Summer
Intensive 2021

Summer <br>Intensive 2021

Summer Intensive 2021

Artistry Lives Here

Ages 11+

 

The Orlando Ballet School Summer Intensive Programs are for intermediate to advanced students ages 11 and up. Our summer program places strong emphasis on ballet technique training while incorporating supplementary classes in character, pointe, variations, modern, jazz, men’s, partnering and nutrition. All programs will have additional guest faculty throughout the intensives in addition to our wonderful OBS faculty.

 

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

 

Summer Intensive Program Information

Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre 2-Week and Men’s Summer Intensive   |   June 14 – June 25, 2021

Registration Fee $50, Tuition $1,200

Field Trips TBD.

 

 

Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre 5-Week Summer Intensive   |   June 28-July 30, 2021

Registration Fee $50, Tuition $2,850

Field Trips TBD.

 

Questions? Reach out to us at [email protected]

Housing

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have determined that we will not be able to provide supervised student housing during our 2021 Summer Intensive. Below you will find a list of housing alternatives to aid in your planning, and for those of you interested in connecting with other students and families regarding possible shared housing, we have created a group forum to facilitate the discussion.

Nearby Hotels

Whether you are venturing out on your own, traveling as a family, or chaperoning several students from the same area, Orlando has housing options for everyone. Daily classes are held at Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre (HOBC) from approximately 10 am-5 pm,  Monday-Friday with half-day sessions on Saturdays. HOBC’s state-of-the-art studios are conveniently located just north of Downtown Orlando at 600 N Lake Formosa Drive. HOBC is easily accessible by I-4 or by Orlando’s SunRail system. SunRail is Orlando’s public transportation rail service providing fast and easy transport for daily commuters. HOBC is located just across the street from the AdventHealth SunRail station.

 

Nearby Hotels 

Comfort Suites Downtown Orlando (walking distance to HOBC)

2416 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL  32804; 407-996-5456

For discounted pricing, please contact Lynn Winjum and mention OBS.

 

Residence Inn Orlando Downtown (approximately 1/2 mile to SunRail station)

680 N Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801; 407-482-1500

 

The Doubletree Hotel Orlando Downtown (approximately 1 mile from HOBC)

60 South Ivanhoe Blvd, Orlando, FL 32804; 407-425-4455

 

Nearby Neighborhoods:

VRBO and AirBnb are great resources for those who prefer renting a room or entire house for their stay. Nearby neighborhoods include Winter Park, College Park, Lake Ivanhoe, Baldwin Park, Lake Formosa, and Colonial Town North.

2-Week Virtual Summer Intensive

 

Orlando Ballet School has created a 2-week Virtual Summer Intensive for virtual students ages 11+ to support those impacted by the global pandemic and our loss of sponsored boarding. All summer classes will be delivered LIVE via Zoom.

Each daily three-hour session will include ballet technique, conditioning, and alternative style classes including character, modern, jazz, and more! Students will receive personalized training that will enrich and complement their current and previous dance education.

Virtual 2-Week Summer Intensive   |   July 12- July 23, 2021  

Tuition: $400

Registration Fee: $35

 

  • Monday – Friday
  • 10am-1pm EST/ USA

 

 

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Questions can be answered by email to [email protected]

Video Auditions

VIDEO AUDITIONS

Will be accepted until May 15, 2021

 

Video Fee: $40.

 

To submit a video audition:

Please register and submit the non-refundable fee online (see “register” link below). Please record a 7-10 minute video audition using the suggested exercises below.

Audition Exercises

1. At the barre

a. Pliés –Tendu, Dégagé
b. Fond, Développé (front, side, back)
c. Grand Battements

 

2. In the center

a. Adagio combination
b. Pirouettes (en dehors, en dedans)
c. Two combinations using assemblé, jeté, sissonne, and glissade

 

3. Diagonal across the floor

a. Grand jeté and tour jeté

 

4. For girls (en pointe)

a. Echappé combination with passé
b. Pirouette combination
c. Fouettés (16 if possible)
d. Piqué turns

 

5. For Boys
a. Entrechat Six (16 bars)
b. Single or double tour en l’air
c. Grand pirouettes à la seconde (for advanced boys)
d. Jump combination with échappés, assemblés and jetés and sissonnes (with beats, if possible)

Variation is NOT required.

 

How to submit a video audition:
Space will be provided during the registration process to add your video link. (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) Make sure the video is set to public.

 


Register

Student Testimonials

Hear from the students about why you should choose Orlando Ballet School for your summer training.

 

 

 

Orlando Ballet School Summer Intensive has performance opportunities after each session.

 

 

 

Artistry Lives Here! Students get to learn choreography from OBS faculty and even Orlando Ballet’s Artistic Director Robert Hill.

 

 

Make new friends and grow as a dancer this summer with OBS.

 

 

 

Improve your technique and performance quality this summer at Orlando Ballet School.

 

 

 

Meet Ethan who participated in the Orlando Ballet School Summer Intensive and is now in the Orlando Ballet Second Company.

 

 

Hear from Lorenzo, an international student from Italy, who participated in the Orlando Ballet Summer Intensive and is now a second company member with Orlando Ballet.