For the students who are looking to grow in their dance technique and be challenged this summer, we invite you to sign up for one of our summer intensives! Each day will consist of a ballet section and training in other genres, as well. Students will work on technique in jazz, lyrical/contemporary, creating choreography, improvisation, and auditioning tips.
One of the most beneficial aspects of our summer intensives is the training from different instructors. Read here for information about our wonderful teachers:
Jr. Intensive – Ms. Stefanie was a member of the Insight Dance Ensemble, Ballet San Antonio Junior Company, and the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas. Stefanie has also attended summer intensives with Ballet Austin, Kansas City Ballet, Morgan Scott Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.
Jr. & Adv. Intensive – Ms. Tori began instructing students at the middle school and high school level in a range of genres, from ballet and tap to modern, jazz, and even flamenco. She is currently leadsinger for The Pictures. Tori has been trained in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, clogging, flamenco, and folklorico by various instructors in both El Paso and Phoenix.
Jr. & Adv. Intensive – Ms. Kassie performed with Corpus Christi Concert Ballet taking on many classic and neo–classical ballet roles under the direction of Nancy Sulik and Thom Clower. In the summers, she studied with Ballet Austin, Glenda Brown Choreography Project, and Burklyn Ballet Theatre.
Adv. Intensive – Ms. Jordan trained competitively at Master Ballet Academy, Kimberly Lewis School of Dance, and Ballet Arizona. She has performed with artist Debora Cox, Heather Headley, and Christine W. in Las Vegas. She danced in the movie “Bernie” starring Jack Black. As a member of Fuzion Dance Company, she traveled as an assistant with conventions such as Hollywood Dance Jamz and The Pulse.
Adv. Intensive – Ms. Michelle has had more than 30 years of dance experience and 20 years of teaching experience. Michelle has choreographed several award-winning routines at national dance competitions. She opened Center Stage in 2004 and looks forward to many more years of teaching.
Adv. Intensive – Ms. Lindsey began her training at El Paso’s The Ballet Centre with David Duran, formerly of Ballet El Paso. She studied there for 7 years, with six years on pointe. She took summer dance intensives at San Diego City Ballet studying with Susan Jaffe, David Howard, and Gelsey Kirkland.
Junior Dance Intensive – ages 7+: July 19-21st (Tues-Thurs) from 12:30-3:30pm. Cost is $95.
Advanced Dance Intensive – ages 11+, 3+ yrs experience: July 11-15th (Mon-Fri) from 12:30-3:30pm. Cost is $150.
Sign up online, at our front desk, or at 512-259-0445.