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3rd Annual PGK Dance Project SUMMER INTENSIVE

  • Scripps Performing Arts Academy 9920 Scripps Lake Drive, Suite 105 San Diego, CA 92131 (map)

Train alongside other pre-professionals from the region, across the US and Abroad with world class faculty and learn choreography by acclaimed, award winning choreographers.

June 15 - 26th Monday to Friday

  • 930am to 10am Conditioning
  • 10am to 1130am “Horton” inspired Contemporary/Modern - alternating with Ballet every other day
  • Noon till 1:45pm PGK Repertory featuring works by various choreographers
  • 2 - 3:30pm Composition alternating with one career development workshop with guest speakers each week

When: June 15 - 26th Monday to Friday with “Welcome to Summer” Performance Friday June 26th 7:30pm outdoors at Spanish Village in Balboa Park ticket sales of $20 to $10 to the public.

The Performance is repertory you learn, work created during the intensive with guest performances by both The PGK Dance Project and The PGK Dance Project TOO, our 2nd company.

Peter G. Kalivas, Founding Director The PGK Dance Project trained at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater school, The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Schools and The University of the Arts Philadelphia. 
Career: danced with Ailey II, Donald Byrd/Projects, The Jamison Project, original member of Sean Curran Company, soloist The Bavarian State Opera Ballet and The Iwanson Dance Company/Germany among others. Choreographic works presented at The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, The Ailey Theater/NYC, REDCAT/LA, across the US and abroad, taught at major schools and festivals 20 years. (“Horton” inspired Contemporary/Modern, Composition, PGK Rep)

PGK Dancer/Teachers: Jennifer Puls (Ballet), Desiree Cuizon (PGK Rep), Alyssa Junious (PGK Rep), John Paul Lawson (PGK Rep) 

Housing Options available for those in need.

The summer intensive is generally how "PGK Dance" fills open paid positions with our main performance, touring company as well as apprenticeship positions who perform with our 2nd company throughout the year.

UPCOMING PGK Dance Fall Schedule includes:

Main Company: September performances in Baltimore and Washington DC
October The Lyceum Space Theater San Diego featuring works by Boroka Nagy, Geoffrey Gonzalez, Andrew Pearson, Cara Scrametti, Anjanette Maraya-Ramey, Sean Curran and Peter Kalivas
November The Dance X Festival Belize, Central America

2nd Company: Understudy main company
Lecture demonstrations at Malcolm X Library, Central Library
Young Audiences performances at middle schools
The Carlsbad Music Festival performances

$500 for both weeks and performance - all inclusive - no additional fees
$250 for one week - no performance option

Any Class Drop IN: $10 - That's It! Technique, Rep, Composition, Career Lectures 

*Auditions for Scholarships occurred on Saturday April 11th and have all been dispersed. Limited Work-Study Available based on Financial Need

Earlier Event: June 12
Geisha Boy
Later Event: June 19
An Unlikely Outfit