Summer Intensive

June 10 - 13, 2024 | 4:00-8:30pm

Summer Intensive Program

Cost: $350.00 all 4 days or $100/day
Gentlemen tuition is $25/day or $75 all 4 days
​Audition for our Intensive is not required.
​Ladies and gentlemen must be minimum 8 years old
Dancers must have at least 2 years of ballet training
30 minute dinner breaks

Commitment to artistic education

2024 Summer Intensive Program

West Michigan Youth Ballet is excited to welcome instructors Herman Payne, Maribel Modrono & Kyohei Yoshida. This dynamic team brings with them their commitment to the artistic education of young dancers as well as strength and movement education.

Ballet, pointe, pre-pointe, variations, technique, jazz, and contemporary are among the classes taught during the 4 exciting days of our summer intensive dance instruction. Students will also have access to WMYB instructors to help focus on skills taught during class. WMYB facilities include sprung marley floors, changing rooms, air conditioning and kitchen access.

"Ballet is a universe of the imagination"

Meet Your Instructors


Herman Payne

Miami City Ballet

Maribel Modrono

Miami City Ballet

Kyohei Yoshida

Ballet West Academy


Ladies and gentlemen must be between the ages of 8 – 18.

6086 Fulton St E, Ada, MI 49301

Dancers will get a 30 minute dinner break each day.

Females –  Any solid color leotard, tights and ballet shoes.
Males – White T-shirt, black ballet tights, tighter black athletic pants, or black shorts, and black ballet shoes.
Yes, For those who sign up for all four days, there will A limited number of one hour available at additional cost. If this is something that interests you, please check the box on the registration form and we will be in touch.

"It's a dance that strives to be ethereal, yet demands incredible strength and control. It looks delicate, but requires years of hard work and dedication to master."