Moscow Ballet Announces First Year of Summer Intensives in Nashville


Due to popular demand, Moscow Ballet announces week-long Summer Intensive sessions for American Ballet Students ages 8 to 20 years in 7 cities across the country. The Summer Intensives will be taught by Moscow Ballet Soloists Alisa Bolotnikova and Yuriy Kuzo, both members of the performing company and experienced ballet teachers. The Russian trained dancers started their ballet studies at an early age and graduated from highly respected ballet academies per Russian standards.

Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet hosts the Moscow Ballet Summer Intensives in Nashville, TN from Sunday, June 9 to Friday June 14.

The comprehensive Summer Intensive program simulates Russian teaching methods by offering the opportunity to study a) Russian ballet technique, b) ballet character methods, and c) execution of classic ballet repertory. The Intensives are presented in a supportive environment giving ballet students from beginners to advanced levels the opportunity to develop their technical, artistic skills and performing skills. Classes include Russian Ballet, Pointe, Character/Folkloric, Partnering, Men’s Technique and Repertory and Exploration from Classic Ballet’s such as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty and more tba.

The summer intensive takes place at Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet, located at 137 Edenway Drive, White House, TN 37188.

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The Moscow Ballet is also offering summer intensives in Savannah, GA; Fairfax, VA; Little Rock, AR; Sioux Falls, SD; Jacksonville, FL; Kansas City, MO; and Albany, NY.

About Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet
Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet is a civic, nonprofit dance company and scholarship program dedicated to providing exceptional dance training to the highly-motivated student in and around Nashville. The MTYB goal is to offer programs that welcome diversity and ensure achievement by all students. Through the scholarship program, MTYB is able to make dance accessible to participants of all racial, cultural, or economic backgrounds. As the official training school of MTYB, Dance South is excited to offer a diverse curriculum ranging from the pre-school student to the advanced student, and strives to meet each student’s individual needs, whether they are a dedicated pre-professional or an individual wishing to learn the art of dance for fun. Dance South is committed to the development of each student’s fullest potential by offering a positive, non-competitive, and value-centered atmosphere where every student learns proper dance technique from caring, professional dance educators. The goal of the school is to teach students of all levels and ages dance, while instilling in them a love and appreciation for the art of dance.

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