trainee slider 2017Ballet Palm Beach Trainee Program

Click here for info on how to register and schedule an audition
Contact 561.630.8235 or

Aspiring dance professionals from 16 to 20 years can begin their professional experience by training with Ballet Palm Beach from Aug. 21, 2017 through June 9, 2018. The Ballet Palm Beach Trainee program is limited to 12 dancers. Dancers 16 and up may be considered for positions during our Ballet Intensive.


  • 14 to 16 classes per week
  • Daily rehearsals with Ballet Palm Beach for four main stage productions
  • Trainees will participate in our inaugural The Nutcracker at the Kravis Center
  • Ballet, Pointe, Partnering, Variations, Pilates, Modern, Tap, Character, Nutrition, Revolutionary Principles of Movement

Example Daily Schedule, Monday – Saturday

9:30 a.m. – Period 1: Ballet
11:30 a.m. – Period 2: Pointe, Variations or Partnering
12:30 p.m. – Period 3: Rehearsals
4:00 p.m. – Period 4: Tap, Character, Pilates, Modern, Nutrition or Principles of Movement


Colleen Smith, Artistic Director
Ruth C. Petrinovic, Consultant
Claudia Cravey, Ballet, Pointe, Variations
Marshall Levin, Ballet, Repertoire, Partnering
Gina Buntz, Modern
Donna Morgan, Tap
Lily Ojea Loveland, Pointe, Variations, Revolutionary Principles of Movement (RPM)
TBA, Pilates


$4,750 per year/$750 deposit with ten payments of $400


Housing must be arranged by Trainee. Ballet Palm Beach will assist in matching roommates.


Top of Page