Ballet at Home Summer Elementary Program for Young Dancers — José Mateo Ballet Theatre
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Join José Mateo Ballet Theatre this summer for a special, two-week course designed for Young Dancers ages 3-9! No previous dance experience necessary. Sample classes before registering for the fall and experience the individualized instruction and caring attention that are the hallmark of JMBT’s curriculum for Young Dancers.


August 10 – 21, 2020


Creative Dance 3-4 years (must be age 3 by 9/1/20)

Pre Ballet 5-6 years (must be age 5 by 9/1/20)

Ballet Level I 7-9 years (must be age 7 by 9/1/20)


Creative Dance Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 9:00-9:45 AM

Pre Ballet Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00-11:00 AM

Ballet Level I Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 4:00-5:15 PM


Sierra Hitchcock


Creative Dance $45

Pre Ballet $60

Ballet Level I $75


Financial aid is available.

Eligibility Guidelines


Application Requirements

Financial Aid Eligibility Guidelines


Household Size 2020 HHS Poverty Guidelines
1 $12,760
2 $17,240
3 $21,720
4 $26,200
5 $30,680
6 $35,160
7 $39,640
8 $44,120
add for each additional person $4,480


Competitive candidates typically come from homes where adjusted gross income is less than three times the above rates.

Financial Aid Stipulations

JMBT scholarship students must:

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1. Attend all weekly classes and the full two weeks of the program (August 10-21).
2. Comply with all rules and regulations of José Mateo Ballet Theatre including, but not limited to, dress code, punctuality, general conduct, and class protocols.
3. Attend and be on time to all scheduled classes. Scholarship students may not be late to class more than once or have more than one unexcused absence during the course of the program. Excused absences and lateness must be communicated to the office by a parent/guardian in advance of the start of class.
4. Participate in all classes and activities and other organizational programs as scheduled.
5. Seek and receive permission from artistic staff before enrolling in additional dance classes or accepting a performance engagement elsewhere.

Financial Aid Application Requirements

Before you begin your Enrollment Application, please have ready:

  1. A digital copy (e.g., scan, image, pdf) of your most recent tax filing. This must include the IRS Form 1040 showing the student listed as a dependent and showing your Adjusted Gross Income. Example 1040

    *If you do not file taxes, please contact us to discuss alternative income documentation.

  2. The following 4 short written statements:
    1. A statement of financial need
    2. A statement of your child's interest in the study of dance
    3. A statement of your family's willingness to support this interest
    4. A statement of commitment to full participation in the program and the eligibility requirements outlined above