Photo Gallery: A new school of thought at MCB

  • Basia Lamy, right, 13, from Seattle, Washington, listens to her instructor, at Miami City Ballet School's summer intensive program, Thursday, June 27, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Young Brazilian dancers take instruction from Arnold Quintane, Thursday, June 27, 2013, during Miami City Ballet School's summer intensive program. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Lourdes Lopez, left, Artistic Director, and Darlene Callaghan, right, Director of Miami City Ballet School, watch teenage dance students perform during the school's summer intensive program, Thursday, June 27, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Young Brazilian dancers, Louis Silva, left, 17, and Bruna Moreira, center, 16, perform their pas de deux class with Olivier Pardina, (NOT PICTURED) Principal Faculty in the Pre-Professional Division of Miami City Ballet School, Thursday, June 27, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Geta Constantinescu, far right, works with dancers on pointe, Thursday, June 27, 2013, during Miami City Ballet School's summer intensive program. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Carter Alexander works with a young ballerina during Miami City Ballet School's summer intensive program. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Darlene Callaghan, left, Director of Miami City Ballet School, and Lourdes Lopez, center, Artistic Director, watch teenage dance students at the school's summer intensive program, Thursday, June 27, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Olivier Pardina, right, Principal Faculty in the Pre-Professional Division of Miami City Ballet School, watches dancer Cristina Vidal, left, during his class, Thursday, June 27, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Darlene Callaghan, left, director of Miami City Ballet School, and Lourdes Lopez, right, Artistic Director, visit classrooms with teenage dance students during the school's summer intensive program, Thursday, June 27, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Young Brazilian dancers, Louis Silva, left, 17, and Bruna Moreira, center, 16, perform their pas de deux class with Olivier Pardina, (NOT PICTURED) Principal Faculty in the Pre-Professional Division of Miami City Ballet School, Thursday, June 27, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF