Dear LDT and Orange County friends and Families,
- January 4th- LDT Reopens
- March 30th-April 1st-Closed for Good Friday/Easter
- May 28th- Closed for Memorial Day
- June 13th- Spring Showcase Commercial Dress Rehearsal
- June 14th- Spring Showcase Ballet Dress Rehearsal
- June 15th- Spring Ballet Showcase
- June 16th- Spring Commercial Showcase
- *Studio will remain open through June 30th, schedule subject to change.
- June 30th-July 8th- LDT Closed
- July 9th-July 27th- 2018 Summer Intensive
Our Junior Intensive will give young dancers the opportunity to build a stronger foundation.
Curriculum: Ballet Technique, Variations, Stretching, Jazz, Contemporary, Stage Makeup, Acting, Yoga, and Dance History.
We will have Parent Observation, and a short presentation on the last day of this program.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Registration Now Open
Please contact the office for pricing and registration details.
Laguna Dance Theatre has been serving Orange County since 1985. LDT is a Vaganova ballet theatre with primary focuses on pre-professional training and technique.
We offer a strong classical Ballet training program along with Jazz, Lyrical, Broadway Jazz, Tap, Pilates, Hip Hop and Musical Theater for ages 2 to adult. Care is given to the developing physique of each dancer to forestall injury and maximize progress. Along with strong classical technique, artistry and expression are emphasized throughout the training process.
Congratulations to the LDT 2017 Competition Team! What a great showing at our first competition of the season– Star Systems in Downey. LDT was well represented on all levels, from our first timers to our seasoned dancers. You all shined! Our biggest accomplishment this weekend was our Large Group “Sticks & Stones” taking FIRST OVERALL – creating some major waves among several other competitive studios.
Here are the amazing results:
1. Kayla Teen Solo Open Platinum 1st Place; 5th Place Overall; Teen Solo Lyrical Platinum; Teen Miss Superstar
2. Mikey Teen Solo Contemporary Platinum; Teen Mr. Superstar
3. Trinity Teen Solo Lyrical Platinum
4. Marisa Teen Solo Contemporary Platinum
5. Amanda Teen Solo Lyrical Platinum
6. Ruslana Teen Solo Contemporary Elite High Gold
7. Naomi Senior Solo Points Elite High Gold; Senior Miss Superstar
8. Bella Polen Junior Lyrical Solo Elite High Gold; 1st Place in Category
9. Mikey and Marisa Teen Contemporary Duet/Trio Platinum, 2nd Place Overall
10. Bella P., Ella, Sabrina Junior Duet/Trio Lyrical Elite High Gold, First Place in Category; 5th Place Overall
11. Sticks and Stones Teen Large Group Open Platinum 1st Place in Category; 1st Place Overall
12. Raise Me Up Teen Small Group Lyrical Platinum, 4th Place Overall
13. She Used to be Mine Teen Small Group Contemporary Platinum; 5th Place Overall
14. Feeling Good Teen Small Group Jazz Platinum
15. All I Want Teen Small Group Open Platinum
16. Colors of the Wind Junior Small Group Lyrical Elite High Gold; First Place in Category
We had two wonderful master classes with ABT Principal Dancer Christine Shevchenko! Thank you so much for inspiring our young dancers and being part of our LDT family!
Dear Laguna Ballet Friends and Families,
We are excited to announce an easy new way to support Laguna Ballet!
Through Amazon Smile, .05% of all your purchases made on Amazon can go to Laguna Ballet.
Calling all LDT Dancers ages 13+!
Open auditions for youth dancers to perform at the LDF Annual Spring Gala, Friday, June 2, 2017. More info here.
Auditions may be submitted between April 1st-April 15th only.
Submit your 1 minute video audition sample to:
Requirements: Ages 13-21, male & female. Aspiring professional with classical training/technique- all dance styles.
Dancers chosen will receive:
-Complimentary admission to 1 LDF Master Class
-2 Complimentary tickets to a company performance during the September 2017 Laguna Dance Festival.
-1 Gala ticket, for youth dancer’s parent to attend.
-Letter of acknowledgment from LDF Founder, Jodie Gates.
Ms. Shevchenko is dancing at the Segrestrom Center for the Arts, performing in ABT’s upcoming premier of Whipped Cream.
Christine will hold a Master Class at LDT this Sunday, March 19th from 1:00-3:00 PM.
It is a huge honor to have her back again as she taught our students last year at our Summer Intensive.
$30 per LDT (level 4/5/6) student with reservation and payment by Friday, March 17th.
$35 per student at the door
$35 for non-LDT students (high intermediate/advanced level).