Summer
Intensive 2020

Summer <br>Intensive 2020

Summer Intensive 2020

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. View a complete list of Orlando Ballet School full-time faculty here. All programs will have additional guest faculty throughout the intensives in addition to our wonderful OBS faculty. A series of optional excursions & field trips will be offered so students will have the opportunity to experience all Orlando, Florida has to offer.

 

Summer Intensive Program Information

Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre 2-Week and Men’s Summer Intensive   |   June 8-20, 2020

Tuition only: $1,200  |  Tuition + Housing: $2,600

 

 

Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre 5- Week Summer Intensive   |   June 22-July 25, 2020

Tuition only: $2,850 |  Tuition + Housing: $5,750

 

 

 

 

Audition Tour

Bring a head shot and an arabesque shot.

Audition dates/times subject to change.

*Orlando Ballet Artistic Director, Robert Hill will be attending this audition.

 

$30 Online Pre-Registration

$40 Walk-Up Registration

Fee payable in cash or check made out to Orlando Ballet, Inc.

 

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2020 Audition Tour Dates

Nashville Ballet
Nashville, TN  I  Saturday, January 11
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Audition

 

Kansas City Ballet
Kansas City, MO  I  Sunday, January 12
10:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Registration
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Audition

 

Monterrey College of Music & Dance*
Monterrey, Mexico  I  Friday, January 17
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Audition

 

Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre 
Orlando, FL  I  Saturday, January 18
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Registration
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Audition

 

Ballet Academy of Texas
Coppell, TX  I  Saturday, January 18
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Audition

 

Los Angeles Ballet Academy *
Encino, CA  I  Saturday, January 18
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Audition

 

The Tallahassee Ballet  
Tallahassee, FL  I  Saturday, January 18
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Audition

 

The Rock School
Philadelphia, PA  I  Sunday, January 19
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Audition

 

International Ballet Academy
Cary, NC  I  Sunday, January 19
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Audition

 

San Francisco Ballet*
San Francisco, CA  I  Sunday, January 19
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Audition

 

Pittsburgh Ballet
Pittsburgh, PA  I  Sunday, January 26
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Audition

2020 Audition Tour Dates

Boston Ballet
Boston, MA  I  Saturday, February 1
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Audition

 

Ballet Austin
Austin, TX  I  Sunday, February 2
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Audition

 

Harid Conservatory
Boca Raton, FL  I  Sunday, February 2
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Audition

 

The Joffrey Ballet*
Chicago, IL  I  Sunday, February 2
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Audition

 

American Ballet Theatre*
New York, NY  I  Saturday, February 8
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration
4:00 p.m – 5:30 p.m. Audition

 

Maryland Youth Ballet
Silver Spring, MD  I  Saturday, February 8
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Registration
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Audition

 

Ballet Met
Columbus, OH  I  Sunday, February 9
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Audition

 

Houston Ballet*
Houston, TX  I  Sunday, February 9
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Audition

 

Ballet Academy of Charleston
Charleston, SC  I  Saturday, February 15
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Registration
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Audition

 

Atlanta Ballet*
Atlanta, GA  I  Sunday, February 23
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Audition

 

Video Auditions

VIDEO AUDITIONS

Will be accepted until April 30, 2020

Video Fee: $40. To submit a video audition, please complete these 3 steps:

 

1. You must pre-register and pre-pay for the video audition online.

 

2. Video Requirements:

Please provide an audition video 5-7 minutes in length. The simple and concise combinations below will help us to accurately assess where you are in your training. Clearly state your name and age at the beginning of the video.

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.

Barre camera view from the side or diagonal

• Grand plié in 2nd and 5th positions
• Tendu from 5th, en croix two in each direction
• Développé en avant, à la seconde and arabesque
• Grand battement en croix

Center pointe for ladies

Ladies and Gentlemen

• Short waltz

Glissade, développé into effacé, glissade, développé into écarté devant (repeat left),balancé right, left, tombé pas de bourrée to 4th, pirouette finishing sous-sous 5th position

• Petite allegro

Glissade, jeté, temps levé, assemblé, 3 brisés, royale
Jeté and assemblé with beats

Ladies only

• Échappés en croix (en face) and add passé/retiré
• Échappés en croix (effacé) and add passé/retiré

Gentlemen only

• Four entrechat quatré or four entrechat six
• Double tour

 

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).

• In order for your audition video to be adjudicated, you must add your YouTube audition link to
the registration form in your Online Account.

• Please note, we do not accept video auditions for direct 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.

 

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Resident Assistant

Applications for Resident Assistants (RAs) are being accepted now through Feb 28, 2020. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will live/chaperone the OBS summer students on campus at the University of Central Florida. All RA applicants must audition for and be accepted to the summer intensive. RAs receive free summer tuition and boarding in trade for their services.

 

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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.