Summer School

Let’s Make a Ballet!
Calling all budding performers!

Ballet Ireland’s popular summer school returns to theatres around the country in 2016. This much-loved programme gives participants a taste for all that goes into making a ballet and a peek into the life of a professional dancer.

Participants will have an unforgettable time creating a ballet with professional dancers from Ballet Ireland based on a familiar story. This week long programme starts with class on stage with the dancers, followed by workshops in creating the choreography in addition to making props and costumes.

The young performers play an important role in the creation of their own full length ballet which is performed on stage at the end of the week for family and friends to come and enjoy.

‘When I went to sleep I dreamt I was back on stage. I loved it. When can I do it again?’
2015 Summer School Participant

The programme is suitable for boys and girls ages 6+ with or without dance training.
Times: Mon – Fri, 11am-1pm for the Seniors (ages 12+); 2-4pm for the Juniors (ages 6-11).
Please note: Seniors are required all day on Thursday and Friday. Juniors attend both morning and afternoon session on Friday ahead of the performance at 4pm.
For cost details and to book, please contact the individual theatres.

*Please note these groups may vary between theatres depending on enrolment.

11 – 15 July: glór, Ennis
Book: 065 684 3103

18 – 22 July: Civic Theatre, Tallaght
Book: 01 462 7477

1 – 5 Aug: Burnavon Theatre, Cookstown
Book: 028 867 69949

8 – 12 Aug: The Moat Theatre, Naas
Book: 045 883 030

15 – 19 Aug: An Grianán, Letterkenny
Book: 074 912 0777

Click the arrow to see summer school date listing.

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Ballet Ireland Summer School On and off stage at BI Summer School