Monday, July 31 - Friday, August 18
for Beginning to Advanced Levels
This year's summer ballet program offers three different levels of instruction to accommodate students with as little as one year of training through advanced ballet students.
There is no better way for a student to keep improving as a dancer in body and mind than to participate in a "summer intensive."
|With our outstanding faculty of highly regarded teachers, TCAB's program offers a summer intensive that students will only find in larger cities with major companies. |
The Summer Intensive will include these dance disciplines and more.
(subject to change)
Robert Kelley received his formal dance training at the
Kameron N. Saunders was born in St. Louis, MO. He is a graduate of the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City with his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. He graduated from Metro Academic & Classical High School while doing his dance training at COCA (Center of Creative Arts). There he studied ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, and choreography as a part of their Pre-Professional Program. Kameron is currently a principal dancer with Afriky Lolo; a West-African dance company in St. Louis, MO under the direction of Diadie Bathily. Kameron has choreographed for the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Washington University, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, The Big Muddy Dance Company, Consuming Kinetics Dance Company, MADCO, and COCA. He has also choreographed for Tony award-winning actor Ken Page for his original play for dance, Sublime Intimacy, which premiered in December of 2015. In January of 2017 Kameron started his own project-based dance company, Kambré Contemporary Dance Company. In addition to that he has returned to COCA to teach dance and now serves as the student company Rehearsal Director to former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater principal dancers, Antonio and Kirven Douthit-Boyd.
Erin Zintek is originally from Milwaukee Wisconsin where she started her training under Kellie Plathe from Accent On Dance. Erin graduated from the University of Iowa with a BFA in dance. There she worked exclusively with Dan Stark, Alan Sener, Jennifer Kayle, George de la Pena, Armando Duarte, and Charlotte Adams. She was chosen to dance with the University's Dancer's In Company (DIC), traveling around the midwest. She has performed for ACDFA two years in a row, and received multiple scholarships.
Lisa Buchmiller began dancing at an early age at Tri-Cities Academy of Ballet in Richland, WA. She also performed with Mid-Columbia Ballet under the artistic direction of Debra Pearse Rogo. In college, Lisa discovered her true passion - teaching movement. Lisa resides in Portland, OR where she is a certified personal trainer, certified yoga instructor, dance instructor, co-creator of Evolution PDX and the yoga supervisor at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Whether working with clients individually, or teaching a class, Lisa combines her expertise in many different disciplines to help students prevent injury, and, through Evolution PDX, to become stronger, longer, balanced and more connected to their bodies.
Class Schedule and Tuition
Level #1 Students who have completed Elementary, Beg Blue, or Beg Jade
Level #2 Students who have completed Int Beg Green or Int Beg Iris
Level #3 Students who have completed Adv Beg Blue, Int Jade, or Int Green
Level #4 Studetns who have completed Int Iris, Adv Blue or Adv Green
Discounts for multiple weeks will be applied after you enroll and before any charges are made to your account.
Serving Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco
Tri-Cities Academy of Ballet & Music
21 Aaron Dr., Richland, WA 99352 946-1531
Summer Office Hours: 10am-5pm M-F
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