Dancers' Workshop Pre-Professional Teen Intensive

This class is taught by:

Eric Midgley

Eric Midgley is the Ballet Master and School Director at Dancers' Workshop. Mr. Midgley began his dance career in 1979, performing throughout western Canada and the Pacific Northwest with the Veselka Ukrainian Folk Ensemble. In 1989, Eric graduated from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division before joining Ballet Florida in West Palm Beach. In 2001, he joined Ballet Austin and remained there until 2008. Performing an extremely wide repertoire, he has danced principal roles in classical and contemporary repertoire in Canada, the US, France, Scotland, Slovenia and Italy. Eric brings a widely varied background in design, music, and dance to the studio and the stage. He has choreographed over twenty original works for a wide range of companies from ballet, to folk and modern dance. He has created score edits, original compositions, sound, lighting, and projection designs and served as production manager and stage manager for dance performances for over 20 years. With 30 years experience as a teacher, he brings his diversity to bear in the studio. He teaches ballet, pointe, character, men’s class, variations, repertoire, and partnering. His accessible and functional approach to movement is at the root of his teaching style.
Expand your potential in this two-week intensive designed for students who want to push themselves creatively and take their technique to the next level. Participants will learn and create with award-winning choreographer Gina Patterson and take classes in Ballet, Modern, Pointe, Character, and Variations. DW instructors include Master Teacher and School Director Eric Midgley, Junior Repertory Company Director Michaela Ellingson, and faculty. Open to intermediate and advanced students ages 13+.
August 20 - 31
Monday – Friday
9:30am – 4:30pm
Ages: 13+
2 weeks $800 / Early Bird Special $680 
1 week $500 / Early Bird Special $425 
Financial aid deadline: June 25
Early Bird pricing ends May 30