Ballet Arts Jackson Summer Intensive

Ballet Arts is excited to announce our summer intensive for 2022! We will host two intensives on June 13th-17th and June 20th-24th. During our two weeks, Ballet Arts hires out professional dancers and instructors from around the world. Dancers will be trained in many dance forms with an emphasis on ballet technique. Dancers will be encouraged to grow their artistry in a nurturing environment.  All dancers that attend the second week will get the opportunity to perform at the Ned for a final showcase on Friday, June 24th.  

Our 2022 Instructors:

Matthew Prescott, who danced with companies such as Joffrey Ballet, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, the Suzanne Farrell Ballet and many more.  Matthew is currently the Co- Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet School’s Musical Theater Broadway NYC, London, Las Vegas, and Cirque Arts Summer intensives.  Anwen David, who trained with Pittsburg Ballet Theater and San Francisco Ballet School, and has been dancing with Ballet Memphis since 2013. Anwen has danced lead roles such as Dorothy in Wizard of Oz, Clara and Dewdrop in the Nutcracker, the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, and many more.  Ginger Thatcher, who danced as a principle dancer with the Cleveland Ballet as well as Houston Ballet, the Cincinnati Ballet, and Lubavitch Dance Company.  She also  performed in several musicals with the Cleveland Opera, the Kenley Players, and the Paper Mill Playhouse.  Ginger has been a teacher at Oakland University, Steps, the Joffrey New School, and a guest teacher for American Ballet Theatre and the Norwegian National Ballet.  Violeta Angelova, who danced with companies such as the Vienna State Opera Ballet, the Volksoper-Vienna, Ballet Internationale, the New Jersey Ballet, the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, and many more. Violeta is a current freelance guest artist, coach, and teacher.  She has also been a faculty member of the New Jersey School of Ballet, and L’Etoile Ballet Acedemy.  Violeta is an American Ballet Theatre certified teacher.  

About our Intensive:

Dancers must be at least 9 1/2 to register for intensive. All new members to Ballet Arts will be asked to supply a birth certificate on the first day of intensive at registration.

Classes will begin at 9AM and end around 5PM.  Dancers will be provided with lunch each day while at intensive.

Dance classes offered and are not limited to include: Ballet, Pointe, Variations, Modern, Jazz, Musical Theater, Tap, Composition, Audition Preparation, Pilates, Yoga, Ballet History. . .etc.


1 week: $400.00

2 weeks: $700.00

Summer Intensive Registration Form

Please fill out our registration form below:

All Payments must be paid in full by June. 13th, 2022 via PayPal to, or Venmo to @balletartsjackson. You may also pay by check at registration.  

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