about us -- program goals -- program structure

Dear Dancers and Parents,

Having been involved for over thirty years in dance, we have experienced its joys and rewards first as dancers with American Ballet Theatre and later as choreographers, teachers and artistic directors of various national and international organizations.

Each year we are touched more and more by the profound affect that ballet intensives can have on the serious student of dance. Students not only improve markedly, but they are empowered, enriched, and inspired by the acclaimed instructors at these programs.

Having achieved such remarkable results in numerous seasonal ballet programs, workshops and intensives throughout the U.S., we began thinking of ways that a ballet intensive format could be made available to inspire students year round. The result is American Ballet Intensives.

We have created American Ballet Intensives as a rigorous ballet workshop that is structured for intermediate and advanced dancers ages 10 – 20. The unique curriculum of ABI represents the teaching styles and techniques that we have found to be most beneficial to our students over the years.

Our prestigious faculty is dedicated to nurturing dancers in a caring and healthy environment that not only challenges the students, but also improves confidence, concentration, and overall strength and coordination. We invite you to apply today and join us for this unique opportunity.

Sincerely,
Charles A. Maple &
Colleen O’Callaghan, Directors



* ABI is not affiliated with American Ballet Theatre or ABT Summer Intensives