Since 1986, José Mateo Ballet Theatre has helped thousands of hard-working young dancers quickly make critical breakthroughs in their technical and artistic development during the Summer Intensive Program.
Students will discover untapped potential and reach unexpected levels of achievement in a welcoming environment with a staff of dedicated, expert instructors. The program is for students looking for a rigorous ballet training program that will ensure surprising growth in the span of five weeks.
10 – 19
July 3 – August 4, 2023
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
José Mateo Ballet Theatre
400 Harvard Street
Cambridge, MA (in Harvard Square)
The curriculum includes: daily technical training in ballet, including pointe or pre-pointe work, variations, and partnering; workshops in character, modern, and African dance; conditioning classes; discussion hours; field trips; and daily rehearsals of works choreographed by José Mateo in preparation for performances in two Greater Boston venues (The Sanctuary Theatre in Cambridge and Windhover Center for the Performing Arts in Rockport).
Drawing primarily from the reputable faculty of José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s year-round school, the stellar group of instructors brings a continuity to training that accounts for the considerable progress students will make. Under the supervision of Founder/Director José Mateo, the roster includes Patricia Chiang, Magdalena Gyftopoulos, Bettina Indaco, and additional guest teachers.
Payment may be made in full or in three installments.
José Mateo Ballet Theatre works with out-of-town dancers who have been accepted into the program to find suitable housing with host families in the area who have an affiliation with the organization.
Questions? Contact our office at 617-945-1944 or firstname.lastname@example.org.