Ballet Chicago offers eight weeks of summer training each year, providing the serious ballet student with an unparalleled training experience. Our programs bear the hallmarks of every Ballet Chicago course: truly intensive, multidimensional, activity-packed programming that will challenge you, educate you, and leave you feeling enriched and inspired.

All Ballet Chicago summer programming will be offered both in-person and on Zoom for those who choose not to attend in-person instruction. All eligible in-person attendees are required to be fully vaccinated. Please keep in mind that while our intention is to provide in-person instruction, we do have a virtual contingency plan in place should state and local guidelines deem them necessary.


Health and Safety Protocols:

  • Daily Health Screener forms are filled out each morning.

  • All students have their temperature checked upon arrival and are reminded to wash their hands thoroughly.

  • Masks are required at all times in the studios and throughout the premises.

  • All studios are equipped with medical-grade air purifiers.

  • Hand sanitizing stations are posted in each studio and throughout the school.

  • High-touch areas and surfaces are disinfected multiple times daily.

  • All staff are trained in health protocols.


Dormitory Housing:

Ballet Chicago provides supervised housing for students ages 12 and up at the University Center, a secure and state-of-the-art downtown student residence. Located just five blocks from the Ballet Chicago studios, the dorm is staffed by experienced chaperones who live on site.

June 21 - June 25, 2022
Ages 11+
*no audition required

June 27 - July 29, 2022
Ages 11+
*audition required

August 2 - August 13, 2022
Ages 11+
*level placement required

Ballet Chicago’s brings our youngest dancers the joy and exhilaration of dance. Learning to move with grace and skill, feeling the beauty of music in your veins, experiencing the magic of living in the air – these are the things that inspire and delight children. Join us this summer and give your little one the chance to explore the wonders of ballet.

June 21 - June 25, 2021
August 2 - August 13, 2022
Ages 7-11
*no audition required

June 21 - June 25, 2022
Ages 3-6
*no audition required


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