Youth Ballet Intensive Back for Summer 2011 in Los Angeles

California DanceArts Prepares for Its Upcoming Intensive Youth Dance Workshop

Los Angeles, CA, April 28, 2011 --( California DanceArts (, in preparation of its summer calendar of dance workshops, is holding auditions for the Youth Ballet Intensive. Up to 12 young dancers will be chosen to participate in the intensive training program. Auditions are being held every Saturday at the California DanceArts main dance studio. The program is intended for the young (9-12 years) intermediate student of dance education.

The program is a “Ballet Intensive,” and as such features not only traditional ballet instruction from instructors who are youth specialists, but also includes instruction in pre-pointe preparation, MPT (Placement Technique), modern & jazz dance, stretching, Aerial Ballet, choreography and Dance Essentials™ (improvisation, musicality, performance skills, etc.). Dancers are selected based on experience and training up to an intermediate level at California DanceArts or similar training level from other previous training.

Erin Holt, Director for California DanceArts, stated the following: “We strongly recommend that a student seeking a professional level of ability continue to develop their knowledge and technique of dance. The summer is an excellent time to focus on one’s advancement in dance instruction intensively, and the Youth Ballet Intensive provides an encouraging yet challenging environment that can bring out the best in a dancer’s ability. Not only is it a lot of fun, there is a great feeling of accomplishment that comes from the concentrated instruction, especially when seeing the results in resuming their dance instruction in the fall.”

Since 1987, California DanceArts has been dedicated to the purpose of grooming and nurturing the talents of beginning to serious career dance students. Its current location in beautiful La Canada is among several schools and recreational facilities. More information on California DanceArts 2010 summer dance workshops can be seen at The school’s blog can be seen at For more information about California DanceArts and the programs offered by the school, call 818-790-7924, or visit the school online at

California DanceArts
Erin Holt