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Summer Intensives

Classical Ballet Academy has Summer Intensive Program Options for all

CBA  Summer Intensive
Denver: June 10- July 5


Our Summer Intensive Program (SIP) is a 4-week full-day program designed to prepare intermediate to advanced students, ages 9-25, for professional dance careers or higher education in dance. Male students will have separate technique class taught by Sergii Sydorskyi, former principal dancer at the National Opera of Ukraine. A Final Performance at the end of the session will allow students to demonstrate achievements. Qualified Program participants will be considered for the Ballet Melange trainee program, company apprentices, or company positions for the following season

CBA  Junior Intensive

Denver: July 8-19

9am-1:00 pm

CBA’s new Junior Summer Intensive Program is a 2-week half-day program to give students age 6-9 at the beginning level the time and attention they need to develop their skills at an enhanced pace, without overwhelming them. No audition is necessary to enroll in this program. Pre-Pointe Students will be assessed for readiness to begin pointe work at the beginning of the Program. With emphasis on technique and safety, students who are ready will be guided through the basic skills of dancing on pointe. 

Adult Intensive
Denver: June 3 - 8

9:00am-4:30pm 1/2 day Saturday

Our Adult Intensive is a 1-week full-day program designed for intermediate to advanced adults, ages 18-99. Students will hone and improve their skills in: ballet technique, pointe, variations, repertoire, character/historical dance, contemporary  / Jazz,  and Pilates. 

Faculty: Elizabeth Shipiatsky, Sergii Sydorskyi, Shannon Guillot, Candice Barth, Ty York.

Program tuition $900



(Subject to change)



Historical Dance*

Men’s Class*




* Not included in Junior Curriculum

* Discounted tuition for currently enrolled CBA students.



Young Dancer Fairytale Camps

2024  Guest Faculty


Olesia Shaytanova
Principal Dancer
Lithuania National Opera & Ballet Theater


​Olga Zaretskaya
Former First Soloist, National Opera of Ukraine 


Elizabeth Shipiatsky  

Sergii Sydorskyi  

Jacob Mora 

Ellie Kokaska 

Echo Sweet 

Maya Vought

Video Auditions

CBA will accept DVD auditions if circumstances prevent you from attending a live audition. Please email us at info@classical-ballet-academy with your YouTube Link and name and email used on the Audition Registration. 

Video Audition Fee $45

Video Requirements

The video should be 15 to 20 minutes in length and include the following elements:

  • Barre

    • ​​​Plié, Battement tendu, Adagio, Grand Battement

  • Center

    • Adagio, Battement tendu, Pirouettes, Jumps (Petite allegro and Grand Allegro) 

  • Pointe (if applicable)

    • Echappe, Pirouettes 


March 16th & April 20th


2:00 pm to 4:00 PM
Registration opens at 1:30 pm


CBA Studios
6740 East Hampden Ave. Studio 2A
Denver, Colorado 80224

Audition Fee $20

(waived for currently registered CBA students)

Class placement will be determined by the artistic staff, based on age and ability.

Live Auditions

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