Welcome to the Mystic Ballet Academy – a one of a kind, well respected educational institution, recognized by the U.S. Government. The Academy provides a Certificate Program in Fine Arts Studies.
For foreign dancers, the Academy is accredited and authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.
Looking for the future of our dancers Mystic Ballet has established an educational Certificate Program. Not only so that our dancers can thrive as artists, broadening their performing experience and resumes, they will at the same time earn a certificate in Fine Arts Studies.
You will start creating a viable foundation for your post career transition, while doing what you were born for – performing and dancing with a professional company.
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· A unique Artistic Colony – Experience the unparalleled privilege to thrive as a dancer in a non-urban setting—Mystic Ballet is a one-of-a-kind international dance laboratory nuzzled in a safe, historical seaport village. Spend your days dancing alongside accomplished artists. Work inside bright studios overlooking the woods and live on the coast of the New England Sound. Grow both personally and professionally in a nurturing environment that allows for total immersion and focus on your craft.
· Upon successful completion of two year Conservatory program, dancers receive a Certificate of Vocational Higher Education in Fine Arts.
· Upon successful completion of four year Degree program, dancers receive a BFA-Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance.
· Upon completion, dancers will receive a compilation of professional video recordings of their works, as well as a CD-album of their professional in studio and performance photos.
· Become part of a productive dance-world network.
Experience the unparalleled privilege to thrive as a dancer in a non-urban setting—Mystic Ballet is a one-of-a-kind international dance laboratory nuzzled ina safe, historical seaport village. Spend your days dancing alongside accomplished artists. Work inside bright studios overlooking the woods and live on the coast of the New England Sound. Hours away from New York City and Boston, for weekend visits.
Mystic Ballet’s housing facilities are located within walking distance of the Mystic Ballet studios in Mystic Connecticut. Situated within walking distance to the beach, grocery store, YMCA, restaurants, fast food and gourmet deli. Our housing facilities foster interaction with fellow artists from around the world, encouraging dancers to grow both personally and professionally in a nurturing environment that allows for total immersion and focus on your craft.
International dancers are a vital part of our culture. Dancers from around the world come to Mystic Ballet Academy each year with a shared passion to excel and a common aspiration to become the foremost artists of their generation. We’re sensitive to your needs and are here to help you to make the most of their experience.
Understanding the immigration rules and keeping your immigration papers straight in a new country can be a challenge. To make the transition easier, we assist international students regarding visa, non-immigrant status, work authorization, travel instructions for entering or leaving the U.S., extension of stay, change of non-immigrant status, reinstatement, and any other procedural matters concerning international dancers.
For more information, please contact Desiree Subotic D.S.O. – Director of Operations
Summer Season offers a thorough introduction to Mystic Ballet company and its repertory. In addition, it may serve as an extended audition for dancers seeking admission to MB II for the upcoming season.
Mystic Ballet’s commitment to gifted young dancers is the same during both the summer season and the performance season: to provide comprehensive ballet and dance training, high-quality instruction, and a safe, living environment. Mystic is a leading New England tourist mecca, and one of the most desirable destinations between New York and Boston. Located on the coast of Long Island Sound in a traditional seaport setting, Mystic offers a combined opportunity to enjoy many of its recreational activities and special attractions.
During the summer, dancers can take advantage of the opportunity to work with Mystic Ballet’s artistic staff and guest artists and choreographers. Dancers will work with the company’s resident choreographers on creating premiers for the upcoming season, and they will perform company repertory on the final day of the program.
You will be part of the one of most progressive dance companies in the US, being up to date with the dance world. Work with dancers – artists from around the world setting new ideas and standards, with the combination of a European artistic background, American enthusiasm and a very progressive coaching philosophy and personal atmosphere.
Mystic Ballet’s Summer Season
$2,050.00 Tuition Fee
$150.00 Enrollment fee
Important information regarding fees for the Summer Season:
*Board fees are optional (dancers may provide their own meals, a full kitchen is available).
Enrollment fees, tuition, and room fees are non-refundable.
Board fees are refundable, on a prorated basis, only if the dancer must withdraw from a program for medical reasons. (Verification from a physician is required.)
Fee payment schedules are provided upon acceptance to the program.
Limited work study and merit grants are available to qualified dancers.