Summer Elementary Program — José Mateo Ballet Theatre
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Summer Elementary Program

CREATIVE DANCE I / CREATIVE DANCE II / PRE BALLET I / PRE BALLET II / BALLET LEVEL I / BOYS BALLET LEVEL I/II / BALLET LEVEL II / FINANCIAL AID / ENROLL

AGES

3 – 10 years

DATES

July 6 – August 6, 2021

LOCATION

José Mateo Ballet Theatre
400 Harvard Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 (in Harvard Square)


CREATIVE DANCE I
AGE

3 years old by 6/6/2021

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Monday 1:30-2:15 PM
Wednesday 1:30-2:15 PM
Students may attend 1 or 2 classes per week

TUITION
1 CLASS / WEEK

$142.50

2 CLASSES / WEEK

$262.50


CREATIVE DANCE II
AGE

4 years old by 6/6/2021

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Tuesday 1:30-2:15 PM
Thursday 1:30-2:15 PM
Students may attend 1 or 2 classes per week

TUITION
1 CLASS / WEEK

$142.50

2 CLASSES / WEEK

$262.50


PRE BALLET I
AGE

5 years old by 6/6/2021

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Monday 2:30-3:15 PM
Wednesday 2:30-3:15 PM
Students may attend 1 or 2 classes per week

TUITION
1 CLASS / WEEK

$142.50

2 CLASSES / WEEK

$262.50


PRE BALLET II
AGE

6 years old by 6/6/2021

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Tuesday 2:30-3:30 PM
Thursday 2:30-3:30 PM
Students may attend 1 or 2 classes per week

TUITION
1 CLASS / WEEK

$185

2 CLASSES / WEEK

$330


BALLET LEVEL I
AGE

At least 7 years old by 6/6/2021

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Tuesday 3:45-5:00 PM
Thursday 3:45-5:00 PM

TUITION

$387.50


BOYS BALLET LEVEL I/II
AGE

At least 7 years old by 6/6/2021

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Monday 5:15-6:30 PM
Thursday 5:15-6:30 PM

TUITION

$387.50


BALLET LEVEL II

For experienced students. Audition required for new students.

AGE

At least 8 years old by 6/6/2021

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Monday 3:30-5:00 PM
Wednesday 3:30-5:00 PM
Friday 3:30-5:00 PM

TUITION

$517.50

AUDITION

Current JMBT students (enrolled in the Winter/Spring 2021 Young Dancers Program) do not need to audition for Ballet Level II, but must request and receive permission from Gabrielle Domb (gdomb@ballettheatre.org) before enrolling. All other students must audition for Ballet Level II by submitting an audition video. Students age 8 or older by 6/6/2021 who are not experienced in ballet or do not wish to audition may enroll in Ballet Level I or Boys Ballet Level I/II.

Videos do not need to be professional quality. Please contact us if you require assistance putting together the required exercises.

The video should consist of a tendu exercise at the barre, an adage at the barre, and a tendu / adage exercise in the centre. All exercises should be 32 counts.

Audition videos should be submitted by email to Gabrielle Domb at gdomb@ballettheatre.org.


FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid is available.

Eligibility Guidelines
Stipulations
Application Requirements


ENROLL

Please click below to complete an Enrollment Application for the Summer Elementary Program!

Financial Aid Eligibility Guidelines

 

Household Size 2021 HHS Poverty Guidelines
1 $12,880
2 $17,2420
3 $21,960
4 $26,500
5 $31,040
6 $35,580
7 $40,120
8 $44,660
add for each additional person $4,540

 

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. Be enrolled in the full program and remain committed to attending the full program July 6-August 6.
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 2 times or have more than 2 unexcused absences 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 scheduled 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 registration@ballettheatre.org 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