General Information


Monday, July 3 through Friday, July 28

Brandywine Ballet’s Summer Program 2017 will offer qualified intermediate level and advanced level students daily technique and pointe classes as well as a choreography session. There will be a culminating outdoor performance featuring Intermediate & Advanced Choreography at Rose Tree Park on Friday, July 28 at 7:30pm.

  • Week 1:  July 3 to July 7 – Ballet/Pointe -  Lauren Fadeley-Veyette ** Choreography – Meredith Rainey
  • Week 2:  July 10 to July 14 – Ballet/Pointe – Meredith Reffner-Callender ** Choreography – Jesse Sani
  • Week 3:  July 17 to July 21 – Ballet/Pointe – Diana White ** Choreography – Michael Nickerson-Rossi
  • Week 4:  July 24 to July 28 – Ballet/Pointe – Martha Chamberlain ** All Choreography Rehearsal – Nancy Page

Brandywine Ballet’s Summer Program WILL run as scheduled on July 4th.


  • 9:30am - 11:30am:  Intermediate Ballet Technique and Pointe
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm:  Intermediate Choreography
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm:  Advanced Ballet Technique and Pointe
  • 2:30pm - 4:30pm:  Advanced Choreography 

Students participating in the Summer Program (Ballet Technique/Pointe & Choreography) must attend at least 3 weeks. Choreography CANNOT be taken separately.


  • The 4th week is mandatory, as all pieces will be rehearsed during this time.
  • Friday, July 14th and Friday, July 21st are also mandatory for review of all previous pieces.
  • Friday, July 28th is mandatory, as it is the performance at Rose Tree Park at 7:30pm


The Ballet Technique/Pointe class may be taken separately on a weekly basis only - No single classes will be offered.

All students must be at least 11 years of age, on pointe, and have danced at least three ballet classes per week during the regular season in order to qualify for either level - levels will be determined in April. Acceptance into the program is based on age and experience.  New students to Brandywine Ballet may call 610-692-6402 for an audition or may send in a 3-minute ballet or contemporary variation for the artistic staff to view. It must be accompanied by a brief bio. 

Students from The Dance Center, the Official School of Brandywine Ballet, need not send an audition tape or come in for a separate audition. They may be evaluated during their regular class time after application is reviewed. All students from The Dance Center are welcomed to be considered for the program from the Elementary Level 6 and higher, if they meet the above requirements. 


BBC Summer 2017 Registration.pdf