Jan 4 – Jan 9


It's show time.

Where passion meets excellence in training

Week long in-person intensive full of technique & artistry training with unique experiences you can’t get elsewhere.

Open to both students & adult dancers.

World-class training

Program includes the fundamental of great ballet training:

Ballet Technique & Pointe

Daily classes based on Vaganova Method

Variation Coaching

Learning classical group pieces to perform on Saturday

Ballet Conditioning

Improving flexibility and body strength to advance while avoiding injury

Private Coaching for Dancers looking to win

2 hours of private coaching available for the Premium Access dancers with teachers who trained numerous students who won both Classical and Contemporary at YAGP Semi-Finals

Performance Opportunity

All participants will have the opportunity to perform on Saturday.


Group variations & solo variations will be taught throughout the week leading to the performance.

Meet Your


Runqiao Du


Erin Du


Olga Roberts

Ballet | Conditioning

Ninel Cherevko


Anastasia Vasilieva

Vaganova Academy

Other world-class teachers to be announced soon.

Choose your access

You will be taken to Towson University’s webpage to complete the order.

Towson University only accepts VISA, MASTERCARD or DISCOVER. Please do not use debit, check, or other credit cards.


Adults & Students
$ 997
  • Full Program
  • Performance Opportunity
  • Performance Video
  • Headshot Photography


Competing Students
$ 1299
  • Full Program
  • Performance Opportunity
  • Performance Video
  • 2 hrs of Private Coaching
  • Career Consultation
  • Headshot Photography


Time Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:30 - 11:00 AM Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Class Class
11:00 - 12:00 PM Pointe/Repertoire Pointe/Repertoire Pointe/Repertoire Pointe/Repertoire Performance Private Lessons
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Private Lessons
1:00 - 2:30 PM Variation/Conditioning Variation/Conditioning Variation/Conditioning Variation/Conditioning Community Event Private Lessons
2:30 - 4:00 PM Rehearsal Rehearsal Rehearsal Rehearsal Community Event Private Lessons
4:00 - 8:00 PM Private Lessons Private Lessons Private Lessons Private Lessons Dinner -


This program is designed to help active dancers to propel into better artists and dancers. To ensure that this program will be a good fit for you, please observe the sample class provided.


If you cannot follow along with this class, this program will not be the right fit for you.

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Towson University has a list of hotels nearby that are recommended for guests participating in programs.

Some hotels may have discounted Towson University rates.

Towson University

Center for the Arts

7700 Osler Dr, Towson, MD 21204


We will be using the studios of Towson University, which has beautiful studio spaces and facilities.

Yes! A unique experience for adult dancers to train at an intensive with top-class teachers just as professional students do.

Yes! Mr. Du will be doing his best to make sure that he’s teaching all classes as much as possible. This includes adult and student classes. We’ve also invited top-class teachers for this special event.

No, but you will have to attend one of our virtual classes prior to the Winter Intensive to assign level placement. This program is not designed for individuals with no background in classical ballet. Please try this class below to see if you will be able to follow along without any major issues.

For Adults and Students, if you have participated in one of our virtual classes, you will know the standard and expectations from each class. 

Please try this class below to see if you will be able to follow along without any major issues.

This entire experience is in-person.

Yes, there will be pointe classes for adult dancers who are already experienced with pointe. We will not have pointe classes for absolute beginners on pointe.

All dancers should attend all the classes listed on the schedule. There are no “limits”, especially since we will have a performance at the end. It will be important to attend all the classes if possible.

All classes except for warm-up class before the performance will be held separately: students will be among students, adults will be among adults.

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