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Announcing Summer Intensive 2024

Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn invites students to audition for our five-week Summer Intensive July 8 - August 9, 2023 for serious ballet students ages 10-20 years. Applications are required. Deadline to apply is February 1.

Located in historic Gravesend, Brooklyn, CBT is in a safe, established, and quiet neighborhood an hour’s train ride from Times Square, the ‘heart’ of New York City. Students will learn from CBT faculty and guest artists for a summer developing technique, artistry, character and life skills in an accepting yet rigorous environment.  

Our program covers ballet and modern dance technique, conditioning, pointe, men’s work, repertoire, and electives such as jazz, composition, nutrition, hip-hop, injury prevention. The program is also available in two and three-week segments. The small class size ensures personal attention for every student.

Faculty include: Marla Hirokawa, Artistic Director and Founder and Rosanna Seravalli, Professor of Dance, Purchase College, and former soloist, American Ballet Theatre: Ballet. CBT Academy faculty include Rebeccah Brann, Stephen Campanella, Karina Fornazaro, Sonia Jones, Kate Reyes, Jose Rivera, Joseph Tudisco, and Matthew Westerby. Guest artists include: Alexandra Basmagy, member of the corps de ballet of American Ballet Theatre; Amanda Brewster, The Movement Habit; Shenaya McCummings, Hip Hop / Freestyle; Cynthia Newland, Alible 3 nutrition; and more.


Students who participate in the entire five-week program have the option to perform in local community performances. Information regarding local housing options is available upon request.

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