Wales Summer Dance 2020 & Wales International Ballet Summer School 2020

Tuesday 28th July – Friday 7th August 2020

With special guest teachers Mara Galeazzi & Sander Blommaert

Ballet Cymru are offering fantastic creative and ballet courses ONLINE this summer! 28th July – 7th August 2020. From our studio to your home.

Each course is designed to accommodate a range of levels and experience in ballet, from grade work standard right up to professional level.

All courses include ballet technique class, ballet repertoire and creative choreography.

Some classes, depending on the course, include pointe work, male/female coaching, Pilates and stretching.

Wales Summer Dance ballet courses are led by the professional dancers of Ballet Cymru. Creative Course 2 includes guest teachers from around Wales specializing in various dance disciplines.

The Wales International Ballet Summer School includes working with the professional dancers and Artistic Directors of Ballet Cymru and guest teachers, Mara Galeazzi & Sander Blommaert.

Ballet Cymru is an inclusive company and welcomes applications from young dancers with disabilities and from protected characteristics.

All courses will culminate in the creation of a creative dance piece that will be individually recorded and form part of a dance film celebrating the summer dance intensive.

More details on each course are listed on the following page. To apply, please select the course/s you wish to participate in, then complete and return the 2-page application form to:

Louise Lloyd / Wales Summer Dance:

NO LATER THAN Monday 13th JULY 2020.

Applications after this date may not be considered.

Please note that you may not receive an immediate response, but we will get back to you as soon as possible, thank you for your patience at this busy time.
Places are limited, so apply quickly to avoid disappointment!


Download Application Form

Week One: Tuesday 28th July – Saturday 1st August 2020

Ballet Course 1:
(Age 9+)
10.30am – 1.00pm
Ballet technique class followed by ballet repertoire and creative choreography (pointe work not necessary).
Suggested donation: £50
Creative Course 2:
(Age 9+)
2.00pm– 4.30pm
Daily class in varied dance styles including creative ballet, Capoeira, contemporary and street dance, followed by creative choreography in the style of class on that day.
Suggested Donation: £50
Ballet Course 3:
Elementary/Intermediate level (Age 11+)
9.30am – 1.00pm
Basic pointe work is necessary for this course
Course includes daily ballet class, basic pointe work, classical repertoire, creative choreography, stretching.
Suggested Donation: £50

Week Two: Monday 3rd – Friday 7th August 2020

Wales International Ballet Summer School
Advanced/vocational students and professional/graduate dancers
Working with the professional dancers and Artistic Directors of Ballet Cymru, and guest teachers Mara Galeazzi and Sander Blommaert.
9.30am – 4.15pm
Daily classical company class with the Artistic Directors of Ballet Cymru and Guest Teachers, followed by classes in Pointe/Male Coaching, Repertoire, Stretch/Pilates and a new piece with a guest choreographer.
Please send dance photographs of choice or a link/video of class or solo work with your application
for this course.
Suggested donation: £50

To apply, please complete and return the application form by 13th July 2020.

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