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General Information 2018
June 17 - July 28, 2018

1 Week: June 17 - June 22 (Ballet Intensive)

1 Week: June 24 - June 30 (Ballet Intensive)

2 Weeks: June 17 - June 30 (Ballet Intensive)

2 Weeks: July 1 - July 14

2 Weeks: July 15 - July 28

3 Weeks: June 24 - July 14

4 Weeks: June 17 - July 14

4 Weeks: July 1 - July 28

5 Weeks: June 24 - July 28

6 Weeks: June 17 - July 28



“Outback” Dormitory
An entire dormitory building on the campus is allocated to Summer School. Dancers are housed in air-conditioned double rooms with bathroom. Housing, 3 meals a day and use of the laundry are included in the fee.

“Village” Dormitory
Is in an apartment unit of 4 single rooms. There is a lounge/dining area, washing machine, a bathroom for the 4 occupants, and a kitchen. (Meals will be in our dining hall).

Dancers need to be 16 years or older. The apartments are limited, and subject to availability. Add an additional fee of $250 per week to the residential fee.

Doral Hotel
(See “Fees”)


Campus Facilities

The Dance Building has nine air-conditioned studios and is a 5-minute walk from the dormitory. There is an ATM and a general store on the campus.



House Mothers, nurses and counselors supervise the dancers.



Every dancer dances in several performances in a theater on campus. Parents and friends are welcome to attend.

The Performances are always so exciting! Costumes are supplied at no charge. Each dancer receives a certificate of attendance. Scholarships are awarded to dancers who have excelled in the Performance Awards.


Age and Admission

Dancers must be 11 or older. A minimum of 4 years ballet training is required. Admission is by audition or digital audition. See “Audition Requirements”)



Placement classes will be assessed to place dancers in classes which will be most advantageous to them.

The Faculty will not discuss placement with any parent or teachers.


Day Dancers

Dancers may attend Summer School without living on campus. A reduced fee is payable. (See “Fees”)



Boys will have instruction in special classes in addition to joining in the technique classes.



Payment may be made by credit card, check or bank transfer for the full amount or by not more than three installments. In this case, at least 1/3 of the full amount must be paid with the completed enrollment form.

The final payment must be dated before May 1, 2018.

A charge of $50 will be made for unpaid checks. A surcharge will be made for credit cards.


Refund Policy

No refunds will be made of any amounts paid unless a medical doctor’s certificate evidencing the inability of the dancer to attend Summer School is submitted.

The certificate must be received by the AAB before May 31, 2018. In such cases, a refund less 30%, will be made.

No refunds will be made if the application for a refund is received after May 31, 2018.


Arrival By Air

Four airports serve Purchase College. La Guardia, JFK and Newark are about one hour by car from the College. We have arranged for our car service to meet the planes, and drive the dancers to and from the College.

Westchester: This is a smaller airport about 10 minutes by taxi from the College.

Please contact office for further information.

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