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SUMMER PROGRAMS

To Refine or For Fun

We offer an extensive summer program for dancers of all ages. Whether you are a serious dancer looking to refine your technique or a young dancer looking for some summer fun, we have a summer program for you!

 

If you have any questions specifically about Summer Programs please email [email protected]

Senior Summer Intensive 2018

By Audition Only

 

 

About the Summer Intensive

 

The Orlando Ballet School Summer Intensive is for intermediate to advanced students ages 11 and up. OBS offers American training incorporating precise footwork, classical port de bras, and preparation for today’s classical ballet companies. Our summer program places strong emphasis on ballet technique training, but also offers supplementary classes in character, pointe, variations, modern, jazz, men’s, partnering and nutrition. View a complete list of full-time faculty here. Both Orlando and Jacksonville programs will have additional guest teachers throughout the intensives. Faculty will include Orlando Ballet Company Dancers and artistic staff. The two-week program in Jacksonville will also feature members from the Florida Ballet Training Center.

 

 

Payment & Scholarship Information

 

A non-refundable deposit will be due within two weeks following a student’s acceptance notification. The remaining balance will be due by May 1, 2018. Orlando Ballet School offers a limited number of full and partial merit scholarships determined at the time of the audition. If applicable, students are informed of scholarship amounts as part of their acceptance notifications. There is no separate application for scholarships.

 

 

Jacksonville 2-Week Summer Intensive   |   June 11-23, 2018

Tuition: $1,100  |  Additional Room & Board Option: $1,500   * Room and board cannot be pro-rated

 

The two-week program in Jacksonville in partnership with Florida Ballet offers students small class sizes and an opportunity to intensely focus on their technique training. Classes will be held at the Florida Ballet Training Center, a renovated warehouse space in Downtown Jacksonville with exposed brick walls, 17-foot ceilings, lobby, dressing rooms, break room, as well as LaVilla School of the Arts. Families are invited to observe classes on the final day of the program.

 

Boarding students are housed at the University of North Florida in dormitories with private bathrooms. Full meal service is included and transportation on charter buses between Florida Ballet Training Center, LaVilla School of the Arts and UNF will be provided. Optional outings to the beach and other destinations will be offered on June 16 & 17 for an additional fee. Boarding students will check in on Sunday, June 10 and check out Saturday, June 23.

 

 

Orlando 2-Week Summer Intensive  |   June 11-June 23, 2018

Tuition: $1,100

 

This non-residential program has the intensity of the 5-week intensive in a 2-week period. Orlando 2-week Intensive is the perfect preparation for students attending any 5-week summer intensive program following our 2-week. Orlando Ballet School provides a technique focused curriculum with a series of diverse class offerings and an exceptional faculty to guarantee a wonderful student experience.

 

 

Orlando 5-Week Summer Intensive  |   June 25-July 27, 2018

Tuition: $2,600  |  Additional Room & Board Option: $2,900  * Room and board cannot be pro-rated

 

Students travel from across the country and around the world to train with our internationally-renowned faculty during the five-week program in Orlando. The focus of the program is on ballet technique training, but all students also participate in the showcase performance at the end of the summer, and advanced students have the opportunity to perform for the public. Classes are held at our main campus in beautiful downtown Orlando, as well as our South Campus and the Loch Haven Neighborhood Center (Orlando Ballet’s company rehearsal space). All of our studios feature Harlequin sprung floors.

 

Boarding students are housed in dorms on the University of Central Florida’s campus. This campus features 24/7 security. Full meal service is included and transportation on charter buses between OBS and the UCF dorms will be provided. Optional outings to the area theme parks and other destinations are offered at an additional fee. Boarding students check in on Sunday, June 24 and check out on Saturday, July 28.

 

Elite Summer Ensemble (ESE): A Company Experience  * New Program Exclusively for the Orlando 5-Week Program

For selected dancers ages 15 and above, Elite Summer Ensemble gives advanced students the opportunity to experience professional company life. Working with the artistic staff of Orlando Ballet provides a chance to be seriously considered for the Orlando Ballet School Trainee program, Orlando Ballet II or Orlando Ballet professional company. ESE will be featured in Orlando Ballet School’s Summer Fantasy performance. Advanced placement in the ESE program will be made during the audition tour, and selected students will be notified of their placement in ESE as part of their acceptance letters.

 

Interested in being a Resident Advisor for Orlando Ballet School?

All applicants must audition for and be accepted to the OBS Summer Program. Applicants must be age 18 prior to January 1, 2018. For more information please reference the FAQ sheet below. To apply please fill out the application below.

Resident Advisor Information (FAQs)

Resident Advisor Application

Application Deadline: 3/15/18.

 

 



AUDITION TOUR REGISTRATION

Audition Tour Dates

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Chicago, IL  |  Saturday, January 6
2:30pm Registration
3:00pm-4:30pm Audition

 

Ballet Academy of Texas
Coppell, TX  |  Saturday, January 6
11:00am Registration
11:30am-1:00pm Audition

 

Ballet Virginia International
Norfolk, VA  |  Sunday, January 7
11:00am Registration
11:30am-1:00pm Audition

*The audition is being held as scheduled. There are no weather related cancellations.*

 

Alabama School of Fine Arts
Birmingham, AL  |  Sunday, January 7
12:00pm Registration
12:30pm-2:00pm Audition

 

Ballet Austin
Austin, TX  |  Saturday, January 13
3:00pm Registration
3:30pm-5:00pm Audition

 

The Studio School of Dance
Metairie, LA   |  Sunday, January 14
12:30pm Registration
1:00pm-2:30pm Audition

 

En Pointe
Noblesville, IN  |  Saturday, January 20
2:00pm Registration
2:30pm-4:00pm Audition

 

Maryland Youth Ballet
Silver Spring, MD  |  Saturday, January 20
2:00pm Registration
2:30pm-4:00pm Audition

 

Draper Center For Dance Education
Rochester, NY  |  Sunday, January 21
10:30pm Registration
11:00pm-12:30pm Audition

 

The Rock School
Philadelphia, PA  |  Sunday, January 21
2:00pm Registration
2:30pm-4:00pm Audition

 

Orlando Ballet School
Orlando, FL  |  Saturday, January 27

Ages 11-13
11:30am Registration
12:00pm-1:30pm Audition

Ages 14 & up
1:30pm Registration
2:00pm-3:30pm Audition

 

Metropolitan Ballet Theater
Alpharetta, GA  |  Saturday, January 27

Ages 11-13
12:00pm Registration
12:30pm-2:00pm Audition

Ages 14 & up
2:00pm Registration
2:30pm-4:00pm Audition

 

International Ballet Academy
Cary, NC  |  Saturday, January 27
1:00pm Registration
1:30pm-3:00pm Audition

 

Houston Ballet
Houston, TX  |  Sunday, January 28
10:00am Registration
10:30am-12:00pm Audition

 

Kansas City Ballet
Kansas City, MO  |  Sunday, January 28
9:00am Registration
9:30am-11:00am Audition

 

Audition Tour Dates

Nashville Ballet
Nashville, TN  |  Sunday, January 28
2:00pm Registration
2:30pm-4:00pm Audition

 

Boston Ballet
Boston, MA  |  Sunday, February 4
9:00am Registration
9:30am-11:00am Audition

 

The Harid Conservatory
Boca Raton, FL  |  Sunday, February 4
11:00am Registration
11:30am-1:00pm Audition

 

Atlanta Ballet
Atlanta, GA  |  Sunday, February 4
12:00pm Registration
12:30pm-2:00pm Audition

 

Pittsburgh Ballet
Pittsburgh, PA  |  Sunday, February 4
10:00am Registration
10:30am-12:00pm Audition

 

Ballet Academy of Charleston
Charleston, SC  |  Saturday, February 10
2:00pm Registration
2:30pm-4:00pm Audition

 

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)
Winston-Salem, NC  |  Saturday, February 10
2:00pm Registration
2:30pm-4:00pm Audition

 

Ballet Met
Columbus, OH  |  Sunday, February 11
12:00pm Registration
12:30pm-2:00pm Audition

 

Florida Ballet
Jacksonville, FL  |  Sunday, February 18
12:00pm Registration
12:30pm-2:00pm Audition

 

American Ballet Theater
New York, NY  |  Saturday, February 24

Summer Intensive Audition
1pm Registration
1:30pm-3:00pm Audition

Orlando Ballet Company Audition
3:00pm Registration
3:30pm-5:00pm Audition

 

Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo, Japan  |  Saturday, March 17 & Sunday, March 18
More information can be found HERE

 

Ballet Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
Details to come. Check website for updated location and times.

 

Walk-in Auditions Accepted January-March 2018:

Orlando Ballet School  |  Orlando, FL
Call to schedule 407.418.9818

Gulfshore Ballet  |  Ft. Myers, FL
Call to schedule 239.590.6191

Audition Tour Info

AUDITION TOUR – REGISTER NOW

 

FEES
Online registration prior to the audition: $30
Online registration closes at midnight on the Wednesday preceding the audition date.
Day of Audition: $40 payable in cash or check made out to Orlando Ballet, Inc.

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

Photos: Required only for dancers interested in Elite Summer Ensemble, OBII or Trainee programs. 1st arabesque en pointe (for ladies) and headshot should be no larger than 4″x6″ and labeled on the back with the student’s first and last name.

 

Audition Attire:
Ladies: black or other solid colored leotard, pink ballet tights, pink ballet slippers and pointe shoes. Hair should be secured in a proper ballet bun.
Gentlemen: white dance t-shirt, black ballet tights, and black ballet slippers.

 

VIDEO AUDITIONS

Will be accepted between December 1, 2017 and February 15, 2018. Video Fee: $50. To submit a video audition, please complete these 3 steps:

 

1. You must pre-register and pre-pay for the video audition online – proceed to pre-registration button above

2. Video Requirements – Deadline: February 15, 2018.

3. How to submit a video audition:

• Once you have recorded your video, please upload the video file to YouTube (make sure the video is marked as “Public” so we can view your audition).

• Complete the Video Audition Form: AUDITION FORM

• Email both your video audition YouTube link AND completed Video Audition Form to [email protected]

• Email subject line: LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_AUDITION2018 (SMITH_JANE_AUDITION 2018)

• Please note, we do not accept video auditions for admittance into our year round Trainee or OBII programs. If you are interested in either of these programs, you will receive an opportunity for an in person audition during the OBS Summer Intensive should you be accepted.

• Please allow 10 business days from the date of your audition submission to receive your results.

 

*Dates and times are subject to change. Please visit our website for final audition dates and times, additional program information, and the Video Audition form and instructions.

 

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Junior Summer Intensive

Continue to Build Skills

 

Central & South & Seminole   |  June 11-June 22, 2018   |  Levels Primary B-2

 

The Jr. Intensive is designed to give students continued intense ballet training as well as expose them to other forms of dance such as jazz, character and musical theatre. Level 2 students will also participate in pre-pointe and intro-to-pointe classes (Available for qualified student with principal approval). On June 22, parents will be able to observe their child’s ballet class. Following class, students will participate in a showcase. If you have any questions specifically about Summer Programs please contact [email protected]

 

Seminole   |  July 9-July 27, 2018  |  Levels 1A-3  By Audition Only* 

 

This workshop is open to current OBS students Levels 1-3 and new students ages 8+. The three week workshop is designed to continue building technical, as well as, performance dance skills emphasizing ballet repertoire.  The program offers a variety of dance genres throughout the day ending with a hands-on workshop in theater production; including costume, prop and set construction.  Students will present an in studio showcase at the end of the workshop. Space permitting, auditions can be scheduled by calling Seminole Campus at 407-834-8895.

 

 

CENTRAL CAMPUS

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SOUTH CAMPUS

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SEMINOLE CAMPUS

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Extended Session (Levels 3+, By Level Placement Only)

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These upper level classes are designed to allow the pre-professional dancer to continue their training before attending a summer intensive program. Whether students are attending Orlando Ballet School’s Senior Summer Intensive or attending an intensive elsewhere, they will be ready to dance their best.

 

New students are required to schedule a placement class to determine level placement. Placement classes may be scheduled by calling the Central Campus at 407-418-9818.

ELIGIBILITY

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SCHEDULE

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Registration

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Summer Session (Ages 8+, by level placement only)

Keep Dancing All Summer

June 25th – July 27th 2018

 

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Keep your child dancing throughout the summer! Classes are available for Orlando Ballet School students to continue their ballet education and for new students to develop and discover a love for ballet. New students are required to schedule a placement class to determine level placement. Placement classes may be scheduled by calling the OBS Campus your student wishes to attend.

 

Weekly classes include a Ballet technique class and one of the following:

  • Pre-Pointe
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz

 

CENTRAL CAMPUS

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SOUTH CAMPUS

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SEMINOLE CAMPUS

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Summer Session (Ages 2-7)

Develop a Love for Dance

June 5-July 29, 2018

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Orlando Ballet School offers exciting classes throughout the summer designed so your child can discover and develop a love for dance. New students are encouraged to join existing OBS students in summer classes exploring dance enrichment. With classes for ages 2-7 we have something for everyone.

 

CENTRAL CAMPUS

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SOUTH CAMPUS

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SEMINOLE CAMPUS

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