Summer Opportunities - Registration Begins April 15, 2023
God's Little Princess/Prince Camps - 2023
Week 1: June 5 - 9 for Level 1 & 2
Week 2: June 19 - 23 for Level 1 & 3 (Level 3 for Ballet I - see below for details)
Week 3: July 17 - 21 for Level 1 & 2 LEVEL 1 IS FULL!
Due to high demand, dancers are limited to one week of camp. If space becomes available, dancers may register for one additional week of camp. If full or you would like to register for an additional week, please email email@example.com to be added to waitlist.
Three Levels this year: Levels may vary depending on age and # of dancers
Level 1 (all weeks): 9:30-12:30 is for 3.5-5 year olds (must be 3 by 1-1-2023; dancers currently in preschool-K for 2022-23 school year). Dancers must be fully potty trained!
Level 3 (June 19-23): 1:30-4:30 is for dancers currently in Grade 3 (Ballet I) for 2022-23 school year. This week will be the most advanced and is for 3rd graders only.
Dress code: Any color leotard, light pink tights, pink ballet flats, & a cover up of any kind. If you plan to register for fall classes, see our dress code under general information before purchasing a leotard for camp!
Presentation: Parents are invited to attend a class presentation on the last day of camp (Friday) during the last 30 minutes of class.
Confirmation: Confirmation will be sent with additional information before the beginning of camp.
Intermediate Summer Intensive 2023 - June 12 - 16
This Intensive is for:
Confirmation: Confirmation will be sent with additional information before the intensive.
About the Classes: In addition to ballet classes, dancers will broaden their horizons with jazz and musical theater. Also on the schedule is choreography that will be learned and used for KidsQuest (a ministry of Perimeter Church) on Sunday morning, June 18th.
Stacey Slichter has been teaching children of all levels for over ten years. She began training in Miami, Florida under the direction of Lynne Dresson, Gloria Gaither, and Victoria Leigh. She spent her summers training at The Houston Ballet Academy. Stacey has enjoyed an illustrious professional dance carreer. After attending and graduating from The Harid Conservatory, she joined The Sarasota Ballet of Florida as a company member. She has also danced with Ballet Eddy Toussaint USA, Ballet Memphis, and Atlanta Ballet, in addition to performing with The Sarasota Opera. She is a sought-after guest instructor.
Advanced Summer Intensive 2023 - May 30 - June 3
Required for all Perimeter Ballet Apprentice I & II/Company dancers and suggested for students currently in levels III-V. Open to Advanced & Intermediate Level dancers on pointe or who receive instructor’s recommendation.
The week will feature classes in technique, pointe, variations, musical theater, jazz, and Progressing Ballet Technique. Teachers include those from Perimeter Ballet faculty as well as various guest teachers below.
Tuition: $350 for 9:00-5:00 dancers; $275 for non-company dancers - registration begins online April 15.
Leslie Harper (formerly Shivers) is a native of McDonough, GA. She received her dance training at the Georgia Youth Ballet under the instruction of Magdalena Maury and Jonsie Pollock. In 2005, Leslie was accepted into the trainee program at Ballet Magnificat, a professional Christian touring ballet company based in Jackson, MS. After three years of training, Leslie was promoted into the Omega company and spent 9 years dancing and touring professionally. She traveled all over the world – spreading the Gospel through dance in the States, Europe, Canada, Israel, and Africa – performing in huge concert halls, state opera houses, school auditoriums, and even outside in open city squares. She has also taught ballet, pointe, and set choreography each year at Ballet Magnificat’s Summer Dance Intensive in Jackson, as well as in ballet schools all over the States. Leslie considers it a deep privilege to have served the Lord in this way. She has a heart to see younger dancers develop an excellence in their artistry so that Christ’s beauty and power may be magnificently displayed on the stage.
Erica Alvarado was born in Tucson, Arizona and began her dance training at Ballet Arts in Tucson, under the direction of Mary Beth Cabana, where she attended many prestigious summer intensives. After graduating from high school, she joined Ballet Tucson and worked closely with ballet masters Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner from American Ballet Theater, where they selected Alvarado to perform leading roles in many Antony Tudor ballets. Two years later, she joined the Milwaukee Ballet II program, and in 2011, joined City Ballet of San Diego as a principal dancer. At City Ballet, she performed principal roles in The Firebird, Carmen, Giselle, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, as well as principal roles in such George Balanchine works as Square Dance, Who Cares, La Source, Donizetti Variations, Allegro Brillante, Serenade, Tarantella, Walpurgisnacht, Concerto Barocco, Apollo, and Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux. Alvarado performed soloist roles in The Four Temperaments and Agon. She also danced the role of the Principal Woman in Peter Martin’s Hallelujah Junction. In 2017, Alvarado joined Atlanta Ballet where she has performed Kitri, The Sugar Plum Fairy, The Snow Queen, and other leading roles in Helgi Tomasson’s Seven for Eight, Stanton Welch’s Tu Tu, Craig Davidson’s Remembrance Hereafter, Liam Scarlett’s Vespertine, as well as in Scarlett’s world premiere of Catch. Alvarado has been teaching students and professionals of all ages since 2011.
Gia Mongell is from Johns Creek, Georgia where she grew up studying under Jonnie Kelley with the Atlanta Dance Theater. Throughout her childhood, she participated in many intensives such as the Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Movement Invention Project, Broadway Theatre Project, ARCHcore40, Keigwin & Company and with Twyla Tharp. Gia received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and was awarded the Joseph W. Polisi Prize for exemplifying an “artist as citizen” upon her graduation from The Juilliard School. She was an original Broadway Cast member of the Tony nominated An American in Paris choreographed and directed by Christopher Wheeldon. She has performed in the 69th Tony Awards, The Metropolitan Opera’s Cendrillion, Encores! At New York City Center, BCEFA, and can be seen in the Misty Copeland “Sum of your Parts” commercial for Under Armor. Gia is currently on faculty of Lincoln Center’s Middle School Arts Bootcamp, NHouse Productions and The Commercial Dance Intensive.
Stephano Candreva is a sought-after international guest artist. Previously, he danced with Smuin Contemporary Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, where he had the opportunity to dance principal and soloist roles. He has also been a principal dancer for City Ballet of San Diego and California Ballet (under the direction of Maxine Mahon). Additionally, he has danced professionally with Milwaukee Ballet II and has performed as a sol0ist with Sesiminas Ciade Danca in Brazil.