Youth Performance Ensemble
Youth Performance Ensemble (YPE) is our pre-professional ballet-intensive program. Students take classical ballet technique to the next level by studying classical and contemporary styles of choreography. This ensemble is for our ballet dancers who want to dive a little deeper, study classical ballet, and perform both classical and contemporary ballet pieces. They prepare a work to perform in February.
The YPE program focuses on educating young people to strive for their personal best in anything they want to accomplish. We achieve our goals for the program by offering young people the chance to:
YPE will present selections for "Carnival of the Animals" by Camile Saint-Saëns on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:30pm at the Ives Auditorium, Masonic Heritage Center. Tickets are $5/person reserved seating and are available on the Masonic website: https://www.masonicheritagecenter.org/events/
Auditions for YPE are held in the summer following a required summer intensive camp. Placement auditions are open to all levels age 8-18. The audition is free!
Parent Information Meeting
A general information meeting for parents will be held Tuesday, May 23rd 6:00-7:00pm at the studio. This is an opportunity to get more information about the program, including the time commitment and approximate cost.
2017 YPE Intensive Camp:
M, T, W, August 14-16, 6:00-9:00pm
Camp is all three days and includes placement auditions on Wednesday.
Online registration for Summer Intensives opens March 8, 2017.