Fierce classicism. Bold new work. Unmatched personal attention. Fly with us.
“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, current Assistant Director of Motion Theatre Dance Company, Santa Barbara, CA
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.
Our Vaganova Ballet Summer Intensive Program (ages 7 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 Bontrager and critically acclaimed company dancers
- 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 Program for professional dancers on a sliding-fee scale.
Our popular Storybook Dance Camps and weekly dance lessons and classes (for kids age 2 and up) are filled with creativity and learning in a motivated, focused atmosphere! Come dance with us! NOTE: Camp space is limited and camps often fill quickly. Don't wait to register!