44 Summer Intensive FAQ

How can I connect with others dancers about shared accommodation?

Once our 44 dancers have been confirmed, we will create a private Facebook group for participating dancers to join and connect as they wish.


What is Granville Island, and where is it located?Granville Island is a thriving, vibrant artistic and cultural hub in the heart of Vancouver on False Creek. It’s a waterfront community with a bustling market, lots of great restaurants and food options, and retail shops. It is also home to a wide variety of artisans, galleries, and performing arts venues. It is easily accessible by all forms of transit, including water taxis that operate frequently. The Granville Island Hotel is located adjacent to Ballet BC, just a few steps away. A map of the Island is located here.


What amenities are available to me at Ballet BC?

The Ballet BC facility boasts four newly renovated studios, showers, and a fully-equipped kitchen all available for your use. Dancers will be responsible for providing their own meals.


What will the weather be like?

The 44 Summer Intensive takes place in the middle of summer in Vancouver. Weather is typically sunny and pleasant, with temperatures in the low to mid 20s (Celsius). However, we are in a temperate rainforest climate so precipitation is always possible!


Will I be able to purchase Ballet BC merch?

Yes! A variety of Ballet BC merchandise will be available for purchase on site during the summer intensive.


Will there be any wellness services available to me during the intensive?

Yes. Ballet BC has several health and wellness practitioners that can be available for bookings during your stay in Vancouver, for a fee. More information will be provided at a later date.


What if I have to cancel my place in 44 after registering and paying? 

For cancellations prior to May 31st, participants will be issued a full refund. For cancellations between June 1st and June 14th, participants will receive a 50% refund. For cancellations after June 14th, no refunds will be issued.