Summer Programs 2020
AUIDTION JANUARY 26
Bayer Ballet’s Summer Intensive is where serious dancers come to refine their technique and artistry, while discovering opportunities to take their dancing to next level. An artfully-rigorous curriculum, presenting Vaganova technique in its purest form, is delivered by internationally-acclaimed Bayer Ballet Faculty & Guest Instructors.
Don't miss this opportunity to audition for the Summer Intensive Program at, Bayer Ballet, which was awarded Outstanding School in 2018 & 2019 by Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), the world’s largest global network of dance.
JUNE 8 - JUNE 26
Ages: 9-12 years
morning session: 9am-1pm
afternoon session: 1pm-5pm
Bayer Ballet's Summer Intensive encompasses:
Russian Vaganova Ballet Technique
Classical Ballet Repertoire
Stretching and Conditioning
June 26: Demonstration, presented by participants (in-studio)
JUNE 29-AUGUST 8
Ages: 9-12 years, 13-PRE-PROFESSIONAL
Bayer Ballet's Summer Intensive encompasses the above, with the addition of the following:
Pas de Deux
August 8-9: Summer Intensive Showcase, presented by participants of the Summer Intensive Program at Menlo Atherton Performing Arts Center
Qualified Summer Intensive students are invited to audition for the full-time pre-professional training program.
summer intensive faculty
Kiev Classical Ballet Theater (Ukraine). Toured: France, Spain, Germany, and Poland as Principal Dancer. Teaching: San Francisco Ballet School, Bat-Dor.
Awards: "Choreographer of the Year"
(American Dance Awards),"Outstanding Teacher" (YAGP,SF)
Founded Bayer Ballet in 2005, awarded Outstanding School by YAGP, SF (2018 & 2019)
Pedagogy and Choreography wit Honors, Moscow State Academy of Choreography
(Bolshoi Ballet Academy)
Cum Laude, State Academy of Choreography and Dance in Voronezh
Bayer Ballet Faculty
Institute of Theater Arts of Moscow (Assoc. Prof.), Dance Academy of Boris Eifman, Vagánova Ballet Academy in Russia, Opera and Ballet Theater. MP Mussorgsky, Russian Ballet Company
Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, State Pedagogical University of Russia
Theory & Methodology of Professional Education, Honorable Mention, Vagánova Academy
Bayer Ballet Faculty
Natalia Satz Musical Theatre, San Carlo Theater Company (Naples)
Created more than 50 original choreographies, staged repertories for various international dance performances
Translation, "The School of Russian Ballet: Vaganova Method by V.S. Kostrovitskaja and A.A. Pisarev
Pedagogy and Choreography with Honors, Moscow State Academy of Choreography (Bolshoi Ballet Academy)
Bayer Ballet Guest Faculty
Kirov Ballet, Mariinsky, St. Petersburg; Colorado Ballet, USA; Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium; Ballet Victor Ullate; Peter Schaufuss Ballet; San Francisco Opera Ballet, USA; Setsuko Itchikawa Ballet, Japan; Arlington Ballet, USA
Vaganova Ballet Academy, Ballet West -Scotland, Universal Ballet-South Korea, Yantra Ballet- Belgium, Ballet Ruso Barcelona
Teaching Diploma, Graduate of the Vaganova Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg,
*Faculty subject to change
2020 audition dates
Day of Register: $40
Online Submission: $40
AUDITION DRESS CODE
Women: black leotard, pink tights, bring Pointe shoes
Men: black tights and white t-shirt
Bring a photo in 1st arabesque. Photographs will not be returned.
Summer Program: March 31, 2020
Year Round Program: August 1, 2020
How to Apply by Video Audition
Complete AUDITION APPLICATION and pay AUDITION FEE.
Email online video link or mail DVD. Include a photo in 1st arabesque. Photographs will not be returned.
Submit by mail (DVD) or email (video link)
2028 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA
Video Submission Information
Videos should be maximum 10 minutes in length.
Please begin with a short introduction; state your name, age, the number of years of dance education, the number of years of pointe work (if applicable), the name of your current school and teacher(s).
Barre and center exercises: plié, battement tendu, adagio, pirouettes, petit, medium, and grand allegro, tours en l'air for men, and pointe work for women. A classical ballet variation on pointe is optional.
All candidates must complete AUDITION APPLICATION and AUDITION FEE payment before submitting a video audition.
Scholarships are limited and considered for students of exceptional talent and need and granted at the sole discretion of the artistic director. Students receiving scholarship offers are expected to make early decisions about attendance.
Summer Intensive Programs
June 8 - June 26
June 8 - June 26
June 29 - August 8