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Pre-Professional Dance Intensive

July 17 - August 6, 2023

(Ages 12+)


Dance Intensive

A pre-professional dance intensive for ballet and contemporary dancers seeking artistic and technical growth.

AXCBT’s Pre-Professional Dance Intensive features a world-class faculty line up, bringing in accredited guest artists from New York City Ballet, Radio City Music Hall, Kansas City Ballet, and more.

This three-week intensive culminates in the opening night of

A Midsummer Night's Dream August 4-6, 2023 at the Erlanger Gardens at Monmouth University. Students will participate in various roles in this acclaimed dance theater work, rehearsing and performing alongside professional dancers. 

Price includes 3 weeks of classes

+ rehearsals and performances in AXCBT's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Pricing: $1450


For new students, please submit a 2-3 minute video of you doing a solo in any style of dance to Academy Administrator at Submit with your name, age, number of years of training, and current dance school or teacher.

Curriculum &

Weekly Schedule

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Monday - Friday

10am - 4pm at Bell Works

101 Crawfords Corner Rd., Holmdel, NJ

AXCBT Summer Dance combines classical ballet and contemporary dance training with a diverse range of concert dance and techniques including Modern, Variations, Men’s Technique, Partnering, Acting for Dancers, Yoga, Improvisation, Stretch & Strength, and Nutrition. Taught by a world-class faculty, students have the opportunity to be mentored by & perform alongside AXCBT professional dancers.

Students train at AXCBT Studios approximately 25 hours each week, with the following classes:

Ballet: Ballet Technique, Pointe, Men’s

Partnering: Pas de Deux, Ballroom

Contemporary: Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Musical Theater

Conditioning: Pilates, Yoga, Stretch and Strengthen

Choreography and Production Rehearsals 

Over the course of a week, students can expect the following breakdown:
Ballet Technique: 1.5 - 2 hours, daily
Pointe/Men's Class: 1 hour, twice a week
Modern: 1 hour daily
Partnering: 1.5 hours, weekly
Contemporary: 4-5 hours, weekly
Conditioning: 2 hours, weekly
Rehearsals: 3 hours, daily
Lecture: 1 hour, weekly

2023 Pre-Professional Dance Intensive participants will perform in

A Midsummer Night's Dream 

August 4-6, 2023

at the Erlanger Gardens at Monmouth University

Check out some highlights from AXCBT's previous production of
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Previous Summer Faculty Includes:

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Seyong Kim
Roxey Ballet, Western Michigan University

Julie Caprio
Washington Ballet, Kansas City Ballet

Gabriel Chajnik
Resident Faculty
Director, AXCBT & APAA

Andrea Weber
The Merce Cunningham Trust

Lindsay Jorgensen
Olivia Miranda

Lindsay Jorgensen
Resident Faculty
AXCBT Dancer

Gilbert Bolden III
New York City Ballet

Nicolas de la Vega
Radio City Musical, Cabaret

Olivia Miranda
Resident Faculty
AXCBT Dancer

For all inquiries, contact our Academy Administrator at or give us a call (732)378-9948 
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