Summer Intensive 2020
Artistry Lives Here
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
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.
2020 Audition Tour Dates
Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre
Orlando, FL I Sunday, March 22
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Audition
Will be accepted until April 30, 2020
Video Fee: $40. To submit a video audition:
1. Please register and submit the non-refundable fee online (see “register” link below). Space will be provided to add link during the registration process.
2. Video Requirements:
1) Approx. 15 minutes in length.
a. Barre work: Sampling on one side only.
b. Center work: Adagio, pirouettes petite and grand allegro
c. Ladies: Pointe work.
d. Gentleman: Double tour en l’air and tours a la seconde.
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.
- Please note, video auditions are not accepted for direct admittance into the OBII or Trainee programs. You will receive an opportunity for an in-person audition during the Summer Intensive should you be accepted.
- Please allow 10 business days from the date of your audition submission to receive your results.
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.
Guest Faculty are subject to change.
Artist in Residence 20/21, Orlando Ballet
First Soloist, Pennsylvania Ballet
American Ballet Theatre
Artistic Director of Gulfshore Ballet
Principal Dancer, Pennsylvania Ballet
Excursions & Field Trips
Experience Orlando, Florida, the home of happy memories and a favorite travel destination for all ages! Optional field trips to themes parks and iconic destinations are available.
Left: Magic Kingdom® Park, © Disney
Right: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
2 week & Men’s session (June 8-June 19th)
Sat, June 13th – Mall at Millenia
Sun, June 14th – Disney Theme Park
5 week session (June 24-Aug 3)
Sat, June 27th – Icon Park/ Madame Tussaud’s / SeaLife Aquarium
Sun, June 28th – Cocoa Beach (transportation only)
Sat, July 4th – Disney Theme Park
Sun, July 5th – Blue Man Group
Sat, July 11th – Mall at Millenia
Sun, July 12th – Universal Studios/ Islands of Adventure
Sat, July 18th – Disney Springs (transportation only)
Sun, July 19th – Typhoon Lagoon
*please note that the activities and dates are subject to change