The Academy of Ballet Fantastique provides highly individualized, sequential training, allowing dancers at each level the opportunity to develop strong technique and a sense of artistry. Students and aspiring professionals excel through the Vaganova Method, learning and mastering technical elements step by step, building dancers’ success, confidence, and self-esteem.
— Thea Vandervoort, former professional dancer, retired National Program Director, Arts Bridge America, Assistant Director of Motion Theatre Dance Company, Santa Barbara, CA
 ballet fantastique senior apprentice (and academy of ballet fantastique graduate) kenzie ballenger // 2018, gustavo ramirez

ballet fantastique senior apprentice (and academy of ballet fantastique graduate) kenzie ballenger // 2018, gustavo ramirez

Fierce classicism. Bold new work. Unmatched personal attention. Fly with us.

Are you looking for a summer full of growth and inspiration—a summer where you can realize your true potential as a dancer? We invite you to the beautiful Pacific Northwest and summer at The Academy of Ballet Fantastique.

Learn more about Ballet Fantastique's 2018 Summer Program, Intensives, and Workshops for children and adult of all ages!

Our Vaganova Ballet Summer Intensive Program (ages 8 through professional) attracts attention from across the US for its inimitable blend of:

  • Semi-private coaching in limited class sizes
  • Top-notch professional instruction from BFan's Choreographer-Producers Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager and critically acclaimed current company dancers, as well as our international teaching faculty
  • Ballet Fantastique's singular brand of intensive Vaganova classical ballet training with contemporary ballet choreography and performance

Space in each workshop is strictly limited to just 15 student dancers, and audition applications will be accepted until a workshop is full. We also offer a unique Professional Dancer Development Summer Program for professional dancers.

Our popular Storybook Dance Camps and weekly dance classes are filled with creativity and learning in a motivated, focused atmosphere! Come dance with us!