Summer Programs

2021 Laguna Dance Theatre Summer Intensives and Classes TBA

Previous Summer Intensives:



Guest Ballet Faculty:

Carlos Gonzalez (CG) American Ballet Theatre

Rainer Krenstetter (RK), Miami City Ballet

Madeline Houk (MK), ACB

Will Robichaud, Alexandra Carey (AC), Eugene Ballet

Noah Miller, (NM)Tennesee Ballet

Guest Contemporary Faculty:

Paola Isabella (PI), Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop

Andrea Derkum (AD), Contemporary

 LDT was delighted to previously host…

Vladimir Malakhov – Former Director of Staatsballett Berlin, former Principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, National Ballet of Canada, Stuttgart Ballet and Vienna State Opera Ballet.
Lisette Salgado-Lucas – Former member of Joffrey Ballet NY, former Principal dancer with Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Emi Hariyama – Graduate of the Bolshoi Academy  in Moscow, danced with Moscow Ballet Theater and Aalto Ballet Theater in Germany, former member of Staatsballett Berlin.
Katherine Rochon-Thomas – Currently teaches at Laguna Dance Theatre/Laguna Ballet, trainee at SAB and PNB, former apprentice with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Dallas Fort Worth Ballet.
Liudmila Konovalova – Graduate of the Bolshoi Academy and current Principal dancer with Vienna Stattsopera in Austria
Chasen Greenwood – Dancer, Actor, Singer; Trained with Houston Ballet, Ballet Austin, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Dallas Black
Miranda Weese – A former New York City Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal dancer
Nicola Curry – Current member of ABT
Stephanie Walz – A former member of ABT and a current member of The Washington Ballet
Aura Dixon – Former member of New York City Ballet
Kristin D’Addario – A former member of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Soloist and Principal dancer of Miami City Ballet and School of American Ballet
Jodie Gates – Former Principal at the Pennsylvania Ballet, and member of the Joffrey Ballet and Frankfurt Ballet
Angela Snow – Former member of the American Ballet Theatre
Joaquin De Luz – Principal dancer at New York City Ballet, former soloist at American Ballet Theatre and Pennsylvania Ballet
Gonzalo Garcia – Principal dancer at New York City Ballet
Jonnathan Ramirez – Current member of Tulsa Ballet
Erin Pritchard – Current member of Tulsa Ballet, former member of Houston Ballet
Olivia Ornelas – Former pre-professional Company Artist at Oregon Ballet Theatre



LDT Competition Team Auditions!

LDT Competition Team audition dates and information are here!

  • Audition Fee: $25/Dancer
  • Saturday, Sept. 9th

Audition Times:

  • 1:30pm  Ages  8 and under
  • 2:15pm  Ages  9-11
  • 3:30pm  Ages 12 and up
  • 4:45pm  Solo Auditions

*****If you wish to audition for a solo please come prepared with a 30 second choreographed dance in the style you want your solo in*****

Informational Parents Meeting– Tuesday, September 5th at 6:30 pm

Mandatory Competition Team meeting– Friday, September 16th at 6:30 pm



Laguna Dance Theatre Competition Information 2018

Audition Form 2017-2018


LDT Dance Wear Drive for Harvey Victims

Dear LDT and Orange County friends and Families,

In the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, Laguna Dance Theatre is organizing a Dance Wear Drive to help the studio owners and families who have lost everything. Please drop off clean, new or gently used dancewear; including but not limited to tights, shoes, leotards, hair supplies (new only please), recital costumes, etc. Please bring them in plastic bags or boxes.
Drop off Saturday September 9th between 9am and 1pm to the front desk. Items will be sorted and sent to a local host Houston dance studio and distributed to other studios in the area in need.
*Donations to help pay shipping costs are greatly appreciated. Any Volunteers to help promote, sort, or ship welcome!! Any specific questions can be directed to Miss Marisa.
Thank you for helping us support the dancing families who’ve lost so much.
23854 Via Fabricante suite F3
Mission Viejo, ca 92691

Junior Ballet 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.

Ballet I

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ballet II

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Registration Now Open

Please contact the office for pricing and registration details. 

(949) 855-4702

LDT Competition Team at Star Systems

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


Amazon Smile

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.

Simply use this link:… to get to and start shopping. Amazon will automatically send your donation to Laguna Ballet.

Please contact the office at (949) 855-4702 if you have any questions.