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Bayer

Ballet

vaganova center of excellence
 

Awarded Outstanding School 

2018, 2019, 2020 2021, 2022 & 2023

by Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) the world’s largest global network of dance.

We are committed to providing a healthy and nurturing environment, where students can safely grow and thrive through careful attention to their well-being, as people and artists.  Our award-winning faculty and master teachers deliver a holistic approach to the art of classical ballet, specializing in the Vaganova method, a scientifically based and physiologically sound methodology, which creates impeccable artistry, creativity, and awareness, mind and body.  Our artfully-rigorous curriculum teaches essential life skills, while providing a solid technical foundation, which prepares dancers to adapt easily to diverse styles and choreography, and unleash their full artistic potential. 

summer intensive
audition

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summer intensive

Bayer Ballet’s Summer Intensive is where serious dancers come to refine their technique and artistry, while discovering opportunities to take their dancing to the next level.  An artfully-rigorous curriculum, presenting Vaganova technique in its purest form, is delivered by an internationally-acclaimed faculty.

AUDITION

FEBRUARY 5

Ages 8-18+

PROGRAM DATES

JUNE 5-JUNE 23

JUNIOR INTENSIVE

Ages 8-10

JUNE 26-AUGUST 6

INTENSIVE

Ages 9-18+ years

MASTER VAGANOVA & CONTEMPORARY INSTRUCTION

Vaganova Ballet Technique

Classical Ballet Repertoire

Pas de Deux 

Character

Stretching and Conditioning

Contemporary Dance

Pointe/Pre-Pointe

Variations

WORLD-RENOWNED FACULTY

VASILY MEDVEDEV

STANISLAV FECO 
ELISA CARRILLO CABRERA 
MIKHAIL KANISKIN
ANTON LUKOVKIN 
INNA BAYER 

...MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

PROFESSIONALLY-STAGED THEATRE PRODUCTION

Work with world-renowned CHOREOGRAPHERS & PROFESSIONAL DANCERS, training & rehearsing to perform in a professionally-produced THEATRE PERFORMANCE of Coppelia at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

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ONSTAGE

Springtime
Fairy Tale

MARCH 25 & 26

MOUNTAIN VIEW CENTER FOR

THE PERFORMING ARTS

A Magician's magical book helps bring to life an enchanted Springtime forest fairy tale, filled with sweet animals, frolicking foxes, spirited squirrels, joyful dancing ponies, animated toys and other fairyland creatures. These charming forest friends join forces to rescue a little bunny who has been captured by the Bat Queen.‬⁣  

Presented by students of Bayer Ballet Academy's Pre-Ballet Division, this whimsical story ballet is a family-friendly, magical celebration of Spring.‬⁣ 

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SUMMER CAMPS & classes
aGES 3-10

Explore the many facets of the artform of dance, in a safe and nurturing environment, while developing strength, coordination, flexibility, grace, musicality, self-awareness, and artistic expression.

CAMPS

AGES 5-8 YEARS OLD

SESSION I

JUNE 5-9

SESSION II

JUNE 12-16

SESSION III

JUNE 19-23

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WEEKEND CLASSES

AGES 3-10

June 10-August 27

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INTENSIVES

AGES 8-18+

Audition February 5

Start on June 5

awards &
honors

RECENT HONORS

 

 Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)

"Outstanding School"

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

"Outstanding Choreographer"

2022

Youth Grand Prix

2020, 2022 & 2023

Natalia Makarova Award for Artistry

2022

1st, 2nd & 3rd Places

across multiple divisions

2022

ADC | IBC

Junior Division

1st Place Classical

1st Place Contemporary

1st Place Ensemble

1st Place Duet Trio

2023

World Ballet Competition

Bronze Medal

2021

Prix de Lausanne

2020

Young Arts Winner 

2020

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faculty

 Our award-winning faculty directly hail from the Vaganova Academy and Bolshoi, where they received their training, teaching credentials and advanced graduate degrees in pedagogy.

We are dedicated to providing opportunities for emerging artists in our community to engage, educate and collaborate with world-renowned master artists. 

MASTER CLASSES

Yuri FATEEV, Dir. Mariinsky; Selyutsky, Gennady NAUMOVICH, Ballet Master, Choreographer, Mariinsky; Margarita YUSIM, Bolshoi Ballet; Veronika PART, ABT; Alexei MOSKALENKO, Assist. Dir. YAGP; Adji CISSOKO, Lines Ballet; and many more.

STUDIOS

Every student deserves a safe and nurturing environment to grow and thrive. 

Our facility is designed to adapt to the evolving conditions, allowing students to safely continue training.  Whether we are dancing in-studio, outdoors or virtually, we are committed to delivering the highest quality education (Vaganova method) and access to world-renowned faculty and master teachers.

We have s
even studios, including two outdoor studios with raised wooden floors.  There is a beautiful courtyard for students to gather and study, while waiting for class.

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bayer ballet academy

PROGRAMS

Pre-Ballet, Junior Division, Apprentice,  Pre-Professional, Male, Adult, Grown-Up & Me

CLASSES

Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Character,

Stretching & Strengthening

INTENSIVES & WORKSHOPS

Summer Intensives

Summer Camps

Various Master Classes offered year-round

 

PERFORMANCE

Professional performance and

competition opportunities

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bayer ballet
company

Bayer Ballet Company, the 501(c)3 public charity organization, is dedicated to making the classical discipline of ballet accessible to new generations, preserving the traditions of  the Vaganova method, and contributing enriching cultural experiences to our community.  

𝐓𝐨𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫, we are creating 𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐄𝐒𝐒𝐈𝐁𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘 for our community, while 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐍𝐒𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐨𝐧 𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐲 into a center of artistic excellence on par with its technological achievements. 

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TESTIMONIALS

" This is a top notch school where your son or daughter will receive the proper training that a dancer needs. We have been thoroughly impressed with the professionalism of the school...The teaching faculty is devoted to giving the students excellent instruction. I recommend this school for any child that wants to work hard, and takes their ballet training seriously." 

—  Michelle R., Belmont, CA

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