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Summer 2024

Summer Classes

JUL 15-18 & JUL 22-25  |  4:30pm-8:00pm

Stay on top of your technique this Summer at Valentina's School of Ballet with classes taught by VSB's award-winning faculty.

Open to students ages 9-18.

Maria Beck Master Classes

JUL 22-23
Ages 12-17: 4:30-6:00pm Ballet | 6:00-7:00pm Variations
Ages 9-11: 7:00-8:00pm Ballet

Maria Beck is currently a Principal dancer with Hungarian National Ballet and a former Principal dancer-with the Stanislavsky Theatre.

She was a student of Mrs. Valentina for many years before attending the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. She has danced some ofthe biggest roles in the classical and contemporary repertoire.

Ballet Intensive Faculty

JUL 29 – AUG 02  & AUG 12-16

CHRISTIE SCITURRO (Former Miami City Ballet dancer)
PETER LEBRETON-MERZ (Regional tour director for ADC IBC, Intl. Guest Teacher)
NATALYA MAKINA (VSB Teacher, former Perm Ballet dancer)
SAMANTHA SHELTON (ABT Examiner and renowned guest teacher)
VALENTINA BARSUKOVA (VSB Founder and Artistic Director)

Future Ballerinas Intensive

Ages 4-6: JUL 29 – AUG 02 | 11:00am-2:00pm
Ages 7-9: JUL 29 – AUG 02 | 11:00am-3:00pm

Classes taught by VSB's professional faculty.

Junior Intensive

AUG 05-09 & AUG 12-16  |  4:30pm-8:30pm

VSB's Junior Intensive is open to dancers age 7-9, with classes taught by VSB faculty and guest teachers.

The end of each week will culminate in a showcase where the dancers will perform the numbers they have learned.

Contemporary Week Faculty

AUG 05-09 | 4:30pm-8:30pm
Mr. Villaverde is a professional dancer with the Martha Graham Dance company and former dancer with Ballet X
VSB's award-winning Resident Choreographer & Contemporary Teacher

Summer Intensive Guest Faculty

American Ballet Theatre Dancers

AUG 12-16 | 4:30pm-8:30pm

Andrii Ishchuk was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine. At the age of four, he began studying ballet at Kharkiv Ballet School...
Soloist of ABT (American Ballet Theater)