Young ballet dancers admitted to prestigious summer intensives


A group of dancers from Ponte Vedra Ballet & Dance Company have earned admission into highly competitive and esteemed ballet summer intensives across the United States.

Ranging in age from 9 to 18, these talented young dancers have distinguished themselves among thousands of applicants, securing placements in some of the most renowned ballet programs in the nation. From coast to coast, they will be immersing themselves in rigorous training, mastering their technique and enriching their artistry under the guidance of esteemed instructors.

“This achievement is a testament to the dedication, passion and exceptional talent of our students,” said Dawn Wolf, artistic and executive director of Ponte Vedra Ballet & Dance Company. “We are immensely proud of their accomplishments and partial scholarships received for several of these programs. We are all excited to watch their continued progression.”

The dancers have been invited to participate in John Cranko School; Joffrey Ballet, Chicago; Next Generation Ballet, Tampa; Joffrey Ballet, NYC; Orlando Ballet; Bolshoi Ballet; Sarasota Ballet; Philadelphia Ballet; Atlanta Ballet; Ballet Met; Cincinnati Ballet; Oklahoma City Ballet; Sacramento Ballet; Nashville Ballet; Milwaukee Ballet; Bolshoi Ballet (wait list); New World School of the Arts.

To celebrate their success and showcase their talents, Ponte Vedra Ballet & Dance Company will host a community showcase at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the dance company's Black Box theater, located at 886 A1A North Suite 5, Ponte Vedra Beach. This event promises an enchanting display of grace, precision and artistry, featuring contemporary and classical, flamenco performances by the talented young dancers who have earned a place in prestigious summer intensives and PV Ballet's Fuse Elite Dance Team.

Tickets for the March 23 community showcase are available for purchase online at in the “proshop” and will also be available at the door for $10 each. Seating is limited, so be sure to secure your tickets early and support your local dancers.

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