Character and International dance summer program at Joffrey Ballet school NYC

Travel imaegs from Spain

Auditions in NYC!!!

Come ,have fun with us this summer!

Dance and Learn with Larisa Calero and be photographed by National Geographic Creative Photographer Kike Calvo.

Flamenco, Latin fusion,Contemporary African,Indian,Tango,Irish, Character ,Ballet,Point
and much more!

Get the edge in the competitive world of dance. Learn extra techniques, that will get you your next job! Meet and train with the best teachers, directors and choreographers in business  !!!

This Intensive focuses on Character & International dance technique coupled with dance pieces adapted from classical ballets (such as Spanish from ” Swan lake ” or “Drum dance” from La Bayadera ). The intensive is instructed by our Master Instructors in Ballet, Character and World Dance Techniques.

Students start their day with Ballet class or Stretch and Conditioning class, followed by Pointe and Partnering. The Character technique class will close the first half of the day with a lunch hour to follow.

The Second half of the day will contain specialty classes such as Flamenco, Latin Fusion,Contemporary African, Tango, Indian,Irish and many others followed by performance studies.

Students are encouraged to register for the full three weeks to participate in a professionally produced theater performance on the last day of the program.
This  program is designed to provide students an opportunity to broaden their knowledge of dance styles to become more competitive in the dance world. The students will learn how to deliver a story thru dance and and get to experience the joy of live performance as well as learn history of International dance and music.


1 week-$ 699
2 weeks-$ 1199
3 weeks-$ 1799

Must audition in person to be considered for a scholarship.

Larisa Calero
Artistic Director of the Character Dance program
at Joffrey NYC and Character dance instructor

Luis Salgado -Latin Fusion dance specialist
Sonalee Vyas Jani– Bollywood dance specialist
La Magdalena– Flamenco dance specialist
Germaul  Barnes-Contemporary African dance specialist
La Meira– Flamenco dance specialist
Mikhail Ilyin– Ballet ,partnering instructor
Alexandra Williamson-Irish dance specialist
Vitaly Verterich-Ballet instructor
Therese Wendler-Ballet,point instructor
Sonali Skandan-Indian dance specialist
Kike Calvo*National Geographic Creative Photographer

*Kike Calvo has partnered with us to introduce us to his stunning dance photography. Kike is the creator of World of Dances Photo Project seen in National Geographic Blog. Those students interested in booking a photo shoot in New York during the program with Kike please contact us or contact to arrange. kk-dance-129


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