Ballerina. Choreographer. Movement Director
Ballet, Vaganova Method
- classical ballet repertoire,
- Pointe technique
Character Dance and repertoire
“Speak with your arms”
port de bras technique by Irina Lerman
Floor barre—Knyazev's technique
Contemporary class & repertoire
Neoclassical class & repertoire
Original choreography by Irina Lerman and Jera Wolfe
Individual Coaching and Guest Teachers
+ Networking opportunities
Irina Lerman will create new work and all participating dancers will be considered for future paid projects.
from the stage of the Mariinsky Theatre, and original works by choreographers Irina Lerman and Jera Wolfe
at Winchester Street Theatre on July 27th (including repertoire learned in each discipline, new work choreographed during the intensive )
🔹 Individual coaching
daily opportunity to receive individual coaching by Irina Lerman and faculty
🔹 Professional Video
Free for dancers to use for auditions, portfolios, and future projects!
🔹 Custom Package option
allows you to create your own schedule based on your daily availability. Contact the intensive for more details.
Introducing the Intermediate Division for 2023!
This division is for dance students of an intermediate level.
While Intermediate Division students will participate in the intensive alongside the Advanced and Professional dancers, they will receive separate technical training from Irina Lerman and the faculty appropriate for their level of technical and artistic ability.
Dancers will also join some classes with the Advanced level and will have the chance to watch, be inspired by, and perform with the Advanced and Professional dancers.
This program is designed for dancers 12 and up, with a minimum of 2-3 years of dance training
in ballet or contemporary.
Daily Classes, Workshops, and Rehearsals:
Monday to Friday
Performance with Audience
Focus of the intensive:
Regaining confidence & strength after 2 years of pandemic
Performance and expression
Technical training, Vaganova method, including special tips & tricks
Learning to speak with your body
Understanding how to stay in shape in all circumstances
Staying connected to your authentic identity
Perseverance and continued growth as an artist
Workshops in a variety of disciplines
Open dialogue between dancers and faculty about any questions regarding art and career
Who is this Summer Intensive for?
seeking further development of their craft in multiple disciplines, especially artistry and performance
ready to take their first steps in a professional dance environment
near the end of their education that are already seeking new artistic challenges or more training in specific disciplines that we offer
AND past students with a strong foundation in classical or contemporary, ready to work at an intermediate/advanced level
"Your arsenal of knowledge and skills is never truly full: as an artist, your work is a continuous reach towards the most honest expression of emotions through refined movements. The greater your collection of skills and experiences, the better you can share the gift of your art with others, while achieving your best physical and mental shape."
PRIMA Package (full 9 days): July 17th - 27th, 10:00am - 4:30pm $675 + HST $667.96
Short Program Package: July 17th - 27th, 10:00am - 2:45pm $500 + HST $494.85
Morning Package: July 17th - 27th, 10:00am - 1:15pm $390 + HST $386.04
5-Day Package: July 17th - 21th, 10:00am - 4:30pm $400 + HST $395.94
4-Day Package: July 24th - 27th, 10:00am - 4:30pm $325 + HST $321.75
5-Day Short Program: July 17th - 21th, 10:00am - 2:45pm $300 + HST $297.02
5-Day Morning Program: July 17th - 21th, 10:00am - 1:15pm $225 + HST $222.83
To request a Custom Package suited to your schedule, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org