Summer Programs

Little Mermaid
Summer

Join Montana Ballet for a Little Mermaid Summer!

Daily ballet class, dance related arts and crafts, choreography, performance and more!

Monday-Thursday
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

June 10-June 13, 2019
Ages 4-6

June 17-June 20, 2019
Ages 6-8

July 8 –July 11, 2019
Ages 4-6

 July 15-July 18, 2019
Ages 6-8

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Dancing Under
the Big Sky

Montana Ballet Company’s Annual Dancing Under the Big Sky (DUBS) 2-week Summer Dance Intensive is an enriching educational program featuring exceptional guest teachers from across the country and a full curriculum.

DUBS 2019 will be held on Monday, July 29 through Saturday, August 10. Rachel Van Buskirk and Christian Clark, both of whom have danced and taught for the Atlanta Ballet, will serve as special guest teachers. 

DUBS classes will run Monday through Friday from 9 am – 5:30 pm, with short breaks and a lunch break each day. 
Our Dancing Under the Big Sky Intensive, with a full and thoughtful curriculum, exemplifies our belief in nurturing the “whole dancer,” mind, body, and spirit.

  • Ballet Technique
  • Pointe and Pre-Pointe
  • Variations
  • Artistry
  • Pirouette and Allegro Classes
  • Modern/Contemporary
  • Repertory
  • Pilates
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutrition
  • Musicality
  • Stage Make-up
  • Stretch and Strengthen
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Diaphragmatic Breathing
  • Managing Performance Anxiety
  • A Day in the Life of a Professional Dancer

Our Dancing Under the Big Sky Intensive exemplifies our belief in nurturing the “whole dancer,” mind, body, and spirit.

To Register for DUBS, please see our Registration Tab under Academy.

*Non-MBC students must arrange for an in-person audition class at MBC, or send an audition video, prior to acceptance to our program. Please contact our office at 406.582.8702 or info@montanaballet.org for more information.

Guest Faculty

Mini-DUBS
(Dancing Under the Big Sky)

A “mini” version of our Dancing Under the Big Sky (DUBS) summer intensive for younger dancers. Classes run Monday through Friday from 9 am – 2:45 pm, with short breaks and lunch break each day. This two-week dance intensive aims to provide dancers Ages 8+ and/or determined ready to commit to an intensive, with the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a variety of dance forms, concentrating on technique, artistry, musicality and expression. Outstanding guest faculty will serve to inspire dancers to achieve high standards through this exposure. Intensive schedules will include repertory rehearsals with guest artists and Montana Ballet staff, which will culminate in a special performance. Our Dancing Under the Big Sky Intensive, with a full and thoughtful curriculum, exemplifies our belief in nurturing the “whole dancer,” mind, body, and spirit.

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Open
Ballet Classes

Open Classes, Summer 2019: June 10 – July 26 (*No Classes the Week of July 1)

Our Open Ballet Classes are a wonderful opportunity for students to continue their classical ballet training during the summer months. Classes are offered for our current Academy levels and new students wishing to join our program are most welcome.

Monday

– Ages 5 – 7:  4 – 5 pm

– Ages 8 – 11:  4 – 5:15 pm

– Adult Ballet: 7 – 8:30 pm

Tuesday

– Combined Upper Division Class: 4:30 – 6 pm

Wednesday

– Intermediate/Advanced: 4:30 – 6 pm

– Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT): 6 – 7 pm

Thursday

– Elementary with Pointe: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

– Intermediate/Advanced: 4:30 – 6 pm

– Conditioning: 6 – 7 pm

Friday

– Pre-Ballet: 10 – 10:45 am

To Register for Open Ballet Classes, please see our Registration Tab under Academy.

Summer Conditioning Class

A fun and energetic full body conditioning and exercise class, with a focus on stretching and strengthening. Classes are held on Thursdays from 6 – 7 pm

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