Summer Camps & Classes

GROW, CREATE, IMAGINE: A summer exploration in dance

Summer is the perfect time to try something new or dive deeper into dance! Charlotte Ballet provides a nurturing and structured environment that encourages individuality, creative expression and an appreciation for the art of dance. Expert instruction is offered to both students who are training for professional careers in dance, as well as to those who are interested in simply experiencing the joy and benefits of dance training.

Check out our Summer Dance camps and classes for children ages 3-13 and Adult Open Division classes for ages 14 and up.

Summer Storybook Camps (Ages 3-6)


Charlotte Ballet will offers two, week-long Storybook Camps for children ages 3-6.  Students do not need dance experience to participate in summer camps.

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Ballet Bootcamp (Ages 10-15)NEW!

June 17-June 21 4-7 pm
This summer, Charlotte Ballet will a new program for those who can’t get enough ballet. Give your ballet fundamentals a boost! Some previous training is required but no placement class is required. Take this program alone or in addition to Jr. Intensive for a full day of dance!


Summer Dance Classes (Ages 3-13)


Explore dance through a variety of classes during the five-week summer session. No prior dance experience required.

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Intermediate/Advanced Open Ballet Class

Charlotte Ballet Academy is offering optional Intermediate/Advanced Open Classes over Summer break. These classes are great for a year-round student wanting to stay in shape over the break when classes are not in session. These classes are open to the public and Academy dancers in Ballet 3, Ballet 4, Ballet 5, Open Division, and Pre-Professional Division.

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Summer Workshop


The Summer Workshop offers classes in ballet, pointe, modern, and jazz five afternoons a week with our Academy’s outstanding faculty members. Students have the option to attend 3 or 4 weeks. The Workshop is designed to help students build the strength and technique required for participation in the more advanced SUMMER INTENSIVE. Students not currently enrolled in the Academy will be asked to take a placement class prior to registration.

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Junior Intensive

The Jr. Intensive offers classes in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Boys Body conditioning, Character, and Contemporary Repertoire for one week with the Academy’s outstanding faculty members. The Jr. Intensive is designed to help students age 9-12 build strength and technique in preparation for participation in the more advanced Summer Intensive program. The Jr. Intensive is offered the first week of the Academy’s Summer Session. Students can take both the Jr. Intensive and the workshop or either program by itself. Charlotte Ballet Academy students will receive summer level placements into Junior Intensive or Summer courses. Students who are not currently enrolled in the Academy will be asked to take a placement class prior to registration. 

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