Jake Casey Mini Summer Intensive

Jake Casey Mini Summer Intensive

Summer Ballet Mini-Intensive3-day, Unique Classical & Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive in San Jose, CA with Jake Casey, Dancer, and Choreographer

Intermediate to advanced level ballet students seeking a highly focused, personal experience will gain new insights and significant dance exposure. Jake Casey will teach and choreograph a new original piece during this 12-hour Master Intensive, Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18 at San José Dance Theatre.

Trained at The Rock School for Dance, Jake Casey is a rising choreographer, dancer, former Level 10 U.S. Gymnast, guest teacher at The Rock School for Dance, a professional dancer at Vanemuine Theatre in Estonia and formerly of Cincinnati Ballet.

San José Dance Theatre strives to bring ongoing, high-quality ballet opportunities to the dance communities of the Silicon Valley and greater San Francisco Bay Area. San José Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director, Linda Hurkmans, is a San José Dance Theatre alumni and former dancer with The Royal Danish Ballet. San José Dance Theatre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Open to the public. Cost of Summer Mini Intensive: $200

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About Jake Casey

Jake Casey Summer Mini Intensive

Trained at The Rock School, Jake Casey is an up-and-coming choreographer, model, former Level 10 U.S. Gymnast, guest teacher of The Rock School, formerly with Cincinnati Ballet, and professional dancer Vanemuine Theatre in Estonia. He studied at The Rock School for Dance Education and has worked at the National Choreographer’s Initiative. Jake has also guest starred for San Jose Dance Theatre in Paquita Grand Pas Classique in the 2016 Spring Repertory Performance.

Videos of Jake Casey dancing:

Sample of Jake dancing Pas de Deux:


Dancer Outcomes:

1. Intensive training in ballet and contemporary dance;

2. Guaranteed role performing his choreography in San José Dance Theatre’s Spring Performance 2018.

Summer Mini Intensive by Jake CaseySchedule for Mini Intensive

Friday, June 16th (2.5 hours):

9:30-10:30am Ballet Class
10:30am-12:00pm Learn Jake’s Choreography


Saturday, June 17th (4.75 hours):

10:45am-12:30pm Ballet Class into Contemporary Class
12:30-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-3:00pm Learn Jake’s Choreography

Sunday, June 18th (4.5 hours):

10:45-12:30pm Ballet class into Contemporary class
12:30-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-2:45pm Learn Jake’s Choreography
2:45-3:15pm Filming of choreography. Group picture with Jake


Please note that if you perform in San Jose Dance Theatre’s Spring Performance 2018, you will be required to pay the Spring Performance fee. Dancers are not required to perform with San Jose Dance Theatre in order to participate in Jake Casey’s Mini Summer Intensive.