Put Your Imagination
During Summer at Études de Ballet, we offer many different classes and camps for your dancer. These classes, camps, and intensives will challenge your dancer while keeping them engaged in fun and creative activities! Our classes will keep your dancers technique sharp over summer while also teaching them new skills. Our Summer Camps are themed and include hands on activities such as: arts & crafts, face painting, dress-up, outdoor and indoor fun and games, healthy snacks and DANCE! Our intensives are full day courses that feature some of the worlds best teachers who will teach classes that will leave a lasting impact.
Due to the popularity of our summer camps, we are now able to offer a 3 to 5 year old room, 6 to 9 year old room and 10 to 12 year old room so no matter the age your camper will feel comfortable among their peers for maximum learning and fun.
Look no further than ÉdB for summer camps in Naples, FL. We have exactly what you and your child need this summer. We offer a safe place and trained staff to help foster creativity in a young dancer. Your young dancer will experience many hands-on activities that will immerse them in the world of dance.
Call (239) 593-8280 (ext. 1) today! Summer camp spots fill fast.
Mid-career, she received her pedagogical certification from the School of the Hartford Ballet, where she was presented a monetary award for high academics from the only recognized Vaganova accredited teaching institution outside of Russia. Since this time she has held Master Class workshops, worked as a commissioned choreographer, coached numerous successful competitively placed students, enhanced the growth of numerous programs in colleges and universities, companies, schools, and community centers. Her experience as a choreographer includes full-length ballets as well as the staging of many of the classics.
Becky graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with her BA in Secondary Education and Language Arts. After teaching English for eight years, she decided to jump back into the world of dance. She has been teaching tap and musical theater for Adair Dance for 11 years. She has also been a certified Zumba instructor for nine years.
She and her husband, Will, have two school-aged daughters who have a great passion for dance as well.
She also had the opportunity to study pre-professionally with multiple dance companies including Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Complexions Contemporary Ballet.
Lesli has won numerous competition dance titles, professional company scholarships, and awards for her choreography.
Upon graduating high school, however, Lesli switched her focus over to visual arts and graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts.
Lesli has since moved to Orlando, FL and is excited to be dancing professionally for the Walt Disney World company in a show titled ‘Festival of the Lion King’.
She is also currently getting ready for the company’s holiday event, ‘Micky’s Not So Scary Halloween’.
She attended high school at the Washington School of Ballet with Mary Day and with Ben Stevenson of the Royal Ballet, where she studied RAD (Royal Academy of Dancing). With further training in Soviet Russia at the New Choreographic Institute in Moscow and the Tbilsi State Opera Ballet with Mikhail Lovravsky, Tricia found the Vaganova system provided strength of technique and refinement of epaulement.
Tricia’s career took her through the U.S., Canada, and Guatemala, affording her the pleasure of dancing many of the great classical Ballets, operas, and the works of emerging choreographers with Tulsa Ballet Theater, Hartford Opera, New Orleans Ballet, Delta Festival Ballet, and the New Orleans Opera Association.
Some of the coaches and choreographers with whom she’s worked include Georgina Parkinson, Ivan Nagy, Leon Danileon, Rochelle Zide, Roman Jasinsky, Royes Fernandez, Arthur Mitchel, and Victoria Simon. Tricia holds certificates in “The Theory and Practice of Teaching Ballet” with Gilbert Maher of the Paris Opera Ballet, International Teachers Seminar, and “Tbilisi State Opera Ballet Certificate of Study”, Vaktang Chabukiani and Mikhail Lavrovsky.
She is a member of the International Dance Council (CID) at UNESCO. Tricia is a multifaceted teacher with a passion for helping dancers in their technical and artistic growth. Having taught ballet for 35 years, her strengths lie in her musicality, understanding of anatomy, attention to detail, love of art and history, and her desire to encourage the psychological health of each student.