Ballet Pensacola

Ballet Pensacola Summer Camps

Registration is now closed for 2021 Summer Camps!

Summer Camps (age 3-10)

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Youth Division Camps:

All Youth Division Camps are designed and organized by Youth Division Manager, Hannah Holtsclaw

Creative Dance Camp

Recommended for ages 3-5 

Three weeks full of ballet dancing, story time, fun activities, and games. Dancers are allowed to bring a ballet costume to dance in each day, in addition to wearing the class uniform.

Snow White - June 14 - 17, 2021 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm

Cinderella - June 21 - 24, 2021 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm

Swan Lake - June 28 - July 1, 2021 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: $150 per week, $400 for three weeks.


Ballerina Camp

Recommended for ages 5-7

Three weeks of expanding ballet knowledge and learning to be the very best little Ballerina or Cavalier. All Ballerina Camps will conclude with an hour demonstration on Thursdays from 3:00pm - 4:00pm.

Snow White - June 14 - 17, 2021 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Cinderella - June 21 - 24, 2021 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Swan Lake - June 28 - July 1, 2021 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Cost: $150 per week, $400 for three weeks.


BALLET BOOT CAMP (age 7-10):

Ballet Boot Camp is designed and organized by Academy Director Debi Janea.

Ballet Boot Camp is great for experienced students or beginners. Camp includes strong ballet training, ballet theories, and other dance disciplines. Boot Camp is highly recommended for Ballet Pensacola students that have completed a year in Tech 1 or Tech 2. All Ballet Boot Camps will conclude with an hour demonstration on Thursdays from 3:00pm - 4:00pm.

*Recommended for aged 7-10* 

Week 1 -  June 14 - 17, 2021 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Week 2 - June 21 - 24, 2021 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Week 3 - June 28 - July 1, 2021 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Cost: $175 per week, $500 for 3 weeks


Teacher Profiles:

Debi Janea - Academy Director 

Debi Janea has been dancing with Ballet Pensacola since the age of 9. After graduating from the Ballet Pensacola Academy in 2011, she was offered a position with the professional company. Janea has danced many roles throughout her years at Ballet Pensacola, including Clara in The Nutcracker, Katrina in The Headless Horseman, and Alice in Alice in Wonderland. In Spring of 2019 she performed as Cinderella in Ballet Pensacola’s premier production of Cinderella. She has performed as The Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker for the last two seasons. Janea has also performed with Pensacola Little Theatre over the years, notably in Cats the musical in 2017, receiving the Artistic Excellence award for her role as “Victoria”. 

Hannah Holtsclaw, - Youth Division Manager & Principal Dancer

Hannah Holtsclaw is from Andover, Connecticut, where she began ballet training at Connecticut Concert Ballet. Holtsclaw is beginning her third season as a principal dancer with Ballet Pensacola, where she has performed the roles of Dream Clara, Cinderella, and Paquita. Holtsclaw graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) earning a B.F.A. degree in Dance in December 2019. During her on campus studies, Holtsclaw was selected to work with three guest choreographers, performed the principal role of Nikiya in La Bayadere, and choreographed and staged two original pieces for the CCM Concert Orchestra, and Student Choreographer’s Showcase. Holtsclaw continued to choreograph off campus and was conferred the 2019 Choreography Connection Award by Regional Dance America (RDA) for her original work staged at the 2019 National Choreography Intensive and is currently choreographing a new original work for Collin Ballet Company.  Prior to attending CCM, she was a resident student of Bossov Ballet Theatre at Maine Central Institute, where she studied the Vaganova method and performed principal roles in Don Quixote, Giselle, The Ugly Duckling and The Nutcracker. 

Roxie Alyssa Smith - Academy Instructor

Roxie Alyssa Smith has been dancing for 30 years! Her love of ballet and tap have brought her back home to Ballet Pensacola, where she used to dance 6 days a week in Ballet Pensacola's Company. She’s been teaching privately, and choreographing heavily for the last 5 years, for both Pensacola Little Theatre (her other home), and local high schools around the area. She’s thrilled to be back and sharing her love of dance with our youngest generation, hoping they will love dance, too!

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Pensacola, FL 32502