2024
Summer Program

Experience Diablo Ballet School’s Summer Dance Program

Diablo Ballet School’s 2024 Summer Program will run June 2 – August 11 and registration is open!

For information on our 3 week Summer Intensive for Levels 3 – 5, click here.

Please click here for information on our Adult Ballet classes.

Classes offered this summer include:

Pre-Ballet – (June 22 – July 27) – Our Pre-Ballet classes will be offered for 6 weeks during summer on Saturdays mornings. The Pre-Ballet class (9 – 9:45 am) is appropriate for ages 3-5 who are new to ballet or have taken a class before and the Pre-Ballet 2 class (10 – 11 am) for ages 5-7 for students who have taken a Pre-Ballet class before. These classes will be taught by Company Dancer, Miss Alina Gonzalez.

Level 1 Intensive – (June 17 – 28) – For students in Level 1 at Diablo Ballet School or other students ages 7 – 9 who have had some ballet training. The Ballet Level 1 intensive from 10 am – 1 pm, Monday – Friday, will consist of technique class, character, contemporary, modern, jazz and Pilates/conditioning taught by our renowned faculty and guest teachers including Miss Olivia Powell, Mr. Sean Kelly, Miss Nicole Ciapponi, Miss Andy Gaudet and Miss Fiona Hutchens. The intensive culminates in a live performance for parents on the final day.

Level 2 Intensive – (June 17 – 28) – For students in Level 2 at Diablo Ballet School or other students ages 8 and up who have taken ballet classes at another studio. The Ballet Level 2 Intensive from 1 – 5 pm, Monday – Friday, will consist of technique class, character, contemporary, musical theatre, pre-pointe and Pilates taught by our renowned faculty and guest teachers including Miss Olivia Powell, Mr. Sean Kelly, Miss Nicole Ciapponi, Miss Andy Gaudet and Miss Fiona Hutchens. The intensive culminates in a live performance for parents on the final day.

Summer Open Technique Classes – (June 10 – 26) Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Our Summer Open Technique classes challenge students to further develop their technique, musicality, and strength, while training under a professional company as a summer supplement to their training. Recommended for students ages 11 – 18 (Current Ballet Level 3 and up) with at least four years of ballet training. Tuition is: $240 for the 6 classes or $45 per class. You must register in advance for the class by May 26. The classes will take place at Ace Dance Academy – 1825 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek.

Pre-Ballet

The Summer Pre-Ballet Classes are from June 22 - July 27. Pre-Ballet (ages 3 - 5) is from 9 - 9:45 am and tuition is $120 for the 6 classes. Pre-Ballet 2 (ages 5 - 7) is from 10 - 11 am and tuition is $144 for the 6 classes. Both classes are at Contra Costa School of Performing Arts.

Level 1 Summer Intensive

The Level 1 Intensive is a two-week program from June 17 - 28 from 10 am - 1 pm. Tuition is $540 for the two-weeks. Classes at Contra Costa School of Performing Arts.

Level 2 Summer Intensive

The Level 2 Intensive is a two-week from June 17 - 28 from 1 - 5 pm. Tuition is $720 for the two-weeks. Classes at Contra Costa School of Performing Arts.

Open Technique Classes

This is an open class available to students ages 11 - 18 (Level 3 and up) to supplement their technique training. Open to any student regardless of if they are registered at Diablo Ballet School or not. Tuition is $240 for 6, 2 hour classes. Class starts June 10 for 3 weeks on Mondays and Wednesdays and will take place at Ace Dance Academy.

The intensives & pre-ballet classes take place at: 
Contra Costa School of Performing Arts
2730 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Adult Ballet, Parkinson’s for Dance and Open Technique classes take place at: 
Ace Dance Academy
1825 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596