National Training Program Acceptances

Last updated: Thursday, September 23, 2010 .

ABT
American Ballet Theatre
American Ballet Theatre is recognized as one of the great dance companies in the world. Few ballet companies equal ABT for its combination of size, scope and outreach. Founded in 1940, ABT annually tours the United States, performing for more than 600,000 people, and is the only major cultural institution to do so.
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 Audrey Chinn

University of Utah Dept. of Ballet, 2010 - Attending

Ballet West Academy, 2010

Graduated from BNWA Vaganova Program, 2010

Boston Ballet - Elite Early Status, 2008

Lines Ballet, 2008 - Attended

Briansky Ballet Center, 2007 - Attended

Briansky Ballet Center, 2006 - Attended

Burklyn Ballet, 2006

Years with BNWA:  6

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 Claire Maederer

Anaheim Ballet, 2010 - Attended

Magnus Midwest, 2010

Burklyn Ballet, 2009

Lines Ballet, 2009

North Carolina School of the Arts, 2009

Boston Ballet, 2008

Briansky Ballet Center, 2008 - Attended

Boston Ballet, 2007 - Elite Early Status - Attended

Briansky Ballet Center, 2007

Briansky Ballet Center, 2006 - Attended

Burklyn Ballet, 2006

Burklyn Ballet, 2005

Years with BNWA:  8

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 Macy Brigham

ABT Austin, 2010 - Attended

ABT - American Ballet Theatre, 2009

Burklyn Ballet, 2009

ABT - American Ballet Theatre, 2008 - Attended

ABT - American Ballet Theatre, 2007

Briansky Ballet Center, 2007 - Attended

Briansky Ballet Center, 2006 - Attended

Burklyn Ballet, 2006

Years with BNWA:  8

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 Lucie Eichelberger

Interlochen Arts Academy, 2010 - Attending

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, 2009 - Attended

Burklyn Ballet, 2009

Briansky Ballet Center, 2008 - Attended

Years with BNWA: 3

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 Julianna Sick

Burklyn Ballet, 2009 - Attended

ABT - American Ballet Theatre, 2008 - Attended

The Rock School, 2008

Burklyn Ballet, 2008 - Attended

Boston Ballet - Elite Early Status , 2008

ABT - American Ballet Theatre, 2007 - Attended

Boston Ballet - Elite Early Status,, 2007

Briansky Ballet Center, 2007

ABT - American Ballet Theatre, 2006 - Attended

Briansky Ballet Center, 2006

Burklyn Ballet, 2006

Burklyn Ballet, 2005

Years with BNWA: 7 


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 Stella Verdouw

Houston Ballet, 2009

Vaganova Summer School with Mansur Kamaletdinov, 2009

Boston Ballet - Elite Early Status, 2008 - Attended

Briansky Ballet Center, 2008

Years with BNWA:  7

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 Lindsey Ragsdale

Burklyn Ballet, 2009

Briansky Ballet Center, 2008

 

 

Years with BNWA:  8

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 Ellie Combs

Currently performing for Sheldon H.S. Varsity Dance Team, 2010

Boston Ballet, 2007 - Attended

Briansky Ballet Center, 2007

Years with BNWA:  5
ABT Austin
ABT Austin
The University of Texas at Austin became the newest site for American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive program in 2001. The summer intensive program is a four-week session, and includes both high level technique classes and lecture courses on subjects critical to the development of a well-rounded dancer.
Anaheim Ballet space
Anaheim Ballet
Anaheim Ballet's mission is to enlighten and entertain audiences with classically rooted programming and contemporary presentation. Anaheim Ballet provides quality performances, and acts as a magnet to international talents. Their Educational Outreach and Scholarship program is committed to the promotion of classical ballet.
Ballet West space
Ballet West Academy
The Ballet West Academy, the official school of Ballet West, provides excellence in ballet instruction. The Academy offers a structured curriculum that includes ballet technique, pointe, variations, character dance, classes for boys, adult classes and more. The curriculum features professional and nurturing instruction from a reputable staff.
Boston Ballet space
Boston Ballet School
Boston Ballet School promotes excellence and access to ballet through dance education, and offer complete classical ballet training through a modern curriculum. Their goal is to develop versatile and well-rounded dancers and to provide our students with the immeasurable value of a dance education that extend beyond technique.
BBC space
Briansky Ballet Center
Established in 1965, the Briansky Ballet Center has one goal: to provide students of dance with a professional training program under the supervision of a highly qualified faculty. BBC is committed to developing more than just technical abilities. The confidence of each student is cultivated by channeling their energies into disciplined self-expression.
Burklyn space
Burklyn Ballet Theatre
Founded in 1976, Burklyn Ballet Theatre's goal is to bring to the world of dance a program of the highest artistic caliber, employ the best teachers, and give performance opportunities to all participating dancers in a beautiful and safe environment.  The dancers learn many aspects of professional dance company life in a positive environment.
BYU space
BYU Dance Camps
BYUs Summer Ballet Workshops offer experience in artistic training, including ballet technique, pointe and variations, character, jazz, and modern dance. Activities and discussions in conditioning, nutrition, and injury prevention will complement the two weeks of dance instruction and rehearsal, culminating in a showcase of what has been learned.
Houston space
Houston Ballet
Students will have classes 6 days a week in ballet technique, pas de deux, classical variations and repertory, including modern, character, jazz, drama, musical theater, and social dancing. Classes in dancer health and well-being are also offered. Houston Ballet also has a pilates program, which offeres both private and group pilates sessions.
LINES space
Lines Ballet
The Pre-Professional Program guides its participants on a journey that values artistic risk-taking and pushes them towards independent thinking and problem solving. LINES Ballet School encourages students to make choices with the goal to realize and achieve their full artistic potential.
Magnus Midwest space
Magnus Midwest Dance Intensive
Magnus Midwest Dance Intensive (formerly Joffrey Midwest Dance) is a comprehensive summer training program for the pre-professional dancer. The rigorous training requires dedication, commitment, hard work and spirit. Magnus Midwest Dance Intensive is the ultimate in pre-professional ballet training.
UNCSA space
North Carolina School of the Arts
The UNCSA School of Dance has a rich history of being a leader in dance education since 1965. They have quality programs in both Ballet and Contemporary Dance. Both programs are based on strong fundamentals that recognize each discipline's specific requirements, while looking to the other for collaboration and inspiration.
Nutmeg space
Nutmeg Conservatory
The Conservatory boasts an international classical ballet faculty that trains in the Nutmeg methodology of combining the Vaganova technique with a blend of neo-classical and contemporary training. Nutmeg is unique in its dedication to teaching classical ballet alongside a full resident performance season.
OBT space
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Oregon's premiere professional ballet company is gaining national recognition and worldwide attention. Known as one of the preeminent ballet schools in the country, the School of OBT is dedicated to developing professional dancers and knowledgeable audience members. The School's mission is to provide the highest quality dance training to all its students.
PNB space
Pacific Northwest Ballet
The Summer Course curriculum offers serious ballet students classical training, augmented by a diversity of dance forms necessary to meet the demands of dance companies today. Summer Course also offers students seminars on a wide variety of topics relevant to the young dancer including nutrition, dance history, foot health and pointe shoe care.
The Rock space
The Rock School
The Summer Intensive Session is a highly-selective, audition-only program that immerses the aspiring dancer in a 2, 4 or 6 week intensive session of ballet. During the Intensive, classes are conducted Mondays through Fridays for all levels. Students attending the Summer Intensive often progress rapidly and increase their abilities significantly.
Utah space
University of Utah Dept. of Ballet
The Department of Ballet offers three emphases in which a ballet major can train: Performing, Teaching, and Character Dance. Students benefit from more one-on-one time with professors and professionals who serve as mentors, as well as opportunities for connecting with Ballet West and participating in outreach activities.


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