or
(b) dropping it off in our mailbox outside the Ballet Chelsea studio.

Junior Company Artists (ages 8-12)
12:30 pm - Check in opens & warm-up for Junior Company Artists
1:00-2:00 pm - Auditions for Junior Company Artists
Sunday
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
2024-2025 Adult Guest Artist Audition Payment
Audition Registration Form: Please submit your form no later than Friday, August 16th either by
(a) submitting your Audition Registration Form electronically to office@balletchelsea.org or
(b) dropping it off in our mailbox outside the Ballet Chelsea studio.

Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Company Artists, Guest Artists, Professional Artists (ages 13+)
1:00 pm - Check in opens & warm up for Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Program Artist, Guest and Professional Company Artists
2:00-3:30 pm - Audition for Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Program Artist, Guest and Professional Company Artists


Sunday
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
2024-2025 PTP Company Audition Payment
Audition Registration Form: Please submit your form no later than Friday, August 16th either by
(a) submitting your Audition Registration Form electronically to office@balletchelsea.org or
(b) dropping it off in our mailbox outside the Ballet Chelsea studio.

Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Company Artists, Guest Artists, Professional Artists (ages 13+)
1:00 pm - Check in opens & warm up for Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Program Artist, Guest and Professional Company Artists
2:00-3:30 pm - Audition for Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Program Artist, Guest and Professional Company Artists
3:30-5:00 pm - Audition Continued for Professional Training Program and Professional Artists

Sunday
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea
2024-2025 Senior Company Audition Payment
Audition Registration Form: Please submit your form no later than Friday, August 16th either by
(a) submitting your Audition Registration Form electronically to office@balletchelsea.org or
(b) dropping it off in our mailbox outside the Ballet Chelsea studio.

Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Company Artists, Guest Artists, Professional Artists (ages 13+)
1:00 pm - Check in opens & warm up for Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Program Artist, Guest and Professional Company Artists
2:00-3:30 pm - Audition for Senior Company Artists, Professional Training Program Artist, Guest and Professional Company Artists

Sunday
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Studios A/B/C
Chelsea

2024-25 Semester 1 Classes

Name
Days
Location
Ballet 4 (RK M B 4-530)
Rhonda Kendzicky
10-14 years, placement required, 3 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Ballet 8 (NG M A 4-530)
Nancy Giles Watkins
14 & up, placement required, 4-5 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
First Barre (NK M C 4-445)
Natalie Krienke
First Barre (6 & 7 years, prerequisite Beginning Ballet)
Prepare your young dancer age 6-7 for a lifelong love of ballet with this age-appropriate introduction to ballet technique. Dancers will focus on establishing basic ballet technique and positions while advancing to more complex sequences of movements. Imagination and creativity continue to play an important role in class. Must take at least one year of Beginning Ballet, or have permission from the Assistant Artistic Director to enroll.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Jazz 2 & 3 (NK M C 445-530)
Natalie Krienke
Jazz 2 & 3 is for 8 to 12 year old students and starts to introduce dancers to more complex movements and combinations. We start to build upon foundational steps to develop musicality and rhythm. This class is a great addition to ballet training or fun to take just on its own.
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Ballet 2 (RK M B 530-645)
Rhonda Kendzicky
8-11 years, placement required, 2 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Jazz 5 & 6 (NK M C 530-630)
Natalie Krienke
11 & up, placement required
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Pointe 8 (NG M A 530-630)
Nancy Giles Watkins
Level placement required, minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly required.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Ballet 6 (NK M A 630-8)
Natalie Krienke
12 & up, placement required, 3-4 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Monday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Pilates (LM M C 630-730)
Lauren Miller
13& Up, no experience necessary
This class will focus on core strength, as well as full body stability, coordination, control, and breath while teaching students the basics of Mat Pilates and deepening their overall body awareness.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Pre-Pointe 2 (RK M B 645-715)
Rhonda Kendzicky
Level placement required, minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly required.
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Intermediate Adult Ballet (LM M C 730-9)
Lauren Miller
Intermediate Adult Ballet (18 & up, previous experience recommended, but not required)
Danced as a kid and want to leap back in? Intermediate Adult Ballet is for you! You will complete exercises at the barre, and then move to the center. Dancers will work on developing balance, coordination, strength, and flexibility, while continuing to grow their knowledge of dance vocabulary and technique.
Monday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Musical Theatre Dance (MD M B 730-845)
Mathieu Dehoorne
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Pointe 6 (NK M A 8-9)
Natalie Krienke
Level placement required, minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly required.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Ballet 1 (NK T A 4-5)
Natalie Krienke
7-9 years, prerequisite full year of First Barre or permission of Director.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Ballet 5 & 6 (MQ T B 4-530)
Michelle Quenon
11 & up, placement required, 3-4 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Creative Ballet (AN T C 4-430)
Creative Ballet (3 & 4 years)
Creative Ballet introduces young students to the study of dance in a fun and supportive environment. The class is an age-appropriate introduction to ballet using music and rhythm to develop coordination, athleticism, focus, and confidence. These classes incorporate songs, stories, and movement activities which support children’s natural creativity and joy of movement.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
First Barre (NW T C 430-515)
Niya Wharton
First Barre (6 & 7 years, prerequisite Beginning Ballet)
Prepare your young dancer age 6-7 for a lifelong love of ballet with this age-appropriate introduction to ballet technique. Dancers will focus on establishing basic ballet technique and positions while advancing to more complex sequences of movements. Imagination and creativity continue to play an important role in class. Must take at least one year of Beginning Ballet, or have permission from the Assistant Artistic Director to enroll.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Ballet 7 & 8 (WD T A 5-630)
Wendi DuBois
13 & up, placement required, 4-5 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Beg. Ballet and Tap Combo (KL T C 515-6)
Kaitlynn Liskiewicz
Beginning Ballet & Tap Combo (5 & 6 years, no experience necessary)
This class teaches beginning ballet and tap dance techniques for 5-6 year olds. Dancers will begin class wearing ballet slippers with their tap shoes in a dance bag. Students will focus on coordination, rhythm, and creative expression while learning beginning ballet and tap dance technique and vocabulary.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Character (MQ T B 530-630)
Michelle Quenon
11 & up, 1 weekly ballet class required.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Tap 1 (KL T C 6-645)
Kaitlynn Liskiewicz
Tap 1 (5-8 years, no experience necessary)
Tap 1 is a fun introduction to basic tap technique for 5-8 year olds. Dancers will focus on rhythm, footwork, coordination, and basic sequences while staying creative and having fun.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Pointe 7 & 8 (WD T A 630-730)
Wendi DuBois
Level placement required, minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly required.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Hip Hop 10-13yr (KL T B 645-745)
Kaitlynn Liskiewicz
Tuesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Contemporary 7 & 8 (NK T A 730-9)
Natalie Krienke
Contemporary 7 & 8 (14 & Up, placement required.)
Contemporary 7 & 8 focuses on different types of movement, playing with dynamics and musicality. After a warm-up consisting of conditioning and stretching, students will move across the floor with combinations that strengthen their technique. This class is a great addition to classical ballet and will help enhance dancers' connections to their bodies and the floor.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Jazz 3 & 4 (KL T B 745-830)
Kaitlynn Liskiewicz
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Creative Ballet (MK W C 1030-11)
Macks Kreps
Creative Ballet (3 & 4 years)
Creative Ballet introduces young students to the study of dance in a fun and supportive environment. The class is an age-appropriate introduction to ballet using music and rhythm to develop coordination, athleticism, focus, and confidence. These classes incorporate songs, stories, and movement activities which support children’s natural creativity and joy of movement.
Wednesday
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio C
Chelsea
Bop Hop (MK W C 345-415)
Macks Kreps
Bop Hop (3-6 years, no experience necessary)
Bop Hop is a fun introduction to rhythm, locomotor movement, and beginning level hip hop dance for 3-6 year olds. Dancers will focus on coordination, sequencing, and creative expression while learning basic hip hop style movement.
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Ballet 6 & 7 (NG W A 4-530)
Nancy Giles Watkins
12 & up, placement required, 3-4 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Ballet 2 (RK W B 415-530)
Rhonda Kendzicky
8-11 years, placement required, 2 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Beg. Ballet (MK W C 415-5)
Macks Kreps
Beginning Ballet (5 & 6 years, no experience necessary)
Beginning Ballet focuses on the fundamentals of ballet technique. The class emphasizes proper placement, vocabulary, etiquette, and ballet-based improvisation. This class is the prerequisite for First Barre.
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Creative Ballet (MK W C 5-530)
Macks Kreps
Creative Ballet (3 & 4 years)
Creative Ballet introduces young students to the study of dance in a fun and supportive environment. The class is an age-appropriate introduction to ballet using music and rhythm to develop coordination, athleticism, focus, and confidence. These classes incorporate songs, stories, and movement activities which support children’s natural creativity and joy of movement.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Ballet 3 (RK W B 530-7)
Rhonda Kendzicky
9-12 years, placement required, 2-3 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Men's Class (MD W C 530-630)
Mathieu Dehoorne
Men’s Ballet (13 & up, or permission from Director)
This class focuses on specific turns, jumps, and other steps that are not always covered in a ballet technique class, but that are essential to male roles in the classical ballet repertoire. This class is taken in addition to dancers’ assigned level ballet classes.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Pointe 6 & 7 (NG W A 530-630)
Nancy Giles Watkins
Level placement required, minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly required.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Ballet 8 (CJ W A 630-8)
Caitlin Jozefczak
14 & up, placement required, 4-5 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Strength & Conditioning (MD W C 630-730)
Mathieu Dehoorne
Strength and Conditioning for Dancers (13 & up)
This class will focus on strengthening exercises made to help support, develop, and further dancers’ ballet technique.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Pointe 3 (RK W B 7-745)
Rhonda Kendzicky
Level placement required, minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly required.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Contemporary 3 & 4 (MD W B 745-830)
Mathieu Dehoorne
9-14 years old
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Pointe Variations 8 (CJ A W 8-9)
Caitlin Jozefczak
Level 8 placement required, 2 weekly pointe classes required.
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Ballet 8 (MQ Th A 4-6)
Michelle Quenon
14 & up, placement required, 4-5 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Beg. Ballet (NW Th B 415-5)
Niya Wharton
Beginning Ballet (5 & 6 years, no experience necessary)
Beginning Ballet focuses on the fundamentals of ballet technique. The class emphasizes proper placement, vocabulary, etiquette, and ballet-based improvisation. This class is the prerequisite for First Barre.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Bop Hop (MK Th C 415-445)
Macks Kreps
Bop Hop (3-6 years, no experience necessary)
Bop Hop is a fun introduction to rhythm, locomotor movement, and beginning level hip hop dance for 3-6 year olds. Dancers will focus on coordination, sequencing, and creative expression while learning basic hip hop style movement.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Tiny Tappers (MK Th C 445-515)
Macks Kreps
Tiny Tappers (3-6 years, no experience necessary)
Tiny Tappers is a fun introduction to rhythm, locomotor movement, and beginning level tap dance for 3-6 year olds. Dancers will focus on coordination, sequencing, and creative expression while learning basic tap movements.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Pre-Ballet (NW Th B 5-545)
Niya Wharton
Pre-Ballet (4 & 5 years, no experience necessary)
This class is the perfect introduction to ballet basics for dancers ages 4-5. Using techniques designed for young imaginative minds and bodies, students work on body alignment and posture as well as the development of self-expression through creative movement.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
ADP (MK Th C 515-6)
Macks Kreps
Adaptive Dance Program
Ballet Chelsea's Adaptive Dance Program (ADP) brings movement classes to residents ages 3 - 93. Classes are designed with mental, physical, and / or cognitive limitations. Each class is tailor made to the needs and abilities of the participants and aims to improve coordination and balance, endurance, flexibility, self-confidence and for students - teamwork.
For more information, check out our page on ADP: https://balletchelsea.org/adaptive-dance-program-adp/
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Ballet 1 & 2 (NK Th B 545-7)
Natalie Krienke
8-10 year, prerequisite full year of Ballet 1 or permission of Director.
Thursday
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Hip Hop 7-11yr (MK Th C 6-645)
Macks Kreps
Hip Hip 1 (7-11 years, no experience necessary)
Hip Hop 1/2 works with beginners to develop their rhythm and coordination while encouraging individual style and teaching the basics of hip hop.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Absolute Beginner Adult/Teen Ballet *Mini Session 1*(NK Th B 7-8)
Natalie Krienke
8 Week Mini Session.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Ballet 5 (MQ Th A 7-815)
Michelle Quenon
11 & up, placement required, 3-4 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Jazz 1 (AB Th C 7-730)
Jazz 1 (5-8 years, no experience necessary)
In this first jazz class, dancers learn basic jazz steps with turns, kicks, and leaps. This class begins to introduce the structure of higher-level jazz classes while leaving time for movement games. We use age-appropriate music to help facilitate a fun, safe environment for dancers aged 5-8.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Mime and Physical Acting (ML Th C 730-9)
Michael Lee
Mime and Physical Acting (14 & up)
Move! Freeze! Slo Mo… Smile… Frown… Inhale…Giggle! ...Now, hold perfectly still…wait…wait…. When you act with your WHOLE body, the WHOLE audience gets it! Playing characters with clear and understandable techniques, physical attitudes, rhythm and movement styles reaches into the actor’s soul and touches the heart of everyone watching. Mime and physical acting shows students how to use the poetry and drama of movement to create and show so many different thoughts and feelings.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio C
Chelsea
Pointe 5 (MQ Th A 815-9)
Michelle Quenon
Level placement required, minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly required.
Thursday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Ballet 7 (MD F A 4-5:30)
Mathieu Dehoorne
13 & up, placement required, 4-5 ballet classes weekly recommended
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Ballet 3 & 4 (MD F B 530-645)
Mathieu Dehoorne
9-12 years, placement required, 2-3 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Pointe Variations 7 (NK F A 530-630)
Natalie Krienke
Level 7 placement required, 2 weekly pointe classes required.
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Jazz 7 & 8 (MD F A 645-8)
Mathieu Dehoorne
14 & up, placement required.
Friday
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Chelsea
Tiny Tappers (NW S C 9-930)
Niya Wharton
Tiny Tappers (3-6 years, no experience necessary)
Tiny Tappers is a fun introduction to rhythm, locomotor movement, and beginning level tap dance for 3-6 year olds. Dancers will focus on coordination, sequencing, and creative expression while learning basic tap movements.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Studio C
Chelsea
Bop Hop (NW S C 930-10)
Niya Wharton
Bop Hop (3-6 years, no experience necessary)
Bop Hop is a fun introduction to rhythm, locomotor movement, and beginning level hip hop dance for 4-6 year olds. Dancers will focus on coordination, sequencing, and creative expression while learning basic hip hop style movement.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio C
Chelsea
Ballet 5 & 6 (MQ S B 10-1130)
Michelle Quenon
11 & up, placement required, 3-4 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio B
Chelsea
Ballet 7 & 8 (AB S A 10-1130)
Aja Brandmeier
13 & up, placement required, 4-5 ballet classes weekly recommended.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio A
Chelsea
Pre-Ballet (NW S C 10-1045)
Niya Wharton
Pre-Ballet (4 & 5 years, no experience necessary)
This class is the perfect introduction to ballet basics for dancers ages 4-5. Using techniques designed for young imaginative minds and bodies, students work on body alignment and posture as well as the development of self-expression through creative movement.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio C
Chelsea
First Barre (NW S C 1045-1130)
Niya Wharton
First Barre (6 & 7 years, prerequisite Beginning Ballet)
Prepare your young dancer age 6-7 for a lifelong love of ballet with this age-appropriate introduction to ballet technique. Dancers will focus on establishing basic ballet technique and positions while advancing to more complex sequences of movements. Imagination and creativity continue to play an important role in class. Must take at least one year of Beginning Ballet, or have permission from the Assistant Artistic Director to enroll.
Saturday
10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio C
Chelsea
Pointe 5 & 6 (MQ S B 1130-1230)
Michelle Quenon
Level placement required, minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly required.
Saturday
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Contemporary 5 & 6 (NK S B 1230-115)
Natalie Krienke
12 & Up, placement required.
Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
Studio B
Chelsea
Partnering (NK/MD S A 1130-1230)
Natalie Krienke
Dancers who have taken partnering in the past are eligible to register. Additional dancers will be invited to take Partnering following the company auditions.
Saturday
11:30 PM to 12:30 PM
Studio A
Chelsea