June 14th - June 18th, 2021
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday - Showcase Performance - 6:30 pm
(Doors open at 6:00 pm. Student rehearsal & drop-off 5:00 pm)
This summer intensive will feature a week of classes focusing on conditioning, ballet technique, pointe work with daily coaching on repertoire. On the final day of the program we will hold an in-studio showcase for family & friends, where students will perform the variation they received coaching on throughout the week.
We are excited to have Royal Ballet Graduate & former Scottish Ballet soloist Luciana Ravizzi as our Ballet Master & Director for the week bringing her extensive international experience & ballet knowledge to any intermediate to advanced student looking for an intense summer program. Luciana's enthusiasm & passion for teaching is second to none as she not only teaches technique but tries to ensure students understand where each movement comes from in relation to their body which can then help them improve faster but also help with injury prevention.
Working alongside her we are honored to have Deborah Bertoldo teaching to create a full week of training and to ensure each student experiences a personal experience.
Over the course of the week students will be challenged & motivated to grow their technique, strength and artistry & will leave with the knowledge and skills to reach the next level in their training.
RULES & DETAILS
Each day students will get a 30 minute lunch break. Students must pack & bring lunch each day - Lunch is not provided & students may not leave the building to go get lunch.
This program is designed for intermediate & advanced students, age 7 & up only. Teachers, college students and adults at an intermediate to advance level are welcome.
Special pricing is available for groups registering together and college students with an ID.
Email us at for group pricing & discounts.
Registration deadline is June 11th. In person space is limited and if we fill to capacity we will close registration early.
Students will be placed the appropriate class based on age and ability once intensive begins.
For students traveling, please email us at if you wish to be placed in the home of a local student also in the program. Host home arrangements are available upon request.
Friday showcase is for full week tuition students only. Students registered for a single day of class will not participate in the Friday Showcase.
Attire - Students may wear any color or style leotard to class each day with pink ballet tights. Black leotard & pink ballet tights are required for the Friday Showcase.
COVID - SC State & CDC guidelines will be followed. Temperature checks, masks & sanitizing is required at this time upon entering the building. Once class begins, masks will be enforced as needed with social distancing at your teachers direction. Each classroom will be sanitized daily for the safety of everyone. Anyone developing COVID or cold like symptoms will not be allowed in the building.
**A refund will be issued if a positive COVID test is submitted for any days missed or in the event you become sick and cannot attend due to COVID. No other refunds will be issued.
$100 non- refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot.
Full week in-person tuition - $425
Daily in-person tuition - $150
Full week virtual tuition - $375
Daily virtual tuition - $115
Full week teacher tuition - $350
Daily teacher tuition - $95
Luciana was born and raised in Argentina and began her studies of classical ballet at the age of 11 years old. She had the opportunity to study and train with some of the best and most recognized Ballet teachers in Buenos Aires including Olga Ferri. In 1994 she attended the prestigious Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colon and during the course of her studies had the opportunity to be selected to perform with Argentina’s national Ballet company, Teatro Colon, on a number of occasions.
In 1999 at the age of 16, she received a scholarship to study at the Royal Ballet School in London, attending the Upper School for three years and graduating in 2002. During her studies at the Royal Ballet School she was chosen to dance with the Royal Ballet Company in various productions including an international tour of Australia with the productions of "Swan Lake" and “Giselle”, as well as a gala for HRH Princess Margret.
Following her graduation Luciana joined Scottish Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet before being promoted to First Artist and then Soloist. She remained with Scottish Ballet for 13 years dancing at the very highest level around the world performing leading roles in ballets such as "Romeo and Juliet","The Nutcracker","Sleeping Beauty","Cinderella","Rite of Spring","Five Tangos","Song of the Earth","Elite Syncopations","Carmen","Pennies from Heaven","The Crucible","Hansel & Gretel”, "A Streetcar named Desire”, etc.
Following her successful career abroad as a professional dancer, she began teaching both amateurs and professionals and has been invited to guest teach master classes & seminars internationally for both schools and companies and in 2017 opened her own Studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Deborah Bertoldo was born and raised in Brazil and moved to the United States after getting married.
Her teaching career started in Brazil as a substitute teacher in classical ballet classes in addition to strength and flexibility classes.
With over 20 years’ experience as a Classical Ballerina, she also has trained in modern, jazz and other ballet styles/methods. She has taken classes from world known teachers at international dance workshops in Brazil, at the Russian Ballet in Brazil and with Ballet Arkansas Company, in Little Rock.
Performances include Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Paquita, Dom Quixote and Nutcracker. Deborah was part of a jazz group who performed in a television show in Brazil and has taught at All Stars Dance Center in Texarkana Texas. In 2018 her and her family moved to Augusta, Georgia.