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Ballet Edmonton Summer Intensive 2023

Aug 14, 2023 at 10:00 AM to Aug 18, 2023 at 3:30 PM
Ruth Carse Centre for Dance, Edmonton, AB


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Aug 14, 2023 at 10:00 AM to Aug 18, 2023 at 3:30 PM MDT
Ruth Carse Centre for Dance
11205 107 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T5H 0Y2
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Ballet Edmonton is a contemporary ballet ensemble of company dancers under the leadership of renowned choreographer and Ballet Edmonton Artistic Director Wen Wei Wang. We commission original work each season from various choreographic voices for our main stage performance series and touring. Our repertoire features bold new creations by nationally, and Internationally recognized and emerging choreographers with distinctive voices. We contribute to the evolution of ballet in Canada through the presentation of original, inspired new work. 


Ballet Edmonton Summer Dance Intensive offers dedicated dance students the opportunity to learn from professional dancers and choreographers and work on repertoire that expands their physical vocabulary. This intensive is designed to help students with a strong technical foundation explore new perspectives on contemporary dance practices.


Daily classes in ballet, contemporary, improvisation, and repertoire. There will not be pointe work as the focus is on contemporary movement.


REQUIREMENTS: No audition is required, but applicants need a minimum of four years of ballet training.  *Students will be divided into two groups according to skill level and age.


Ruth Carse Centre for Dance   

11205 - 107 Ave Edmonton, AB  

10:00 AM - 3:30  PM 

Ages 12-22 with four years of ballet training
Investment: $500 


Instructors: Wen Wei Wang, Yoko Kanomata, Paula Cobo Botello


Daily Schedule 

  • 10:00 - 11:15 Ballet Class
  • 11:15 - 11:30 Break
  • 11:30 - 12:30 Contemporary class
  • 12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
  • 1:30 - 3:30 Repertoire / Choreography 
  • There will be a studio showing for friends and family on Friday, August 18, at 1:30.  

As there are limited spaces, registration is non-refundable.  


All students who attend SDI 2023 will receive two complimentary tickets to any BE mainstage performance in the 2023/24 season.  


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Phone: 780-970-4979

Health Guidelines

At Ballet Edmonton we take the health and safety of our dancers, staff, and our SDI participants very seriously. There are currently no COVID-19 related health restrictions in place in Alberta. Should the current situation change, we will follow all provincial guidelines. To ensure the health and wellbeing  of participants and prevent the spread of disease, we have a strict policy requiring participants NOT to attend class if they exhibit any symptoms of respiratory illness, including: 

- Fever or chills

- Runny or stuffy nose

- Sore throat

- Cough

- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath

- Nausea or diarrhea

 - Loss or altered sense of taste/smell


All SDI participants and/or legal guardians if participant is under 18, will be required to adhere to this policy.