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General Information 2019
June 16 - August 10, 2019

1 Week: June 16 - June 21 (Sarah Lawrence College)

1 Week: June 23 - June 29 (Sarah Lawrence College)

2 Weeks: June 30 - July 13 (Sarah Lawrence College)

1 Week: July 14 - July 19 (Sarah Lawrence College)

2 Weeks: June 16 - June 29 (Sarah Lawrence College)

3 Weeks: June 23 - July 13 (Sarah Lawrence College)

4 Weeks: June 16 - July 13 (Sarah Lawrence College)

5 Weeks: June 16 - July 19 (Sarah Lawrence College)

1 Week: July 21 - July 27 (Adelphi University)

2 Weeks: July 28 - August 10 (Adelphi University)

3 Weeks: July 21 - August 10 (Adelphi University)



In a dormitory on campus.


Campus Facilities

Dance studio's dormitory and dining in one area of the campus.



House Mothers, nurses and counselors supervise the dancers.



Every dancer has the opportunity to dance in several performances in a theater on campus. Parents and friends may attend these events.


Age and Admission

Dancers must be 11 or older. A minimum of 4 years ballet training is required. Admission is by audition or digital audition. See “Audition Requirements”)



Placement classes* will be assessed by faculty teachers to place dancers in classes which will be most advantageous to them. Dancers are given much consideration and opportunity in the placement process.

*Not applicable to Ballet Intensive.


Day Dancers

Dancers who live near the campus may attend Summer School without living on campus. A reduced fee is payable. (See “Fees”)



There are hotels where parents visiting with dancers can stay.



Payment may be made by credit card, bank transfer, or check for the full amount or by not more than three installments. In this case, at least 1/3 of the full amount must be paid with the completed enrollment form.

Post-dated checks must be included with the enrollment form. Bank transfers and credit card payments must include the dates of the future payments.


Refund Policy

No refunds will be made of any amounts paid unless a medical doctor’s certificate evidencing the inability of the applicant to attend Summer School is submitted.

The certificate must be received by the AAB before May 31, 2019. In such cases, a refund less 30%, will be made.

No refunds will be made if the application for a refund is received after May 31, 2019.


Arrival By Air

Three airports serve the College. La Guardia, JFK and Newark are about fifteen minites to one hour. A recommended car service will meet the plane, and drive the dancers to and from the College.

Please contact office for further information.

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